After a successful inaugural year, the Climbing Challenge is back. Join us for this fun (and challenging) 4 day event, September 29th-October 2nd.
Climb as much as possible in 4 days, but you must do it in a timely manner. Just like with cycling fitness and bike racing, the goal is speed. This means you not only have to climb a lot, you must do it within time constraints.
The 4-day challenge is highlighted by our ALP Climbing Ride on Saturday October 1st. We start in Boulder, climb up 4-mile to Logan Mill, up and down Arkansas Mtn to Sugarloaf, up to the Peak to Peak, and finish with the shelf road to Eldora Ski area- a 26mile ride with almost 5,000ft of climbing and sections up to 17% on dirt roads. It will test everyone's fitness, bike handling, and comfort zone. i.e.- a chance to make yourself a better and more complete bike rider. Here is a link to the route on Strava-https://www.strava.com/segments/10356632?filter=overall&gender=F
The details- If are you under the age of 30, you have 10 hrs in 4 days to climb as much as you can. If you are 31-49, you have 10.5hrs in 4 days to climb as much as you can. If you are 50+, you have 11hrs in 4 days to climb as much as you can. You must have a Garmin or an on-bike computer that has GPS and can be uploaded to Strava. You must create a basic Strava account (it's free). You do not have to live in Colorado or come to the ALP ride on the 1st. That's the cool thing, no matter where you live you can participate (as long as there is something you can climb on your bike). You do not have to do the challenge in order to come on the Saturday ALP ride. This challenge and the ALP ride are open to everyone. So invite your friends, family, teammates, etc. The more the merrier! This is our way of motivating people to train for a fun/hard event and giving non-ALP athletes a chance to ride with us and see how cool our little ALP community is.
Prizes- We will have prizes for the 4-day challenge. These prizes include- A free month of coaching ($225 value), a one hour skills/clinic with your ALP coach of choice ($85 value) and ALP Schwag (hats, T-shirt, Pactimo Jersey).
If you are interested in joining us and/or would like more info- please email Info@Alpcyclescoaching.com