Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge (CBCC)

The Race

The Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge (CBCC) is held each summer at the Sugarloaf Outdoor Center in Carrabassett Valley, Maine. The Endurance Races include a 100k and 50K event over varied single and double track that offer a true back country race experience. There is a fun children’s race too. The race is organized and operated entirely by volunteers with all proceeds used to fund the local trail system.
facebook_-1599397100We had a great 2014 race –looking forward to 2015!

Race Registration Details

To register and learn all the official race and event details, please visit and enter Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge to locate the official web page for details.

Awards and Prizes

Each year our generous sponsors provide awards and prizes that have included discounts on bikes and gear, white water raft trips, ski lift tickets and more. Please see our sponsors page.

Make it a Weekend!

Plan to make it a weekend in Carrabassett Valley. Your race fee will include a hearty race dinner on Friday evening and a Sunday morning buffet breakfast and there several excellent local eateries from which to choose. Plan to ride the new single track trails at a relaxed pace on Sunday with your family or friends or for a change of pace, hike up the Burnt Mountain Trail or to the summit of Sugarloaf. You can hike or bike to one of the Maine Huts & Trails huts or visit Sugarloaf Resort for a chairlift ride, zip line ride, or to rent a kayak or paddle board to explore Flagstaff Lake.

 The CBCC is part of the New England Endurance Series.  Please click on the logo for more info.

View race results

Related Video:

2011 Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge Video (WSKI TV)

The start of the 2011 CBCC

The start of the 2011 CBCC


Racers meeting 2011 CBCC

Racers meeting 2011 CBCC



Looks like fun man!


One of five aid stations in 2011 CBCC

Riding in a pack near the start
























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