About Ride The Rockies
Ride The Rockies is one of the longest running bicycle tours in the country. In 1986, The premier Ride The Rockies (RTR) Colorado Bicycle Tour was created. Over 2,000 riders come from around the country to participate in the six day, cross-state tour. Though the route changes each year it will always bring the challenge of brutal climbs, long days and iconic mountain passes. Ride The Rockies was an immediate success, and The Post produced the ride for over 34 years. Cyclists represented all fifty states and several foreign countries.
Ventures Endurance is focused on producing race experiences like no other. We’ve brought together all of the events you know and love from Boston-based Rugged Races and Chicago-based RAM Racing into one company. The cycling division at Ventures Endurance produces incredible cycling experiences including the legendary RAGBRAI, Tour of the Battenkill, The Iowa Fall Ride and Ride The Rockies!
RAGBRAI, Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, is more than just a bike ride, it is an epic eight-day rolling festival of bicycles, music, food, camaraderie, and community. It is the oldest, largest, and longest multi-day bicycle touring event in the world. This past year was one for the books with the 50th anniversary of RAGBRAI, over 60,000 cyclists hit the road along with world renowned artists for an incredible concert series. Find out more on what RAGBRAI is all about here!
It’s the end-of-season ride through the heart of Des Moines via its trails and parks. The breezy 26.2 mile ride loops from RAGBRAI HQ to Cumming and back. Join the fun with stops at Singlespeed, Mullets, Jethro’s BBQ Southside, Outskirts Bar, The Chicken, Cumming Tap, Iowa Distilling Co., and Middlebrook Mercantile. Finish the evening at RAGBRAI HQ for beer, food, and more fun! Plus, shop our end-of-season garage sale to get your RAGBRAI gear. You won’t want to miss this!
Get ready to challenge yourself like never before at one of America’s largest single-day road races: The Tour of the Battenkill! The annual “Queen of the Classics” returns to upstate New York on May 18, 2024 for an incredibly fun, all-inclusive, single-day cycling event and party. This one day race features three different distances a Piccalo-Fondo, Medio Fondo, and Grand Fondo. Click here to find out more on this epic cycling race!
Ride The Rockies is one of the longest running bicycle tours in the country. In 1986, The premier Ride The Rockies (RTR) Colorado Bicycle Tour was created. Over 2,000 riders come from around the country to participate in the six day, cross-state tour. The Tour was an immediate success, and The Post produced the ride for over 34 years. Cyclists represented all fifty states and several foreign countries.
Meet The Cycling Division Team
Events Marketing Coordinator
Social Media Manager
Expo Operations Specialist
Graphic Designer & Photographer
Event Marketing Coordinator
Ride Director (RAGBRAI)
Operations Manager (RAGBRAI)