• The Triple Bypass, Colorado’s Most Epic Ride Event? Maybe and Here’s Why

    Submitted by Bill Plock on August 23rd, 2021

    What makes the Triple Bypass ride so epic? Other rides like the Copper Triangle traverse three mountain passes? Rides like the Steamboat Gravel are longer, gorgeous, and well is on gravel after all. Each is epic, an overused word probably, each is well run and organized, but there is just something unique about the Triple. Read more

    • BASE Performance Growing, Sponsor & Course Nutrition for Triple Bypass

      Submitted by Bill Plock on April 29th, 2021

      BASE Performance located in Boulder has been substantially growing roots outside of the triathlon community where it started years ago. BASE has been a partner with IRONMAN for years and on courses all over North America. They have been working more and more with organizations in the cycling, trail running, and skiing industries in addition to local triathlons by Without Limits and Breakaway Athletic Events.

      And now Team Evergreen announces BASE Performance as a presenting sponsor of the 2021 Triple Bypass bicycle ride and a supporting sponsor of The Hundo, Beti Bike Bash, and Mount Evans Hill Climb. Read more

      • Jen Barbour of Team Evergreen and Triple Bypass Shares What She Loves About it and Whats New

        Submitted by Bill Plock on February 8th, 2021

        If you have ever met Jen Barbour, the Executive Director of Team Evergreen, who puts on the annual Triple Bypass, you have felt her passion for cycling and equal compassion for people. In an organization who exists to raise money for local charities while riding bikes, she is the perfect fit.

        That passion punches a big energy punch too, and like the way she rides a bike, her efforts are relentless and enduring. She has been swamped this year with the recent acquisitions of the Bailey Hundo, and Beti Bike Bash. Then add in the new Floyd Hill Sessions Series (Mtb weekly timed enduro series) and Co2ut Gravel Ride along with all the COVID challenges and working on the Triple Bypass and Bob Cook Mt. Evans Hill Climb, Jen is, well, buried. We managed to sneak a few minutes of her time and ask a few questions about the Triple Bypass and Team Evergreen Read more

        • Triple Bypass Weekend a Time to Remember Our Why

          Submitted by Bill Plock on July 11th, 2020

          Riding for Jeff this weekend would’ve marked the 32nd annual Triple Bypass ride. Thousands of riders would have bravely ridden over 3 gorgeous mountain passes –Juniper, Loveland and Vail for a total of 120 miles and over 10,000’ of climbing. This epic ride started with a group of avid cyclists and friends. One July day in 1988, this group decided it would be fun and challenging to ride from Evergreen to Vail, Colorado. 32 years and thousands of more friends later, the Triple Bypass is an iconic ride for cyclists in Colorado, the US and beyond. For some, it’s a “one and done”. For others, it’s an annual tradition. For one group of friends, 2020 was going to a very special reunion. A pilgrimage in memory of a dear friend (Jeff Gockley) that introduced them to the Triple years ago. In light of COVID, this pilgrimage for Jeff will have to wait. Though the Triple is cancelled this year, you can’t cancel the community and people behind it.  Read more

          • Triple Bypass Canceled for 2020, Official Statement and News on Future

            Submitted by Bill Plock on May 19th, 2020

            igh… We tried. We really did.
            We’ve lost a lot of sleep deciding the best way forward for the 2020 Triple Bypass. Though Team Evergreen would love to host you on our epic ride through the Colorado Rockies, after careful consideration of how COVID restrictions will look in September, we decided we couldn’t give you the exceptional experience that we are known for. And we need you to be safe.

            So with that, we are officially canceling the 2020 Triple Bypass. We don’t want you to have to ride wearing a mask, eliminate the finish party fun or prevent you from giving congratulatory high-fives to your fellow participants. COVID-19 has taken the air out of the balloon for large events in 2020. It’s a fact we can’t ignore.  Read more