Memorial Day Challenge Show and Go - VERY HARD - Bring your climbing legs

Description: Memorial Day Ride.  Monday, May 27.

Start time 7 AM, leave Elevation Cycles at 7:15.

Elevation Cycles to Evergreen via Deer Creek Canyon and High Drive.  Return to the shop by Brook Forest/Black Mountain southwest from Evergreen to Conifer, down Hwy 285 a short distance and back to Deer Creek Canyon.  Leave Elevation at 7:15.  If you would like to join at the start of Deer Creek Canyon at Wadsworth, we will be there approximately 8:00 – please let me know so we meet up.

This is a CHALLENGING ride for experienced cyclists - please be prepared for this.

It is no drop meaning we will re-group at the top of the climbs or anywhere else we spread out. The route is approximately as shown here, but without the loop on the way out on Hwy 285: http://app.strava.com/activities/29382837 This ride will be approximately 66 miles, with 6000 feet of climbing, primarily in 3 big climbs – up Deer Creek Canyon (1800 feet), High Drive (1000 feet) and Brook Forest/Black Mtn (2000 feet) – the max elevation is at the top of this climb, around 9000 feet. There will be places to stop in Evergreen and Conifer as needed for water/snacks.

This ride with stops will take 6 to 6 1/2 hours.

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  • Troy S.

    Not sure if I have 8k in my legs for tomorrow. Digging out stumps yesterday and today has killed me. If you don't see me at 7:00 don't wait for me.

    May 26, 2013

  • Kris S.

    Hello Highlands Ranch Cycling Club! Ride2Recovery would like to invite the HRCC to come out and honor our veterans on Saturday, July 6th, in Denver at the DENVER HONOR RIDE. Ride2Recovery is a 501(c)3 whose mission is to improve the health and wellness of healing heroes through physical and mental rehabilitation programs that use cycling as the core activity.

    For more information, please don’t hesitate to contact me at [masked] / (310)[masked]

    Additional information on this ride / the link to register can be found here: http://www.active.com/cycling/aurora-co/honor-ride-denver-2013

    Hope to see you there!

    Kris Skinner
    R2R Honor Ride
    Marketing Director
    Ride 2 Recovery
    Making a Difference in the Lives of Healing Heroes
    http://www.ride2recovery.com

    May 23, 2013

  • Rick

    We'll be looking for you Ellen.

    May 22, 2013

  • Troy S.

    This ride is so hard, it had two entries on the calendar. I'm doing both so I can double the miles. :-)

    May 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Meet u @ wads and deer cr @ 8 aloha !

    May 21, 2013

  • Rick

    Great ride looking forward to the tough climbs.

    May 3, 2013

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