The wait is over. The miles are in your tank. Colorado Springs is amped. It’s Pikes Peak APEX week! And it’s more than just a ride—it’s an event. Whether you are a rider, volunteer, family of a participant, or community member, there is so much going on! We wanted to make sure you know all that is happening, so we caught up with race director, Micah Rice, to give you the goods.
Listen to the latest StandUpPedalAction Podcast. Josh Klute interviews Micah Rice, and The APEX race director gives a behind the scenes look at The APEX and tells SUPA listeners how it came to be and what the event is doing for the community.
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.
If you are in the Fort Collins, CO area Wednesday, July 21st at 7pm, please join us when we meet up with The BEETS at Road 34 for a Soiree & APEX Q&A.
The PPORA Board of Directors approved an allocation of $20,000, which includes funds reserved from 2020, as well as revenue forecasted to be raised by the 2021 Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox. The money will be spent on trails that will be used in the 2021 edition of The APEX this September, as well as trails that could potentially be used by the event in 2022 and beyond.
Adam Pulford interviews race director, cyclist and sports events professional Micah Rice. They talk about what types of cycling events are leading change in the U.S., why the destination and experience at races are changing how participants are choosing their races and Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox.
The Pikes Peak Apex presented by RockShox is awarding you a bit differently this year. Yes, we are providing equal prize money for women and men! Yes, we are bringing back the big prize purse! Yes, we are still paying out super deep! But this time around—no double dipping into cash and prizes.
My friends, this year riders must declare if they want to race Pro/Open for a chance to win podium money from 1st all the way to 15th place, or race within their age group for a shot at some sweet prizes. Size up your level of competition, and choose your adventure wisely.
Colorado Springs, CO, March 15, 2021 – Sports Strategies announces a three-year partnership between GE Johnson and The Pikes Peak APEX. GE Johnson first joined The APEX as a Supporting Sponsor in the event’s inaugural year, and this partnership expands the relationship through 2023.
Diane Jenks, host and producer of The Outspoken Cyclist Podcast – one of the longest running and most popular bicycling podcasts in the industry - interviewed Micah about how The Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox managed to put on a 4-day stage race that offered great prize money, attract a terrific field of riders, and keep everyone safe.
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,