Tuesday, June 10, 2014

2014 Kansas State Mountain Bike Championships

Cross Country Mountain Bike racing returns to the Lawrence River Trails on June 22, 2014 with the annual God's Country Mountain Bike Classic.  This years event will also serve as the 2014 Kansas State Mountain Bike Championships. 

Flyer - God's Country MTB Flyer

Registration - God's Country Registration

Monday, March 24, 2014

God's Country Pictures

Pictures are up for yesterday's event.

Roger Harrison's House of Photos - God's Country Photos

Dirt Dobbers's photos - God's Country Fat Tire Festival Photos

If you have a photo link that you would like to share let us know


The 2014 Time Trial Results are below. The results are by Category and Class. 

There is also an Overall for each Category. For Category 2 and Category 3 this is for reference to see how you did among all the age groups.  

For questions concerning results e-mail Heather at info@thewheelcyclery.com

Category 1
Category 1 Overall

Category 2
Category 2 Overall

Category 3
Category 3 Overall


Race Results are posted below. If you have any questions regarding results e-mail Heather at info@thewheelcyclery.com

Short Course Female
Short Course Male
Long Course Female 
Long Course Male

Thank you for coming out and making the 2014 Edition of God's Country Fat Tire Festival another phenomenal day!

Saturday, March 22, 2014



  • 8:30 A.M. - Registration and Transition Closes
  • 8:45 A.M. - Race Meeting (Required)
  • 9:00 A.M. - Race Start

12 Noon - Registration Closes
12:15 p.m. - Packet Pick Up Closes for Pre-Registered Riders
12:30 p.m. - Race Meeting (Required)
12:45 p.m. - Staging Begins
1:00 p.m. - First Rider Goes

*****Below is your starting order. The first start time for each category is at the top of the page. You need to be in Staging 5 Minutes BEFORE THIS TIME! 
******If you are late to your start time, the clock starts and you will be sent to the back of your Category. That means the clock will be ticking but you will have to wait until all the riders in your category leave on their respective time. Be respectful, be responsible and be in line ready to go.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Event Day Information

We will be posting adding updates as our event gets closer, so check back often.

TIMETRIAL:The start time for the time trial has been pushed back to 1:00 pm with staging at 12:45p Due to the number of registrants participating in the long course, we need to insure all duo participants are off the course before the Time Trial begins.

Starting order and times will be posted here Friday evening and updated Saturday evening with any late registrations. There will be times posted at registration as well. Please find your starting time and be ready to go. We will be leaving in 30 sec. increments and if you miss your time...the clock is still ticking. Make sure you are at the staging area in plenty of time.

DUO SHORT COURSE-LONG COURSE-TEAMS:Start time is 9 a.m.  Have your bike in transition prior to 8:30 a.m. We will have a meeting at 8:30 a.m. near the registration tent. Please make sure you are present.

PARKING: parking is limited in the lower parking lot at the race site. When this is full please park at the Visitors center. They have plenty of parking and it is a short distance down the level. DO NOT PARK IN SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOODS You will be subject to parking tickets. We are not responsible if you choose to park in the neighborhood and you get a ticket. See below map.

FOOD: The Truck Stop will be serving delicious food all day! They will also have coffee and Hot Cocoa. Below is there race day menu.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014


Online Registration will be closing at Midnight Tonight (Wednesday the 19th)
****Race Fee increases on Race Day - Duo is $60 per person and Time Trial is $25 for Cat 2 and Cat 3. $30 for Cat. 1*****

Times and Facts to know before Sunday - 

Packet Pick Up and Registration Locations

The Wheel Cyclery
64th and Antioch
Gladstone, MO 64119
The Wheel Cyclery

Thursday - March 20th
12 Noon - 8 p.m.

Friday - March 21st.
12 Noon - 8 p.m.

Garry Gribbles
839 Massachusetts
Downtown Lawrence
Garry Gribbles

Saturday - March 21st
11a .m. - 2 p.m.

There will be Packet Pick up available Race Day beginning at 7:00 a. m. It is recommended to pick up your race packet prior to Race Day to insure you have plenty of time.

***All MTB Time Trial Registrations received after Midnight Wednesday March 19th will have a starting time at the end of the line.
All Pre-Registered riders will be given their start times in their packets and will be posted on the website Thursday evening.

****Race Fee increases on Race Day - Duo is $60 per person and Time Trial is $25 for Cat 2 and Cat 3. $30 for Cat. 1*****