Firecracker 5k

Snapshots, A Finish Line and Miracles

We’ve finished. Ride The Rockies 2016 is a closed scrapbook of memories and, for this first timer, it wasn’t an epic event – it was biblical. Not an over exaggeration to describe this ride as biblical when considering the miracles I encountered each day. And the...

What an epic ride!

What an epic ride!  My first Ride the Rockies is over but the memories, people I met, and sense of accomplishment this ride gave me will be a glorious part of my awe inspiring ride experiences. I chose the handle, “Ride with Purpose,” as I felt I needed to make...

6 Days. 5 Lessons.

  I’ve spent the past few days reflecting on my experience with Ride The Rockies, not only as a newbie, but as a female cyclist participant. The six biggest lessons I learned from this event is pushing yourself out of your comfort zone forces you to grow;...

Greg The Giant

Greg The Giant pulled me for 20 miles today. All that pulling of random strangers these past four days finally gave me the karma I deserved. Greg told me he plays a “close the gap” game with people on the road. I do this too. It helps pass the time and...

Eat Up The Miles Safely

The conversations at Ride The Rockies have recently been about the climbs and how we all did traversing them. The more amazing tales are the ones of survival. Like the story about Bob. After climbing Independence Pass, Bob had a huge mechanical issue because the...