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This is what it’s all about! Brothers Grant & John Rochelle and three friends Eamon, Shawn & Royce (altogether representing the US, UK and Canada!) riding as ‘Team SideXSide’, have signed up for a fun but gruelling cycling event to support Allied Forces Foundation through sponsorship donations.

The Triple Bypass Bicycle Ride is recognized as one of the premier cycling events for those who dare! Celebrating its 28th Anniversary, the Triple offers two days of enjoyment in the beautiful scenery of the Colorado Rocky Mountains – by bike!

Double logoThe Triple Bypass Bicycle Ride covers 120 miles and three mountain passes – Squaw Pass (11,140′), Loveland Pass (11,990′), and Vail Pass (10,560′) – all in one day!

On Saturday July 9th, 2016 the Triple Bypass ride heads WEST from Evergreen and concludes in Avon over three mountain passes. The ride is 120 miles from Evergreen (Bergen Park) over Juniper Pass (11,140 ft.), Loveland Pass (11,990 ft.), Swan Mountain and Vail Pass (10,560 ft.), concluding in Avon. The ride has over 10,000 ft. of challenging elevation gain!

On Sunday July 10th, 2016 the Triple Bypass heads EAST, starting in Avon, over 3 mountain passes. The ride is 120 miles from Avon (Nottingham Park) over Vail Pass (10,560 ft.), Swan Mountain, Loveland Pass (11,990 ft.) and Juniper Pass (11,140 ft.) concluding in Evergreen (Buchannan Park). Enjoy the long 35 mile descent from the top of Loveland Pass to Idaho Springs.

On Saturday and Sunday, for those truly interested in a heart-pounding experience, riders are able to complete both ride days in the “Double Triple Bypass.” The Double Triple Bypass is the ultimate challenge.

rochelles2Team SideXSide on wheels is going for the Double, of 240 miles!

Visit https://triplebypass.org/home.php to learn more, and maybe sign up to join the Rochelle brothers and friends in raising funds for AFF!

At the very least, please visit their fundraising page to show your support:


The mission of the Allied Forces Foundation, Inc. is to raise funds for Allied comrades wounded in recent conflicts and to raise awareness of the ongoing challenges faced by injured soldiers and their families.