Thursday, May 13, 2010

The New Denver Century Ride

The Post did a nice piece on the new Denver Century ride today. This is a great addition to the regional ride options we have and I was super excited to do it... then I realized that I have an unchangable conflict.  I might have to just get some folks together later in the summer to do the route on our own.  It looks like a great route, much less hilly than the Elephant Rock.

First Denver 100-mile bike ride is on Father's Day
The Denver Post
Several managers at Coldwell Banker who also happen to be avid cyclists persuaded the company to host Denver's Century Ride to boost cycling for all ability levels. (Todd Moir )This is "The Year of the Bike" in Denver, in case you didn't know.

Earth Day saw the debut of Denver's new bike-sharing program, one of the largest of its kind in the country. An extensive update to Denver's Bike Map, new bike lanes, and a comprehensive plan linking off-street trails to street bike paths all go live this month.

Now Denver has its first 100-mile ride, putting it on par with dozens of classic, touring events and challenge rides held annually all over the nation. The inaugural Denver Century Ride, sponsored by Coldwell Banker, debuts on Father's Day, June 20.

The ride has three distinct courses, all starting and ending at Invesco Field at Mile High, designed to challenge beginners and expert cyclists. (read more at the title link)

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