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.