EP Puzzler 2015

WHAT: Puzzler mountain bike race that will offer a 13, 35, and 50 mile individual mountain bike race.

WHEN: January 18, 2015 at 8:00 a.m.

WHERE: The Bowen Ranch Round House in northeast El Paso, TX.  Lat –  31°57’39.74″N   Long – 106°26’33.60″W

Pre-Race Info

PACKET PICKUP: At the race venue on Saturday, January 17th  from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Pickup will also be available on the morning of the race at the venue.

THE VENUE: Entrance is located 2.6 miles north of U.S. 54 on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.  (Farm to Market Road 3255) on the west side of the road.  Drivers will be greeted by a large sign that reads BOWEN RANCH.  Keep an eye out for the entrance when the road turns from 4 to 2 lanes.


The EP Puzzler 2015 Course

50 mile – Epic Extreme Race – 8:00 a.m. start.     35 mile – Epic Race – 8:05 a.m. start.   13 mile – Mini-Epic – 8:07 a.m. start.


The Puzzler has always had equal payout for the top male and female finishers.

Male Finishers: 1st $400 • 2nd $250 • 3rd $125 • 4th $75 • 5th $50

Female Finishers: 1st $400 • 2nd $250 • 3rd $125 • 4TH $75 • 5TH $50


Our Sponsors

El Paso Puzzler

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Visit El Paso


The El Paso Puzzler was a no brainer for a group of mountain bike geeks who wanted to make full use of the challenging landscape and the beauty of the Franklin Mountain State Park. Luckily for them, the park boasts the largest urban park in the nation, which accounts for over 24,000 acres. The Puzzler’s name itself meshed perfectly with the puzzled look on people’s faces as they listened to the explanation of the course. Five years, three courses, and hundreds of participants later, The Puzzler is now in full gear.... To Read More Go To http://visitelpaso.com/blog/9-el-paso-puzzler-mountain-bike-race

View The Race Course

Whether you are experienced, beginner or somewhere in-between rider, this Race offers the distance for you. Choose from a 50 miler, 35 miler or 13 mile course. Each one explores the rouged trails of El Paso's Franklin Mountain State Park. Experience a demanding race that challenges your technical riding skills as well as your mental strength and toughness. But that is just the biking part. It's the trails amazing views, sweet-sexy single track, and awesome terrain that will keep you coming back for more. Or is it the prizes?? What makes it even better is the beautiful desert vegetation, our friendly people, and the fantastically awesome atmosphere!!!

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