It's just a very positive, encouraging atmosphere, and we felt that a lot of women were missing that, she adds. We just kind of wanted to break all that down and have a no-barriers event where anyone could come and race, have a good time, feel accomplished and maybe learn something new.
The Bike Bash kicks off today at the park, 15600 West Morrison Road in Lakewood, and offers an array of categories, including professional/open, sport, beginner, junior women and a relay race, truly allowing something for everyone. Afterward, an expo will be open with product demonstrations, a massage therapist and brews from Great Divide. The race is $30 to $40; register at www.active.com or go to www.betibikebash.com for information.
Sun., Aug. 1, 2010