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Gran Fondo Ottawa 2017

Desjardins GranFondoOttawa

July 21 2018
Kanata, Ontario, Canada

GranFondoOttawa offers its Sixth Edition - July 15th, 2017 from the Richcraft Recreation Complex in Kanata North. We present a fully fueled cycling Festa in Canada's ReggioCapitale rolling along beautiful quiet rural roads West of Ottawa skirting the Ottawa River into the Ottawa Valley.

You'll enjoy a well-supported ride to push beyond the limit with a few QOM/KOM Segments and the odd elevation change! We offer [5] route options to challenge your will to prepare using our Training Plan with nutritional tips and rides up to the day of the Fondo. Every rider receives a custom Italian made Biemme jersey, Start/Finish Chip Timing.

You’ll love the GiornoJaveFesta to start the day with Majic 100, our OPS escorts, 30+ Ride Ambassadors + Route Marshals to lead us out & guide our way + 12 fully stocked Feed Stations + the post ride FondoFesta with cold craft beer and a massage to reward your efforts after the ride!

Stomp the pedals, feel the power, think big-ride, GranFondoOttawa!

GranFondoOttawa offers:

- 5 ride routes, CF/65K, MF/100K,, PF/150K, GF/180K and the SF/235K + VIP add on
- Chip Timing for Start/Finish results
- 4 QOM/KOM Time Trial Segments using Ride with GPS
- 12 Feed Stations with electrolytes, bagels, bananas and more
- OPS escorts with major intersections closed
- Ride Ambassadors, Route Marshals,  MobiVelo Tech support +  FirstAid4U
- FondoFesta with gourmet chicken/pasta salad, artisan Italian sausage and a cold craft beer
- post ride massages
- MobiVelo Bike Wash

Stomp the pedals, feel the power, think big-ride, GranFondoOttawa!


Gran Fondo Ottawa 2017

Routes: 40,60,90,108,140 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: B - Gently rolling terrain with one or two short hills
Entry Limit: 1500
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Start Times / Itinerary

8:00AM SuprFondo/235K
8:30 AM GranFondo/180K
8:45 AM PiccoloFondo/150K
9:00 AM MedioFondo/100K
9:30 AM CortoFondo/65K



What's Included?

Full-zip handmade Italian jersey by Biemme [side stretch panels, CoolMax, grippers, zipper pull]
Great pricing on optional Biemme bibs/accessories in Gear section
12-week Training Plan
Weekly FondoFit group rides + Fit-Days
Discounted rates at the Brookstreet Hotel starting at $129.00 incl parking & WiFi
Rider bag w/cycling & related items from DZ Nuts, Road ID, Pedal Magazine ++
Sponsor discounts on cycling/related products [Briko/Diadora/Veloflex/Biemme]
OPS at major intersections + Ride Ambassadors and Route Marshals
Ride with GPS Mapping
Event chip timing for Start/Finish Times
QOM/KOM Segments by Ride with GPS [Time Trials and Sprints]
Event Expo with special merchandise pricing [discounts up to 25%]
GiornoJaveFesta [complimentary coffee/music]
MobiVelo Roving & Stationary Tech Support
FirstAid4U FirstAid
12 Enervit Feed Stations with Xacxt Nutrition and other product
ClockTower FondoFesta w/chicken & pasta salad, Italian sausage + cold drinks & beer
Post Ride Bike Wash
Post Ride Massages - International Academy of Massage
MusicaFesta w/Majic100
Sunday Recovery Ride

Packet Pickups

Thursday July 21st from 5Pm until 9PM
Friday July 22nd from Noon until 9PM
Saturday July 23rd at least 1-hour before your ride time

Prize / Race Categories

- QOM/KOM Top 3 Female & Male [Time Trials]
- Winners only Femals & Male [Sprints]

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Registration/Entry On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Escort / Police Escort
Controlled Intersections
Roving Mechanical Support
Neutral Support Vehicles
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Results Within 24 Hours
Downloadable GPS files
Finish Line Chute
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
Four Hill Climbs
Event Size
500 - 1999 Riders
Start Address: Richcraft Recreation Complex, 4101 Innovation Drive Kanata, Ontario, Canada
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Jul 21 2018 - EVENT: Desjardins GranFondoOttawa