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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Following the recent launch of new events in Oman and Mexico, the Haute Route Cycling Series continues its development beyond Europe and North America by expanding to China starting in 2019. That will bring its total number of events to 14. The inaugural edition of the Haute Route Qingcheng...
  2. General Cycling Discussion
    Beautiful high mountain scenery was the hallmark of this first year Colorado event. Back in August of 2011, I got to live out one of my cycling dreams. It was the first year of the Mavic Haute Route Alps, a seven-day timed gran fondo style event that started in Geneva and ended in Nice. In...
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    The revised day 6 route ran along the foothills of the towering Sangre de Cristo mountain range in southern Colorado. The annual Ride the Rockies Colorado Bicycle Tour wrapped up Saturday in Colorado Springs, concluding what was the longest trek in the event's 28-year history. All told, about...
  4. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Riders at the 28th annual Ride the Rockies Colorado Bicycle Tour faced their toughest test yet, the long haul from Pagosa Springs to Alamosa on Wednesday. Total distance: 92 miles. Total elevation gain: 4,678 - almost all of it during the slog up Wolf Creek Pass, peak elevation 10,856 feet...
  5. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    Day 2 of the 28th annual Ride the Rockies Colorado Bicycle Tour sent riders on a rolling 64-mile grind from Cortez to Durango. Along the way riders passed through the small towns of Mancos and Hesperus - and climbed Mancos Hill and Hesperus Hill. Net elevation gain for the day was a tough 3,442...
  6. Pro Cycling - Tour de France
    The 28th annual Ride the Rockies Colorado Bicycle Tour rolled out of Telluride Sunday, with upwards of 2200 cyclists taking on what will be a seven-day, 515-mile journey that concludes next weekend in Colorado Springs. In between riders of all shapes, sizes, ages, and skill levels will tackle...
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