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Elevation gain — Cycle Oregon vs. Ride the Rockies

Day 4 of Cycle Oregon

Which week-long bicycle tour has the most elevation gain — a 457-mile ride along the Pacific Coast in Oregon or a 403-mile bicycle tour over five Rocky Mountain passes in Colorado?

If you guessed Cycle Oregon’s 457-mile option, you’d be correct.

The 2016 Ride the Rockies summits at least five high altitude mountain passes, totaling …

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And the 2013 across-state bicycle tour route is …

In updating the 2013 list of more than 100 across-state and multi-day mass bicycle tours in the US, I noticed that more tour organizers are trying to create suspense about next year’s route by making grand announcements.

RAGBRAI (the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa) was one of the first to raise interest in the upcoming tour route several years ago by holding a gala event.

They’re continuing that legacy now with other important online announcements, such as the the official 2013 RAGBRAI XL logo — a pig! …

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