The first annual "Assault on the Peak" is set for Aug. 29 in Colorado Springs. This event is a timed, non-competitive fun ride that ascends Pikes Peak... 6,300 feet of climbing in 18 miles. Organizers have rented the Pikes Peak highway for the day, so it is a completely closed course - no motor vehicle traffic - cyclists only!
The road is normally closed to cyclists, so this is literally the cycling community's first opportunity to ride up the Pikes Peak toll road all the way from the toll gate to the summit at 14,110 feet.
Space is limited to the first 1,500 riders to sign up. Given the popularity of other rides along the front range, this will likely sell out, so register early if interested.
Event website is available at www.ridepikespeak.com
Online registration is being handled by BikeReg.com. You can register online here: http://www.bikereg.com/events/regist...?eventid=10578