Alpine Cycle Connection (ACC) will provide accommodation booking services for Ride The Rockies cyclists. Participants who have been chosen in the lottery will have an opportunity to submit their request for hotels, motels and fine B&B’s. Requests should be submitted through Alpine Cycle Connection’s web site and will be handled on a first come first serve basis. Cyclists, if inclined, may opt-in for baggage service to and from their hotel throughout the week as a part of their overall package. Please visit cyclewithalpine.com for more details.
Please Note: ACC will begin taking reservation requests on Monday, March 4 @ 9AM MST.
Indoor and outdoor camping space will be provided to riders free of charge. Indoor group accommodations are traditionally school gymnasiums and space is limited. You must provide your own sleeping bag and pad. Showers and toilets will be available for those staying at Ride The Rockies facilities.
For premier camping services please visit The Sherpa Packer Ltd – A Mountain Tent Valet Service – or call 720.331.2401.
Alpine Cycle Connection will provide travel packages for Ride The Rockies cyclists. Reservations are required. All services and rates will be outlined in the 2013 Rider Manual and ACC’s web site.
Travel options include:
• Discounted air travel to Montrose, Grand Junction, Telluride, Colorado Springs and Denver International Airport (DIA) for out-of-state cyclists.
• Charter bus transportation to Telluride from above listed airports.
• Charter bus transportation to Telluride from Highlands Ranch Park & Ride.
• Charter bus transportation to Telluride from Ward Road Park & Ride in Denver.
• Charter bus transportation from Colorado Springs to Telluride on Registration Day.
• Charter bus transportation from Colorado Springs to DIA.
• Charter bus transportation from Colorado Springs to Colorado Springs Airport.
• Charter bus transportation from Colorado Springs to Highlands Ranch Park & Ride.
• Charter bus transportation from Colorado Springs to Ward Road Park & Ride in Denver.
For more information, please visit cyclewithalpine.com – or call 970.626.9913.
Please Note: Transportation services in and around each host community will be provided free of charge by Ride The Rockies.
If you don’t want the hassle of transporting your bike from your home to the start of Ride The Rockies, then we encourage you to ship your bike directly to the start of the ride in Telluride, CO with High Country Shipping (HCS). HCS is a registered UPS and FedEx shipper with over 12 years of experience and have worked directly with RTR for the past 5 years.
HCS will schedule UPS to pick up your bike case from your home, office or bike shop, track your shipment and have your bike case waiting for you at the start of RTR. During the event they will store your bike case and have it waiting for you at the finish of the ride. Return shipping is just as easy!
High Country Shipping is pleased to offer a new service called GEAR Forward. Ship your camping gear and luggage to Ride The Rockies and have it waiting for you at the start of the tour. Rates are $1.50 per pound one-way from anywhere in the United States. For details, look for the GEAR Forward logo on the HCS Ride The Rockies Sign-Up Page!
Sign up today at highcountryshipping.com – or call 877.231.1363 and let them simplify your life!
Please Note: Bike case storage and transport is available through HCS for a $25 fee payable at the event.
Telluride – Mtn. Village Gondola Parking, 455 Mountain Village Blvd. (located behind Town Hall Plaza, northwest of Gondola Terminal Station Village Parking), $15; Hours: Sat. 6/8 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Colorado Springs – Cheyenne Mountain Resort, 3225 Broadmoor Valley Rd. (Clubhouse Drive & Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway), $25; Hours: Fri. 6/7 4 – 8 p.m. & Sat. 6/8 6 – 10 a.m.