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Austin Rattler MTB

NOVEMBER 5, 2022 | 20M, 40M or 60M | Reveille Peak Ranch

Saddle up for a Texas mountain biking favorite at the Austin Rattler MTB. Our 20M loop course offers plenty of fun in one lap alone, but those that ride 60M will have a chance to qualify for the Stages Cycling Leadville Trail 100 MTB. Celebrate your finish in true Austin style with live music, food trucks and beer at the lakeside post-race party.


Our 20M loop features a mix of terrain that challenges riders while allowing for ease of passing and minimal choke points. The course will be clearly marked with ORANGE SIGNS w BLACK ARROWS and ORANGE FLAGGING.

  • 60-Mile riders will do 3 loops
  • 40-Mile riders will do 2 loops
  • 20-Mile riders will do 1 loop

  • > View the course map & export files
    > Learn more about the trails at Reveille


  • There will be one aid station at the start/finish area and no on-course aid stations
  • This means every 20 miles for the bike. Plan to carry all the water and nutrition you need for each lap
  • Start/finish support includes water, First Endurance products, Coke and fig bars.
  • Specialized will be onsite at the aid station to help with any mechanical support to keep you rolling.

  • Crew will be allowed to set-up to assist their riders at the lake near the start/finish.
  • No crew assistance within the barricaded start/finish area where drop bags are located.
  • No crewing is allowed on course, no exceptions.

  • Race plates must be visible at all times and tied to the handlebars of your bike.
  • Please do not cut or fold your plate, as the affixed timing chip could become damaged and not record your race times or photos.
  • **60M RIDERS ONLY** hang on to the small tab with your number on it. This is your ticket to enter the LT100 MTB drawing, which will take place at the awards ceremony (see the Schedule of Events for more information).


    • Solo Male / Solo Female
    • Single Speed Male / Single Speed Female


    • 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Course open for pre-ride

    No riding past sundown

    • 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Packet pickup @Pavilion
  • 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Live music @Pavilion
  • 4:00 p.m. Kids Race
  • Coming in hot - kids will have the opportunity to run the ranch and cross the finish line in style!

    *All activities take place at Reveille Peak Ranch (105 CR 114, Burnet, TX 78611)

  • 6:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Packet pickup
  • 6:00 a.m. Food - Texas Heat will be service food onsite all day, with coffee and breakfast tacos available in the morning and a brisket BBQ menu for the afternoon.
  • 8:00 a.m. 60M MTB CORRAL 1 RACE START (see below for info)
  • 8:03 a.m. 60M MTB CORRAL 2 RACE START (see below info)
  • 8:06 a.m. 60M MTB CORRAL 3 RACE START (see below info)

  • Please use your best placement from previous Austin Rattler 60M results during these years 2017-2021 to determine your appropriate corral placement as you register.
  • Corral 1 Male 1-75 : Female 1-150
  • Corral 2 Male 76-150 : Female 151-300
  • Corral 3 Male 151 & up : Female 300 & up or New Participant
  • 8:15 a.m. 40M RACE START
  • Each athlete will self-position at the start line based on ability. PLEASE be honest with your start location as it is a safety measure for all athletes! Space is first-come first-serve. Please do not leave your bike unattended in the start corral.

  • 8:20 a.m. 20M RACE START

  • Each athlete will self-position at the start line based on ability. PLEASE be honest with your start location as it is a safety measure for all athletes! Space is first-come first-serve. Please do not leave your bike unattended in the start corral.

  • 10:00 a.m. Finish Festival begins
  • Join us for live music from a local band, beer, great food and even better company.

  • 12:00 p.m. Finish 40M & 20M Awards Ceremony
  • 1:30 p.m. Final Lap Cutoff
  • All riders attempting the third lap must be through the start/finish.

  • 3:30 p.m. 60M / 40M / 20M Awards Ceremony
  • We'll call up age class winners for their place on the podium.

  • 4:00 p.m. Official Finish Time
  • Riders must finish by this time to be eligible for the LT100 MTB lottery. Stick around for an announcement to enter your race number (a tab attached to your race plate) into the hat for your chance to win a coveted LT100 MTB slot. Winners must be present to claim their spot. See the LT100 Qualifier Explanation below for more info.


  • Reveille Ranch is open for riding and running from now until race day with the following exception:
  • Thurs, Nov 3, from sunup until 10:30 AM trails closed.


    Friday packet pickup: 

  • Racers and guests can proceed to the Pavilion without parking fee 
  • Campers and pre-riders will pay ranch fees (see below on camping fees) 
  • Saturday only: 

  • Racers will not be required to pay a fee 
  • Guests riding in the same car must have a completed waiver or print off and fill out a waiver ahead of time. 
  • Guests in separate cars: Adults/Kids 12+ $10/day. Kids 6-11 $5/day. Print and have a waiver ready. 
  • All campers must stop and pay camping fees, including racers. 
  • Camping fees per person: 

  • Racers pay $20 for the first night/2 days. 
  • $20 for each additional night/day 
  • Non-Racers pay $30 for the first night/2day and $20 for each additional night/day. 
  • Half price for kids 6-11. 


