Posts Tagged ‘virtual rides’

Epic Aspen follow up – George Hincapie waved to us!!

By Jennifer Sage On August 23, 2011 3 Comments

This week is the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Colorado, the inaugural weeklong stage race through the mountains and towns of Colorado. This is VERY exciting to say the least! I’ll be going to three stages, Stages 2, 3, and 4 one Wed, Thur and Fri and will report back to you. But the biggest news for now….

Allen Jones of Epic Rides was here in Colorado this past week to film two new virtual rides. The first one was Epic Mount Evans, which goes to the highest paved road in the US. I had no desire to be in that video – pedaling at anything over 12,000 feet is not my own idea of fun, and Mt Evans goes over 14,000 feet (4,270m)! But it will be a beautiful and challenging virtual ride, that’s for sure.

However, and maybe I’m a little biased, I think the Epic

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Training for the Epic Aspen virtual ride!

By Jennifer Sage On August 15, 2011 No Comments

Epic Planet is coming to Colorado!

Last year, Allen of Epic Planet and I were planning on filming one of his virtual rides here in Colorado, but we were unable to make the timing work. So I guess you can say this has been a full year of planning! Being that Colorado is a cycling mecca, and the scenery is so incredibly beautiful, I have a very strong feeling that our Epic Aspen ride that we will be filming will be the BEST of their entire library!

Or…maybe I’m a tad biased…. 😉

Allen arrived today to film another Colorado virtual ride up Mount Evans this Wednesday, the tallest paved road in the US – to 14,000 feet (4,267m) – not my idea of a lot of fun! Anything over 12,000 feet (3,657m) and your legs turn to lead. I think I’d rather watch that one on the DVD! We have our

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