Pikes Peak Apex could be mountain bike event Colorado Springs has long desired

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The Gazette announces The Pikes Peak APEX

Photo Credit: The Gazette, Mark Reis.

Thanks to The Gazette for announcing The Pikes Peak APEX

Tuesday morning at USA Cycling headquarters, before announcing “the largest mountain bike race Colorado Springs has ever seen,” Micah Rice was roaming the room, at one point stopping to shake hands with a stranger.

Chris Franz introduced himself: “I’m just a random person.”

Just a random person who’s been hitting the local trails for the better part of 15 years. But for Franz and others like him, Tuesday’s announcement was perhaps most meaningful.

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