ALPINE CYCLING CLASSIC
THE 2020 RIDE IS CANCELED
COLORADO’S CLASSIC SPORTIVE
We start high in the Rocky Mountains and only go up from there.
Based at Copper Mountain in the heart of the Rockies, the famous Copper Triangle is a Colorado classic. This road sportive is graced with breathtaking scenery, gorgeous roads and three climbs over 10,000 feet, each with a timed segment.
The 79-mile loop crests three Colorado mountain passes – Fremont Pass (Elev. 11,318’), Tennessee Pass (Elev. 10,424’) and Vail Pass (Elev. 10,662’) – for a total elevation gain of 6,500 feet.
The Copper Triangle exemplifies road cycling in the Rockies. Join us for the 15th anniversary sportive on Saturday, August 1, 2020.
The Copper Triangle is one of the most important fundraising events that benefit the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s. Since 2006, this event has raised over 1 million dollars for the Foundation. $5 of every registration is donated to the cause and the balance of funds comes from people who fundraise and and ride with Team DPF.
Make a special weekend of the Copper Triangle and enjoy the splendor of the Rocky Mountains in the comforts of Copper Mountain Resort. This world-class resort is offering cyclists and their friends/family special lodging rates at the majority of their properties.
The Copper Triangle course is a spectacular 79-mile loop that crests three Colorado mountain passes – Fremont Pass (elevation 11,318’), Tennessee Pass (elevation 10,424’) and Vail Pass (elevation 10,666’). The route incorporates three ski areas, is littered with historic mining outposts and includes Camp Hale, the training ground for the famous 10th Mountain Division. The total elevation gain for the course is 6,500 ft.
Stick around after your ride for the Alpine Celebration and lunch. Enjoy live entertainment and a beer garden, while checking out the latest cycling gear, accessories and products. You’ll find great bargains on apparel, equipment and more. Share with your friends and family that the expo is open during the ride itself, so they may enjoy the exhibits while you’re out on the course.
Graced with breathtaking scenery, gorgeous roads and three challenging climbs, Copper Triangle is Colorado’s classic alpine cycling event. Voted best ride by 5280.
ENHANCE YOUR RIDE
GRAVEL BIKE 101
We want to make sure you show up to the event primed and ready to perform your best, so we’ve put together a few tips that will help you prepare and get you through your day out on the bike. Learn more.
All Roll Massif sportives are conducted on open roads with vehicular traffic present. The roads have both marked and unmarked hazards. Please be careful and remember that you are only as safe as you ride. Learn more on ways to ride safe.