• Registration Opens For Gold Rush Bike Rally; Benefits Gold Hill, Ride Old Mining Railroad Routes

    Submitted by Bill Plock on March 16th, 2021

    oday Adventure Fit announces the revival of Gold Rush Bike Rally, a gravel bike hootenanny in historic gold mining country west of Boulder, Colorado. The event combines the best elements of a gravel bike adventure, block party, and small town festival and is the sister event to the popular Old Man Winter Bike Rally. Similar to the Old Man Winter Rally, the Gold Rush Bike Rally is all about getting friends together for an adventure on Boulder County’s world-class gravel bike terrain and celebrating at the after party. As a fundraiser for the Town of Gold Hill and the Gold Hill School, the Gold Rush Bike Rally will allow the gravel bike community to give back to Boulder County’s top cycling destination.

    The race is staged in front of the Gold Hill General Store in Gold Hill, one of Colorado’s oldest and quaintest towns, with dirt roads and a population just over 200 people. Despite its small size, Gold Hill is famous for its amazing gravel riding including the Switzerland Trail, which was a narrow railroad line that transported mining equipment throughout the Front Range of Colorado at the turn of the century, as well as Lickskillet Rd – the steepest road in the state with grades as steep as 22%. Read more

    • Cycling, What is the New Normal for Shops and Events?

      Submitted by Bill Plock on March 16th, 2020

      March 16th—Based on the number of people riding bikes this past weekend, there is little doubt people will be riding out the Coronavirus, maybe more than ever. Perhaps small group adventures and family outings will be the new normal, while the future of all events of more than 50 people are basically on hold for the next few weeks.  Read more

      • Gold Rush Bike Rally, Nuggets Full of Fun!!

        Submitted by 303cycling on August 29th, 2017

        Road, MTB, Cyclocross. With so many choices of riding modalities in the state of Colorado, some days it’s hard to choose which one to do. The Oskar Blues Gold Rush Bike Rally packs all that into one race…sort of. Read more

        • Gravelanche: Series Finale

          Submitted by 303cycling on May 17th, 2017

          Boulder   No race bibs. No entrance fees. No crap. This is it: the Gravelanche Series Finale. And it could not be more exciting. The founders of the Gold Rush Bike Rally (8/27/17) will lead us on an unheard ofRead More