    1. Waiver – Complete online or print off and sign in advance [LINK TO WAIVER
    2. Non-racers who come to the ranch, must have completed the waiver online or printed off and signed a waiver. 
    3. No pedal assist / E-Bikes allowed 
    4. Helmets must be worn when on the bike, and your chin strap must be buckled 
    5. Be respectful to your fellow participants, unsportsmanlike conduct is grounds for disqualification 
    6. Leave no trace – No garbage, clothing shall be thrown on the course or left around the ranch. 
    7. DNF’s must be reported to timing 
    8. Pets – well behaved pets are allowed but must be leashed at all times and comfortable around people and other animals 
    9. NO CREWING ON COURSE or within the barricaded start/finish area where drop bags are located

    Participant Swag

    All registered participants will receive:

    • T-shirt (gender-specific)
    • Finisher medal
    • Beer
    • Free parking on Friday & Saturday

  • 60M - $130
  • 40M - $115
  • 20M - $100
  • **Youth pricing (18 and under) $50 any distance

    Effective Jan 13, 2022 to Oct 31, 2022- You will receive 70% refund (less processing and additional fees)

  • No deferrals
  • No Transfers of entries

  • Stages Cycling Leadville Trail 100 MTB & Leadville Trail 100 Run presented by La Sportiva qualifying slots will be distributed after the Awards Ceremony at 4 PM. Coin allotment is based on total participation in each event. 

    Austin Rattler Coin Allotment: LT100 RUN Coins: 20 LT100 MTB Coins: 40 

    Only the 50k run and 60-mile bike categories are eligible to qualify based on performance. All participants are eligible for the coin lottery, however. 

    50% of slots will be distributed based on performance in the qualifying event. 

    • Slots will be distributed to each gender and age group based on the percentage of total athletes in those age groups, with a minimum of 1 slot for every age group. 
    • The top athletes in each age group will receive the allocated slots. 
    • In the event a top athlete elects not to accept a slot, the slot will roll down to the next athlete in the results, within the age group. 
    • In the event slots are not claimed after the roll down in each age group, those slots will be allocated to the Event Lottery, as described below. 50% of slots will be distributed through the Event Lottery. 
    • All finishers under the predetermined maximum finish time, who have indicated their desire to participate in the lottery, will be entered in the lottery. 
    • Names will be drawn from the eligible lottery athletes and slots will be given out. 
    • In the event an athlete opts not to accept a slot, the slots will roll down to the next athlete that is drawn, until ALL slots have been distributed.
    • Qualification slots must be claimed in person immediately.
    • Registration for the Leadville Trail 100 must be completed and paid for immediately on site.
    • All registration fees for the LT100 are non-transferable and non-refundable.

    > Learn more

    LT100 MTB corral/start position
    Austin Rattler could not only gain you entry into the LT100 MTB, but it could also boost your corral starting position! Rider starting positions are organized in color-coded corrals. These positions will be based on a finish time from the 2019 (year prior only) LT100 MTB race, a 2019 or 2020 qualifier event finish time, or if you hold a current UCI Pro Elite license. Please enter finish times or license numbers when prompted during the registration process. However, if you race a qualifier after previously gaining entry, you MUST email us at to inform us of your finish time so you will be placed accordingly. You will not be placed automatically. Corrals will be assigned as follows:

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    12:00pm - 20M & 40M Awards

    Awards will be given to the top 5 Males / top 5 Females overall.

    3:30pm - 60M Awards

    Awards will be given to the top 3 Males / top 3 Females in each age/class 29 & Under / 30-39 / 40-49 / 50-59 / 60+ / Single Speed

    Highland Lakes of Burnet County
    Situated in the stunning rolling hills of the famous Texas Hill Country, the Highland Lakes of Burnet County offers abundant beauty and charming Texas hospitality. Enjoy clear lake waters, plentiful fishing and breathtaking sunsets, as well as other natural treasures like impressive caverns carved by running water, pristine parks, and nature preserves. Check out the Highland Lakes of Burnet County website to book anything from primitive campsites to lakeside lodging.
    > Find lodging

    Camping at Reveille Peak Ranch
    Reveille Peak Ranch has 250+ primitive campsites and six RV hookups with water and electricity. On-site facilities include restrooms/changing rooms with showers.
    > Learn more about camping at Reveille


    Special thanks to our Austin Rattler MTB sponsors. For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact our sponsorship team.