Gran Fondo National Series, supported by Haute Route

Malibu Gran Fondo

March 15 - March 17 2019
Four Seasons, California, USA

The Malibu GRANFONDO will once again start and finish at the world renowned and luxurious Four Seasons Hotel in the heart of Westlake Village.  The course offers up a balanced mix of rolling farmlands, flat and scenic Southern California Coastline and an epic climb with panoramic vistas atop the Santa Monica Mountains.

Malibu GRANFONDO

NEW for 2019: ride the penultimate stage on Saturday for a value-priced, ONE-DAY entry fee that includes our gourmet post-ride lunch and pro-level support.

CLASSICO GRANFONDO - Saturday, March 16, 2019, 151 kilometers with 1,768 meters of elevation gain

Three fully stocked, gourmet rest stops at 31km, 77km, and 119km, with the 10 Speed Coffee Truck on course after the final KOM climb at 134km.

As part of the Gran Fondo National Series, the CLASSICO course will include two to three timing sections for series points calculation and determination of Malibu GRANFONDO overall winners. The final miles of the GRANFONDO offer participants the added challenge of riding for King and Queen of the Mountain (KOM/QOM) times as they push toward the summit finish.

The clock stops at the top of the mountain so riders can enjoy a neutralized descent back to a post-ride luncheon at the Four Seasons. 

MEDIO GRANFONDO - Saturday, March 16, 2019 - 106 kilometers with 1300 meters of elevation gain

For those who want the challenge with a few less miles, there will be an option to omit the 41k farmland loop.  This route still offers fast and scenic coastline followed by an epic climb to the summit finish. The MEDIO route includes one to two timed sections, however, MEDIO riders will not be considered for the KOM/QOM or overall awards. 

Two fully stocked, gourmet rest stops at 31km and 72km, with the 10 Speed Coffee Truck on course after the final KOM climb at 86km.

After summiting the last climb, riders can enjoy a neutralized descent back to a post-ride luncheon at the Four Seasons.

Malibu GRANFONDO Complete Experience

Our signature TWO-DAY event for those looking to extend their ride into a complete cycling experience. Includes Saturday's GRANFONDO, a group Recovery Ride on Sunday, additional meals, and added amenities.

Malibu Invitational by Haute Route

NEW for 2019: take your cycling experience to the next level and challenge yourself with additional kilometers and climbing on Friday and Sunday. THREE-DAY event includes the Malibu GRANFONDO. ONLY 6 SPOTS REMAINING!.

Malibu Gran Fondo

 
Routes: 106, 151 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
 
What's Included?

One-day event entry includes:

CLASSICO or MEDIO route option
Pro-level on-course support
Real-food rest stops
Bag drop service
Timed sections
Gourmet buffet brunch
Limited edition, hand-made tile
Unparalleled customer service

Additional amenities available for purchase:

Post-ride bike wash and valet service
Post-ride massage
Event t-shirt
Private label, full bottle of California wine
Saturday Evening Wine Reception
Sunday Recovery Ride and Brunch
Guest meal pass

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Roving Mechanical Support
Neutral Support Vehicles
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Electronic Start/Finish Hill Timing
Strava KOM
Strava QOM
Category / Race Prizes
Results Within 24 Hours
Downloadable GPS files
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Pre Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
One Hill Climb
 
Event Size
Less Than 500 Riders
 
 
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