I was a Triple Bypass virgin and was thrilled when I was offered the chance to ride it. Like a lot of things in my world, I commit with gusto but the closer I get to the said commitment I start to second guess my decision. 120 miles and three mountain passes is a hell of a long ride. Just thinking about Squaw Pass and its stupid false flats makes my legs ache and lungs burn.
The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic started out as a race between two brothers, Tom and Jim Mayer, with a Baby Ruth candy bar as the winner’s prize. Jim worked as a brakeman for the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad, which ran the steam powered locomotive between Durango and Silverton. Tom was a young cyclist who grew up near the train tracks to Silverton. Read more
The Denver Post Ride The Rockies (RTR) Bicycle Tour presented by Flexential, (formerly Peak10 + ViaWest) announced its 2018 tour route to an excited crowd gathered for the annual RTR Route Announcement Party held at the Cable Center on Saturday, February 3. The 2018 ride will be a loop, beginning and ending in the Front Range accessible mountain town of Breckenridge. The tour will span over six days beginning with the RTR Bike Expo on Saturday, June 9 and ending with finish line festivities on Friday, June 15.
The Denver Post Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Deirdre Moynihan as the new Tour Director of The Denver Post Ride The Rockies and The Denver Post Pedal The Plains Bicycle Tours. Read more
Ryan Van Duzer is headed south of the border, and here’s everything he’s taking with him… if you’ve ever considered bike touring, give this video a view and learn everything you need to consider packing, and what off-road touring entails… all with only one pair of underwear. Read more
Mastering the basics of balancing on two wheels and pedaling to propel yourself forward is essentially enough to make you a “road worthy” biker. If your adventures go much beyond your local bicycle path or the street in front of your house, though, you’ll need a few more developed skills. Read more
“Mountain biking is a force for good.” If this is one of the guiding principles of the company you hire to show you a good time on the bike, then you know you’ve made the right choice. Sacred Rides wants to make it easy for you to get out, have a great experience and be pampered a bit (they pack snacks for you. Yes, like when you were a kid). Read more
Cycling L’Eroica & Granfondo Roma September 28–October 8, 2017 This 10-day tour combines two epic Italian cycling races with gourmet food from Michelin-award winning Chef Fabio Flagiello. Start by racing in the infamous L’Eroica, which celebrates cycling in its purest form – white gravel roads and retro bikes, helmets and jerseys. Plus take part inRead More