A mountain biker competing in summer biathlon in western Colorado.

Gear for mountain bike biathlon races:

  • Mountain bike, with or without suspension (no cyclocross, gravel or road bikes, no e-bikes unless battery removed). A Walmart bike would be just fine.
  • Bike helmet
  • Bicycle tires size must be at least 26 x 1.5 with rubber tread
  • Bicycles must have front and rear brakes in working order

Gear for trail run biathlon races:

  • Trail running shoes with decent traction for high desert trails
  • Road running shoes may not provide enough traction on dirt and gravel trails

Bring these additional safety and comfort items to make your biathlon experience more enjoyable:

  • Glasses
  • Ear Protection
  • Snacks and Food
  • Water/hydration
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray (April - August)