We are proud to bring you the 7th annual Desert Orthopedics Bend Don't Brake Road Race. Come to Bend over the Memorial Day Weekend and join us for a flat and fast circuit race on the beautiful roads east of town. Go for the double and bring your mountain bike to race the Sister’s Stampede MTB Race on the following day.
We have some awesome prizes this year from our great line up of sponsors. Beer from 10 Barrel Brewing Co, coffee from Backporch Coffee Roasters, gift certificates from Hub Cyclery, and cold hard cash. If that's not enough, all podium finishers will get one of our rad hats. Beer, bikes, coffee, cash... and a hat to keep your head warm! Do you really need anything else in life? Think about it.
Men Cat 1/2
7 Laps - 67 miles
Men Cat 3
6 Laps - 57 miles
5 Laps - 47 miles
Awards for Morning Races
Men Cat 4/5
5 Laps - 47 miles
5 Laps - 47 miles
Women 4/5 & Women 40+ 3/4/5*
3 Laps - 27 miles
Awards for Afternoon Races
*Masters Men 40+ and 50+ will race together but will be scored and prized separately.
*Women Cat 3 will race with the 1/2s but will be scored and prized separately.
*Women 4/5 and Masters Women 40+ 3/4/5 will race together but will be scored and prized separately.
Please bring spare wheels. If we get enough per race there will be neutral wheels, otherwise it is wheels in, wheels out.
Men Cat 1/2 will be able to feed your own team but there is no neutral feed available.
Please note that the start and finish lines are in different locations. We have moved the finish line this year. It is now on Arnold Market. Please review the Overall Map and the Course Map to make sure you know where the race ends.
In order to help promote Junior racing, Juniors can race for free courtesy of TFG Racing. Although there is no dedicated junior field, you can pre-register for any other race you are qualified to race and it's free. Just use the pre-registration link below.
Senior Men & Women
Pre-register for the Bend Don't Brake here:
Pre-registration ends on at . There is NO packet pickup at the race. Just check in with registration to let us know you are there. Bring your OBRA license and numbers. We will be using OBRA numbers.
Register at the race for $40.
Registration and parking for the race is at the Bend Road Works building (see map). Registration opens at and closes 30 mins before each race. It is approximately 1.5 miles from race registration/parking to the start of the race. Save time by printing a Race Entry and bringing it to the race already filled in.
Cash, checks and Visa/Mastercard will be accepted on-site. Please make checks payable to TFG Racing.
This is an OBRA event so all OBRA Rules will apply. All participants are required to have an OBRA license. If you don't have one, save time and buy one from OBRA online here: Annual or Single Day License.
Please bring your license with you to registration. Licenses will be available for purchase at registration if you do not have one.
We will be using OBRA numbers. Please remember to bring yours to the race. If you don't have a number, we will provide one.
Number placement is on the right and back.
We need some volunteers to help make the Bend Don't Brake run smoothly and safely. General needs are Course Marshall/Flagger, Caravan/Support Drivers, and Registration help. Can you spare some time? We appreciate it! We'll even feed you and give you a little gift. You can also get a free entry for yourself or a loved one.
Parking and registration for the race is at the Bend Road Works building on 27th Street. Please park where indicated on the map. It is approximately 1.5 miles from race registration/parking to the start of the race.
This is an overall map that shows the location of the course including the start, finish and parking. Learn it. Don't miss your start.
The course is flat and fast with just a few slight rollers. Please note that the start and finish are at different locations. Know where they are located.