Triple Bypass – An Epic Colorado Cycling Experience
Jul 8, 2017 - Jul 9, 2017
The Triple Bypass Bicycle Ride, presented by Team Evergreen Cycling, is recognized as one of the premier cycling events across the country and takes place July 8-9, 2017. A one or two-day cycling event, celebrating its 29th Anniversary, the Triple Bypass takes cyclists on a gorgeous tour through the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, spanning three mountain passes.
On Saturday July 8th, 2017 the Triple Bypass ride heads WEST from Evergreen and concludes in Avon over three mountain passes. The ride is 120 miles from Evergreen (Bergen Park) over Juniper Pass (11,140 ft.), Loveland Pass (11,990 ft.), Swan Mountain and Vail Pass (10,560 ft.), concluding in Avon. The ride has more than 10,000 ft. of challenging elevation gain.
On Sunday July 9th, 2017 the Triple Bypass heads EAST, starting in Avon, over three mountain passes. The ride is 120 miles from Avon (Nottingham Park) over Vail Pass (10,560 ft.), Swan Mountain, Loveland Pass (11,990 ft.) and Juniper Pass (11,140 ft.) concluding in Evergreen (Buchanan Park). Cyclists especially enjoy the long 35 mile descent from the top of Loveland Pass to Idaho Springs. The ride also has more than 10,000 ft. of challenging elevation gain.
For those truly interested in a heart-pounding experience, riders can take the challenge of the Double-Triple Bypass and ride both days of the weekend. The Double-Triple is the ultimate cycling challenge, traveling 240 miles with 20,000' of climbing over the span of the weekend.
Cyclists feel good about riding the Triple Bypass, as Team Evergreen Cycling, who produces the event, supports over 50 non-profit organizations from the proceeds from the ride.
The Triple Bypass truly is an epic Rocky Mountain bike ride. It is fully supported and features breathtaking views, including the Continental Divide, gradual mountain climbs and thrilling descents on closed roads, aid stations about every 20 miles and friendly volunteers and staff. Plus, each registered cyclist receives an exclusive Triple Bypass jersey designed by Primal, a catered finish-line meal, free beer or beverages and a finisher medal.
For a detailed route description, complete event information and to register for this EPIC Colorado cycling experience visit TripleBypass.org .