Bicycle Races

Bicycle Races

No motor? No problem. The flat 2-mile road course is a favorite of the bicycle racing fraternity, with events Monday and Tuesday evenings from May through August. Free to spectators. Also the Short Track Mountain Bike series runs on Mondays in June and July, Fall Cyclocross series in September and October and the Cross Crusade Cyclocross event in October.

Monday Night PIR Bicycle Race Series

Monday Night PIR Bike Race Series begins April 16.  See actual racing dates below as the season HAS BEEN SHORTENED in number of events.  Races are held at Portland International Raceway in North Portland on a flat, closed, car-free circuit. Separate categories for beginners to more advanced cyclists, including Novice (ages 14 and up), Women (any age), and Masters Men (ages 30+). The race series is a great opportunity for novice-level riders to learn bike racing basics with free clinics throughout the season. Fast and fun racing for everyone. All you need is a helmet, a road bike, and a sense of adventure. More details at


Race Nights Include: April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21.  August 6, 13, 20.

CONTACT: Kevin Blair:   (971) 570-3943

Tuesday Night PIR Bicycle Racing Series

Tuesday Night PIR offers a fun, safe environment for new riders and seasoned veterans to come out and race their bikes in a controlled, car free environment. There are a variety of category options and start times for all abilities. For more info and questions, please go to this link or contact William Laubernds 

2018 season begins May 1 and runs through August 21.

5:15 pm - Registration open
6:00 pm - Juniors - 20 minutes (Hosted by PDX DEVO) Junior season runs 4/15-5/27
6:20 pm - Category 4/5 - 6 laps
6:25 pm - Novice - 5 Laps
6:40 pm - Category 1/2/3 - Between 12-28 Laps, 3-5 Hot Spots depending on daylight
6:45 pm - Category 3/4 - Between 10-26 Laps, 2-4 Hot Spots depending on daylight

Open Categories $15.00
Junior Race (6:00 pm race) - Free Juniors racing open categories - $5
Registration/Season and Team Passes

Short Track Mountain Bike Series

Get ready for the 12th edition of the Portland Short Track Series, Portland's signature summer mountain bike race series for young and old!
The popular series starts on Monday June 5th, and runs for 9 weeks through July 31st (except July 3). Every Monday, from 5 to 8pm, you can race your mountain bike (or cyclocross bike) with hundreds of other racers of all ages and all levels on a fun and varied course on the infield of PIR. There are 4 race heats and 20 categories to choose from and races typically run for 20-30 minutes. Each night, there is also a free race for kids aged 2-9. For more details, photos, and race action videos, visit or email Kris Schamp at

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