2022 Ride the Rockies Photos are Online

Anne LawrieBlog, Uncategorized

It was great to be a part of and help to capture the 2022 Ride The Rockies! We have some awesome shots and a nice collection of print and digital products you can customize in order to commemorate your ride. Click here to view your photos and follow the steps below to finding your photo!  Click on the link. You’ll … Read More

RTR Daily Update _ Day 3 _ Tuesday, June 14

Anne LawrieBlog

Welcome to Day 3 of Ride The Rockies 2022  We hoped you enjoyed a very scenic, albeit windy day with the stunning views of Mt. Sopris and beyond. Well tomorrow you get to ride to beyond—up and over one of the most iconic passes in the United States. Built in 1880 it’s now the third highest pass in the country … Read More

RTR Daily Update – Day 2 – Monday, June 13

Anne LawrieBlog

Welcome to Day 2 of Ride The Rockies 2022  Wow, what a day! Way to persevere through some heat and wind, but you did it! We are so excited for day 2 from Glenwood Springs to Basalt. A few quick things for tomorrow.  Day 2: Glenwood Springs to Basalt Following Day 1’s more-than-a-century ride, the peloton gets something of a … Read More

RTR Daily Update – Sunday, June 12

Anne LawrieBlog

RTR Digital Daily  DAY 1: Saturday, June 12  Welcome. Thanks for being here. We are so excited for an amazing week. The Rockies look more spectacular than ever. You will be seeing some of Colorado’s most spectacular scenery. Each day we will send out the RTR Digital Daily with highlights on the route, updates on aid stations, food, a copy … Read More

Crew Opportunities

Andrea ParrottBlog, Crew

Weeklong Opportunities One of the best ways to be involved with Ride The Rockies without actually riding it is to be a part of our Crew! RTR travels with a core Crew who help make this bike tour a success. The RTR Crew is a unique group; some of our most dedicated Crew members started only a few years ago, ... Read More

A message from RTR interim ride director Bill Plock

Anne LawrieLifestyle

Dear Ride The Rockies Riders: The other day my 18-year-old daughter asked me why I have been going to the mountains so much? Why am I on my phone so much? Why are you staying up so late typing notes? She of course knew that I got a new job as interim ride director for Ride The Rockies at the … Read More

2022 Ride the Rockies Route Announced

Anne LawrieUncategorized

2022 Route Overview The 36th annual Ride the Rockies is a challenging point-to-point affair featuring two 100-plus-mile days, four trips above 11,000 feet, five Continental Divide crossings, and an historic first time spin through Glenwood Canyon along the banks of the Colorado River. The 2022 event, which runs June 11-17, starts at Copper Mountain and ends along Colorado’s Front Range … Read More

Day 6 Dispatch: Ridgway to Durango

Kim Sharp-LeybaJason Sumner 2021

Cooked. Spent. Exhilarated. Relieved. Satisfied. And yes, sometimes frustrated. All these emotions sum up the experience that was the 2021 Ride the Rockies, which wrapped up Friday with an exceptionally challenging 83-mile ride from Ridgway back to where it all started in Durango. In between was a massive day of climbing in the high mountains of Southwest Colorado, including ascents … Read More