Registration

2018 Registration is NOW Open!

The DRT is a charity event with all proceeds donated to the ALS Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter and the Blazman Foundation War on ALS. Each participant is required to raise a minimum of $300 in donations by June 9, 2018. Full SAG Support including luggage transfer from city to city, Aid Stations, and Mechanical Support will b e available. INCLUDED WITH YOUR REGISTRATION FEE, EACH PARTICIPANT WILL RECEIVE A CUSTOM DRT JERSEY, T-SHIRT & HAT.

Registration Entry Fee -- $125.00 for the 3 Day Tour – includes complete SAG Support, Aid Stations, Luggage Transfer and Mechanical Support. Lodging & meals are the responsibility of the participant. Each participant will receive a custom 2017 DEATH RIDE Tour VIII jersey, t-shirt & hat. ALL JERSEYS WILL BE ORDERED AS OF APRIL 1, 2018. IF YOU HAVE REGISTERED AFTER 4/1/2018, YOU CAN STILL RECEIVE A 2018 DEATH RIDE TOUR VIII JERSEY, HOWEVER, THEY WILL NOT BE ORDERED UNTIL AFTER THE EVENT. JERSEYS SHOULD BE AVAILABLE BY OCTOBER 1, 2018.

2018 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

*Registration fees are non-refundable and non transferable.

Please click here for details on the Stairway To Heaven Rider Incentive Program.

