Great Road Rides Denver
Metro Denver is justly famous for its miles of dedicated bike trails, and yet beyond the trail system lie hundreds of miles of bike-friendly streets just waiting to be explored. Great Road Rides Denver offers the best of both worlds, with 25 rides that link streets and bike lanes with the city's well-loved trails to create entertaining and interesting rides across the metro area.
Ranging in length from 15 to 70 miles, and stretching from Golden to Aurora, Arvada to Centennial, these rides will appeal to both recreational cyclists who are tired of the same old routes and serious road bikers who want to explore harder, longer, and surprisingly steeper terrain. What's more, they were designed to be accessible from your doorstep, no matter what part of the metro area you call home.
Each rid includes a detailed description and useful take-along map, and features information about the neighborhoods, streets, and landscapes is explores.
Written by Jay P. K. Kenney who is a cyclist, telemark instructor, and cartographer. He lives in Denver.