Ride The APEX

2021 Pikes Peak APEX

Registration Options & Information

We are offering three options to ride in The APEX this year. The first, of course, is the full, 4-day MTB Challenge on the slopes or Pikes Peak! Alternatively, we realize that some of you may not be up to 4 days of riding, and for those, we are offering one-day options that will allow riders to join Stage 1 and/or 3.

The 4-day MTB Challenge

Fees

  • Effective July 1, 2021, the price is $495 to race all 4 stages.

Discounts

  • Riders up to 22
    • Riders 22 years or younger automatically receive $50 off of registration.
  • Military & Veterans
    • Military and veterans receive 20% off of registration. To receive the military coupon code, please email us your proof of military service.
  • Groups
    • If you are part of a club, team or group participating in The APEX, email us to work out a group discount.

Included with Registration

  • Four days of riding
  • Fully-stocked aid stations
  • Tech support from SRAM/RockShox
  • Swag bag with some really cool stuff
  • Post-event awards meal with drinks on Sunday (COVID-19 willing. If we cannot have an in-person After Party, we will continue with our plan from 2020 to "Make Your Own After Party.") 
Due to concerns about physical distancing and trail usage, selling is limited to 370 entries for the 4-day challenge.

Register for the 4-day MTB Challenge

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One-day Options

We are offering two one-day, single-stage options to experience The APEX. Registration in these categories will not include access to cash prizes or awards.

1. Thursday, September 23, 2021: Stage 1 Prologue in Palmer Park

  • The Thursday option will offer riders an 11 mile Time Trial with approximately 1,000 feet of climbing

    Fees

    • $28.00

    Discounts

    • There are no discounts available for this option.

    Included with Registration

    • Participation in the Stage 1 time trial
    • Tech support from SRAM/RockShox

    2. Saturday, September 25, 2021: Stage 3 Gold Camp

    • The Saturday option will offer riders about 40 miles of riding (about 35 miles timed) with approximately 5,000 feet of elevation

    Fees

    • $125.00

    Discounts

    • There are no discounts available for this option.

    Included with Registration

    • Participation in Stage 3
    • Fully-stocked aid stations
    • Tech support from SRAM/RockShox
    • Swag bag with some really cool stuff
    • Post-event awards meal with drinks on Sunday (COVID-19 willing. If we cannot have an in-person After Party, we will continue with our plan from 2020 to "Make Your Own After Party.") 

    Register for One-day Option(s)

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    Custom Jersey

    You will have the option to purchase a jersey at checkout. If you cannot order in time, we may have a few left over to sell at the event, but cannot guarantee your size. If you want one, please order before the July deadline.

    Giving Back

    This non-profit event supports the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance Trail Stewardship Fund. Please consider giving back to the trails. If you would like to give back by making a donation for the maintenance and improvement of trails in the Pikes Peak region, you will have an opportunity to donate during the registration process. See more details in the "PledgeReg" section. We will have special prizes for the top fundraisers!

    Standard Refund Notes

    • Refund requests will be accepted through June 30, 2021. We will give a refund in the amount of 90% of your registration payment, excluding BikeReg service fees.
    • Beginning July 1st, we will not offer refunds, but we will offer an option to defer 90% of your paid entry as a credit toward the 2022 event (excluding BikeReg service fees) until September 1 you may choose to defer .  
    • After September 1, 2021 the only cancellation option will be to put 50% of your entry fee toward a 2022 entry fee.
    • You may transfer your registration to another rider until September 1, 2021. There is a $20 transfer fee.
    • If we are forced to cancel the event due to COVID-19 and local/state precautions, we will credit 100% of your paid entry fee towards a 2022 entry OR give you a 90% refund.

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