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Details of the 2017 Tour of the Gila
April 19 – 23, 2017
Silver City, New Mexico

(Check back in the spring for 2018 event information)

The Silver City/Grant County area would like to extend our warmest welcome to all teams, racers and their family members, and officials. If you are new to the Tour of the Gila, we hope you will enjoy your first race here. We have tried to supply enough information in this race bible so that those who are unfamiliar with the courses will have some idea of what to expect. If you are among the many returning competi-tors then you already know about the challenges that await you. We also hope you know about the hos-pitality you may expect here. It is one of the reasons we get so many riders returning annually. Please pay respect to local residents, volunteers, corner marshals, technical support staff, etc…. They all donate their time to make this event happen. Don’t be afraid to thank them.


5 Days of Stage Races:

Wednesday through Sunday; April 19 to April 23, 2017, for the following categories:

  • UCI Men
  • UCI Women
  • Men 1,2
  • Men 3
  • Master Men A (40+ 1/2/3)

4 Days of Stage Races:
Thursday through Sunday; April 20 to April 23, 2017, for the fol-lowing categories:

  • Men 4,5 and Master Men B (40+ 3/4/5)
  • Women 3,4,5

2 Days of Individual Races: Saturday & Sunday; April 22 & April 23 2017, for the following category:

  • Citizens


5-day Racers:

  • UCI Men and UCI Women: Murray Hotel, 200 W. Broadway, Silver City, Tuesday, April 18, 3 pm to 5 pm
  • Men 1,2; Men 3 and Master Men A: Murray Hotel, 200 W. Broadway, Silver City, Tuesday, April 18, noon to 5 pm

4-day Racers:

  • Gila Hike & Bike, at 103 E. College Ave., Silver City, Wednesday, April 19, 5 pm to 9 pm
  • Start line at Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House in Pinos Altos, Thursday, April 20, 7 am to 7:30 am

Citizen Racers:

  • 6th & Bullard at The Hub, Saturday, April 22, 10:30 am to 12 pm

Files To Download

2017 – Race Bible

2017 – Tech Guide Men

2017 – Tech Guide Women

2017 – Tour of the Gila Entry From

2017 – Tour of the Gila Rider Release

2017 – Citizen Entry Form

2017 – Citizens Races Release Form

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