Turn Miles Into Memories 2017 Ride The Rockies Route is Revealed February 4, 2017 NEWS FACTS 447 miles and 32,337’ elevation gain Highlights include: Wolf Creek Pass, Pagosa Hot Springs, Yellowjacket Pass, Narrow Gauge Railroad, Southern Ute Reservation, Coal BankRead More
by 303 Contributor Lauren Greenfield Over the summer, on otherwise “quiet” day I decided to add some excitement to my life and pushed the “buy now” for a ticket to France. Great deal. Had the vacation time. And no where elseRead More
Denver, CO. — Chandler Smith, long-time Director of Ride The Rockies, has announced his departure from the organization, effective October 31st, after ten years of employment. At the conclusion of his tenure, Smith will have managed fourteen cycling events forRead More
The 2016 Courage Classic took place this past weekend, bringing together families, medical personnel and supporters of Children’s Hospital. Despite a downpour during the Friday evening social hour, the weather was perfect. The Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation Facebook page describesRead More
Saturday was the 3rd annual Tour de Ladies, a 30 mile or metric century bike ride women’s ride in Douglas County. The event kicked off at the PACE Center in Parker, Colorado and women rode out to conquer the hillyRead More
As the clock ticked past an hour straight of climbing above Boulder on Saturday morning, I chuckled about the fact that, in more than a decade of living and biking in Colorado, I had somehow never ridden the iconic climb I was suffering on now. Or the fast, flowing canyon descent that followed. Or the gravel rollers that came after that, dry and scorching in the midday sun. . . Read more
The first and only sexist comment of the day happened 20 miles in to today’s ride. I’m still baffled that people still use “girl” as an insult.
I was passing a group of men and said, “On your left” as we climbed up this hill. As I pushed them, one of the men said, “dude, you’re getting passed by a girl…” Read more
The well known Douglas County based Wacky Bike Ride, started by siblings Susie & Ted Wargin is turned over to Project ReCycle.
LONE TREE, FEBRUARY 18,2016 – As avid cyclists, siblings Susie and Ted Wargin participated in many organized bicycle rides and five years ago, they decided to start their own ride, the Wacky Bike Ride. Starting in Highlands Ranch, the ride benefited the Douglas County Educational Foundation, a program for Douglas County schools. The Wacky Bike Ride grew over the last 5 years and has a loyal following of cyclists, volunteers and sponsors. After the September 2015 event, the siblings decided it was time to make some changes and has entered a 3 year agreement turning the event over to Douglas County non profit Project ReCycle… Read more
The Denver Post Ride The Rockies announced that ViaWest has signed on to be the Presenting Sponsor for the annual bicycle tour through the Colorado Rockies.
“We know Colorado is at the center of the country’s cycling universe, and we’re excited to be affiliated with this iconic event that has been rolling across Colorado for more than three decades,” said ViaWest President & CEO Nancy Phillips. . .
The route for the 31st Annual Ride The Rockies will be announced on Saturday, February 6th. Registration will open the following day at ridetherockies.com and the 2,000 lottery winners will be notified March 4th. . .
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