What: 28-miles and 6,900 feet of climbing, topping out at 14,264 feet on Mt. Evans.
Where: Idaho Springs, Colo.
Why you should ride: Ranked as one of the hardest climbs in the country. 1,200+ athletes from around the world. Try to beat record times: Men’s, 1:41:20 and Women’s, 1:59:19 on the highest paved road in North America.
For more information: bicyclerace.com