COVID-19

Rider Spotlight: Chloe Woodruff

Chloe Woodruff riding in Stage 4 of 2020 APEX

There weren’t a ton of options for racing in 2020, and the inaugural Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox was one of a handful of races. With a COVID-19 Mitigation Plan in place, the event was able to pull off 4 days of action. Chloe Woodruff, one of the top mountain bike racers in the country, took notice. Chloe competed for Team USA in the 2016 Rio Olympics and is part of the Tokyo 2021 long team.

Dr. Roshon Says Vaccine Timeline Could Allow Events to Operate Safely by Fall

COVID-19 Screening at The APEX

While spring and summer may be too soon for events to move forward safely, the fall can be fairly normal according to Dr. Michael Roshon, who also cites current infection rates considerably higher than last summer as the reason events pose a risk to operate safely.

Stuck in Boulder, Far from His South African Home, 2x XTERRA World Champion Bradley Weiss Joins APEX

Bradley Weiss
In the last few weeks, it has been very exciting to see athletes from different cycling backgrounds signing up for The Pikes Peak APEX. We recently shared 15 time Cyclo-Cross National Champion Katie Compton will be joining us, its rumored Enduro star Mitch Ropelato will be on the start line and last week it was announced that two-time XTERRA World Champion Bradley Weiss will also be joining us in September!

Telluride 100 Serves as Pioneer for MTB Events Surviving COVID-19 and Precursor for The APEX

Last Saturday, race organizer Tobin Behling became a pioneer for mountain bike events in this new era of COVID-19. Fans of the sport were watching closely and hopefully, as so many other events have fallen, or fallen out of favor. With few surviving and a limited calendar remaining for 2020, we were all rooting for the Telluride 100 to pull off a safe and fun event.

The APEX Releases Start Format Changes & COVID-19 Safety Plan for September

Sports Strategies announced today the safety plan and change in format for The Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox. Instead of a mass start, the event will move to a small group and individual enduro-style start for this inaugural event in Colorado Springs.