Elephant Rock Cycling Festival Roars into Fourth Decade: part 1

The foundation and fun behind the Elephant Rock Cycling Festival’s long run

Scot Harris can’t imagine doing anything else for a living. For the many thousands of cyclists at all levels who have relied on his organized outings for scenic riding and fun with friends, that’s a very, very good thing.

Elephant Rock Cycling FestivalThis year Harris is recognizing 30 years of putting on a Colorado biking tradition, the Subaru Elephant Rock Cycling Festival. The 2017 edition will roll out Sunday, June 4 in Castle Rock.

“It always amazes me that I’ve made a living doing this for 30 years, doing something that I love,” Harris said during an exclusive interview for Xperience Sports. “I definitely feel lucky that we started when we did. I think so much of the Elephant Rock’s (aka: ERock) success was timing, and having so much fun with it.” He chuckled as he added, “So I’m 100% unemployable at this point.”

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