The tour that Outside Magazine called a “celebration of fitness” now celebrates its 33rd year as a beloved Colorado institution sponsored by the Denver Post Community Foundation. Ride The Rockies embraces not only cyclists but the towns, sponsors, volunteers and Colorado residents who enjoy following the annual day event on June 10th! Buena Vista is a 2019 overnight stop for the tour! Come out and enjoy a town wide celebration and cheer on participants as they ride into town! 

The town welcomes you and your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers and more to join in and volunteer!  SIGN UP and add your t-shirt size and name here! It’s a great opportunity to give back to your community! Public is welcome to join in on the fun at the Beer Garden/Entertainment area under the large tent at the soccer field.

Note: Roads and highways will not be closed as the cyclists will be spread apart as they ride the 83 miles from Gunnison to BV.  Cyclists will ride over Monarch Pass, head north on Hwy 285/24, then down E. Main to the River Park soccer field. Early riders will arrive around 11am and the rest arriving in the late afternoon. They depart in the early morning on Tuesday, the 11th at 5:30am-9am from the River Park soccer field, to East Main, North Court St, west on East Arkansas, to the highway, then over Independence Pass.

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