What is Zia Rides?
Technically, we’re a company that puts on endurance mountain bike races in the Southwestern United States. In reality, we are a bunch of folks that are passionate about mountain biking and providing the best possible experience to our racers, vendors, and spectators. Our goal is to introduce you to some of the best mountain biking you’ve ever encountered. And while we’re at it show your crew, kids, and dogs a darn good time! Zia Rides is best known for hosting well-oiled races on killer singletrack and entertaining more than just the racer. You will be getting a truly Southwestern experience at each and every one of our events. From Kachina dolls in Gallup, to belt buckles in Lincoln County, we bring you the unique flavors of the Southwest.
Who are Zia Rides?
Just some of the most passionate, friendliest, funniest and best all around mountain bike folks you’ll ever meet! We love racers. We love racing. We love the Southwest. And we love building grass-roots, mountain biking races in some of the sweetest spots in the deserts and mountains of the Southwestern USA.
What is a Zia, you ask?
A Zia is a sacred symbol of the Zia Tribe and is the state “symbol” for New Mexico. You can read lots about the Zia on Wikipedia. And to help you non-Nuevo Mexicano’s out there, it is pronounced “ZEEEAAH.”