After a beautiful day in Palmer Park and an impressive field of riders, Stage 1 ended with Sofia Gomez Villafane in the lead for the women and Keegan Swenson in the lead for the men. Congratulations to both and best of luck to everyone tomorrow for Stage 2.
The wait is over. The miles are in your tank. Colorado Springs is amped. It’s Pikes Peak APEX week! And it’s more than just a ride—it’s an event. Whether you are a rider, volunteer, family of a participant, or community member, there is so much going on! We wanted to make sure you know all that is happening, so we caught up with race director, Micah Rice, to give you the goods.
This episode of The BEET takes us to Colorado Springs where Sugar Beets Cycling team hits the trails to prepare for the 2021 Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox. Watch as Sam, Celeste and Becky prepare you for what to experience this week!
EF Pro Cycling riders Lachlan Morton and Alex Howes will be coming to Colorado Springs. We’re excited to welcome these ‘locals’ and catch up with them for a quick chat.
With less than a month to go before the 2021 Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox, we’re happy to report strong registration numbers for the race and that entries are still available if you want to get in on the fun! If you’re on the fence about doing a 4-day mountain bike stage race in Colorado Springs on September 23-26, here are some ideas that might help you land on our side of that fence.
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Colorado Springs is one of the hidden gems of U.S. mountain biking, and during the Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox, you’re going to get a grand tour of the incredible trail system locals enjoy every day. If you are new to the area, we want to give you the inside scoop on what makes Springs mountain biking different from what you may be accustomed to.
We hear some hesitations out there, and we have solutions to calm those fears. With roughly 2 months until the 2021 edition of the Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox, we don’t want you to miss out!
For those of you who have been waiting, today is the day! We're releasing the ONE-DAY OPTIONS for the 2021 Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox. We know that some of you may not be up to 4 days of riding, and we have two other options for you. Thursday's Stage 1 and Saturday's Stage 3. Option 1: Stage 1 in Palmer Park - Thursday, September 23, 2021: Stage 1 Prologue in Palmer Park
Courtesy of The Warner Group we bring you a preview of what you can expect from Stage 1 in Palmer Park this September. Take a look as Sean, Bobbi Kae and Michelle show us what to expect from Thursday's prologue.
We spent some time last month catching up with renowned endurance coach, Chris Carmichael, who finished 3rd in the Master’s 60+ category at last year’s APEX. Founder of Carmichael Training Systems (CTS), Carmichael was an Olympian and professional cyclist before embarking on a coaching career and founding CTS in 2000.