There are several options to get you and your bike to Leadville for the Leadville Race Series.

Rental car
Avis: 303-342-5500
Hertz: 303-342-3800

Colorado Mountain Express charter service
CME charters vans and will take a group all the way to Leadville. They can accommodate 10 people per van without bikes, or five to seven with bikes. They can arrange different pickup times with enough advance notice.

Cloud City Transportation (local service)
Service hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days per week
Able to transport individuals or groups (bikes welcome)

The town of Leadville is located at 10,200′ above sea level in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. From every direction, it’s a breath taking and easy drive, and if you happen to get lost, just head uphill!

Directions to Leadville, CO, from:

Metro Denver & Denver Intl Airport (121 miles)
• Take I-70 West
• Go through the Eisenhower Tunnel
• Continue past Frisco
• Take Hwy 91, Copper Mtn Resort (Exit 195)
• Go South on Hwy 91, past Climax to Leadville (24 m)

Grand Junction (163 Miles)
• Take I-70 East
• Turn onto Hwy 24 South at Minturn
• Follow Hwy 24 over Tennessee Pass to Leadville

Pueblo (153 miles)
• Take Hwy 50 West through Canon City and Salida
• Take Hwy 291 North until Hwy 285
• Take Hwy 285 North until Hwy 24
• Take Hwy 24 North to Leadville

Colorado Springs (130 miles)
• Take Hwy 24 West through Woodland Park
• Continue past Buena Vista
• Continue on Hwy 24 to Leadville

Leadville provides designated parking areas so you won’t miss out on the action.
> Download the parking map (PDF)

Need to get your bike to the Stages Cycling Leadville Trail 100 MTB race? No problem! Our friends at BikeFlights have you covered for bike boxes and bike shipping.

It’s easy to ship your bike to Leadville. You’ll get low costs, preferred handling and on-time delivery.

Cycles of Life is a full service bike shop right in the town of Leadville, providing shipping and receiving services, all types of minor and major repair, tune-ups, custom wheel building, suspension and fork overhauls, bike fitting and more. To make things easy for you Cycles of Life has teamed up with BikeFlights, have your bike shipped directly to the shop where Cycles of Life will unpack, assemble, inspect, fully tune and prepare your bike for race day. Post-race, simply drop off your ride and Cycles of Life will repack and ship to your destination via BikeFlights.

Click here for Cycles of Life shipping package options and details and click here to check out the BikeFlights Leadville Trail 100 MTB shipping guide.