Sports Strategies announces another stacked race for the 4-day mountain bike challenge on the slopes of Pikes Peak. $25,000 is up for grabs, split evenly between the men and women’s top finishers.
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.
Sports Strategies announces a two-year partnership between SRAM and Pikes Peak APEX. The iconic RockShox brand will return as presenting sponsor of the event for 2022 and 2023.
As suspension technology becomes more and more refined, so does the importance of taking care of the suspension components on your mountain bike. If you are like us and not an expert in this field, you may need a little help preparing for a big event like The APEX.
We hit go on our 2021 Strava Challenge just 10 days ago and already the existing KOM has been broken! Nick Gould, our 2020 winner, went out last weekend and crushed it up Mt. Herman to start off the challenge with a bang. His time of 36.54 knocked 2 minutes off the previous best time set back in 2014. The good news is that everyone has almost two more weeks to knock Nick out of that KOM spot, and the same for the ladies for the QOM.
I spent some time last month video chatting with Evelyn Dong from her home in Park City, Utah. We covered all the basics - What bike will she ride? What fuel will be in her pocket? How fat will her tires be? Where's she racing this season? How can we bring more women to the sport? But, we came out of this interview with way more.
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!
There weren’t a ton of options for racing in 2020, and the inaugural Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox was one of a handful of races. With a COVID-19 Mitigation Plan in place, the event was able to pull off 4 days of action. Chloe Woodruff, one of the top mountain bike racers in the country, took notice. Chloe competed for Team USA in the 2016 Rio Olympics and is part of the Tokyo 2021 long team.
Sports Strategies announces a partnership between The Warner Group, and Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox. The Warner Group, a team of licensed real estate agents led by Sean Warner, serving the El Paso County area has joined as a Founding Sponsor of the 4-day mountain bike challenge on the slopes of Pikes Peak - America’s Mountain.
Those of you who raced the Pikes Peak APEX presented by RockShox last September, may have noticed the team on motorcycles supporting the event. Those riders were from CMTRA.