Angel of Life Poster

2017 Death Ride Tour Poster

2017 DEATH RIDE Tour VIII Rider List & Donation Totals as of June 1, 2017

* denotes returning DEATH RIDER

*denotes Angel of Life Status

* Denotes DEATH RIDE Tour TEAMS

2017 DEATH RIDE Tour VIII Is Limited to 275 Participants

Bib # First Name Last Name Event Age City State How many
DEATH RIDE Tours
have you M
participated in?
Total Donations
Includes Sponsorships
2 Garrison Hayes 18 Aurora CO 1
3 Chris Hayes 49 Aurora CO 1
4 Larry Gruel 50 Carbondale CO 3
5 Rob Busch 46 Greenwood Village CO 3 $1600.00
6 Troy Reimers 49 Golden CO 1
9 Dan Kourey 59 Aurora CO 1 $2,008.00
Team Hosmer
10 Todd Gruenhagen 56 North St Paul MN 1 $300.00
11 Linda Gruenhagen 56 North St Paul MN 1 $300.00
12 Jeff Netick 65 Wabasha MN 1
Team Hosmer - Team Donations
Hosmer Team Total $600.00
Team Ann's Fight To Defeat ALS
1 Barry Sopinsky 64 Aurora CO 7 $100.00
8 Julie Stoligrosz 61 Littleton CO 1 $100.00
14 Beth Collins 56 Morrison CO 2
16 Michael Carrol 62 Littleton CO 1 $550.00
17 Lorena Ballew 58 Lakewood CO 1
20 Chuck Ballew 59 Lakewood CO 1
54 Wendy Hayes 53 Westminster CO 1
The Ann's Fight To Defeat ALS Team Donations $350.00
Ann's Fight To Defeat ALS Team Total $1,100.00
15 Glenn Pinto 60 Greenwood Village CO 0
18 Richard Tyre 38 Denver CO 2 $1,100.00
19 Pamela Tyre 43 Denver CO 3 $125.00
Team For The Love Of Lille & Syliva
21 Melissa Hylton 29 Colorado Springs CO 0 $818.00
22 Micah Brown 32 Denver CO 0 $929.00
23 Erica Hylton 29 Denver CO 0 $675.00
The Love Of Lillie And Syliva Team Donations $2,685.00
For The Love Of Lillie And Syliva Team Total $5,107.00
24 Keith Thompson 52 Littleton CO 4 $330.00
25 Kate Allen 57 Littleton CO 1
26 Nicholas Giedt 32 Castle Rock CO 1 $300
27 Bobby Wright 32 Denver CO 0 $150.00
28 Noni Bacon 54 Lakewood CO 1 $2,800.00
29 Andy Bacon 61 Lakewood CO 1 $2,500.00
30 Kendrew Peacey 49 Westminster CO 0 $350.00
31 Eddy Saldanha 48 Greenwood Village CO 0
32 Ken Sheridan 52 Lakewood CO 0
33 Paul Troyer 52 Lakewood CO 0
34 John Schumacher 47 Denver CO 0 $475.00
35 Elizabeth Tennant 52 Idledale CO 0 $650.00
36 John Murtaugh 55 Idledale CO 0
37 Louis Felten 66 Parker CO 0 $845.00
Team Marthe's Mountain Memories
38 Michele Beeson 42 Lone Tree CO 0 $850.00
39 Anthony Beeson 42 Lone Tree CO 0 $1,325.00
Marthe's Mountain Memories Team Donations $475.00
Marthe's Mountain Memories - TEAM TOTAL $2,650.00
40 Mike Diehl 57 Fort Collins CO 0 $2,830.00
41 Niel Kuhner 54 Heber UT 0 $2,500.00
Team Smilksclimb
42 Jarod Smilkstein 36 Boulder CO 0 $100.00
43 Heather Smilkstein 35 Boulder CO 0 $345.00
Team Smilksclimb Team Donations $410.00
Team Smilksclimb - TEAM TOTAL $855.00
44 Nick Bevan 58 Santa Rosa CA 0
45 Rick Tigner 55 Santa Rosa CA 0
Team Mike's Fight on a Bike to Defeat ALS
1 Barry Sopinsky 64 Aurora CO 7 $19,661.00
13 Drew Palser 19 Otis CO 1 $1,000.00
46 Michael Cimbura 51 Highlands Ranch CO 1 $2,600.00
47 John Padjen 63 Dillon CO 0
60 Chris Baker 53 Littleton CO 2 $230.00
61 Glenn Levi 52 Littleton CO 1 $1,670.00
62 Jeffery Teater 40 Denver CO 0
63 Brian Sward 42 Denver CO 0
75 Mike Besser 50 Littleton CO 2 $505.00
82 Scott Lawson 46 Littleton CO 1 $645.00
85 Bob Sulllivan 56 Centennial CO 0 $375.00
