Ride the Rockies one of the oldest multi-day bicycle rides in the world. Originally inspired by the largest and oldest,RAGBRAI in Iowa, Ride the Rockies has been operating since 1986 and is in its 36th year and features nearly 2500 riders riding through the Rocky mountains – each year on a different route.
Ride the Rockies was acquired in late 2021 from the Denver Post Foundation, by Ventures Endurance. Ventures Endurance operates more than 150 endurance sports events across North America, including RAGBRAI in Iowa.
Your registration includes: An outdoor camping space, access to showers, transportation of one bag from HQ to HQ for the entire week (70lb limit), Shuttle services as needed, Aid stations with hydration and basic nutrition, access to bike mechanics as needed, access to sag vehicles as needed, medical support and one free commemorative jersey for weeklong registrants.
Riders have several options for lodging/camping each night.
Riders may use the main campground to pitch their tent. This is included in their registration and space is first-come, first-serve in the host community headquarters.
For an elevated experience, riders may reserve a spot with Summit Cycle Solutions for their camping elevated experience that includes amenities above and beyond general camping.
Riders who have support drivers may opt for RV parking spots in designated spots in our host communities. You must purchase a weeklong vehicle pass to be allowed entry.
Riders may book hotel rooms in host communities to enjoy more luxurious accommodations. To do this, use our easy hotel planner links to make your reservations. (note: Summit Cycle Solutions will no longer manage hotel bookings. However, their baggage service is still available. Restrictions apply).
To learn more, click on our lodging page link here.