Photo: Take a casual cruise
The 30th Sonnenalp Casual Classic Bike Ride will take place Saturday, Sept. 12. Riders take part in a 38-mile casual ride beginning in Breckenridge following the recreational path 10 miles to Frisco. Next, they enjoy a creek-side, 7-mile, gradual climb to Copper Mountain, followed by five challenging miles to the Vail Pass summit. Finally, riders coast, predominantly downhill, 16 miles to the Bully Ranch at the Sonnenalp Resort of Vail for a barbecue, live entertainment and silent auction. Proceeds from the ride are distributed between the Sonnenalp of Vail Foundation and ECOTrails for annual improvement, upkeep and maintenance to Eagle County’s bike trails. Registration is $90 for adults or $45 for children 15 and younger before Tuesday, Sept. 8. After that date, pricing is $145 for adults or $95 for children. Register online at http://www.sonnenalpfoundation.com, or for more information, call 970-479-5700 or email email@example.com.
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