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BTC bites the dust?

Old 10-12-18, 04:19 PM
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BTC bites the dust?

Never to early to think about next year, so I decided to look up the Bike Tour of Colorado, and immediately started seeing articles about how they've bounced checks to the community groups that helped them with the ride in 2018. Wow. Kind of surprising as they've been around for a long time. Here's one article:

https://www.denverpost.com/2018/10/0...ed-checks/amp/
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I saw that as well. There were only 330 riders when I rode BTC in 2017. Iím sure the organizer lost lots of money that year. I understood that his daughter was going to take it over in 2018 but it sounds like there still werenít enough riders to pump in the cash needed.

Regardless its its disappointing to lose a reasonably priced supported tour in CO. Their rest stops had the most amazing assortment of goodies of any ride Iíve done. The routes were always great and the ride was well supported.
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Originally Posted by jppe
I saw that as well. There were only 330 riders when I rode BTC in 2017. Iím sure the organizer lost lots of money that year. I understood that his daughter was going to take it over in 2018 but it sounds like there still werenít enough riders to pump in the cash needed.

Regardless its its disappointing to lose a reasonably priced supported tour in CO. Their rest stops had the most amazing assortment of goodies of any ride Iíve done. The routes were always great and the ride was well supported.
Had a big advantage of being a loop tour, unlike Ride The Rockies.

I did this ride in Ď99, there were 1200+ that year, loved it even though the weather was crap every day. Great tour, sorry to hear of itís demise.
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