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719 Ride

July 20, 2024

 

The 719 Ride Elevation Celebration offers distances and challenges suited to everyone. Three loop courses can be easily combined to suit anyone’s fitness level and fondness for climbing. Ride as many or as few laps as desired for the same registration.

For the third year in a row, the 719 Ride is the official cycling event of the Rocky Mountain State Games. It is also an official partner event in the 2024 SUAREZ Gran Fondo National Series and 2024 Gran Fondo World Tour.

Learn more and register!


Route Information

 

Five laps of The Course That Cannot Be Defeated is the signature ride (71.9 miles and 9,190′ of elevation gain), but you can ride as many or as few laps as your mind can handle and your legs will allow, AND you can combine laps on this route with laps on any other route based on how you feel on event day.

The kinder, gentler and slightly easier (SE) form of suffering built on the bones of The Course That Cannot Be Defeated is the 719 Ride SE. The SE shaves off 2.2 miles and more than 350′ of elevation gain from each lap. Five laps of this feisty fireplug serves up a metric century and more than 7,300′ of rictus inducing satisfaction and fun.

The GoldiLITE 719 is the family-friendly frolic of friskiness. Four and a half miles long with less than 400′ of elevation gain, this mostly flat course has three turns to its name, all of which are right turns, essentially making it a ride around the block

Read the most frequently asked questions about the 719 Ride and view the course maps.


Prizes

 

At the 719 Ride, the spoils don’t just go to the fast and powerful. Everyone has a chance to win at our distinctive event.

There are KoM/QoM prizes for the fastest man and woman as well as a host of prizes for the not fastest. These “not the fastest prizes” include:

-$71.90 to every 71st person the KoM/QoM leaderboard (e.g., 71st, 142nd, 213th, etc.)

-Carmichael Training Systems coaching package for the person with the penultimate ascent time on lap two.

-Ride with GPS premium subscription for the person who is 17 places ahead of the slowest ascent on the second lap.

– Choice of SRM X-Power Pedal Powermeters (road, mtb or flat) for the 17th fastest ascent on the third lap as well as for the person who is 17 places ahead of the slowest ascent on the third lap.

-Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM bike computer for the ascent time closest to the fastest median ascent time.

-Special edition “winner’s” jersey made by SUAREZ will be given to the 71st fastest ascent of Rossmere for each individual lap (e.g., lap   one, lap two, lap three, lap four and lap five.)

And register at the Titanium level ($99) to unlock the opportunity to win additional prizes that have nothing to do with your performance on the bike. Prizes include a coaching package from Carmichael Training Systems, a four-night stay for two at the Garda Bike Hotel in Italy (meals and and guided bike ride support included), an Industry Nine hubset, a Lazer helmet, a Ride with GPS premium subscription and an SRM X-Power pedal powermeter.


Registration

 

Registration is now open! The 719 Ride offers three value-forward registration levels.

-Aluminum: $40 through May 31, $50 between June 1 and July 14 and $60 between July 15 and event day.

-Carbon Fiber: $71.90 (available through July 14)

-Titanium: $99 (available through July 14)

The registration page lists the amenities associated with each level.

Learn more and register!

Event Details

When:

Saturday, July 20, 2024

Time:

07:00am - 04:00pm

Location

Colorado Springs, CO
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