North & Central America

The Manayunk Wall

A 17 percent grade, thousands of spectators, and one of the best pro fields on U.S. shores. No wonder the Wall makes Philly police nervous.

CrossVegas

CrossVegas, which takes place each September at the cycling trade show known as InterBike, is one of the season’s first major ‘cross races.

The Red Hook Crit

The Red Hook Crit has lost some of its under-the-radar appeal, but it's still held at night in Brooklyn, and three-time winner Dan Chabanov is a former bike messenger.

Your Local 'Cross Race

Sometimes you just can't fly across the country to watch other people ride bike. Good thing the regional cyclocross scene serves up some of the biggest energy in racing.

The Downieville Classic

The Downieville Classic, a five-day celebration of mountain biking, closes with a river jump and live music

8) Sun Valley’s Coyote Yurt

Sun Valley’s Coyote Yurt provides the best hut-to-hut mountain biking trip for the high-end, hard-core set.