2006 / 7 days / 460 miles

2006 / 7 days / 460 miles

12th Annual Bicycle Tour of Colorado

Pagosa Springs, Creede, Gunnison, Montrose, Telluride, Mancos, Pagosa Springs

June 25 through July 1, 2006

Seven fun filled days of road bicycle touring through the beautiful Colorado Rockies with a day off in Telluride

Check In Day Saturday June 24th is tour check in and the big kick off celebrations Pagosa Springs, CO. Don't forget to arrive early and check out the hot springs pool!

Day 1 - 63 Miles

We will ride from Pagosa Springs, up and over Wolf Creek Pass, through South Fork, and finish in the town of Creede.

Day 2 - 101 Miles

Out of Creede and we ride along the Rio Grande River, climb Spring Creek Pass and Slumgullion Pass, through Lake City, over to Blue Mesa Reservoir for a few miles, then up the Gunnison River to finish in Gunnison.

Day 3 - 63 Miles

Roll back down the Gunnison River, pedal the full length of Blue Mesa Reservoir, over Cerro Summit and down into Montrose.

Day 4 - 65 Miles

Out of Montrose and back up to the Mountains. Riding over Dallas Divide and then up to the funky ski town of

Day 5 - ?? Miles

Hang out in the town of Telluride, ride the Gondola between town and Mountain Village. Rent a mountain bike and explore the National Forest. Hike the mountain or just relax in the sunshine.

Day 6 - 83 Miles

Out of Telluride, over Lizard Head Pass, through Stoner, and on to Mancos for the Mesa Verde Centennial Celebration.

Day 7 - 88 Miles

Out of Mancos, into Pagosa Springs. Enjoy the hot springs with your new friend(s) and then you are on your own adventure! This route offers a scenic variety, town charm, history, hot springs, and a challenging route.

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