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Ride the Rockies to bring 2,000 cyclists to town

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Ride the Rockies to bring 2,000 cyclists to town

Colorado Springs is one of seven communities to host this year’s Ride The Rockies Tour, scheduled June 9-15. About 2,000 riders are expected to participate in the statewide bike ride, which begins June 9 in Telluride and ends June 15 in Colorado Springs at Cheyenne Mountain Resort. This is the third time in the 28-year… Continue Reading Ride the Rockies to bring 2,000 cyclists to town

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Hill Climb named among tougest motor races

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Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has been named to the list of the toughest motor races in the world. Jalopnik.com, a top motor sports website, puts the Hill Climb at No. 7. The site said the race, which is 12.42 miles of 156 turns, always was tough. And then the road got paved, the site… Continue Reading Hill Climb named among tougest motor races

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The 2013 Pro Challenge won’t cycle through Colorado Springs in its third annual statewide race. The week-long race, set to begin Aug. 19 in Aspen, runs through Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs, Beaver Creek, Vail, Loveland, Fort Collins and ends in Denver Aug. 25. Colorado Springs bid on the chance to be included once again, but Pro… Continue Reading Pro Challenge to blow past Springs in 2013

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Warrior Games set for May 11-17 in Springs

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The 2013 Warrior Games will be held in Colorado Springs May 11-17. The week-long event is hosted by the United States Olympic Committee and finance and audit firm Deloitte and also supported by the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, BP, USO, Fisher House Foundation and the Bob Woodruff Foundation. More than 200 wounded,… Continue Reading Warrior Games set for May 11-17 in Springs

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2013 Hill Climb tickets on sale

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Tickets for the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb are on sale. The race is set for June 30. General admission seats are $40 each, and the Family Four-Pack is $135 when purchased in advance. Tickets may be purchased on the PPIHC official website: www.ppihc.com Camping permits, sold on a first-come, first-served basis, are available… Continue Reading 2013 Hill Climb tickets on sale

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The Pikes Peak Marathon has been selected to host the 2013 USA Trail Marathon Championships. It’s part of the USA Track and Field marathons and will operate like a race within a race, said Ron Ilgen, Pikes Peak Marathon, Inc. president. Members of the USA Track and Field can compete in the marathon along side… Continue Reading Pikes Peak Marathon to include USA championship race

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Although chain stores such as Costco, REI and Wal-Mart sell more bicycles than independent retailers, small locally owned stores have a larger market share when measured by sales dollars. Continue Reading Bike market at ‘tipping point’

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Sky Sox tickets on sale for 2013 season

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It’s not too early to start singing “take me out to the ballgame.” The Colorado Springs Sky Sox have released their 2013 regular season schedule and are hoping to top last season’s record-setting success, when 4,915 fans came out for each game. Season ticket packages are on sale at www.skysox.com and start at $60. The… Continue Reading Sky Sox tickets on sale for 2013 season

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Fan Zone downtown today celebrates 2012 Olympics

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Day two of Fan Zone begins at 1 p.m. today in front of the Antler’s Hilton Hotel. The event, hosted by the U.S. Olympic Committee, celebrates Team USA’s performance at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The USOC FanZone is an interactive celebration that provides fans an opportunity to try five different Olympic and Paralympic… Continue Reading Fan Zone downtown today celebrates 2012 Olympics

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Mark your calendars, a date has been set for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb — in 2017. Organizers of the annual event have set a date for next year’s hill climb, June 30, but also set dates into 2017. “We felt that it was practical to establish similar dates for the future for many… Continue Reading Hill Climb organizers revving up for next year, and next four years

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