Presented by RockShox
Hear why Finsty is looking forward to his first true mountain bike race this year at Pikes Peak APEX. The home town legend knows the region's trails like the back of his hand, and he's looking forward to ripping some singletrack in a 'proper mountain bike race'. Hear more about his advice for riders coming to The APEX and why he's looking forward to a 'fun 4 days of racing.'
To help you get the most out of your APEX experience, RockShox has compiled some support materials and tips to ensure you have a great ride. We even asked a few Colorado Springs locals how they like to set up their suspension for our unique terrain.
A lot of the questions we get about The Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox are related to bikes. We hope this guide helps answer them. For anyone wondering: what’s the best mountain bike and tire setup for the Pikes Peak APEX? Well, there’s no perfect setup for everyone, but here are some guidelines to help you bring gear well suited to the unique terrain and conditions in the Pikes Peak Region.
To thrive during a 4-day race like The APEX, you must gauge your efforts wisely in the early miles to have something left for the finale. Here's a guide to help you achieve your pacing and performance goals.
Outdoor Festival & Expo marks the final stage of highest profile mountain bike event on The Front Range and also serves as a backdrop for the full day of activities to celebrate outdoor recreation.
Staying at the top of your game for four days requires a little knowledge and some thoughtful planning. What you do - and don’t do - between stages of the Pikes Peak APEX will make a big difference on how you feel and fast you can go the following day.
No matter whether you are competing for the $25,000 in prize money at The 2022 Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox, racing to win your age group, or riding to have a great adventure, we want every rider to have a safe and fun experience. It is also important to be good stewards of the area trail systems and good trail citizens. Here is a primer on rider etiquette for mountain bike racing so we can all go hard, race competitively, and still be friends at the end of the day.
Sports Strategies announces a partnership between Pikes Peak APEX and Aravaipa Running that will expand the 4-day event to include running in 2022. Aravaipa Running will join with The APEX to invite runners to choose from three distance options – all starting and finishing in America the Beautiful Park on Sunday, September 25, 2022.
Sports Strategies announces a multi-year partnership with Heuberger Subaru as a Founding Partner of The Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox. Heuberger Motors has a long history of partnering with mountain biking and outdoor events and is committed to the outdoor community in the Pikes Peak Region.
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.