Firecracker 5k

Introducing: The Prodigal Blogger

My name is Ingrid Muller, and I’m a freelance graphic and web designer living in Boulder, CO. This will be my eighth Ride The Rockies tour; I’ve also been blogging and reporting from the tour for my former employer, The Denver Post, for the past five of...

Introducing: The Flying Frenchman

Born and raised in the flats of southeastern Michigan and aged like a Scottish ale for 16 years in the oak barrel forests of the Blue Ridge Mountains, I bought my first Bianchi Brava a few weeks after my (now 4yo) son was born so I could commute to work. Maybe it was...

Introducing: The Low-Riding Handcyclist

Hi, I’m Sherry Schulz and I am a handcyclist. This will be my 13th year doing RTR. I use the handcycle due to a disability I had at birth called spina bifida. I love sports of all kinds. I grew up here in Colorado and never really got to know the quaint small...

Introducing: The Team

Kathy and I honeymooned on bikes, touring the leafy roads of Vermont. For nearly 30 years afterward, we would ride the neighborhood together, often with one of our three kids in the trailer. But I would ride epics alone. That’s a challenge of long rides on separate...

Introducing: The Pedal Wench

I started cycling about 10 years ago, having been off the bike since college. When I was just starting out as a novice cyclist, I heard about an amazing adventure — Ride The Rockies — and my immediate goal was to become good enough to attempt that ride. My first RTR...