June 7, 2013
The “Pikes Peak Bicycle Hill Climb Presented by The Broadmoor” is a challenge cycling event for all comers!
The Hill Climb includes a USA Cycling sanctioned bicycle race and an open Fun ride that ascends to the summit of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain. The course is 20km (12.4 miles), the same distance the automobiles use for the world renowned Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.
The race and ride is a fully supported cycling event that provides a limited number of cyclists (maximum of 1,500) the chance to tackle one of the most challenging climbs in the world. Riders will negotiate over 154 turns and climb over 4,700 feet on their way to America’s Mountain summit. The race is now part of the Rocky Mountain State Games as well. This event is for any cyclist wanting to test their mettle as well as their lung capacity!
This summer the Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb takes place on Sunday July 21st, the day after the Mount Evans Hill Climb.
Evans and Pikes Peak are the two highest paved roads in the U.S and for those cyclists that attempt to climb both of these 14,000 feet mountains on the same weekend it will take courage and heart!
Pactimo is proud to be the official cycling apparel partner.
As well as providing jerseys for both hill climbs, we will be creating a special cap awarded to those that brave and accomplish the summit of Mt Evans and Pikes Peak, two great Colorado peaks! It’s a thrill to be part of the World’s “Hardest and Highest Cycling Weekend”
Here’s a video preview from last year’s climb
Here’s a an interview with Leroy Popowski, the 2012 Men’s Hill Climb Winner
Here’s an interview with Katie Compton, the 2012 Women’s Hill Climb Winner
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