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Hit play and allow race director Mike McCormack to explain the Breck Epic: a six-day mountain bike stage race that covers 240 miles of trail in and around Breckenridge, Colorado. If you’re thrown off by the big numbers, there’s also a three-day “Epic-curious” option and an enduro category. In other words, something for everyone.

The 2013 race ran from August 11–16, but this might whet your appetite for next year’s edition. To find out more about the Breck Epic, visit