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Colorado bicycle races

The Coors Classic: America's First Big Bicycle Race

Official 1979 Red Zinger Bicycle Classic Magazine
1981 Coors International Bicycle Classic banner
Map of the 1982 Criterium route in Grand Junction, Colorado
Coors International Bicycle Classic water bottles

When I was a kid in the mid-1980’s, I went with my family to downtown Grand Junction to see the start of the Tour of the Moon, the stage of the Coors International Bicycle Classic (which all the lo