Vicious Cycle 12 Hour MTB Relay Race

Race your bike solo or compete as a team to rack up as many points as possible in this multi-lap relay throughout the trail system.

New bike
Mountain Biking
New route
12 Hours
Charlotte, NC

Race Info

12 Hour Relay Race - Solo/2x/4x Participants

  • Pre-Registration

    Available through October 18, 2024

    $75 per person

Packet Pick-Up

  • October 18th

    Conference Center


Additional Information

Race Information

  • Vicious Cycle is designed to test your mettle, your legs and your stamina.
  • This lap-based relay race challenges teams to earn as many points as possible within a 12-hour time period with points awarded based on a combination of completed mileage and technicality.
  • Lunch is included in each participant’s registration.
  • NOTE: Day-of Registration will not be available.

Team Format

  • Participants can compete as solo riders, teams of 2, 3, or 4.
  • Teams can bike in any order they prefer, but only one biker from each team will be able to accumulate points at a time.


  • Standings will be based on the number of points accumulated throughout the race.
  • Points are accumulated by riding the various Vicious Cycle race routes.
  • Each lap has an assigned point value based on the distance, elevation, and technicality.
  • Solo participates and teams must complete each lap at least once during the 12 hour competition window.


Lunch will begin at 11:00am on Saturday, October 19th.


Photo Gallery

  • Vicious Cycle 2022
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  • Vicious Cycle 2022
  • Vicious Cycle 2022

Race Shirts

Race shirts are only guaranteed to those who pre-register on or before October 7, 2024.

  • T Shirt Coming Soon

Race Hoodie

Dapper Ink hoodies are available for purchase during pre-registration.

  • T Shirt Coming Soon


12 Hour Relay Race - Solo/2x/4x Participants

  • Saturday, October 19, 2024
  • 6:00am Day of packet pick-up opens
  • 6:45am Mandatory pre-race meeting for all participants
  • 7:00am Course opens
  • 11:00am Lunch begins
  • 1:00pm Lunch ends
  • 7:00pm Course closes

Packet Pick-Up

  • Friday, October 18, 2024
  • 5:00pm Packet Pick-Up Begins in Conference Center
  • 7:00pm Packet Pick-Up Ends in Conference Center

Event Map


Awards will be presented to the top three competitors in the following four categories: male and female solo riders, teams of 2, and teams of 3/4.


2023 Results

2022 Results

2021 Results

Event Sponsors