On September 29, 2018, Burg Simpson shareholder David Hersh and his wife Julie biked the 62 mile course of the “Tour of the Moon” bike race in Grand Junction, Colorado.
The annual ride had more than 2,000 cyclists from across the nation and the U.K., and the race continues to be considered one of the premier recreational bike rides in the western United States.
The athletes rode through the Colorado National Monument, with the course ending in downtown Grand Junction, and for some, the view may have looked familiar.
The Tour of the Moon was made famous in the 1980’s Coors Classic and later in the cycling movie American Flyers.
The breathtaking, high desert scenery and beautiful roads made this an epic day of cycling. And after the race, David and Julie and their fellow participants were treated to a much deserved lunch and live music at the festive beer