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.
The organizers have secured green space in each overnight town for camping. Riders may choose the basic camping space included with a registration fee or may upgrade with our partner charter, Summit Cycle solutions.
Due to covid restrictions and concerns, indoor camping has been officially eliminated from the ride in 2022. Each Town May independently offer indoor camping, however. Check the town’s Facebook pages periodically for updates on indoor camping options.
Yes, RTR has a Vehicle Pass Program(Previously known as Private Caravan) that allows riders to purchase a pass for their support vehicle. It is critical however that people with the participate in the Vehicle Pass Program must follow the rules and signage.