Tommyknocker Mountain Bike Race to be held on Fort Bayard Trail Systems

Release Date: Feb 23, 2018  

Silver City, NM, February 23, 2018—For Immediate Release.  The Tommyknocker 10-hour mountain bike race will be held on the Gila National Forest’s Fort Bayard Trails system on Saturday, March 10, starting at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m. The event officially opens to campers and participants on Friday, March 9.

The bike race will utilize 12.5 miles of designated Forest Service trails in the Fort Bayard area, excluding the Dragonfly Loop. Don’t wish to ride? Other trail opportunities can be found at signal peak, Gomez Peak, and the Burro Mountain trails systems. The event is north of U.S. Highway 180 through the Fort Bayard area to the Servis Corral Trailhead. Please see the attached map for the race route.

For more information on the race, contact Amy Hartell, South Zone Recreation Lead at 575-536-2250.  For information on the Gila National Forest, check out our website at or join the conversation on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter @GilaNForest.