The Leadville Experience- Schedule

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Aug 2:  Columbine Training Ride- 9am-12pm

Group ride up Columbine climb, with Twin Lakes GU aid station. Rebecca will share climbing and pacing strategy for tackling this infamous and decisive part of the course.

Meeting Location: Base of Columbine.  Last crew area before heading up the hill.  This crew area is located on Chaffee County Road 398A at the start of the climb to Columbine Mine Aid Station. Crews drive South on Hwy 24 to Granite. Turn right (West) just past the Granite store. Follow this dirt road to the marked crew area.  Note:  this is past the usual Twin Lakes aid station and right at the bast of the climb.

Aug 3:  Powerline Up ‘n’ Down- 9am-11am

Ride starts at expo, rolling out together to climb and descend Powerline.  Rebecca will share climbing and descending tips on the trail. GU Nutrition Station for ride fueling.

Meeting Location: Meet at Lake County Middle School, 1000 West 6th (same place as expo). Roll out from there.

Aug 4:  Pipeline Out ‘n’ Back- 9am-12pm

This ride will meet at the Pipeline aid station and ride out to the bottom of the single track and back again.  GU Nutrition station for ride fueling.

Meeting Location: Pipeline Aid Station

Aug 5:  Race Prep Clinic: Bike Set Up- 3pm-4pm

-Setting your bike up right:  what gear and tools to bring, trailside tips, how to carry it all efficiently. Meet at the Specialized tent.

Meeting Location: Specialized Pop-Up Store

Aug 6:  Race Prep Clinics: Race Day Nutrition- 3pm-4pm

-Race Day Nutrition:  break down the mystery of how to dial in your fueling for the big day.  Meet at the GU booth.  Free samples will be available.

Meeting Location: Specialized Pop-Up Store

Aug 7: Visualize Your Finish & Recovery Ride- 9am-10am

Recovery and visualization ride.  From race start to railroad tracks and back up the Boulevard a and across the imaginary red carpet.  Share Rebecca’s habitual race day prep.

Meeting Location: Specialized Pop Up Store

Aug 7:  “Rusch To Glory” Book Signing- 12-3pm

This is your opportunity to get your own signed copy of Rebecca’s limited edition book for  Leadville 2014.  Signing and any last minute motivation from Rebecca will take place at the expo.

Meeting Location: LifeTime Retail Store 

Aug 7: “Rusch To Glory” Book reading, slideshow & pre-race celebration- 6pm-9pm

Screen Shot 2014-08-03 at 6.03.31 PMBe the first to hear Rebecca read an excerpt from the Leadville chapter of her new book.  This is an evening all about inspiration and soaking in the Leadville spirit.  Following the reading, we’ll have food, drink, festivities and an opportunity to mingle. All ticket sales will benefit cycling charities.

Doors open 5:30pm, Reading starts at 6:00pm, after party 7:30.

Meeting Location: Tabor Opera House, 308 Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO; After Party- right next door on pavers outside of LT100 HQ, 316 Harrison St.

Aug 8:  Race Meeting & Vendor Expo- Book Signings: 10-10:45am, 12-1pm, 2-3pm

This is your opportunity to get your own signed copy of Rebecca’s limited edition book for  Leadville 2014.  Signing and any last minute motivation from Rebecca will take place at the expo prior to the official race meeting.

10-10:45am- “Rusch To Glory” book signing with Rebecca Rusch, Specialized Booth at Expo

12-1pm Specialized Athlete poster signing with Rebecca Rusch, Todd Wells, Christoph Sauser, and Frantisek Rabon, Specialized Booth at Expo

2-3pm- “Rusch To Glory” book signing with Rebecca Rusch, Specialized Pop-Up Store

Aug 9:  Race Day

Are you gunning for the win or a personal best?  No problem.  Use the tips and strategies she taught you in the clinics and rides and you’ll be solid.   Who knows, you may even hear Rebecca cheering for you out on course!

Aug 10:   Awards Ceremony- Book Signing & Celebration-

Immediately after the Sunday awards ceremony, riders will be able to show of their brand new shiny buckle, get limited edition, signed copy of Rebecca’s book, share their race day stories, and snap a picture with the Queen of Pain.

Meeting Location: Lake County Middle School Gymnasium, 100 West 6th Street, Leadville CO



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