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Oregon Gran Fondo

Oregon Gran Fondo

June 01 2019
Cottage Grove, Oregon, USA

Gran Fondo is Italian and translates approximately to “Big Ride.” Gran Fondo rides have their origin in Italy and France, where the general public was invited to ride a single stage of one of the professional grand tours, the Tour de France, and the Giro D'Italia after the pro race went through. Everyone, of any age and ability, was invited to participate. Ex-professionals and elite racers lined up side by side with 80-year-old farmers toting baguettes in the baskets of their 1920’s era commuter bikes. Family members lined the route and handed out food and water bottles. While some choose to ride fast and test their endurance, by definition, a Gran Fondo is not a race, but rather a mass start event designed to draw the community together and give everyone a chance to enjoy the fun of riding a bike on the same course as the pros.

It is truly a ride for everyone that is up for the challenge from 40 miles to 137!

With your support for every 50 riders entered we will give away 5 entries to under 24 year olds and women to bring more riders into this great sport. 

New for 2019 reserve a room at the Village Green Resort and get locked in at the 70.00 early entry fee for the Oregon Gran Fondo!

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Oregon Gran Fondo

 
Routes: 40,71,117 or 134 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: D - Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Entry Limit: 500
Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
 
Start Times / Itinerary

Start time 6:30am for the Sherman and 8:20 for the Picollo
Start time 8:30am for the Gran and Medio!
Start area 7th and Main Cottage Grove, Oregon 

 
 
 
 
Costs

 

 
What's Included?

Great course and support at 2-6 aid stations with delicious food and treats
Meal voucher after valid for 10.00 towards 2-3 restuarants in the downtown Cottage Grove area or Cowgirl Cookin on site!
Busters Main Street Cafe 10.00 Gift certificate to use anytime for you or your friends
Custom Oregon Gran Fondo Socks for all who register 
Massage for all from FIRST of Corvallis Oregon
Chip timing to keep track of you!
SAG support

Packet Pickups
Packet Pickup and registration Friday 3-7am and registration Village Green Resort
Packet Pickup and registraion 6-8am 7th and Main Cottage Grove. 
 
 
 
Prize / Race Categories
We time you to track you for one great day on the bike!
15-24,25-34,35-39,40-44,45-49,50-54,55-59,60-64,65-69,70-74 and 75+ Men and Women for the Gran and Medio Routes to track your overall time.
Prizes for Top Finishers! 
Custom Glassware for top 3 in 5 year age groups
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
Marshalls
Escort / Police Escort
Controlled Intersections
Roving Mechanical Support
Neutral Support Vehicles
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Strava KOM
Strava QOM
Category / Race Prizes
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Downloadable GPS files
Fundraising
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
One Hill Climb
Two Hill Climbs
 
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
 
Start Address: Main Street (downtown), Cottage Grove, Oregon
 
 
 
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