Iron Horse Classic — Three days of bicycling events in Durango, featuring a 50-mile bike tour, road race, criterium, and mountain bike race. The bike ride to Silverton caps at 2,500 cyclists; register early. Dates: May 26-27, 2018
The Denver Post 2018 Ride the Rockies — Celebrating 33 years in 2018. Route announcement is scheduled for February (see website for registration details; lottery registration). Dates: June 9-15, 2018.
Colorado Classic High County — Van-supported tour presented by Adventure Cycling Association. Starts in Summit County’s Frisco, embarking on a counterclockwise loop that takes in Hot Sulphur Springs, North Park, Steamboat Springs, Rancho del Rio, Glenwood Springs, Aspen, and Leadville. Returns to Frisco by way of Fremont Pass. Dates: July 28-Aug. 7, 2018
The 2018 Bicycle Tour of Colorado — Now in its 24th year, this ride covers 400-some miles of Colorado terrain. The loop starts and ends in Leadville, with stops in Carbondale, Delta, Palisade and Glenwood Springs.. Limited to 1,500 cyclists. Dates: June 24-30, 2018
Colorado Alpine Trails Relaxed — This fully supported bike tour from Silverthorne allows for a leisurely ride (32 miles a day average) through the Rockies going down to the Colorado River. Offered by the Adventure Cycling Association. Dates: Aug. 11-17, 2018
Pedal the Plains — A three-day loop bike ride that explores the flatness of eastern Colorado. Fifty to 70 miles per day, with a century option. Sponsored by the Denver Post, but certainly not to be confused with Ride the Rockies. with a century option one day. (Announcement party Feb. 4, 2017) Dates: Sept. 14-16, 2018
Also check out:
Bike the Byways — 25 scenic bicycle routes in Colorado for independent-minded bicyclists.
B Strong Ride — TBA..
Aug. 12, 2017