Article by bicycling.com
Wherever you live in the U.S., chances are good that there’s a mountain bike race near you. And if not, there’s no better excuse for a road trip than a race weekend, where you can expand your technical skills in unfamiliar terrain, challenge your fitness, and make new friends.
From leg-breaking climbs to ripping descents, mountain biking has it all. Whether you’re new to riding or an experienced veteran, there’s almost certainly a race out there for you. Here are several awesome mountain bike races to check out in 2020.