TRAVEL TO THE MOON FIRST CLASS
BOOST YOUR TOUR OF THE MOON EXPERIENCE WITH OUR VIP PACKAGE. MINGLE AND RIDE WITH FORMER MEMBERS OF THE 7-ELEVEN CYCLING TEAM AND TREAT YOURSELF TO SPECIAL WEEKEND IN GRAND JUNCTION!
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NEW VIP PACKAGE
Not only will you be able to experience this monumental ride, but you will also be treated to:
- Private Packet Pick-Up / Meet & Greet
- Rooftop reception with heavy appetizers and libations @ Avalon Theatre
- Reserved seating and movie treats for the 1985 Classic – American Flyers @ Avalon Theatre
- Ride lead-out with former 7-Eleven team members
- Traditional Ride Offerings – credentials, jersey, lunch, fully supported ride
- Bike Wash
- ½ Hr. Massage
- Additional Merchandise – bibs/shorts, socks, signed Team 7-Eleven book by Geoff Drake
- Private Taco Party with Chef Josh Niernberg, representing the best of Colorado cuisine
- Lodging Discounts
- And More!
Join us on this maiden voyage – September 28th & 29th.
$399 per person / limited to the first 50 registrants.
FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS
Ron “Wookie” Kiefel is a former professional road bicycle racer from the United States. Kiefel is a seven-time Tour de France racer, Olympic bronze medalist, and member of the United States Bicycling Hall of Fame. Kiefel rode for American professional teams such as 7-Eleven, Motorola, Coors Light and Saturn. His wins included the 1985 Trofeo Laigueglia and the 1987 Tour of Tuscany.
Bobby Julich is an American former professional road bicycle racer who last rode for Team CSC in the UCI ProTour racing series. He got his international breakthrough when he finished 3rd overall in the 1998 Tour de France, becoming only the second American to finish on the podium. He is a strong time trialist who won a silver medal at the 2004 Olympic Individual Time Trial and combined with his high versatility he has won a number of stage races on the international circuits including the 2005 edition of Paris–Nice. In September 2008, he announced his retirement as a professional cyclist.
Chris Carmichael is a retired professional cyclist and member of the U.S. National Cycling Team (1978–1984). Carmichael was a member of the first U.S. cycling team to compete in the Tour de France, 7-Eleven Cycling Team, in 1986. He is now a triathlon and endurance sports coach as well as the founder of Carmichael Training Systems.
Winner of 52 races and numerous recognitions, Bob Shaver holds a unique place in Colorado’s cycling history. Owner of former ShaverSport Cyclewear, Bob is responsible for the creation and production of the Leader’s Jersey for the Coors Classic and a supplier to Warner Brother’s for American Flyers and numerous events and international teams. An accomplished competitive cyclist himself, Bob was also appointed by Governor Ritter in 2009 to create the framework for what became the USA Pro Challenge.
PRIVATE PACKET PICK-UP
On Friday, September 28 there will be a private rooftop reception with heavy appetizers and libations @ the Avalon Theatre in downtown Grand Junction. VIP’s will have a chance to pick up their credentials and rub elbows with former 7-Eleven team members and other delegates.
Following the reception @ the Avalon Theatre, join us for a special showing of American Flyers as part of Grand Junction’s Movie on the Rocks series. Enjoy a signature cocktail, light hors d’oeuvres and popcorn.
A NIGHT OUT
After the ride, kick back and enjoy a fun and engaging night at Taco Party with Chef Josh Niernberg and experience the best of Colorado cuisine. The evening will include dinner and drinks.
FRI SEPT. 28
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Private Packet Pick-Up / Rooftop Reception / Meet & Greet
7:30pm – 10:00pm
Showing of American Flyers
SAT SEPT. 29
7:30am – 4:00pm
The Ride / Escorted Lead-out with 7-Eleven Team Members / Harvest Moon Celebration / Bike Wash / Massage
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Dinner and Drinks at Taco Party, Downtown Grand Junction