May 2017 Bikenridge Useletter


Ah yes, May-uary in the Mountains.  It’s a perfectly choreographed dance between Spring and Winter. Winter leads for days on end and just when you have given up hope, Spring bounds in bright and warm and takes the stronghold just long enough to remind us that, yes, Summer is on the way.

May is a great time to GET READY and kick start your way into June.  Not super stoked to jump on that old Blur? Are you looking for a better bike fit?  What about you, Mr. Couch-potato? Are you ready for that first big ride?  We are here to help!


The Colorado Bike Expo, May 13 – 15 it’s a two day bike event and consumer show that celebrates all things cycling and Colorado; pairing industry professionals, recreational riders, biking enthusiasts and utilitarian’s with the latest products, consumer trends, screaming deals, organized rides, clubs & teams, advocacy groups, and cycling destinations. Super Fun! Read Westword’s review of the 2015 expo.


Coach Joe Howdyshell,  Summit Endurance Academy, shares his take on 5 things to think about as summer approaches.

“And now that the sun is out, you’re ready for SUMMER! Well, slow down, Tiger. It’s barely May, and we’ve just gotten a metric crap-ton of snow. However, having a plan is never a bad idea. So here’s a couple thoughts to help you get from whatever you do on snow to whatever you do off snow …..”  READ MORE


Plan to spend a weekend or a week in Breckenridge. June starts out right with Breck Bike Week: the community’s favorite cycling activities – The Poker Ride, mountain and road demos, skills clinics, and guided tours – packed into a few days of fun; and Wave: Light+Water+Sound – cutting-edge works of contemporary public art featuring illuminated sculptures, projections and digital art on the riverfront.  And that is just the beginning!

June Schedule:

  • June 1 – 4     Wave: Light + Water + Sound
  • June  7         Frisco Roundup, presented by Basecamp
  • June 21        Gold Run Rush, presented by Lincoln Park
  • June 25        Breck Mtn Enduro (Part of Breck Bike Week)
  • June 21-25   Breck Bike Week ( Demos, Rides and Clinics)

As always, THANK YOU for taking the time out of your busy day to read the Bikenridge Useletter.  We are interested and want to hear from you! 

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Enjoy the Climb!
— Everything Biking in Breckenridge 🙂