Karen Allison is preparing to ride the Rockies! The terrain includes some of Colorado’s finest, including five mountain passes, two national parks and 24,937 vertical feet of elevation gain.
This June, for the first time since 1993, the ride will return to Fort Collins. Odell Brewing Co. will serve as the finish line for the six-day, 442-mile ride.
She belongs to a team called the Wheel Dogs, named after the two sled dogs that are directly in front of a sled and normally slower than the rest of the pack, is renowned on the tour for their signature sound.
“We have a distinctive bark we do on the ride,” he said.
>>Full story on today’s front page of the Coloradoan.
Ride on Karen!