RTR 2024 Route

Posted on February 7, 2024
Now that registration is open and the route is released, it’s time to delve into what makes this route unique, challenging, and a ride you’ll want to be a part of. Going with the western theme, the 2024 Ride The Rockies route showcases parts of Colorado and the Rockies that don’t receive as much attention as other areas. Not only are there some places that RTR has never been before, but there are also gravel

A Look Into the Future of Ride The Rockies

Posted on September 22, 2023
The JustGoBike podcast team had the chance to sit down with our Ride Director, Sabra Nagel and our Cycling Division Manager, Anne Lawrie to talk about Ride The Rockies. Tune in to hear their responses to the 2023 event feedback and about what’s in store for 2024! Click here to listen to this episode of JustGoBike! We appreciate everyone who took the time to give us their feedback on the 2023 Ride The Rockies post-event

2022 Ride the Rockies Route Announced

Posted on February 18, 2022
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 in Golden. In between, riders will pedal 436 miles and climb more than 27,000 feet

Day 6 Dispatch: Ridgway to Durango

Posted on June 19, 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 of Red Mountain, Molas and Coal Bank passes, which together make up the beautiful beating

Day 5 Dispatch: Ridgway Loop

Posted on June 17, 2021
Things that made Ride the Rockies Day 5 Ridgway Loop one to remember: Layover day in Ridgway so you didn’t have to pack your bag Ripping tailwind that made the 15-mile northward spin on US550 a breeze Magnesium chloride-treated dirt roads that meant no dust and a buttery smooth ride Views of the Uncompahgre Plateau and San Juan Mountains that were so good you had to stop and take photos The best descent of this