The opportunity to ride a challenging and off-the-beaten-path route on all kinds of Colorado backroads.


An awesome West Elk Bicycle Classic commemorative jersey by Alchemist. Full zip, race cut, and high end fabric. Follow link for fit chart. This is not your average event jersey, and you will be pleased with the quality of Alchemist’s Epic Jersey!


Option to buy or earn through fundraising!

Below are the upgraded jersey’s available only by fundraising $1,000 or more.  These Alchemist Epic Pro Jerseys are available in both pink and blue, or of course you can stay with the event jersey above….but fundraise and support children everywhere!  Bibs will match the color jersey you choose/earn and the chamois is second to none….check out pics and sizing charts too.

Aid Stations!

Aid Stations all along the route will be stocked with products from 2018 in-kind sponsors, TBD. If you would like to sponsor the 2018 West Elk Bicycle Classic, please email [email protected]


Drop Bag transported to finish line in Crested Butte.

Local vendors will provide post ride grub!


  • FREE Custom pint class


Music in Crested Butte town Park, post ride.


RRPS is uniquely equipped and certified to provide medical coverage via bicycle, motorcycle and wave runner.

Rapid Response Paramedic Services

[email protected]
1-844-50-MEDIC ext. 701
303-378-5937 (cell)


Finishers medal for finishing under 11 hrs.

Premium medal for under 8hrs.


Either a glowing satisfaction in your accomplishment or a burning desire to return and try again to conquer the West Elk Bicycle Classic!