Road Trip Trail | McCauley Mountain

Adirondack Mountain Biking & Cycling

Whether you are a mountain biker in search of challenging single track or a cyclist looking for a new scenic route, there are several options to choose from. In recent years, more efforts have been made to expand Adirondack mountain bike trails and keep up on the maintenance of them. Multiple local organizations have had a major impact on the development of these trail systems in the Adirondacks across the region.

Weekend Bike Trip

MTB Edition

Bike Events

Wilmington MTB Fest

Every September, Dates TBD

A 3-day celebration with on-site camping, live music, local food & beer, bike demos, group rides for all abilities, shuttles, kids MTB race, and 25+ miles of beautiful Adirondack-style single track riding. The event is a major fundraiser for the Barkeater Trails Alliance (BETA) and proceeds support the trails!

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Adirondack MTB Fest

Oct 1-2, 2022

It’s an opportunity for experienced riders, novices, and those curious about the sport, to meet and test out the area’s new and improved trails, chat with vendors and exhibitors on hand, demo a few new bikes, ride along on a guided trail tour, and enjoy a couple of days of fun, food, and music immersed in nature and surrounded by the great outdoors.

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Black Fly Challenge

June 11, 2022

A classic Adirondack Mountain gravel grinder that takes place every year on the second Saturday in June. The race changes direction every year with the start and finish alternating between Indian Lake and Inlet, NY. Over half the 40 mile course traverses the rugged Moose River Recreation Area on mountain roads composed of dirt, gravel, sand and exposed boulders with several steep elevation changes.

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Ride for the River

July 16 - 17, 2022

This fun annual fundraiser directly supports the important work of the nonprofit Ausable River Association to protect the clean waters, healthy streams, biodiverse habitats, and scenic beauty of the Ausable River watershed.

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Handlebarley Gravel Tour

September 24, 2022

This mixed surface ride has it all, the best of which is that 95% of the route is on rural southern Adirondack backroads. You'll experience everything from smooth rolling paved terrain to gravel roads that see more horse than vehicle traffic.

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Bike the Barns

October , 2022

A casual tour of the stunning Champlain Valley agricultural landscape. Hosted at The Hub on the Hill, this 25-30 mile ride includes tours of Reber Rock, Juniper Hill and Echo Farms and culminates with a finish line celebration complete with local foods, craft beverages, and live music.

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Featured Partner


An Adirondack owned and operated bicycle powered company based in Saranac Lake, NY. We create, execute, promote and support charity driven events, curate a library of routes and trail networks, build custom tours, and sell cool t-shirts. 

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Local Trail Alliances

Barkeater Trails Alliance (BETA)

Builds, maintains, and advocates for a system of community and backcountry trails for ski touring and mountain biking in the greater High Peaks region of the Adirondack Park.

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Adirondack Foothills Trails Alliance (AFTA)

Is an all- volunteer group of mountain bikers dedicated to maintaining and developing trails in the greater Utica area and the Southern Adiondacks. 

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Upper Hudson Trails Alliance (UHTA)

Is aimed at planning, maintaining, and advocating for trails and trails infrastructure development for non-motorized, human powered recreation in and around the town of Johnsburg, NY and the Upper Hudson Region of the Adirondacks.

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