Grand Valley Biker Rally Motorcycle Ride Maps
Is there a better way to see what western Colorado has to offer than on a motorcycle? Probably not. If you're going to join us on the inaugural Grand Valley Biker Rally, here are your choices of rides.
Thanks to Grand Junction Harley Davison for putting together these five awesome rides. This is your chance to build comradery with your fellow bikers.
Each of these rides will take you along some of the most beautiful scenery the Western Slope has to offer -- starting at Grand Junction Harley Davison. There's a ride for every rider out there.
All rides (or two if you choose the Monument and Each Orchard Mesa) $10 per rider.
Concert Ticket $29 (plus fees) + Rides $10 = for a weekend you won't forget.
**These ride maps are just representations of the routes, as your ride may vary.
This ride is an estimated four to five hours long, and approximately 120 miles. The Gateway ride start times are 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. You'll enjoy a gorgeous ride through a twisty canyon on your way to the Gateway Colorado Auto Museum where you can check out some killer rides and enjoy lunch at one of the eateries.
This is an estimated three-hour ride and approximately three hours. After leaving Grand Junction Harley Davidson, you'll head to the Palisade Brewery for some beer tasting. From there, you'll take the long way back to Grand Junction through western Colorado's wine country. Rides start at 12:30 a.m. and 1:30 a.m.
The Black Canyon of the Gunnison is considered an intermediate to advance ride as it twists its way through a narrow canyon. The ride is approximately seven to eight hours long and 245 miles. The rides begin at 8 and 8:30 a.m. Once you make it through the canyon and back to Montrose, you'll stop for some lunch at Horsefly Bar & Grill before you make your way back to Grand Junction.
After a short jaunt on I-70, you'll follow HWY 65 through a wide canyon following Plateau Creek to the Debeque Cutoff. The Debeque Cutoff is a fun-twisty road with beautiful desert views. From here, you'll ride into Rifle where you'll stop for lunch at Shooters Bar and Grill. The ride is approximately 4 hours and 175 miles. This ride starts at 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
If you're looking to stay close to town, this ride is for you. You'll take off from Grand Junction Harley Davison and your ride captain will choose your route. Plan for about three hours and 60 miles. Ride start times are 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
But wait, there's more! After you're done riding, don't forget to check out the Wallflowers rocking it out at the Las Colonias Amphitheater later in the evening. The concert starts at 7 p.m. and will be a great way to finish off the perfect day.