Red Rocks Century Charity Bike Tour Set for August 10

Gold Sponsor Wilier Donating $5000 Zero9 Bike

May 06, 2013, 10:00 ET from Red Rocks Century Ride

DENVER, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Red Rocks Century charity bike event, formerly known as The Healing Wheels Tour, has announced its newest sponsor for the Aug. 10, 2013 ride.  Wilier, a preeminent Italian bicycle maker, has joined the sponsorship roster as the Gold Level.  As part of its sponsorship, Wilier has donated a complete Zero9 bicycle valued at $5,000, to be given away as a post-ride door prize.

"We are very excited to have such incredible sponsors participating this year, including Wilier Bicycles our newest Gold sponsor," said Brad Benson, Red Rocks Century Ride Chairman.  "Wilier has generously donated one of their top-rated bikes clearly demonstrating their support of this full charity event."

The Red Rock Century tour, which benefits several local charities including Hope Communities, Colfax Community Network, Young Life and The Bridge Project, features three different scenic climbing ride options ranging in length from 53 to 106 miles.  

The true century route is both scenic and challenging through Front Range landmarks and mountain towns including Dinosaur Ridge, Red Rocks Park, Bear Creek Canyon, Idledale, Kittredge, Kerr Gulch, Squaw Pass Road, Evergreen Lake, Brook Forest Inn and Evergreen. Ride options include the Century Route (106 miles), the Metric Century Route (62 miles), and the Challenge Route (53 miles).  All ride options start and end at Red Rocks Elementary School in Morrison.

Wilier joins other valued sponsors including jersey-sponsor Primal Wear and Knight, Field, Fabry CPAs; Shea Homes; General Air; Goodspeed Merrill & Benson; Corner Bakery Cafe; Brand Iron; Casey Dean Cycles; Green Mountain Sports; Jeffco Public Schools; Campus Cycles;; Bicycle Village; and Jinji Cycles.

About the Benefitting Charities:

About Hope Communities

Hope Communities' uses quality, service-enriched affordable housing to create diverse, healthy communities.

About Colfax Community Network          

Colfax Community Network has a mission to help Denver's homeless that currently reside in motels and other high-rent, temporary solutions by providing information, services and programs.

The Bridge Project  

The Bridge Project's mission is to provide educational opportunities for children living in Denver's public housing neighborhoods so they graduate from high school and attend college or learn a trade.

Young Life    

Young Life is an organization the builds authentic relationships between kids and adults to enrich the lives of today's youth through God. 

SOURCE Red Rocks Century Ride