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The Pikes Peak APEX in the News

Colorado Springs, CO, February 27, 2020 — Sports Strategies announced today that The Garden of the Gods Trading Post has signed on as a supporting sponsor and start line of day two of The Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox, a 4-day mountain bike challenge on the slopes of Pikes Peak - America’s Mountain.  The Garden of the Gods Trading Post is located on the southwest edge of the of the world-famous Garden of the Gods with its iconic red rock formations.  Stage two will be held on Friday, September 25th and will leave from the Trading Post, roll by Balancing Rock and head up Rampart Range Road for a lap around the Rampart Reservoir and back. Read the full press release here.

Listen as Micah Rice joins Torie Giffin for her latest Pedal the Springs podcast. She hosts Micah, along with Cory Sutela, Executive Director of Medicine Wheel Trail Advocates and Sarah Rawley, Brand Content Specialist for RockShox to discuss the upcoming Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox. Read more.

Colorado Springs, CO, January 29, 2020 — GE Johnson is the latest Colorado-based company to sign on to support The Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox, a 4-day mountain bike challenge on the slopes of Pikes Peak - America’s Mountain.  GE Johnson is a commercial construction firm based in Colorado Springs whose portfolio includes hospitals, schools, and office/mixed use, and the Pikes Peak Summit Complex.  Read the full press release here.

Colorado Springs, CO, January 22, 2020 — Organizers of the Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox announced today the third Founding Partner of the event—Heuberger Subaru. Heuberger Motors has a long history of partnering with mountain biking and outdoor events and is committed to the outdoor community in the Pikes Peak Region. Heuberger will join ASSOS and Circa Realty Group as Founding Partners who have committed to Pikes Peak APEX next September—the largest mountain bike event to ever be held on the front range of Colorado. Read the full press release here.

Bicycling, a Hearst Digital Media publication, named the Pikes Peak APEX as one of the 'Mountain Bike Races You Should Seriously Consider Entering in 2020,' stating 'from coast to coast, these races offer something for every rider.' Read more.

(Colorado Springs, January 14, 2020) – CTS today joined Sports Strategies to announce a partnership between the industry-leading coaching company and the inaugural Pikes Peak APEX, presented by Rockshox, a 4-day mountain bike race to be held in Colorado Springs on September 24-27, 2020. Read the full press release here.

Published in the Colorado Springs Business Journal

Micah Rice has high hopes for “the largest mountain bike race Colorado Springs has ever seen,” and what it will mean for the city and local cycling. Pikes Peak APEX got the official go-ahead last October and kicks off Sept. 24, with four days of endurance events covering in-town trails, alpine single-track and back country 

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The latest coverage by Seth Boster of The Gazette

A large-scale mountain bike race in Colorado Springs slated for 2020 has a set of proposed courses designed to entice resident aficionados and unaware visitors alike.

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ASSOS USA is pleased to announce our partnership with The Pikes Peak APEX, presented by RockShox. A first year 4-day mountain bike challenge on the slopes of Pikes Peak, America’s Mountain. The event features exhilarating, exceptionally crafted routes through dirt roads, jeep trails, and the amazing alpine single track that is essential Pikes Peak. The terrain will be challenging, but not overly technical. This rigorous Rocky Mountain trail experience through the aspens in Colorado’s backcountry will draw not only professional riders, but also amateur cyclists looking for a bucket list endurance experience. Read the full press release here.

Thanks to OutThere Colorado for covering the announcement of this exciting event!

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.

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Thank you to KRDO 13, Colorado Springs ABC affiliate, for the coverage of our the Pikes Peak APEX press event.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs will soon be host to a new multi-day mountain biking competition held on the slopes of Pikes Peak. 

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Much appreciation to Sports Travel for attending the press conference and covering the APEX.

Pikes Peak APEX Presented by RockShox to be held in September 2020

Organizers have announced a new mountain bike event, the Pikes Peak APEX Presented by RockShox, to be staged along the famed mountain in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in September 2020.

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Thanks to The Gazette for announcing The Pikes Peak APEX

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

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.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado—Organizers in Colorado Springs today announced The Pikes Peak APEX      Presented by RockShox, a brand-new multi-day mountain bike challenge to be held on the slopes of Pikes Peak,     America’s Mountain in September of 2020. Read

The Pikes Peak APEX is four days of riding in Olympic City, USA including in-town parks and backcountry stages on the slopes of Pikes Peak.  The format is a Gran Fondo-style start with plenty of aid station support for all cyclists on the mountain and a $50,000 prize purse to be split between the top men and women finishers. Day one will be a short prologue stage and the final three days will be between 35- and 50-mile days featuring exhilarating, exceptionally crafted routes through dirt roads, jeep trails, and amazing alpine singletrack that is essential Pikes Peak.  All stages start close to downtown Colorado Springs and the terrain will be challenging, but not overly technical. Read the full press release here.