Deanna couldn’t escape the excitement around the RockShox office surrounding the The APEX last year. More comfortable in flats than clipless pedals, she was intrigued by the 4 days of racing on familiar trails. So, at the last minute, she borrowed a more XC style bike with a SID fork and made the leap into her first race!
We caught up with Russell Finsterwald last Friday, at the end of a long training week to reminisce about the inaugural race. He revels us in the feeling of hitting Captain Jacks at race speed, dishes his favorite post ride nosh spots and issues a challenge to anyone and everyone coming to Colorado Springs this September!
The Rider Photo Gallery is live! James Stokoe and Eddie Clark took some amazing photos for us at the 2020 Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox. Riders can download their images, courtesy of James Stokoe and The APEX.
We were stoked to learn Nate Pearson, TrainerRoad CEO, made it to Colorado Springs to ride with us this year! Listen has he recounts his experience at the 2020 Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox.
'The four-day Pikes Peak Apex MTB stage race commenced last week with a series of safety measures around COVID-19. We spoke to riders about the race and its health rules.'
Be sure to check out Kerry Werner's daily VLOG during the 2020 APEX
NBC affiliate, KOAA News 5, was at the final day of the 2020 Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox.
More than 200 cyclists from across the country are taking part in a four-day mountain bike challenge at various locations in Colorado Springs and El Paso County. Several streets, parks, and trails will be impacted by Pikes Peak APEX going on Thursday through Sunday.
The Pikes Peak APEX is a project of the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance that aims to strengthen the outdoor recreation industry for the Pikes Peak region. Micah Rice, Executive Director of the Pikes Peak APEX, says,
The Gazette publishes some awesome photos by Forrest Czarnecki from Stage 1 of 2020 Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox. If you haven't seen them be sure to check them out!