Seven Hundred and Nineteen

Frequently asked questions

about the 719 Ride.

Well, maybe not that many

What is the 719 Ride?

The 719 Ride is an unsponsored, unmarked, self-supported, ride at your own risk, obey all traffic laws, assume all liability and responsibility for your actions, word-of-mouth, group bike ride. It occurs every year on July 19 on the northwest side of Colorado Springs.

The course is a 14.3 mile loop, and riders complete as many laps of the course as their legs, lungs and schedule allow. Each lap comes with 1,838' of up, and there are 14 demanding ride distances a cyclist can choose from. The signature ride, I Cinque Giri, covers 71.9 miles and 9,190' of climbing in five laps.

Seven Hundred and Nineteen

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

about the 719 Ride.

Well, maybe not that many

The 719 Ride is not a ride you do, it's something you endure. There's no rest from the climbing.

What is the 719 Ride?

The 719 Ride is an unsponsored, unmarked, self-supported, ride at your own risk, obey all traffic laws, assume all liability and responsibility for your actions, word-of-mouth, group bike ride. It occurs every year on July 19 on the northwest side of Colorado Springs.

The course is a 14.3 mile loop, and riders complete as many laps of the course as their legs, lungs and schedule allow. Each lap comes with 1,838' of up, and there are 14 demanding ride distances a cyclist can choose from. The signature ride, I Cinque Giri, covers 71.9 miles and 9,190' of climbing in five laps.

The 719 Ride is not a ride you do, it's something you endure. There's no rest from the climbing.

If you are only going to do one bike event this year,

Then I urge you to participate in the 719 Ride on the west side of Colorado Springs. It has miles and miles of climbing the same loop over and over again. A total brain meltdown is required to go the distance. The experience is absolutely stunning, and I recommend it 100%.

- Ottavio Severo