Biking, Road

Road Cycling or Touring in the High Country is one of the most scenic ways to view the natural beauty of the Rockies. One of the best scenic and historic byways is the Top of the Rockies. From Leadville there are 3 direction and 112 miles of road, most above 8000 feet to conquer. Overnight you can store you bikes in the garage for security. The next morning you can mount up and ride right out of the garage to start your adventure. Ride south along the Sawatch Range and the Arkansas River to Buena Vista and on to Poncha Springs to extend the ride. Or head through town then west over Tennessee Pass towards Minturn. Bring a lunch, and a jacket, youll need it. There are multiple races every year in Leadville for those that offer race support or enjoy the thrill of competition. Most of them are considered to be Epic rides or races. Dont forget to check in at the Leadville Race Series Headquarters in town for all the race schedules and cool gear. For more information go to www.topoftherockiesbyway.org. Below are a few of the local proprietors and establishments that are more than happy to help you out. Call ahead for hours, directions, contact information, and their services for road biking.

Spring, Summer, Fall Activities

Spring, Summer, Fall Activities

Bike, Road Local Support

Bike, Road Local Support

CYCLES OF LIFE is a full service bike shop located in Leadville, Colorado, high in the Rocky Mountains. We are situated at 10,152 feet above sea level surrounded by mountain peaks from 12,000` to 14,443'. Our service shop specializes in all types of repair, minor and major, including custom bike builds, tune-ups, custom wheel building, suspension and fork overhauls, bike fitting and more. Most parts are in stock and we sell the brands need. We are dedicated to ensuring whether youíre new to biking or youíre a pro, you will be well taken care of. We love biking and are passionate about what we do. Come check us out, you wonít be disappointed!
Location: Cycle of life, 309 Harrison Ave. Leadville, CO 80461
Phone: 719-486-5533
Bike, Road Local Support

Bike, Road Local Support

Cloud City Wheelers is a club dedicated to providing bicycle activities to promote individual health and recreation. The Wheelers also support education and advocacy for a more bicycle friendly environment and a more livable community for members, bicyclists, and the community.
Location: Cloud City Wheelers, Leadville Colorado
Bike, Road Local Support

Bike, Road Local Support

Ride for the Pass- May 20th, 2017. The Ride for the Pass is a recreational ride and road bike race up Highway 82 toward Independence Pass that allows riders to enjoy this beautiful Scenic Byway BEFORE it is opened to cars for the season. The Ride benefits the Independence Pass Foundationís restoration work on the Pass.
Location: South of Leadville on Colorado Highway 82 to Independence Pass
Phone: 970-379-1222