2024 RTR Prologue Experience

Ride The Rockies is thrilled to be having our 2024 Prologue Experience in Steamboat Springs Colorado, on June 8th and 9th! There is so much in store for this year to showcase the amazing parts of this iconic Colorado town but also to make it a unique experience you will not forget. Read below for more on what’s in store for the 2024 Prologue Experience.

     Shuttle Service: 

Ride The Rockies will provide a shuttle from Fruita to Steamboat Springs for your convenience.  You must purchase a long-term parking pass for the Fruita High School, and arrive on Saturday, June 8, by 9:00am.  The shuttle will depart promptly at 10:00am and drop you off at the Old Town Hot Springs.  Your luggage will be transported to your hotel.

Registration Details:

To register for the 2024 Prologue Experience click here!

  • $1,500 Registration Fee

  • Includes:

    • 2 Night Stay at Sheraton Villas or Gravity Haus Hotels.

    • Visit to Old Town Hot Springs

    • Brewery Bar Hop

      • Drinks & food at Mountain Tap Brewery

      • Drinks at Mythology Distillery – Premium Hand Crafted Spirits

    • 42 Mile Route Through Steamboat Springs Aid Stations/Catered Lunch

    • Tour of Moots Cycles Production Center 

    • Full Service, Five Course Farm to Table Dinner from The Laundry with a seasonal menu.

  • 2024 Prologue Exclusive Swag

    • Ride The Rockies Robe

    • 2024 VIP Prologue Jersey

    • VIP Gear Bag

Itinerary:

Saturday, June 8  

2:00pm

– Arrive at the Old Town Hot Springs in downtown Steamboat Springs  

– Drop luggage at truck at Old Town Hot Springs to transfer to hotels. 

– Enjoy Hot Springs until 4-5pm.

4:00pm-5:00pm

– Shuttles back to Sheraton Villas & Gravity House hotels.

– 5:30pm (Shuttles Begin)

– Beer/Whiskey Tour with Happy Hour and Appetizers. 

– 9:00pm

– Final Shuttle to Hotel.

 Sunday, June 9  

– 8:00am

– Breakfast Sheraton Villas + Gravity Haus

– 9:00am

– Prologue Ride begins: Hotel to Clark 

– 10am-10:30am

– AID STATION: General Store (Clark, CO)  

11:00am-1:30pm

– Catered Lunch and guided tour of Moots Cycles Facility.  

– 2:30pm-4:00pm

– Ride back to Steamboat Springs RTR EXPO.

– 6:00pm

– Full service five course farm to table dinner at The Laundry Restaurant with seasonal rotating menu.

– Check menu below!

9:00pm

– Shuttles from dinner back to hotels.

Monday, June 10  

– Breakfast at start with VIP tent.  

Moots Cycles:

Moots began hand crafting custom made bicycle over forty years ago in Colorado. Coming out of Steamboat Springs, Bike Town USA, Moots has quickly became a leader in the cycling community and a pioneer in building everything from gravel, road, mountain, and e-bicycles. Their passion for bicycles is shown through their Titanium frames and maticulous detail.

We are thirlled to have Moots as a part of our 2024 Prologue Experience! They will be opening their doors on Sunday, June 9th for all Prologue riders to enjoy one incredible rest stop. When you ride back from Clark you will stop at the Moots facility, there you get a full guided tour of the factory, see how the bikes are made, talk to employees and enjoy some great food!

The Laundry Restaurant:

Located in the historic Soda Creek building that was once home of the Steamboat Laundry from 1910 – 1977 is The Laundry Restaurant. Specializing in smoking and curing of natural foods, enjoy Laundry’s shared plate concept with a refreshingly creative menu that utilizes seasonally and locally grown products.

They will host our Prologue Dinner with a full course menu, wine, and beer. Enjoy their indoor/outdoor space and wonderful atmosphere before you begin 2024 Ride The Rockies the next morning.

Mountain Tap Brewery:

Located right in the heart of Downtown Steamboat Springs, right near the Yampa River is Mountain Tap Brewery. Wendy and Rich Tucciarone opened Mountain Tap in 2016 and have been providing unique and tasteful beer and wood fired cusine for Steamboat residents since. Their love for the outdoors and especially cycling has made them a fan favorite in town. Read more on their incredible story on how they got started here.

We can’t wait to host you all here on Saturday night June 8th! This will be our second stop on the brewery/pub crawl, you will be provided free drinks and appitizers on this stop and get to enjoy the great ambiance of Mountain Tap!

Mythology Distillery

Mythology, the adventurer’s spirit lives in every bottle.

Mythology Distillery crafts award-winning premium spirits to enjoy with friends while creating lasting memories. Our Colorado-based distillery specializes in crafting unique whiskey blends and distilling layered gins, vodka and other specialty spirits in small batches using the freshest ingredients.

Influenced by The Confluence of Colorado’s rivers, Mythology’s cocktail bar, restaurant and Whiskey Garden is the perfect place for locals and visitors to come together and share stories of adventure and travel over great whiskey, cocktails and local craft beer.

Old Town Hot Springs:

One of Colorado’s premier hot springs, is a historic hot spring, family-friendly recreation facility, and world-class gym in the heart of downtown Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Old Town Hot Springs has been a site for recreation and rejuvenation in this community for over 100 years because of the gift of the Heart Spring, the source of all the healing mineral water in our eight pools.