50 Mile Route At A Glance:
Elevation: +1,318 / -1,318
Max. Grade: 8.5%
Avg. Grade: -0.0%
Start/Finish: The Shops at Northfield Stapleton – 8340 Northfield Blvd, Denver, CO 80238
Time: Scroll down for the Official Wave Start and Cutoff Times
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Check out the 50 Mile 2017 Interactive Ride with GPS Map!
Please note: All routes are subject to change
See how all the 2017 routes intersect
Route Description & Highlights:
The 50 Mile route is designed to help cyclists discover the myriad of roads to ride within the Denver metro area. It highlights some of Denver’s bicycle commuter routes and casual riding areas through city parks, historic neighborhoods and the Cherry Creek Reservoir. Here is a photo tour of a few things you may see on the route:
Official Wave Start & Cutoff Times:
The 50 Mile Route will start after the 4 previous waves of 100 mile and 85 mile cyclists.
7:00am – Wave 5
7:15am – Wave 6
** All cyclists riding the 50 Mile Route must be through Blake Street by 7:30am and over the Dam Road by 2:30pm.
2:00pm – 50 Mile Route Cutoff
Is this route for you?
This is the perfect option if you want a great route but do not feel ready for a major climb or extra miles. It is also a great training ride as you prepare for other long distance rides this summer.