MTB Madness Cross-Country Mountain Bike Racing

Sunday, February 26, 2017 | Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

The MTB Madness – Mountain Bike Racing will feature Individual competition in Cross Country Mountain Bike Racing. The course is perfect for first-timers and exciting fun skilled riders as well. Included for each athlete is a custom pair of TBF Racing socks, an athlete goody bag, hot post race meal and free athlete massage.

The MTB Madness race will be the fourth of our Six-Race Series (MTB Kickstart, MTB Classic, MTB Challenge, MTB Madness, MTB Showdown & MTB Championship) for which we will have Series Champions in each Division. To be eligible for the Series Championship you must race at least five of the six events in the Spring MTB Series.

Special pricing for this race: entry is just $35 Friday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, Feb. 25!

Start Times: 

  • Juniors: 8:00am
  • Adults (including high school divisions): 9:00am


  • Junior (14-under): 1 lap/8 miles
  • Novice, High School Novice and Clydesdale: 2 laps/16 miles
  • Sport, HS Sport and Single-Speed: 3 laps/24 miles
  • Expert, SS Expert and Pro: 4 laps/32 miles
2017 State Parks Rain Policy: If a ½ inch of rain is forecast 24 hours prior to the event or the day of the event, the State Parks System may cancel the event. Should we have to cancel an event in order to comply with this policy, we will issue a race credit to all registered athletes good for entry into any other TBF Mountain Bike event in 2017. We have proposed an alternate “rain course” (a combination of jeep trails and paved roads) that may be used in the event of rain to prevent trail degradation.
Rain course map

The MTB Madness race course is on multi-use trails within the Granite Bay State Park on Folsom Lake. The course features a fun, challenging combination of twisting single-track, wide double track, rolling cross-country with lots of turns that flow through the oak and pine forests. The course is perfect for first-timers and exciting fun for all levels. Please be respectful of other trail users including hikers and equestrian riders in this state park. All events are rain or shine, the course is great to ride in all weather. MTB Madness Course Map

The MTB Madness has a 1-lap Junior division, a Novice and Clydesdale division with 2-laps, a Sport and Single Speed 3-lap division, and an Expert/SS Expert and Pro divisions all doing four laps. Each lap is 8 miles of challenging, scenic, fast single track trails, up and down the foothills surrounding Folsom Lake. The fun course has a mixture of downhills and climbs combined with beautiful single track through the woods and along the lake shore at Folsom Lake State Park.

Feed Zones

Feed zones will be located on the course serving bottles of cold water, and FLUID Electrolyte beverage.


Listening devices of any kind: MP3, IPod, headphones, etc…are not allowed on the bike course. Helmets must be worn and buckled on the bike at all times.

Packet Pickup

Race packets will be available race morning from 7 am to 9 am at the race site.

Event Schedule

7:00 am Registration/Packet Pick up
7:00 am Race announcements begin
8:00 am Start of MTB Madness (Juniors)
9:00 am Start of MTB Madness (Adults)
11:00 am Start of Awards ceremony for MTB Madness


  • Pro: one division
  • Novice, Sport and Expert Divisions: 29 & under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+.
  • Single Speed Divisions: Open (39-under) and Masters (40+over)
  • Clydesdale: one division (200lb+)
  • Junior Divisions: 11-14, 10 & under


  • Pro/Expert: one division
  • Sport and Novice Divisions: 34 and under, 35+
  • Single Speed: one division
  • Junior Divisions: 11-14, 10 & under

High School

  • Novice, Sport and Expert Divisions: (Boys, Girls)

Custom race plaques will be awarded three deep in each age group and division as listed above.

Entry Fees

Until 12/1/16 Until race day Race day
MTB Madness $40 $45 $50
18 & Under $30 $35 $40

Refund and transfer policy

TBF Racing has a no refund policy on all of our events. A refund requested prior to race week will be given a TBF Race credit for the amount of the entry fee minus a $25 processing fee. Credits are not given during race week. Transfers are allowed from one TBF Racing event to another within a one-year time frame. There is a $25 transfer fee. Transfers are not allowed during race week. ALL TBF Racing events are held rain or shine.

Competitor Goodies

Included for each competitor is a MTB Madness cycling hat and athlete goody bag with CLIF Bar, Emerald Nuts, RedBull, and other product samples.

Post Race Athlete Food

Included for each competitor is a post race meal of hot soup or chili with fruit, cookies and beverage.

Training and Coaching:

TBF Training provides group workouts and coaching for the sport of Triathlon along with individual Multi-sport Coaching and Personal Training.

Race for FREE program

Our Race for FREE Athlete Volunteer Program offers a chance to get involved with multi-sport events, have fun, and earn a $40 TBF Racing Volunteer voucher good towards entry fees at any of our events this year. Each volunteer shift is 4 hours. We ask volunteers to reserve a volunteer position at any of our events by emailing as our volunteer positions will fill up quickly.

Granite Beach, Folsom Lake SRA

Physical Address: 8000 Douglas Blvd, Granite Bay, CA 95746

Granite Bay State Park on Folsom lake is located at the end of Douglas Blvd, 5-6 miles East of I-80. Turn right at the third stop sign after entering the park for the Granite Beach parking lot. There is a $12 vehicle charge for day-use or $125 for an annual pass. Contact phone: 916 988 0205.

Annual Day Use Passes are available for $125 here. These passes are valid for 12 months from purchase.

TBF Racing is proud to sponsor and promote Mountain Biking and cooperative safe trail usage on our local trails with the support of the following organizations: