Venus de Miles 2023 Bike Ride Set to Roll on Aug. 26 in Lyons, Colo.

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BOULDER, Colorado (August 14, 2023) — Venus de Miles, Colorado’s first all-women’s bike ride and celebration of sisterhood, will be holding its 16th annual event on Sat., Aug. 26 at Bohn Park, located at 199 2nd Ave., in Lyons, Colo.

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The ride is open to cyclists of all abilities and skill levels, as riders choose between a 30-mile, 64-mile or a 100-mile course, all of the options running through scenic, beautiful northern Colorado. All courses are fully supported with snacks and hydration at rest stops, encouraging volunteers and fans, with technical assistance provided by Venus de Miles’ famed “Tutu Crew,” the world’s best-dressed on-course bike mechanics.

A member of the “Tutu Crew”. Photo courtesy Venus de Miles

At the end of their rides, all participants get to enjoy Venus de Miles’ iconic Finish Festival, featuring complimentary food and drinks, live music, unique local vendors, and a relaxing recovery zone with massages, skin care, wellness needs, and more.

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Registration for the ride is currently $125 per rider which includes a commemorative shirt, lunch and two beverages at the Finish Festival. Participants can sign up online here: https://raceroster.com/events/2023/66673/venus-de-miles-2023.

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Ride day features a staggered start: the 100-mile course riders will depart at 6:15 a.m.; 64-mile course riders depart at 7:45 a.m., and the 30-mile course riders will leave at 9:15 a.m. All will return to the Finish Festival, which will be open from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Bohn Park.

Photo courtesy Venus de Miles

Venus de Miles riders fundraise for Greenhouse Scholars, an education nonprofit focused on sustainable, generational community change. They are creating results through the transformative power of higher education by working with the most inspiring role models from our country’s lowest resourced communities.

Women from around Colorado and the nation participate annually in the Venus de Miles as a celebration of sisterhood, women’s empowerment, cycling, fitness and fun. For more information on the ride, to donate or to shop in the Venus de Miles store, please visit: https://www.venusdemiles.com/

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