Firecracker 5k

Introducing: The Renaissance Daughter

I’m a former Denver resident and recovering lawyer who misses the mountains on the daily. I’m also a full time mom, the wife of a competitive road cyclist, a runner and part time writer. I last participated in RTR in 2008; while (unknowingly) pregnant with my first...

Introducing: The Speeding Beauty

The season of 2013 was my first cycling season. There was much to learn about the rules of the road, bike maintenance, bike equipment, routes to ride, etc. It was an amazingly fun journey that took me to the tops of awesome climbs and face-to-face with asphalt. I...

Introducing: The Victory Crew

About five years ago I completed what I considered to be my first long bicycle ride, twenty miles between Independence and Akron, Ohio with an approximate elevation gain of 200 vertical feet. I felt accomplished, exhausted and above all hungry. I treated myself to an...

Introducing: Stuck at Sea Level

Aloha! I’m Denise, 42, originally from Chicago but have lived and worked in Hollywood and Tokyo. And I’ve been in Kailua, Hawaii since 1999. My husband and I will be doing Ride The Rockies for the first time this June. In 2010 we both realized that we’d become a...

Cycling Seminars

Ron Kiefel Ron Kiefel is a seven-time Tour de France competitor and a 1984 Olympic bronze medalist. He first made headlines in 1983 when he became a triple U.S. National Champion with victories in the Road Race, Individual Time Trial, and the Team Trial. Over the...