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Coal Mine Coulee XC Returns: May 8

 

May 5, 2021

The Coal Mine Coulee XC is going to be very diverse race this year. Races start at 9:15 am and go all day.

The 5th Coal Mine Coulee Cross-Country Dirt Bike Race will take place this Saturday, May 8th, at Austin Genereux's ranch off of Coal Mine Road just north of town. First held in 2017, the race will likely attract between 175 and 200 racers from all over Montana and the surrounding states. When I asked about the race itself, Austin explained the difference between the Coal Mine Coulee race and a motocross event: "It's a cross-country dirt bike race. Motocross is a race around a track usually about 40 acres or so. Our race is cross-country. You go across creeks, logs, brush, the steepest hills...



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