Race 7 Recap, Photos, Mazda’s Fastest Lap and Primes
OTH # 7 is better than Disney’s Big Thunder… what can beat summer fun on two wheels? We were so pumped to hang out with our MTB Family one more time this week. Smiles and friends were everywhere as we gathered again this Tuesday.  After a 4 week break, Race #7  is in the books. › Read more
Race 6 Recap, Photos, and Podiums
Race #6 was an AWESOME End to the First Half! Race #6 marks the last race before the 4 week break AND the Men;s Beginner and Intermediate Podiums!  Check out all the fun. Our Featured Shop: Incycle Incycle and C&F Foods were onsite at the venue with some awesome giveaways.  Incycle supplied all the cowbells that › Read more
Incycle Is In As Our Featured Shop This Week and They Are Bringing C&F Foods
Its podium season at OTH and Incycle is coming out with free stuff like, Incycle Cowbells, Buffs, Water Bottles and more! Make sure to stop by their booth to check out all the awesomeness. C&F Foods is Coming Too C&F foods came last year and was an awesome addition to the OTH family. C&F Foods, Inc., › Read more
Race 5 Recap, Photos, Mazda Fastest Lap Winners, and Box Components Giveaway
Race #5 was full of fun, excitement, and tons of prizes! Race #5 was AWESOME with super fast racing on the Sport – Elite side with a slightly shorter, later course.  The Beginners and Intermediates got to hit the fire road climb… or as we like to call it – the hellevator.  The kids race › Read more
Race 5 Mazda’s Fastest Lap Winners
Every week we pick two lucky winners for Mazda’s fastest lap at OTH.  Here are this weeks winners: Congrats to John Flores and Adam Bullard!!  Swing by the Mazda tent next Tuesday to claim your prize bag. Keep your eyes peeled and ears open next week when we announce the Race 6 winners. › Read more
Three Easy Ways to Save Your Knees from Cycling
Three Easy Ways to Save Your Knees from Cycling BY SEAN SWOPES, PT, DPT, CSCS (The MTB PT) RAUSCH PHYSICAL THERAPY & SPORTS PERFORMANCE Don’t let knee pain keep you from racing OTH this summer. Mountain Bike-PT Sean Swopes shares three ways you can prevent cycling knee pain to keep you on the trail and › Read more
Single Track for the Beginners and Intermediates and a Water Truck at Race 5
Beginners and Intermediates will get a chance to hit the fire road and single track on the back side of the course this week at Race 5.  If you are a Beginner or an Intermediate, you will be heading up the fire road and down the single track.  Remember to have fun out there!   › Read more
G2 Bike Bullhorn Crew is Back this week
Welcome the G2 Bike Bullhorn Crew as the featured ship this week. G2 comes out with their volunteers and has a cool unique culture of training rides and awesome community, which fosters awesome relationships with friends who love to ride. Plus: stop by the G2 Bike tent for a photo and fun. They’ll be out › Read more
As Always, Family Night is a Hit at OTH
Family Night was a Hit! Family Night at OTH is always awesome.  From the tiny Tykes, Trikes, and Bikes race to the Elite class of our adult races, everyone is having fun!  Pure Ride Cycles did an awesome job of being our featured shop on family night with tons of candy, snacks, and giveaways. The › Read more
Trek to Give Away 3 Kids Bikes This Season
Our AWESOME friends at Trek are giving away 3 separate kids bikes this year at OTH.  Head on over to their tent at OTH this week (Which also happens to be family night!) and enter for FREE!  You can enter all summer and the drawing will be at the end of the season. Check out the bikes. Superfly › Read more
Jax Announces Raffle Winners from Race 3
Jax Bicycle Center has announced the winners of the raffle from race 3. John Walsh – NiteRider Light Combo Jarrod Kennelly – Pearl Izumi Jersey Linked Cycling – Shimano MTB Shoes If you are one of the lucky winners, swing by the Jax tent and pick up your prize! › Read more
Kid Centered Mountain Bike Festival and Party Tuesday
Join us for a Kid Centered Mountain Bike Festival and Party Tuesday May 30th. If you’ve never been to an Over the Hump Race, Family Night is one not to miss! Unique to Over the Hump is Orange County mountain biking for youth. Family Night Tuesday May 30, Brings Out Mountain Biking’s Future Racers, and big family › Read more
Jax, FUN, Mazda’s Fastest Lap, and Foot Down Contests at Race #3
OTH Race #3 Started with a Bang Jax Bicycle Center was our featured shop and gave away tons of awesome swag, including gift cards, and Shimano, Niterider, and Pearl Izumi gear. The Kids Race (As Always) was a Sea of Smiles Every week our kids launch off on one lightning fast lap on the kids course, brought to › Read more
Family Night May 30 Brings Out Mountain Biking’s Future Racers
Family Night Tuesday May 30, Brings Out Mountain Biking’s Future Racers, and big family involvement. Don’t be selfish, Invite your friends to experience the magic at family night. Ever asked yourself: Where can a kid mountain bike race in Orange County? Family night delivers Laughs, cuteness, and lots of kiddo diversions…the stuff memories are made of. › Read more
Mazda’s Fastest Lap Winners – Race #3
Here are your Race 3 WINNERS! Congrats to the winners of the Mazda fastest lap this week! This week’s winners will want to visit the Mazda booth next week for swag bag. We’ll be picking 2-3 new categories each week to be the Mazda fastest lap in their category!  Stay tuned and keep pedaling! › Read more
