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Fondo on the Palouse

Fondo on the Palouse

July 27 2019
Moscow, Idaho, USA

About Fondo on the Palouse

Fondo on the Palouse showcases the rolling hills of the Palouse and its local communities. All routes begin in Moscow, Idaho before traversing through the local communities of Troy, Deary, Princeton, Potlatch, Palouse, Colfax and Pullman. Ride options range from 15 to 100 miles.

T-Jay Clevenger, founder of the Fondo on the Palouse, envisions a large event with routes for both competative and non-competative cyclists. The event currently has three routes to challenge all pariticpants.

The Family Fondo is a 15 mile route beginning in Moscow Idaho and ending in Troy, Idaho.

The Potlatch Fondo is a 50 mile route beginning in Moscow Idaho, passing through Troy, Deary, and Princeton Idaho ending in Potlatch, Idaho.

The Moscow Fondo is a 100 mile route beginning in Moscow Idaho, passing through Troy, Deary, Princeton and Potlatch Idaho before continuing on to Colfax and Pullman Washington. From Pullman cyclist complete the last leg of the Fondo returning to Moscow.

Fondo on the Palouse provides an opportunity to engage, entertain and support local communities, non-profits and individuals of the Palouse through the active and healthy lifestyle of touring by bicycle.

Who does the Fondo Benefit?

The Fondo on the Palouse supports the Latah Trail Foundation. The Latah Trail Foundation (LTF) was founded in the spring of 1998, by a handful of people
with a vision for safe, non-motorized transportation and recreation along the former Moscow-Arrow rail line.

With a mission to preserve the historic Moscow-Arrow railroad corridor for non-motorized recreational and transportation uses for Latah County, its residents and visitors, and to provide Latah County and its communities with support to provide this physical connection to their past and open an avenue for their future.

Proceeds from the Fondo on the Palouse will help support the Latah Trail Foundation and other local non-profits. https://www.latahtrailfoundation.org

Local non-profits also benefit from the Fondo.  Each non-profit that volunteers at an aid station earns a cash donation from the Fondo on the Palouse.

Fondo on the Palouse
Routes: 15, 50, 100 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Entry Limit: 300
Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Start Times / Itinerary

Family Fondo 10:00AM PDT - 3:00PM PDT 

Potlatch Fondo  9:00AM PDT - 3:00PM PDT

Moscow Fondo  7:00AM PDT - 3:00PM PDT


Family Fondo 10:00AM PDT - 3:00PM PDT  $25
Potlatch Fondo     9:00AM PDT - 3:00PM PDT $65
Moscow Fondo     7:00AM PDT - 3:00PM PDT $75

What's Included?

- Free Shuttle Service
- 8 Aid Stations (Organic snacks, Hammer Gel, Water, Bike Support, and more.
- Swag Bag
- T-Shirt
- Water Bottle
- Troy Pancake Feed
- 25% off Rendezvous in the Park Ticket
- Special room rate at the Best Western Plus University Inn
- The opportunity to support the Latah Trail Foundation
- Access to support vehicles

Packet Pickups

Registration packets can be picked up on Friday July 20, 2018 at the Moscow Chamber of
Commerce located at 411 S. Main Street, Moscow, ID 83843 or on race day at the starting line.

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
Kids Fondo
Feed / Aid Stations
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
Start Address: East City Park, Moscow, Idaho
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