109 Benjamin Ellerbusch 42 Highlands Ranch CO 0 $600.00
165 Sean McBride 53 Highlands Ranch CO 0
177 Ethan Perlstein 15 Highlands Ranch CO 0  
178 Scott Perlstein 45 Highlands Ranch CO 1 $1,038.00
204 Amy Cimbura 42 Highlands Ranch CO 0 $740.00
205 John Cimbura 45 Highlands Ranch CO 0 $75.00
220 Scott Winborne 49 Highlands Ranch CO 1
221 Duane Marlatt 50 Highlands Ranch CO 2 $70.00
223 Deborah Sopinsky 61 Aurora CO 7 $1,725.00
232 Aiden Cimbura 17 Highlands Ranch CO 1
233 Elle Cimbura 14 Highlands Ranch CO 1
Mike's Fight on a Bike to Defeat ALS Team Donations $6,002.00
Mike's Fight on a Bike to Defeat ALS - TEAM TOTAL $36,936.00
48 James McCaw 37 Missoula MT 0
Team Transform Climb for a Cure
55 Cory Baccus 28 Aurora CO 2
Rachel Sopinsky 29 Aurora CO 5
Team Transform Climb for a Cure Team Donations $100.00
Team Transform Climb for a Cure - TEAM TOTAL $100.00
51 Kristen Schmid 31 Westminster CO 0 $175.00
52 Joel Dann 35 Westminster CO 0
53 Mike Kelley 57 Seattle WA 3
56 Doug Bolton 35 Grand Junction CO 0 $300.00
58 Ray Heck 60 Arcadia OK 0 $1,345.00
59 Bob Turba 54 Cleveland OH 0 $1,300.00
64 Shane Miller 51 Gardenerville NV 0 $250.00
Team Peak 2 Peak Cycling
49 Lauire Gray 51 Denver CO 0 $400.00
50 Margi Arnold 53 Denver CO 0 $550.00
65 Jeff Hillis 46 Berthoud CO 0 $1,945.00
74 Brent Smith 46 Boulder CO 0 $300.00
83 Marshall Evans 35 Longmont CO 0
88 Laaura Weeks 35 Boulder CO 0
89 Matthew Matuszewski 26 Boulder CO 0 $100.00
90 Geoffrey Nourse 52 Westminster CO 0 $1,005.00
99 Debbie Bush 48 Fort Collins CO 0 $580.00
102 Edmond Reek 53 Loveland CO 0 $203.50
103 Deborah Croakin 54 Loveland CO 0
104 Bret Smith 34 Erie CO 0
105 Douglas Haley 52 Louisville CO 0 $400.00
110 Sarah King 36 Westminster CO 0 $325.00
148 Pamela Rea 48 Denver CO 0
207 Jamie Elkins 48 Denver CO 0 $625.00
220 Health Meyer 37 Thorton CO 0 $50.00
220 Tyler Mitchell 39 Thorton CO 0
Peak to Peak Cycling Team Donations $150.00
Peak to Peak Cycling - TEAM TOTAL $6,633.50
66 Chris Langsenkamp 29 Highlands Ranch CO 0
67 Robin Wackernah 46 Lakewood CO 0 $325.00
68 Hugh Pixler 63 Boulder CO 0 $848.00
69 Jon Magistro 50 Fallbrook CA 0 $260.00
70 Elizabeth Nowak 53 Denver CO 0 $300.00
71 Keith Guastella 53 Longmont CO 0 $175.00
Team Ben Blair's Grand Lake Bikers
72 Howard Fry 60 Castle Rock CO 0 $2,900.00
136 Chip Lynch 55 Lone Tree CO 0 $1,200.00
Ben Blair's Grand Lake Biker's Team Donations $13,570.00
Ben Blair's Grand Lake Bikers - TEAM TOTAL $17,670.00
73 Nathan Teague 39 Colorado Springs CO 0
76 Robert Rauch 55 Fraser CO 0 $50.00
Team Fields
77 Luanne Field 55 Dallas TX 1
78 Kevin Field 55 Dallas TX 1
Fields Team Donations $1,370.00
Fields - TEAM TOTAL $1,370.00
79 Bill De Sola 57 Boerne TX 2
Team Wheels 4 Life
80 James O'Hara 54 Aurora CO 0 $600.00
81 Lisa O'Hara 49 Aurora CO 0 $1,185.00
120 Steve Gilbert 45 Aurora CO 0 $150.00
188 Brian O'Hara 58 Dickinson ND 0
Wheels 4 Life Team Donations $25.00
Wheels 4 Life - TEAM TOTAL $1,960.00
84 Janet Robinson 57 Denver CO 1
86 Tim Miller 66 Dallas TX 2 $800.00
87 Ross A. Kilbride II 56 San Antonio TX 2
91 Steve Batchelder 41 Golden CO 0 $1,825.00
92 Phil Sanchez 36 Wheat Ridge CO 4 $1,800.00
93 Jill Nelson 57 Thorton CO 1
94 Tom Bockes 57 Longmont CO 2
Team Bad A$$
120 Ronald Van Dyken 60 Loveland CO 0 $200.00
