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Buena Vista Bike Fest

Ride Buena Vista! Register here for the Buena Vista Bike Fest.

 

21st Annual Buena Vista Bike Fest

The beautiful Buena Vista Bike Fest century route goes North to Leadville, along the scenic rolling hills of Turquoise Lake Road, around the Mineral Belt Trail passing aspen groves and conifer forests, meandering through the historic Leadville Mining District, and back to Buena Vista in the shadows of Colorado’s highest mountain peaks.

Nearly all of the climbing is completed over the first 60 miles of the ride, with the last 40 miles essentially downhill to flat! Riders also have options to take shorter routes including a 35 miler, a 50 miler, and a “metric century” (62 miles) while still enjoying the Collegiate Peaks’ magnificent scenery. NOTE: The metric route now goes toward Independence Pass through the Village of Twin Lakes – may be the prettiest metric in the state!

BVBF is sponsored by Buena Vista Rotary, and proceeds support the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, a book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until they begin school.

The Schedule for Saturday, June 1, 2019

You may start your ride any time after 7:00 am. Suggested start times are listed below.

35 miles – 8:30 am (elev gain 1450′)

50 miles – 8:00 am (elev gain 2550′)

62 miles – 7:30 am (elev gain 2600′)

97 miles – optional group start at 7:00 am (elev gain 4800′)

Learn more about the routes here.

From Noon until 5:00 p.m. relax at the BVBF Post Ride Party in McPhelemy Park. Join us for beverages, food and music in the park. This is a great way to unwind from the day’s cycling challenge. Enjoy music in the park, Eddyline Brewery of Buena Vista and Bristol Brewery of Colorado Springs.

Plan to spend the weekend in Buena Vista and enjoy other rides including some great mountain biking in the area. Check-in at Boneshaker Cycles for other rides and routes in the area. Springtime in Buena Vista is also an excellent opportunity for fishing, hiking, rafting and numerous other outdoor activities.

BVBF Apparel

20th annual BVBF Event Jerseys can be ordered individually or with registration. This year we will be offering event jerseys in both men’s and women’s sizes.

All registrants will receive a Buena Vista Bike Fest T-shirt. 

 

Post ride party
Cheers

Event Details

When:

Saturday, June 06, 2020

Time:

07:00am - 05:00pm

Location

McPhelemy Park Park Buena Vista, CO 81211
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