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, with the Cross Crusade cyclocross series and the U.S. CycloCross Nationals making yearly stops for muddy fun at PIR.

Crank Bicycle TT

A special Easter time trials at PIR for all you bicycle racers. For more information go here:

Admission: Free spectators, registration to race Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. March 31st. Sound limit: NA

Monday Night Bicycle Race Series

Monday Bike Race Series kicks into high gear (Monday nights, April 20 – August 31) at Portland International Raceway on a flat, closed, car-free circuit. Novices welcome and encouraged; separate categories for advanced racers. Fast and fun racing for everyone – just show up with a helmet, road bike and sense of adventure! Want more, check out all the details at:

START TIMES AND CATEGORIES: Weekly clinics prior to racing at 5:45PM

6:15pm Novice Masters Men (all ages)

6:20pm Novice Women (all ages)

6:35pm Open Women (Category 1/2/3/4, all ages)

6:40pm Masters Men 30+ (Category 1/2/3)

6:45pm Masters Men 30+ (Category 4/5)

Please register for your race no later than 15 minutes before your start time!

REGISTRATION:Registration opens at 5pm, located at start/finish area in the middle of the track, opposite the main grandstand. An Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) license is required to race and is available at registration for $5 (single-day) or $25 (annual). We recommend purchasing an annual OBRA license online prior to racing for $20 plus a small online registration fee.

RACE ENTRY FEE:$15.00, $5.00 jr. women

COURSE/DISTANCES:The course is a flat and wide 1.9-mile loop with excellent quality pavement. The circuit is closed to all car traffic. Distance varies each week depending on daylight, field size and weather, but will average 10-15 miles (novice), 20-30 miles (open women), 30-55 miles (masters 1/2/3, 4/5). Exact distance is announced at registration.
For more information go here.

Tuesday Night Bicycle Race Series

Regular racing on the road course. For more information go here.

6:00pm - Juniors (Hosted by PDX DEVO)
6:20pm - Category 4
6:25pm - Category 5
6:40pm - Category 1/2/3
6:45pm - Category 3/4

Open Categories $15
Junior Race (6pm race) - Free
Juniors racing open categories - $5

Short Track Mountain Bike Series

Get ready for the 10th 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 1st, and runs for 9 weeks through July 27. 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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