Mazda Memorial Day Event
Get great savings during the Mazda Memorial Day Event! Plus: Mazda VIP Parking included for Over the Hump racers every Tuesday night      –        Incentives below expire on May 31st… o  $500 Memorial Day Bonus Cash on Mazda3, Mazda6 and MX-5 Miata (excluding MX-5 Miata RF) o  2017 Mazda6: $2,000 Customer Cash + $500 Bonus Cash › Read more
Shimano, The Path, and Star Wars Collide at Race #2
This Week was Shimano Night, and The Path Brought Us Star Wars Night Too! Photo credit: Cycling Illustrated Shimano was front and center in the venue with their latest Hydration packs, giveaways, and more! Right next to them, The Path (who always deliver on fun themes for OTH races) were fully decked out in Star › Read more
Over the Hump Race Leaders
Introducing the first week Over the Hump Race Leaders who will wear the Two Brothers Leader’s Jersey Tonight. CLASS NAME TEAM Elite Men (44-) ALFRED PACHECO BEAR VALLEY BIKES Elite Masters Men (45+) Victor Sheldon Elite Women GABRIELLE RICHARDSON TEAM DEVO | SOUTH OC COMPOSITE SuperSport 1 Men (35-) PAYTON DUGAS UNION SPORT SuperSport 2 › Read more
How Do I Get My Rider Photos This Year?
This year, Mad Moose Media has joined the OTH family and is providing some awesome ways to get your rider photos.  Read this whole post to see what is similar to last year, and what is completely different. What’s New Free Digital Photos with Purchase of Prints Mad Moose has all of your rider photos › Read more
May 9 – Over the Hump Season Opener – Recap and Photos
May 9th was Opening Night and It was AWESOME   We kicked off our 2017 season with a huge bang with men and women, boys and girls of all classes showing up in droves.  Many there for their first race ever! Mazda and over 80 other sponsors and exhibitors came out and set up a killer › Read more
The Week Before Over the Hump Schedule
Over the Hump Schedule this week. The week before is a big one, here’s what’s on tap, leading up to the season opener next Tuesday: Tomorrow-Tuesday, May 2- 5:00-7:30pm – Trail work night. This week it’s time to dial in the Over the Hump Mountain Bike Race Series race course…single track, and grooming the features. › Read more
2017 Junior Mountain Bike Racers Get New Class
2017 Junior Mountain Bike Racers Get a New Class in the upcoming season. While we believe in letting kids compete and have fun at the same time, the reality is at the ages of 12-15 there is such a huge gap between skill, fitness, and maturity, that we want it to be fun and competitive › Read more
FREE CTS Mountain Bike Training Plans
These FREE CTS Mountain Bike Training Plans (Carmichael Training Plans) have been developed for the full spectrum of mountain bikers relative to your skills, fitness, and goals. Couch to billy goat climbers you’ll find your ticket to speed(ing up) here!     Ready-Set-Goal: Your FREE Training Plans are Here CTS Created these 2 plans just › Read more
What you need to know as a beginner at OTH
You’ve decided to race at OTH. That’s awesome! Welcome to the best bike community in OC with the most amazing people who get together every week to celebrate fun on two wheels. Here is what you need to know as a new racer. Bikes Any bike, from dusty old clunker, to ridged hardtail, to full › Read more
New Racing Category at OTH This Year: Unicycle
We’re back this year with a new, exciting addition to race categories: The Unicycle division! Here’s a quick look at what you’re in for:   We are working hard to bring everyone into our community and we heard all the requests for a unicycle division from you Humpers, so we delivered. Division Categories Beginner: If it is › Read more
Over the Hump is the Best Beginner Race in the Country: Why?
We prepare for your first mountain bike race. How can I get into mountain bike racing, if I've never raced before? Which mountain bike race should I try first? › Read more
Registration is Open: What You Need to Know
3 Ways to Register Buy Season Pass (discount limited to only 150 racers) 12 races for  $299  main event /$89 kids Buy One Race Pre-Registration (online only) $30 main event / $10 kids Or you can wait for Onsite Registration $35/race (check-in 4-6pm) *NOTE: Race #1 will sell out, so register online for season opener) / $10 kids Limited Season › Read more
Get Ready for Family Night
Family Night Tuesday May 30, Brings Out Mountain Biking’s Future Racers, and big family involvement. Don’t be selfish, Invite your friends to experience the magic at family night. Ever asked yourself: Where can a kid mountain bike race in Orange County? Family night delivers Laughs, cuteness, and lots of kiddo diversions…the stuff memories are made of. › Read more
OTH Training Rides at Our Local Bike Shops
Looking to up your game this year for Over the Hump?  Here are some awesome training rides going on right now at local bike shops, right in your back yard!   The Path: Locations in Tustin and Trabuco Canyon The Path Bike Shop does hill repeat training rides every Tuesday. Some members of their race team attend, › Read more
The Keyesville Classic: 29 Years of Awesome MTB Fun
Say hello to the Keyesville Classic – 29 Years of great times with awesome people on 2 wheels. If you haven’t heard of it, you should check it out.  This is a super FUN event and our good friend Sam Ames is a huge part of it! Heres the details: Cross Country ♦ Super D › Read more
Want to Know What OTH is All About?
