Colorado Springs

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.

20% Off Enduro Bites for APEX Participants

Enduro Bites
Like many cyclists in the area, the experts at Enduro Bites moved to Colorado Springs and experienced the stress of altitude first hand. They have developed products to support high-altitude adventures by helping your cardiovascular system carry more oxygen to working muscle and allow you to do more work with this oxygen when it gets there.

The APEX Announces Partnership with Norwood Development

The APEX announces a partnership with Norwood Development. Well established as Southern Colorado’s most recognized real estate development company, Norwood joins The APEX as a founding sponsor for 2021.

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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5 Awesome Reasons to Volunteer at The APEX

Volunteers at The APEX

As racers we always give thanks to the volunteers handing us water, giving us encouragement, pointing out the next turn and stopping traffic. But who are these selfless humans who dedicate their day to making ours awesome? It could be you! Or your family, friends, and neighbors might be inspired to be a part of your race in a much bigger way! Melina Vissat, our new APEX volunteer coordinator, gives us 5 reasons to click on the volunteer sign up link now.

How to Eat and Drink for The APEX

The Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox
The Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox covers just over 125 miles over 4 stages, features more than 14,000 feet of climbing, and showcases four iconic Colorado Springs-area trail systems. Mountain bike stage races and multi-day adventures present unique nutrition and hydration challenges, so whether you are coming to Colorado for the Pikes Peak APEX or embarking on your own mountain bike trip, Chris Carmichael, CEO and Head Coach of CTS, has written a plan to help you fuel for success.

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.

Altitude, Its Effect on Performance & Steps You Can Take to Perform at Your Best

How Altitude Affects Performance
With athletes coming to Colorado Springs, Colorado from far and wide to compete in the 4-day Pikes Peak APEX mountain bike stage race, everyone wants to know how to prepare for and race well at altitudes between 6,000 and 10,000 feet above sea level. Here is what you need to know about altitude, its effect on performance, and the steps you can take to perform at your best.