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Eriksen Cycles Tour de Steamboat

Eriksen Cycles Tour de Steamboat

DATE: Jul 19, 2014

Rocky Peak Productions (RPP) began in 2003 as three local bicycle enthusiasts attempting to make a living doing what we love; riding bikes and hosting events to encourage and invite riders of all levels to join in the fun.  In 2005 they resurrected a long distance, non-competitive road ride known as the Tour de Steamboat. This local road bike event started in the late 1970’s with bike building legend, Kent Eriksen, as a century road ride amongst local friends and riders.  In 2005, the Tour hosted 150 riders and celebrated the success over a keg of beer and a basket of Double Z BBQ.

Today, the Tour de Steamboat boasts the same vintage style with some refined conveniences including stocked aid stations, more cowbells, and one heck of a grand finale BBQ party (where complimentary massages are provided and the beer flows like wine)…and includes 800+ riders.  The beneficiaries are all local organizations and charities who will benefit from participants.  All (100%) of proceeds are donated to local organizations that reach out in powerful and effective ways in the community of the Yampa Valley.

There are three different routes:
Route #1: The Classic Tour de Steamboat - Length: 110 or so miles
Route #2: The Stagecoach Out-n-back – Length: 40 miles
Route #3: The Sidney Peak Ranch ride - Length: TBD

Mountain Resorts is pleased to be an official lodging sponsor of the Tour de Steamboat. If you are planning on participating click here for exclusive lodging specials.

Visit the Official Tour de Steamboat site for additional information and to register for the event.

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