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Gran Fondo Ottawa

July / 23 / 2016
Kanata, Ontario, Canada

GranFondo

GranFondoOttawa offers its Fifth Edition - July 23rd, 2016 from the richcraft recreation Complex in Kanata North.
We present a fully fueled cycling Festa complete with all the hype and sizzle on a grand scale in Canada's ReggioCapitale satisfying the urge to meet new cycling friends and experience a GranFondo which we are together building into an annual event….. along beautiful quiet rural roads West of Ottawa along the Ottawa River and into the Ottawa Valley - enjoying a well-supported ride to push beyond the limit! Offering [4] route options to challenge your will to prepare using our TrainingPlan with nutritional tips and weekday rides up to the day of the Fondo.

You’ll love the GiornoJaveFesta to start the day, our OPS escortss and Ride Ambassadors + Route Marshals to lead us out & guide our way + a FondoFesta and Tasting Alley to reward our efforts after the ride, grazie!

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

GranFondoOttawa offers:

- 4 ride routes, CF/65K, MF/100K,, GF/180K and the SF/235K + VIP add on
- there are up to 4 QOM/KOM Time Trial Segments + 10 Sprints
- we offer 12 Enervit Feed Stations with Xact Nutrition, bagels,, bananas and more
- we provide OPS escorts and at major intersections
- we provide Ride Ambassadors, Route Marshals,  MobiVelo Tech support +  FirstAid4U
- we offer a FondoFesta with chicken/pasta salad, Italian sausage and a cold beer + Tasting Alley
- we offer post ride massages
- we offer a Bike Wash

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

 

 
Routes: 40,60,105,140 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
9:00 AM MedioFondo/100K
9:30 AM CortoFondo/65K

Costs

$85-$225

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  Hotel starting at $129.00 incl parking & WiFi
Rider bag w/cycling & related items from Trek, DZ Nuts, Road ID, Enervit
Sponsor discounts on cycling/related products [Enervit/Diadora/Veloflex, SmithOptics]
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
BiagiosFondoFesta w/chicken & pasta salad, Italian sausage + cold drinks & beer
Post Ride Bike Wash
Post Ride Massages - International Academy of Massage
Farm to Fork Tasting Alley
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

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

Facilities
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
Outriders
Marshalls
Escort / Police Escort
Controlled Intersections
Roving Mechanical Support
Neutral Support Vehicles
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Results Within 24 Hours
Downloadable GPS files
Fundraising
Finish Line Chute
 
Nutrition
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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