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Gran Fondo Hincapie-Greenville Rated #1 Gran Fondo in U.S. 2018

Gran Fondo Hincapie-Greenville was just recently named the #1 Gran Fondo in the United States by the Gran Fondo Guide website

According to Mark Harding, founder of the site, the Fondo was named the #1 Fondo because of the “overwhelming fun factor.”

“Gran Fondo Hincapie-Greenville isn’t ‘just a bike ride,’ but an entire weekend of cycling celebrations,” says Harding. “The level of ride support, safety features, catering, hospitality, celebrities, family activities, and live streaming are really world class.”

Photo Below: George Hincapie and Patrick Dempsey

George Hincapie and Patrick Dempsey
 
“We’re very excited about being selected as the #1 Gran Fondo in the U.S,” says Rich Hincapie. “We started this ride back in 2012 as a retirement celebration ride for George. At that point, I could have never envisioned the event growing to this magnitude only six years later.”

Now, Gran Fondo Hincapie-Greenville brings more than 2,000 cyclists to the Greenville area. Headquartered at Hotel Domestique in Travelers Rest, the event offers 15-, 50-, and 80-mile routes based on George Hincapie’s Tour de France training rides. Surrounding the ride is a Celebrity Chef Dinner, an After Party, and a family festival with free food, beer, and bouncy houses. Proceeds from the event benefit Meals on Wheels of Greenville.
 
Photo Below: At the end of the day, there were lots of happy smiling cyclists, friends and family who enjoyed a fantastic weekend!
 
At the end of the day, there were lots of happy smiling cyclists, friends and family who enjoyed a fantastic weekend
 
Rich Hincapie credits the hard work of his staff for growing the event so quickly.
 
“We have a small team, but they’re all hard workers,” says Hincapie. “They really do an amazing job focusing on the customer experience and striving to create an even better event each year.”
 
On May 5, 2018, Hincapie will lead his team in the first Gran Fondo Hincapie in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The inaugural ride will begin and end in downtown Chattanooga and have a similar feel to the original Gran Fondo Hincapie in Greenville with celebrity cyclists, 15-, 50-, and 80-mile routes, and a free family festival.
 
“With the expansion of Gran Fondo to Chattanooga, we now have another #1 goal ahead of us,” says Hincapie.
 
To read the Gran Fondo Guide article, visit http://www.granfondoguide.com/Events/Top15USGranFondosFor2018

About Hincapie Sports

Hincapie Events offers races and rides for cyclists of all ages and skill levels. From the season-opening Hincapie Spring Series to the ultimate cycling experience of the Gran Fondo Hincapie, the events create a community of cyclists and celebrate the sport of cycling. For more information about Hincapie Events, visit hincapie.com.
 
Hincapie Events is among the many companies within the Hincapie brands, which also include Hincapie Sportswear, Hincapie Custom, Hotel Domestique, Experience Domestique, Restaurant 17, and Holowesko|Citadel p/b Hincapie Sportswear.
 
Photo Below: In true Hincapie family style, three generations of the Hincapie family rode

In true Hincapie family style, three generations of the Hincapie family rode

 
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