A "Monumental" way to start the Tour of the Canyons!!
When looking to ride our Tour of the Canyons route, one should most definitely consider starting the journey with a great cup of coffee and breakfast from Bestslope Coffee in Fruita, CO. From there, you'll be feeling the buzz as you ascend an ideal bike gradient into the Colorado National Monument for stunning scenery and smooth twist and turns.
You will add mileage, 30 miles, and climbing, 2800 ft, to the day, but most would agree it's worth every single pedal stroke! You can also refill your water and/or get a snack as this route spits you out in downtown Grand Junction where our current route starts. If you are interested in this we can supply you with the GPX tracks!