The sixth annual Tour de Ruidoso is a Fundraising event to benefit various local not-for-profit organizations. The event is a very challenging 100 mile century beginning at an elevation of 6,900 ft and touring through one of the most scenic and challenging cycling routes in New Mexico. Several climbs of 8% are on the route. This is a mountainous route for intermediate to advanced cyclists. THE" Nearly" FLAT 20 MILER! was a great success! see details below..... its nearly flat! It's nearly 20 miles! For the more faint of heart, or faster! We have a great 100k (62 miles more or less). Same starting elevation and some wonderful scenery. A Real Challenge. New this year, 45 miler! The same route as the big ones, but you go straight to Capitan. All participants in all events will receive a custom T Shirt reflecting their support and participation for this event. (Tshirts guaranteed for registrations by September 1. NOTE: The Greatest Green Chili Cheeseburgers in the State of New Mexico will be served to all participants post event! Come Enjoy!