2022 Ride course Links
*** 2021 Facebook Event Link ***
The Rager is back!
Short course. 50k. 4,000 feet climbing
Medium course 70k. 5200 feet climbing.
Long course 62miles/100k 7,000 feet climbing
Long Course has 13 miles of forest road, jeep trail and single track. Must have some bike handling skills. Able to ride on a moderate mtn. bike course w/ a gravel bike.
Course Description: This course is sensational!! Phenomenal views, super challenging but brutally fun Course, 80% Dirt, 20% paved and bike path.
Starting at Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort, Go directly into The Garden of The Gods. One long loop around the Garden then Turn North on Rampart Range Road.
For short course is from lodge, one loop around the Garden then up Rampart Range Road to top of Rampart Range lookout and turn around and ride back down going to the Lodge.
For 50k & 70k mile (100k) rides: Continue Rampart RD COURSE MAP: (Above)
Super Challenging, Beautiful, Find routes (coming soon) and track your Time on Strava
2 Aid Stations. (Please bring more water and food than you think you might need:)
Aid station ! is at top of Rampart Range Road, 1/4 mile past overlook. This is your 50k tourn around.Food and drinks will be there, self serve.
Aid atation #2 is at mile 27 and 40 on return if you're doing the 100k. Food and drinks.
Post Event Party at the Lodge with Live Music, Food Truck & Prizes
Safety: Road is open to traffic please be careful.
Parking: At back of Buffalo Lodge and just west of lodge at baseball field.
Starts at Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort 7am First wave of ride starts at 8am.
Weather: Looks like temps in the mid 70s with sunshine and some clouds. Bring a windbreaker, temps on top of Rampart Range Rd. may be 10 degrees cooler than in Colorado Springs.
Event Time Line: A very fast cyclist will complete the full Rager in 4-5hrs, a strong cyclist in about 5-6hrs, a moderate cyclist 7-8 hrs. The first 2+hrs is almost all uphill so pace yourself and be prepared for a long enjoyable day on the saddle.
Enjoy the challenging course and respect all traffic signs and other participants. Feel free to contact organizer w/ any questions or concerns.
Jayson Middlemiss 719.232.4900
The Buffalo Lodge Bicycle Resort
2 El Paso Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Please park in back
Saturday October 15, 2022 @ 8am -4pm