95 Megan Keefe 42 Wheat Ridge CO 2 $225.00
Team Bad A$$ Team Donations $100.00
Team Bad A$$ - TEAM TOTAL $525.00
96 Juli Pletcher 41 Yuma CO 0
97 Ashley Hofwolt 50 Denver CO 1
98 Jim Rouse 53 Denver CO 3 $600.00
100 Chad Hawkins 43 Longmont CO 0
101 Chris Veesaert 67 Littleton CO 0 $300.00
106 Michelle Lee 49 Golden CO 1 $450.00
107 Joann Rodriguez-Irirte 57 Las Cruces NM 2
108 Christopher Iriarte 49 Las Cruces NM 2
111 Hollis Baugh 48 Denver CO 0 $525.00
112 Jacque Maldonado 50 Breckenridge CO 2 $630.00
113 Paul Maldonado 55 Breckenridge CO 2
114 Jameson Ludlam 40 Boulder CO 2 $3,973.00
115 William Onacki 64 Littleton CO 0
116 Cherly Hoffman 37 Boulder CO 2 $1,275.00
117 John LaBoon 65 Littleton CO 0 $300.00
118 Tyler Newton 33 Snowmass Village CO 1
119 Barton Craig 54 Snowmass Village CO 3 $1,070.00
120 Ronald Van Dyken 60 Loveland CO 0 $150.00
121 David R Fiore 56 Eagle CO 3 $450.00
122 David Jansen 58 Oshkosh WI 3 $1,500.00
123 Alex Ilyasova 42 Colorado Springs CO 0 $110.00
124 John Murphy 65 Erie CO 2
125 Sue Throckmorton 52 Eagle CO 3 $195.00
126 Rose Murphy 65 Erie CO 2
127 Will Pennino 44 Boulder CO 2 $100.00
128 Colin Krumdieck 58 Golden CO 0 $300.00
129 William Fiedler 63 Littleton CO 0 $300.00
130 Sarah McCloskey 44 Alta UT 0 $525.00
131 Mark Russel 49 Boulder CO 0 $100.00
132 Matt Lind 38 Broomfield CO 0
133 Nina Nelan 48 Denver CO 0
134 Doris Rigoni 40 Denver CO 1 $350.00
135 Aaro Heinonen 63 Albuqerque NM 0
137 Doug Pape 44 Colorado Springs CO 1
138 Mel Pape 43 Colorado Springs CO 0
139 Rob Coffey 54 Colorado Springs CO 1
140 Kathy Coffey 53 Colorado Springs CO 0
141 Scott Parrill 45 Broomfield CO 1 $25.00
142 Richard Parrill 69 Broomfield CO 1 $450.00
143 Mary Ellen Doukakis 64 Highlands Ranch CO 2
144 Rick Doukakis 66 Highlands Ranch CO 2
146 Stacey Kramer 44 Parker CO 1
147 Javier Torres 29 San Antonio TX 0 $380.00
149 Tim Randle 58 Lakewood CO 0
150 Michael Bowers 50 Denver CO 0 $250.00
151 Brett Sawyer 59 Erie CO 0
152 Elam Fuentes 51 El Paso TX 0
153 Rodolfo Fierro 53 El Paso TX 0
154 Gabriela Ostos 50 El Paso TX 0
155 Steve Faulk 48 Denver CO 0 $850.00
156 Virginia Chavez 55 El Paso TX 0
157 Maria Moreno 52 El Paso TX 0
158 Ian Brogden 55 Superior CO 0 $695.00
159 Merritt Enders 62 Highlands Ranch CO 0
160 Henry Tiberi 53 Golden CO 0
161 David Zierk 60 Centennial CO 0 $400.00
162 Carol Carson 50 Highlands Ranch CO 0
163 Barbara Timmons 54 Highlands Ranch CO 2
164 Heidi Kelly 45 Highlands Ranch CO 0
166 Bob Williams 61 Littleton CO 0
167 Gisele Hall 55 Morrison CO 0 $170.00
168 Bill Sullivan 47 Highlands Ranch CO 0
169 Jeffrey Houston 48 Lakewood CO 0 $100.00
170 Daniel Esposito 31 Broomfield CO 0 $1,010.00
171 Janice E.L. Wilson 54 Lakewood CO 0 $500.00
172 Wayne Graham 69 Denver CO 0  
173 Mark Hauschild 53 Littleton CO 0 $10.00
174 Mandy Hughes 38 Denver CO 0  
175 Richard Hufendick 60 Central City CO 1 $1,380.00
176 Kristin McLaurin-Little 47 Louisville CO 0 $2,125.00
179 Lejon Meteer 48 Fallbrook CO 0  
180 Brad Harper 56 Colorado Springs CO 0  
181 Scott Harper 66 Littleton CO 0  
182 William Brant 60 Littleton CO 0  
Team Jennifer & Jim's Death Ride for ALS
183 Jim Schumm 64 Roxborough CO 0 $350.00
