CO: Bike-N-Shoot Sat. June 4, 2005


Mad Man
May 3, 2005, 10:59 AM
Wildlife Hunters Assocation of Colorado (


Billll (



Saturday. June 4, 2005 at 11:00 am

Are you ready for the most fun since you took off your training wheels? Can you ride a bike? Can you shoot a pistol? Do you want to ride a bike and shoot a pistol? If yes, then you're at the right place... the place for a bike-N-shoot race.

First Saturday of every February, April, June, August, October, and December

This timed competition will involve 3 laps on a mountain bicycle, of approximately 2.5 miles each, on rolling prairie terrain.

Each lap to be followed by five shots from a pistol at steel targets approximately 6” dia from a distance of 20 yards.

Each miss will accrue a short penalty lap.

Men' s (expert and amateur), Women's, and Youth classes. *

Entry fee for contestants is $10, Spectators are $5/carload.


* Very little in the way of facilities is available. Bring water. Dress appropriately for the weather.
* Any pistol may be used, as long as it fires PISTOL caliber ammunition, and is equipped with only open sights.
* After shooting, your support crew – if any – is permitted to reload for you.
X Classes dependant on attendance.
* Pistols may be carried during the riding phase, or left in the shooting area. Carried guns must be unloaded.
* Eye and ear protection required while shooting. Helmet required while riding.
* All shots will be fired from a standing position.
X The prairie contains cactus and goatheads. It is NOT smooth. Prepare accordingly.

Entries accepted up to the start of the event. Awards for the winners, men’s and women’s classes.

Questions? e-mail bllew (at) rmi (dot) net

Call or e-mail anyway; I need a head count. Please arrive at least ½ hour before the scheduled start.

Assistance with timekeeping and scoring gratefully accepted.

Attached is a printable flier (180 KB PDF file). Please make copies of these and distribute them to bike shops and gun shops in the Denver area. Thanks.

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Mad Man
May 3, 2005, 11:06 AM
Photos from April 2005 (last month) are available by clicking here (

Some photos from the August 2004 event are attached.

Mad Man
May 3, 2005, 11:11 AM
Here are some more photos from August 2004:

Mad Man
May 9, 2005, 09:58 AM
375th post

The weekly btt (back-to-top) post, to encourage more turnout.

Mad Man
May 13, 2005, 09:18 PM

shameless promotion and attempt to get more turnout

Mad Man
May 26, 2005, 04:03 PM

May 26, 2005, 10:17 PM
move it to the SF bay area and I'll be there :)
once I find out if my knee is up for biking, I think I'm going to try and host a similar contest in the area.


May 26, 2005, 10:53 PM
I'm too far from the event, but this looks like one of the coolest things ever.

You need a name like "Biathalon".

RittSchoss? (German - Ride shoot)
KjoreSkudd? (Norwegian - Ride shoot)

May 27, 2005, 10:47 AM
Having participated in two of these Bike'n'Shoots, I can confirm that they are great fun. :)

May 27, 2005, 12:20 PM
Hmm. Summer Bike-athalon.

May 27, 2005, 11:50 PM
wow,wish we had one of those here.

May 28, 2005, 07:34 PM
This would probably make a good winter biathlon, down in Vegas. When I was there, Summer was just too hot for almost anything. There's some good venue areas SE of town toward the Sunrise racetrack or Vegas Wash, too.

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