Bikes and Brews-Royal Gorge Century 2017

Saturday, September 23, 2017  @  7:00 AM   •  Century, Metric, 50k


505 Macon Ave., Canon City, CO    view map

Registration closed:

Online registration is closed, please register at packet pickup on Friday, September 22nd at the Fremont Center for the Arts from 5:00 - 7:00 pm, or on the day of the event from 6:00 -10:00 a.m.


Fremont Adventure Recreation and Red Canyon Cycles are excited for the 5th annual Bikes and Brews. This event combines the Royal Gorge Century ride (also metric and 50K options) with a post-race festival (including lunch and beer from Colorado breweries) to create an experience unique to Fremont County. 

Important: This year, we are proud to partner with the 2017 Harvest Festival at the Abbey Winery. Choose the "with Wine and Wheels" option for a special "Buy One Get One Free" offer: recieve two commemorative wine glasses and eight (8) wine tasting tickets! This offer is exclusive to Bikes and Brews participants. (Standard price is $10 for one glass and four tasting tickets.) 

Funds generated from this event will help to support local projects and organizations such as Fremont Adventure Recreation, the Lower Arkansas Mountain Bike Association, and more. For a chance to win a getaway to the Royal Gorge Region, fill out this short survey:


 T Shirt

 Goody Bag


 Food and Drinks



 Kids' Activities


Course description:

Route Descriptions @

Directions to start:

Start in beautiful downtown Cañon City at Macon Plaza (505 Macon Avenue). All routes start and finish in the plaza, where post-ride food, beer, and entertainment will be ready for all participants and spectators. Admission is included in your registration fee and just $3 for non-participants.

Awards info:

Although this is not a timed race and awards are not given, all participants will recieve a swag bag with commemorative items and a t-shirt.

Additional info

NEW this year is our 'Wine and Wheels' option. Choose the Wine and Wheels Optionthat coresponds to your prefered race and you'll enjoy a buy-one-get-one free package from The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey's 2017 Harvest Festival. Recieve TWO commemorative wine glasses and EIGHT wine tasting tickets! (Regular price: $10 for one glass and four tickets.) This offer is exclusive to Bikes & Brews members, so take advantage of this special deal and spend your weekend in beautiful Cañon City!

If you're staying the weekend, we recommend booking a hotel room at the Quality Inn & Suites, conveniently located just a few miles from Macon Plaza, and only a 4-minute walk from the Winery at Holy Cross Abbey. Be sure to mention that you're a Bikes & Brews participant upon booking and receive a special rate: $80 for a double Queen, standard room. (Standards rate is $90.) 

Also, you're going to love riding across the Royal Gorge Bridge on the Century or Metric Mash, but if you'd like to return to the Bridge & Park later (maybe after a shower and a beer), you're welcome to return later that day for FREE. Just bring your registration / confirmation email and ID with you. Family members can get in for just $16 per person. 

Packet pickup:

Early Packet Pickup at the Fremont Center for the Arts, at Macon Plaza on Friday, September 22nd from 5:00-7:00 pm. (Corner of Macon and 5th Street.) 

Bring a few extra bucks for a delicious beer from Florence Brewing Company, and peruse the 'Spoke Art & Vintage Bike Show' in the main gallery. 

Registration info:

Optional USA Cycling rider insurance is available for $5 at packet pickup. Please consider if you do not carry your own personal coverage.


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Online registration is closed, please register at packet pickup on Friday, September 22nd at the Fremont Center for the Arts from 5:00 - 7:00 pm, or on the day of the event from 6:00 -10:00 a.m.