185 Jennifer Schumm 41 Greenwood Village CO 1 $475.00
Team Jennifer & Jim's Death Ride for ALS Team Donations $1,125.00
Team Jennifer & Jim's Death Ride for ALS - TEAM TOTAL $1,950.00
184 Gina Palser 47 Otis CO 0  
186 David Halseth 50 Denver CO 0 $260.00
187 Brad Benson 45 Littleton CO 0 $500.00
189 Betsy Gerich 47 Louisville CO 0 $170.00
190 Nancy Sweeney 56 Vail CO 0  
191 Thomas Salamunovich 56 Vail CO 0  
192 Eric Walden 46 Arvada CO 0  
193 Erick Araneda 41 Grand Junction CO 0  
194 Karla Araneda 35 Grand Junction CO 0 $100.00
195 David Moore 49 Batavia IL 0 $300.00
196 Craig Brown 54 Golden CO 0  
197 Kristina Jensen 44 Denver CO 0 $770.00
198 Oscar Dominguez 42 El Paso TX 0  
199 Marco Dominguez 39 El Paso TX 0  
200 Perla Armendariz 34 El Paso TX 0  
201 Sean Eubanks 40 Centennial CO 1  
202 Jeff Krause 41 Lakewood CO 1 $75.00
203 Bicycle Bob Gregorio 61 Golden CO 18 $600.00
206 Sue Burdette 56 Santa Fe NM 0 $75.00
207 Jamie Elkins 48 Denver CO 0 $625.00
208 Jim Love 55 Glenwood Springs CO 0 $545.00
209 Cate Love 51 Glenwood Springs CO 0 $775.00
210 Bryan Tapella 34 Chicago IL 5 $1,275.00
211 Kevin Ranklin 28 Windsor CA 0
212 Shane Bortsheller 46 Nashville TN 0
213 Richard Bouton 63 Huntington Beach CA 0 $300.00
214 Bonnie Forrester 60 Castle Rock CO 0
215 Joseph Forrester 61 Castle Rock CO 0
216 Gerald Stasiak 42 Castle Rock CO 0
217 Nikki Weerts 32 Healdsburg CA 0
218 Arnold Weerts 43 Healdsburg CA 0
219 Andre Collins 68 Sunset Beach South Africa 0
224 Tim Fete 41 Centennial CO 1
225 Tyler Mitchell 39 Centennial CO 0
226 Nanci Goldsmith 50 Littleton CO 1
227 Melanie Cook 43 Evergreen CO 0
228 Ryan Roberson 24 Fayetteville AR 1
229 Zach Yendra 32 Laporte CO 1
230 Julie Muzzio 50 San Jose CA 3
231 Rachel Yendra 31 Laporte CO 1 $325.00
234 Janet Doe 53 Louisville CO 0 $375.00
235 David Ellerbroek 55 Conifer CO 0
236 Rip Mobus 58 Denver CO 3
237 Keith Byers 40 Laporte CO 2
2017 DEATH RIDE Tour VIII Dontaion Totals as of June 1, 2017
$131,601.10
DROPPED from Event

Bootlegger Bike

The Bootlegger Bike by Zach Yendra of yendrabuilt.com The DEATH RIDE Tour worked with Zach for the 2016 event to put ALS patient Michael Cimbura into this bike to participate in DRT 7.

Cycling Group

Highlight of the 2016 event was getting Mike on a Bike and participating in the DRT 7. We want to thank Zach & Carl Yendra for all their hard work to make this happen along with Brian Richard and all the other support.

Death Ride Tour VI

Pictured at the DEATH RIDE Tour VI event barbecue left to right - Michael Cimbura, son Aiden, Barry Sopinsky & 2016 Angel of Life recipient & neighbor Michael Besser

Michael and Family

Michael & his family, wife Nicole, son Aiden and daughters Seide & Ellie

Family Photo

Michael & his family, wife Nicole, son Aiden and daughters Seide & Ellie

Mike and Kids

Michael & kids

If you would like to help Mike directly please use this link

Angel of Life status is earned by a participant raising $1500 or more. These participants show an unselfish commitment to the mission and values of the DEATH RIDE Tour. Ride Strong … Live Strong … And Give Back (Tzedakah) More Than You Get. Thank you to all the Angel of Life participants.

Trophy Photo

2015 Angel of Life Recipients Noni & Andy Bacon