Colorado Classic Bike Race

Professional cycling returns to Breckenridge Aug. 11, 2017 with the Colorado Classic
  • Description
  • Schedule & Route Information
  • Follow Us
  • Teams
  • Lodging

The inaugural “Colorado Classic” will roll through Breckenridge August 11, 2017


Breckenridge knows how to throw a bike-themed party and we're excited to welcome the return of professional cycling with the inaugural Colorado Classic. The Colorado Classic promises to be a cycling event like locals, pros and all of the United States have never seen before.  Pro cyclists in the inaugural four-day men's race, including international pros with BMC Racing and Cannondale Drapac, will cover 313 miles (503.5 km) and endure more than 20,000 vertical feet of intense, high-altitude climbing in four stages that showcase the state's incredible terrain and enhance viewing options for fans.

Date: August 11, 2017
Time: All Day - View Event Schedule for Details
Cost: Free to view
Volunteer




To sign up for additional information, visit: ColoradoClassic.com

Stage 2 Route

Stage two will test be a test of endurance and willpower over 64 miles (103 km) in the scenic mining town of Breckenridge. During 10 laps on the 6.4-mile (10.3 km) course, riders will face more than 7,000 feet of climbing, including multiple, leg-crushing runs up the notorious Moonstone climb — and the subsequent thrilling descents down Illinois Gulch.
CO Classic 2017 Route Map


The second and final stage of the women's race  will cover 32 miles (51.5 km) over five laps on the Breckenridge course, with riders conquering Moonstone hill over and over again.


August 11 - Stage 2

10:00am   Festival Opens

11:00am - 3:30pm
Ants - Interactive Performance at the Blue River Plaza

5:00pm - 10:00pm
Live Music: Itchy-O 

Itchy-O is a 30-plus-piece marching band that draws its inspiration from many cultures that include Japanese Taiko drumming, Chinese Lion dancing, Mexican street processions, ancient esoteric symbology and American drum corps. A blazing aural assault from the darkest depths of Colorado, Itchy-O is a wholly immersive, musical experience on a massive scale. Special musical guests DJ f-ether and Church Fire open.

Music starts at 6pm; Itchy-O set at 8:30 pm.
Presented in conjunction with the Breckenridge stage of the Colorado Classic.

Nearby Route Entertainment - All Day

Trail Mix Series at the Monsteon Trail

Trail Mix Series at the Iowa Hill Trail

Trail Mix Series at the Illinois Creek Trail

8:30pm  Monuments by Craig Walch 




 

See the feed below to stay up to date on the Colorado Classic


 

2017 Men’s Teams for the Colorado Classic


We are looking forward to cheering these gents on in August! #coloradoclassic


2017 Women’s Teams for the Colorado Classic


We are looking forward to cheering these ladies on in August! #coloradoclassic
Breckenridge offers packages to satisfy the needs of summer travelers. Breckenridge packages can include lodging, air and ground transportation, activities, event passes, lift tickets and trips to the spa. Choose from our many package offerings or custom build your own package.

See our lodging packages.


Or give them a call at 888-251-2417 and talk to our local experts.