Rider Spotlight Video: Coach Robert Mayfield

In our 3rd episode of The APEX podcast, John Croom chats with Robert Mayfield about what brought this international track cyclist and coach to Colorado Springs and his last minute decision to buy a bike from his neighbor and jump into the 4-day MTB Challenge. The 2021 APEX wasn't his usual race. Listen to his experience.

Rider Spotlight Video: Missy Ross

In our first episode of The APEX podcast, host John Croom chats with Missy Ross about her transition to cycling, what brought her to ride in The APEX in 2021 and what she is looking forward to from the 2022 APEX Endurance Camp and Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox. They also cover where to get a bite and a brew in Colorado Springs. Take a look.

VIDEO: See What Riders Think of The APEX

Watch as over 25 riders are interviewed at the 2021 Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox and learn what makes this a 'can't miss' event on everyone's fall calendar.

The BEET: Episode 6 with Sugar Beets Cycling

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!

The BEET: Episode 5 with Maria Esswein

A veteran of The APEX, BC Bike Race, and just coming off a 3rd place finish in the 3-day edition of Breck Epic, Maria knows a thing or two about big adventures! The Sugar Beets Cycling rider isn’t into race placement—she was thoroughly surprised to learn she was competitive in the Breck Epic. For Maria, an event is about immersing yourself in nature, enjoying the journey, and embracing the people you meet along the way. Not physically embracing these days! It’s more about being present and celebrating life. But we’ll let her tell you the rest in Episode 5 of The BEET.

Rider Spotlight: Julie Powell

Colorado Springs native, Julie Powell recently won our Strava Challenge, with the fastest climb up Mt. Herman Road – the beginning of Stage 2 leaving from the Town of Monument. Julie grew up near Palmer Park, and from the time when was 12 years old, she would often mountain bike there with her brother. They would ride, fall off, get back on her Specialized Hard Rock and keep on pedaling.