Sum up the spirit of Over the Hump…one word: FUN. whether you’re riding your bike or heading out for the Red Monkey hunting season opener you’re in for the best Bike Party of your life… Heres what to expect at OTH. FUN FIRST The name of the game at OTH is fun!  FUN is SERIOUS BUSINESS here. › Read more
A Note to OTH Parents
  Dear Mom and Dad, Thank you for taking me to Over the Hump kid’s race.  Since I was 6 you’ve taken me to the best bike party, with Churros and prizes and bikes! What got a little weird for me, Mom, was when Davey told me he is faster than me, and you gave › Read more
Presidents Day Sales at OTH Bike Shops
Whats up Humpers!  If you are looking to pick up some new gear this weekend, here are some of the local shops with killer sales going on. Fullerton Bikes and Buena Park Bikes Locations in: Fullerton and Buena Park Fullerton Bikes Customer Appreciation and 14 Year Anniversary Sale. Thursday, Feb 23. Party from 3-8pm Order › Read more
Fullerton Bike’s Mike Franze Comments on: It’s Just Over the Hump
“As you know your impact is huge! I’m sure you hear this time and time again It is just over the HUMP……..” Mike Franze, the owner and main personality behind Fullerton Bikes and Buena Park Bikes, sent us a pretty awesome email about his thoughts on why Over the Hump is so awesome. So we › Read more
6 Week – Beginner to Intermediate Training Plan OTH
Getting ready for Over the Hump this year as a beginner or intermediate and don’t have a training plan?  Check out this 6 week plan. You will be training 5 days a week (6 if you complete the optional portions) about an hour a day.  There are 3 bike rides, 2 strength training sessions, and › Read more
What Makes OTH So Amazing: YOU
OTH Community: YOU YOU are the heart and soul of the Over the Hump Community.  Every year, every week of the season you all make OTH the amazing experience that it is.  You have made OTH into the biggest midweek mountain bike race in the country and the engaging, captivating and most FUN race we › Read more

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Kid Centered Mountain Bike Festival and Party Tuesday
Join us for a Kid Centered Mountain Bike Festival and Party Tuesday May 30th. If you’ve never been to an Over the Hump Race, Family Night is one not to miss! Unique to Over the Hump is Orange County mountain biking for youth. Family Night Tuesday May 30, Brings Out Mountain Biking’s Future Racers, and big family
Race 7 Recap, Photos, Mazda’s Fastest Lap and Primes
OTH # 7 is better than Disney’s Big Thunder… what can beat summer fun on two wheels? We were so pumped to hang out with our MTB Family one more time this week. Smiles and friends were everywhere as we gathered again this Tuesday.  After a 4 week break, Race #7  is in the books.
Big Bike Open Mountain Bike Race Class Announced
Hey Downhillers, Fat Tire Mongers, and One Bike Stable friends, now you can race Cross Country, on your bike, and be equally matched. Starting Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Over the Hump Announces a Big Bike Open Mountain Bike Race Class Announced today. Here’s the short list of rules: New Big Bikes Class:  6” of front suspension
Beginners, Intermediates: The Best Mountain Bike Race Experience Gets Better
We’re making some changes for the betterment of the OTH Race Experience for Beginners, Intermediates: The Best Mountain Bike Race Experience Gets Better beginning at the second half of the Over the Hump MTB Race Series July 18, 2017. Mountain bike racing is invigorating…it lights up conversations, and allows us to set goals, and get faster
Social Mountain Bike Rides Orange County on Wednesdays
Ready to meet some new riding friends in Orange County and some Hump Day Recovery Fun and meet some new friends, closing with a tasty beer? Social Mountain Bike Rides Orange County on Wednesdays. Wednesdays Beginning June 21, 2017 through Wednesday, August 23, 2017…5:30 meet then wheels up at 6:00pm. All are welcome, men, women,
Race 6 Recap, Photos, and Podiums
Race #6 was an AWESOME End to the First Half! Race #6 marks the last race before the 4 week break AND the Men;s Beginner and Intermediate Podiums!  Check out all the fun. Our Featured Shop: Incycle Incycle and C&F Foods were onsite at the venue with some awesome giveaways.  Incycle supplied all the cowbells that
NIRVE Starliner City Bike Contest
Win 1 of 2 NIRVE Starliner 7-Speed City Bikes. Join the NIRVE Starliner City Bike Contest We’re giving away HIS & HER NIRVE Starliner . Get yours by simply sharing your friend’s or family’s favorite bike moments. Facebook and/or Instagram rules:  Share the places where your bike adventures take you on Instagram and Facebook! Use these
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