Bike Bash WV 2023

July 14-16, 2023

Join us for Bike Bash WV, July 14 – 16, 2023, held at the Big Bear Lake Trail Center in Bruceton Mills, WV. We’ve got an amazing venue and trail network, with almost 50 miles of trail, for you to enjoy.  Come celebrate mountain biking in Wild Wonderful West Virginia! Your registration gets you three nights of camping, access to the venue area facilities (water, showers, toilets, handwash, etc), and trail access. We’ll also be offering an Expo that will showcase the latest and greatest bike products – AND – skills clinics, group rides, live entertainment, and kid’s activities.

In order to preserve the quality of this event, we’ll be limiting the number of attendees to 800. It’s likely that the event will sell out, don’t get left in the dust, register early and tell your friends! Registration for Bike Bash WV 2023 will open SOON………

July 14-16, 2023
450 Big Bear Lake Rd
Bruceton Mills, WV 26525

2023 EVENT REGISTRATION PAGE….. is LIVE – click the link!

Interested in Expo space for 2023? Click on this LINK!


2022 Bike Bash WV Video

Produced by Guy Cowger


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Bike Bash WV 2023


Bike Bash WV Expo, Food, Ride Sponsors, & Live Music Lineup

Below is a gallery of 2023 Bike Bash WV partners


Update 05/31/23: Shimano STEPS & Tech! Look for the large blue vans at Bike Bash WV and you’ll find some of the best mechanics in the industry. That’s right, Shimano Multi-Service will be onsite the whole weekend. Make sure to stop by to talk shop or try one of their demos powered by the Shimano EP8 Series system. They’ll have bikes from Orbea, Santa Cruz, and Transition for you to test. You can register for the event HERE!

Update 05/25/23: Intense Cycles demo event! For 30 years, Intense Cycles has been building bikes with speed in mind. Primarily a west coast brand, we welcome them to the east coast and to Bike Bash WV. Come take one of their bikes for a spin during the demo event. They’ll have the Primer, Tracer, Sniper, 951 XC, and Tazer on hand for you to try. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone mid-July, register for the event HERE.

Update 05/23/23: Trail Labs demo event & good times! Get excited that Trail Labs will be crossing county lines and joining us for Bike Bash WV 2023. Our neighbors from Canaan Valley have a lot to talk about – their space for indoor cycling and rock climbing, trail projects, bike packing, events, and more. They’ll have a few demo bikes too – they carry Commencal, Niner, Borealis, and State Bicycles. Get registered for the event and make sure to check out Trail Labs!

Update 05/19/23: Aero Tech Designs! We’re happy to announce that Aero Tech Designs will be joining us for Bike Bash WV. Based out of Pittsburgh, PA, Aero Tech Designs apparel is made in the U.S.A. Check out their size-inclusive line of cycling gear or maybe you’re interested in custom jerseys. Stop by their booth at Bike Bash WV to find out more! Hurry up and register for the event and we’ll see you in July.

Update 05/15/23: Specialized demo event! We want to welcome Specialized back to Bike Bash WV. They will have their full demo fleet onsite all weekend. Try out different bikes on a variety of challenging trail. Its the best way to know if a bike fits your riding style before you invest. You can register for the event HERE. We’ll see you in July!

Update 05/11/2023: Highland Outdoors raffle! We want to thank Highland Outdoors, West Virginia’s outdoor magazine, for their continued support and sponsorship of Bike Bash WV. We’ve teamed up to offer one lucky person an opportunity for free entry into the 2023 event. All you have to do to enter the contest is become a Highland Outdoors newsletter subscriber. Click HERE to join the newsletter. Highland Outdoors will also have a presence in the Expo and has sponsored the Crack of Noon group ride – stop by and say howdy!

Update 05/07/2023: Stans NoTubes Demo! We’re looking forward to having Stans onsite for Bike Bash WV 2023! Come demo a set of wheels on your bike or learn more about tubeless technology. We’ll see you in July – get registered!

Update 04/27/2023: Yeti Cycles Demo! We’d like to welcome Yeti Cycles to Bike Bash WV. They’ll be onsite all weekend with their full demo fleet. One of the only Yeti Cycles demo events in the mid-Atlantic region. Test the bikes out on some good old fashioned WV tech trail. Try before you buy!

Update 04/01/2023: LIVE MUSIC! This is definitely not an April Fools joke. We’ve got 2 great bands lined up for Bike Bash WV. On Friday night, the Still Brewing Band will take the stage to entertain the masses. Then on Saturday night, Optimus Riff will bring it – guaranteed to have you dancing under the stars. Make sure you sign up to join the fun!

Update 03/39/2023: MECHANIC SERVICE & GROUP RIDES! Join us in wishing Pathfinder of WV a happy 50th anniversary. Since 1973, they’ve been serving the greater Morgantown areas outdoor recreation community. You’ll also see them at Bike Bash WV providing free mechanic service and leading group rides. Make sure you stop by their booth in the expo area to wish them a happy anniversary!

Update 03/24/2023: SKILLS CLINICS! We’re stoked to announce that we’ll be offering the very popular skills sessions again this year at Bike Bash WV. We’ll have Shanna Powell (EndlessBikeGirl) and Harry Geyer (The Wheel Mill) back to lead these sessions throughout the weekend. We couldn’t ask for a more inclusive and professional team of professional MTB skills instructors. The final list of skills focus areas will be published in our schedule of events as we get closer to the event date. In the meantime you should head on over to BikeReg and get registered!

Update 02/01/2023: CONTEST ALERT! Register for Bike Bash WV 2023 and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a FREE bike rack from Kuat Racks! That’s right, all you have to do to be entered into the drawing is to register for the event by April 15th at 11:59pm. You’ll be notified by the end of April if you have won the Transfer V2 3-Bike Rack (retail value $549) from Kuat Racks. Click on over to the BikeReg site to get signed up and you’ll be entered to win! #RACKLOVE

Slideshow from Bike Bash WV 2022

All photos by Boyce McCoy from MountainBurst


What do rigid single speeders, enduro bros, and XC racers have in common? We all, love to pedal bikes in the woods. Join us for another weekend at the Big Bear Lake Trail Center and celebrate mountain biking in West Virginia! Arrive early and camp from Thursday through Sunday!

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