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Axel Merckx Introduces Everyone to his Gran Fondo in Okanagan

Axel and his family moved to the area 5 years ago after retiring from professional cycling. He wants to share his passion for cycling by inviting everyone to come and ride.

Last year more than 2,500 cyclists joined Axel Merckx and friends in the Cortofondo (55 km), Mediofondo (92 km), and Granfondo (160 km). Now it’s your chance. Take the challenge. Train. Ride. Enjoy.  The 3rd annual Valley First Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan starts in Penticton, B.C., Canada on Sunday, July 7th, 2013. Scenic route along the parts of lake Okanagan and Skaha Lake  and along side some of BC's most beautiful vineyards. Registration for the 3rd annual Valley First Granfondo Axel Merckx  is now open.

The Feed the Valley initiative and the Axel Merckx Youth Development Foundation (AMYDF) are the two designated charities of the 2013 VFGFAMO.

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