Palmer Park

Pre-ride Chat with EF Pro Cycling's Lachlan Morton & Alex Howes

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.

5 Reasons You Need to Ride The APEX

2020 APEX

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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What to Expect from Terrain in Colorado Springs

Palmer Park, Stage 1 of The APEX
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.

One-day Options Announced

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

Rider Spotlight: Chris Carmichael

Chris Carmichael riding Stage 1 of the 2020 APEX
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.

5 Must-Dos for Cycling Enthusiasts

Colorado Springs - Olympic City USA
The Pikes Peak Region is a dream destination for mountain bikers and cycling enthusiasts, featuring 300 days of sunshine and blue skies, mild climate and plenty of outdoor activities. If you're planning your next visit to the area, here are some musts for your itinerary.