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