More reasons to race on Saturday

Looking for an excuse to spend the weekend racing bikes in Wilkesboro? Check this out:

For every race you enter, you will get one ticket to Southeast Cyclocross Super Series raffle for a Velocity A23 Pro Wheelset worth $800.

Single Speed, Women Cat 4, and Cat 3 Men AND Women podium finishers are getting  Panaracer tires.

That’s right: separate start and awards for Cat 3 Women AND both they and the P/1/2 Women get EQUAL PAYOUTS as their male counterparts!

Junior categories have separate awards for boys and girls.

#NoFoamParty at “The Bar” at 6th and Main Restaurant right around the corner in North Wilkesboro starting at 5PM on Saturday night!

Wilkesboro hotels are offering some great deals to make spending the weekend affordable, so sign up to race on Saturday AND Sunday!

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Food and Beer

This year the Wilkesboro Cyclocross Festival will have food vendors both days at the Blowing Rock Ale Expo next to finish line to power you through two days of racing and heckling, AND Saturday night, head around the corner to “The Bar” at 6th and Main Restaurant for the #NoFoamParty from 5PM until whenever.


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Registration is now open

Sign up for both days of the Wilkesboro Cyclocross Festival at
To sign up for Saturday (SECX #3) click HERE
To sign up for Sunday (SECX #4 and NCCX #8) click HERE (you will have to pan down)

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Southeast Cyclocross Super Series

The Southeast Cyclocross Super Series (SECX) is bringing together four great races into a series designed to give cyclists in our part of the country an opportunity to compete in big fields, at fun events, with great competition:

  • Savannah (GA) Superprestige Oct 26-27
  • Wilkesboro (NC) Cyclocross Festival Nov 23-24
  • Charleston (SC) State Champs Dec 7-8
  • Kingsport (TN) Cup, Jan 4 – Double Points Championship

Each of the races are part of their local series (GACX, MSG, NCCX, TBRA) and SECX has the endorsement of each of the local series that do so much for the growth of the sport. Day Two of the Wilkesboro Cyclocross Festival is still part of NCCX.

Stay up to date with series announcements, or just talk trash with your fellow racers at

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Wilkesboro Cyclocross Festival November 23-24, 2013

The Fourth Annual Wilkesboro Cyclocross Festival returns the weekend before Thanksgiving for two days of incredible racing!


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Best New Race Nomination!

The Wilkesboro Cyclocross Festival has been nominated by Cyclocross Magazine for the best new race in their 2013 Reader Awards Survey!

Please vote for the race, and while you are at it, be sure to support our generous sponsors, including Hammer Gels for best Snack, the Uvex Supersonic from MaguraDirect for Best Helmet, Panaracer for Best Mud Clincher, and Capo for Best Clothing. You can take the survey by clicking on the following link:


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New Course Map and Preview Video

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3rd Annual Wilkesboro Cyclocross Festival

Plan an awesome weekend in Wilkesboro November 10-11 for Two Days of Bikes, Cowbells, and Beer at the Third Annual Wilkesboro Cyclocross Festival. Named by Cyclocross Magazine one the “Top Races You Do Not Want to Miss,” the best race venue in the Southeast offers full-on Euro-style awesometude featuring a challenging mix of surfaces, high speed serpentine descending, a tough climb, and a killer run up. The start, finish, run up, barriers, and wheel pit are in close proximity to the free Blowing Rock Ale, and there are clean bathrooms with HOT showers right on the course. Day Two is part of the North Carolina Cyclocross Series, and both days are offering generous payouts and prizes from Panaracer tires. Many hotels in Wilkesboro are offering specially discounted rates for racers – the event would not be possible without their generous support, and there are a ton of other fun events going on that weekend, so bring the whole family to Wonderful Wilkes County! Check out the 2011 Highlight Video, then book your hotel room, and sign up on

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Cyclocross Spectacular Wednesday 10/24

We’ve changed up the plans for the Abby Construction Cyclocross Series – it will now be seven consecutive Tuesday nights, September 4 to October 16.

On WEDNESDAY October 24 will the Abby Construction Cyclocross Spectacular! Same schedule, but the races will “count” for Upgrade Points, there will be CASH PRIZES in the Men’s and Women’s A Race, free Blowing Rock Ale for all, a DJ, food vendors, and more!

Still only $15 to race, $20 for two, or $5 for kids, although one-day licenses will cost $10 instead of $5.

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It’s Cyclocross Season!

Get excited: cyclocross season is right around the corner, and Pirate Race Productions has ton of awesome events lined up!

Thanks to the generous support of Abby Construction, weeknight racing returns to the High Country for its fourth year. The Abby Construction Cyclocross Series kicks off Tuesday, September 4 for eight weeks of Tuesday Nights, Under the Lights at the Boone Fairgrounds.

Three Peaks USA: America’s Hardest Cyclocross Race, the fourth race in the American UltraCross Championship Series and the final stop in the Capo Cycling Apparel King of Pain Series returns to the Banner Elk Winery and Villa September 23.

The Third Annual Wilkesboro Cyclocross Festival this year will feature two consecutive days of Euro-style racing on Saturday and Sunday, November 10-11, 2012. The “SewerFest” campground in Wilkesboro is the best venue in the Southeast, featuring an awesome mix of terrain, extreme vertical, and a huge party courtesy of Blowing Rock Ale.

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