Bike Fest Sponsors
The Organizers of the Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest would like to send a SPECIAL THANK YOU to all the SPONSORS that made the Bike Fest so fabulous! Our Sponsors and their fun, generous, attitudes made sure that you were riding the coolest bikes, drinking good beer, getting good help, visiting with awesome folks, and eating fine food. Our sponsors are the Bike Fest’s best friends, our ride pals and our fiercest champions.
All-Star Bike Shop Partners
Bicycle Sport Shop»
Since the days of the Chihuahuan Desert Challenge and the Mas O Menos the fine folks at the Bicycle Sport Shop have been on board in a big way. (And they also provide Neutral Tech Mechanics) is another part of their team.
Richardson Bike Barn»
Also since the very beginning, including the Chihuahuan Desert Challenge and the Mas O Menos, the fine folks of the RBM have been in our corner. Barry (another awesome provider of Neutral Tech Support, including the Station at Lajitas Airport, comes with them!)
Our East Coast fan club... the Bike Barn has been a supporter of mountainbiking in west Texas for decades.
Hey! Check out these Local Eateries offering Discounts to folks wearing WRISTBANDS!!
Friday night is Starlight night! $14.95 Huge Pasta Buffet and Happy Hour prices on Beer and Big Bend Margaritas all night long....
Chili Pepper Cafe»
FREE chips and salsa!
La Kiva Bar & Restaurant»
Happy Hour pricing all night long! and 10% off all entrees... mmmm
Rio Bravo Restaurant»
FREE chips and salsa!
Rustic Iron BarBQue»
$2 off all menu items (platters and sandwiches)
Big Bend Resort Cafe (the "Y")»
$2 off HUGE breakfast buffet ($8.50)
High Sierra Bar & Grill»
15% of all items!
2018 DEMO Bike crews gettin' it ready for you! for this year already!
C'mon out and "Test the Best" You know you want to!!
World class range of mountain bikes, master mechanic skills and love of good times, we are here to help you meet your future Cannondale!
Fine folks from Orange Seal will be out for the Festival this year... but they'll be sending along prize packs and samples. Sealant in your tires is a MUST out here!
Chumba & Wanderlust»
Fine Fat Bike Folks will be helping out on Friday with ride escort. Catch their short presentation and long Q&A session in the Maverick Ranch HQ starting at 5PM on Friday.
Makers of awesome bike parts, Dirt Components will be in our Expo area, too!
Patagonia is introducing a MTB line of clothing and has send some along for our raffle!
Desert Sports' favourite cycling gear! Watch the raffle for their excellent clothing.
Whole Earth Provision Co»
Like minded folks for sure, with tons of gift certificates and prizes sent along for riders!
Local Sponsors: West Texas' Finest!
Long Draw Pizza
If Pizza's what you want, head to Long Draw just west of the Ghosttown. (432) 371-2608
Two locations! Marfa and Alpine. 10% off at for the month of February to all participants who mention Bike Fest or Desert Sports. (spirits only)
Big Bend Brewing»
Local Brewers of Fine Beverages! Thanks for the Beer, Y'all! You rock our festival.
Big Bend Resorts and Adventure»
Gas, Lodging, Food, a diner style restaurant that's open late and early.... a Big Bend Standard! And a terrific sponsor for the Bike Fest. They provide the Shuttle Drivers for the Old Ore Road Ride on Thursday.
Flat Rock Ranch»
Beautiful evenings spent with happy trail ridin' friends sitting out under the stars just wouldn't be the same without a glorious bonfire right in the middle of it all. And how great is the fire that you can drift to after you've had enough on the dancefloor? SO great... and Many thanks are due to Jimmy Dreiss and the folks at the Flat Rock Ranch for the piles of Firewood. Most Excellent Sponsorship!
Many thanks to the BikeMojo folks (a fine crew of Mountain bikers) for their help making the Apres Ride social more sociable! Watch for their Imaginary Mojo Aid Station.
West Texas National Bank»
Local Support every year! The only bank machine in the neighbourhood, too.
Big Bend Telephone»
Local Support since the very beginning... and a WiFi hotspot at Event HQ
Bee Mountain Hardware»
Bee Mountain Hardware has been our go-to local hardware supplier since back in the CDC days....
Team Super Awesome»
The Team Super Awesome defies description! Watch for the goth-twee themed riders way out ahead of you.
Lone Star Beer»
The Official Beer of Texas, this event and Desert Sports in general.