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Frankie Andreu MC at Georgia Gran Fondo
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Frankie Andreu back as MC at Georgia Gran Fondo

The 2017 edition starts and finishes in downtown Helen under the shadow of the mountains made famous by the Tour de Georgia on May 7th.

Riders benefit from fully stocked aid stations and SAG support to keep them going and a Post-Race Food & Beverage Festival for a fun recovery.

Come experience one the best Gran Fondos the U.S has to offer: timed sections, individual and team prizes and three routes of 100, 60 and 25 miles for all abilities.

 
Register Now for The 2017 Assaults
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Register Now for The 2017 Assaults

Taking place on May 15th, the Assaults is one of the most intense, premier cycling experiences in the Southeast. It draws a group of nearly 900 cyclists from around the world each year.

The Assault on Mt. Mitchell is a 102 mile from downtown Spartanburg, South Carolina, along the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, to the summit at Mt. Mitchell State Park in North Carolina and the Assault on Marion is a 74 mile ride and just as enjoyable and engaging with rolling hills, multiple climbs, and compelling North Carolina scenery.

Click here for more information and how to register.

 
Ride with BMC Racing's Brent Bookwalter
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Ride with BMC Racings Brent Bookwalter

Ride with Brent Bookwalter in a challenging Gran Fondo in beautiful Asheville, NC on Saturday October 28, 2017.

Join them for a relaxed Gran Fondo ride, studded with racing on timed segments on tough climbs that provide an epic challenge to all.

This is an unusual opportunity to ride alongside female and male pro cyclists as they celebrate the end of their season racing all over the world and the country.

 
Guide to tackling the Gran Fondo Stelvio
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Guide to tackling the Gran Fondo Stelvio

Situated on the border of Switzerland in the east Italian alps, the Mortirolo and the Stelvio are two of the most beautiful and iconic climbs in the world that echo with the feats of the great Fausto Coppi and Marco Pantani.

A relatively new event by Italian standards, it is now known to be one of the hardest Gran Fondo's in the world. The event has seen phenomenal growth, with over 2,500 riders travelling from around the world to take on the challenge.

Here's our guide to conquering the Gran Fondo Stelvio, a truly epic bucket list ride.

 
Giordana GFNCS Series announces new venue for May 7th Georgia event
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Giordana GFNCS Series announces new venue for May 7th Georgia event

Nestled in Mountains of White County, the 2017 Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo will see a fresh and exciting change of venue! The 2017 edition starts and finishes in downtown Helen under the shadow of the mountains made famous by the 2003-2008 Tour de Georgia.

Each rider is provided an electronic timing-chip to keep track of their progress throughout the course and to allow riders to compete for best time through highlighted sections of the course. Riders from all over the U.S. take part - such is the beauty and challenge of the terrain.

Registration is open for of the best Gran Fondos in the Appalachian mountains.

 
Enhanced Professional Course Support At All 2017 Farm to Fork Fondo Events
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Enhanced Professional Course Support At All 2017 Farm to Fork Fondo Events

Wrenegade Sports has announced enhancements to the Farm to Fork Fondo on-course mechanical support for all 2017 events.

Each event will have a fleet of professional mechanics on the roads with you to help support your goals and make sure you have an awesome day.

The 2017 Farm to Fork Fondo series includes events in Hudson Valley, Finger Lakes, Vermont, Pennsylvania Dutch, Maine and Berkshires.

 
Cheaha Challenge reveals strong entry for the UCI Gran Fondo World Series Qualifier
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Cheaha Challenge reveals strong entry for the UCI Gran Fondo World Series Qualifier

The Cheaha Challenge century ride is America’s qualifying race for the UCI’s Gran Fondo World Series. Over 500 riders from 22 states across America have already registered, with over 1,000 riders expected.

Riders from all over the world are also taking part in Alabama this May 21st 2017, with riders coming from as far afield as the UK, Canada, China, Iran, Mexico and all over Europe. 

Full preview of the 100 mile UCI Qualifying Course.

 
Top 10 U.S. Hill Climb Challenges for 2017
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Top 10 U.S. Hill Climb Challenges for 2017

You don't have to travel to the Alpes or Pyrenees to experience the high cols. The U.S. has some of the most beautiful, iconic climbs in the world.

Great road cyclists love a challenge and know how to suffer. Climbing high mountain passes is both challenging and rewarding in equal measure. There’s a magical allure - a thing that is hard to accomplish, deal with, or understand? Climbs that are hard to endure make us stronger and there is no better feeling than getting to the top of a difficult climb. 

Make sure you add one of these to your Bucket List this year.

 
Ride the Wilmington Grand Prix’s 6th Annual Delaware Gran Fondo
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Ride the Wilmington Grand Prix´s 6th Annual Delaware Gran Fondo

Experience one of the most scenic cycling routes in the U.S. as the Wilmington Grand Prix’s 6th Annual Delaware Gran Fondo on May 21st 2017 offers cyclists the unique opportunity to traverse a challenging 100-kilometer course.

The Brandywine Valley offers some of the best cycling terrain on the East Coast for Delaware's premier ride.  A Media Fondo is also offered., so you can decide on the day, which distance you'd like to ride. 

Make a weekend of it and watch the Grand Prix and ride the Gran Fondo!

Registration is now open.

 
Vermont Gran Fondo Back with Focus on Rider Comforts
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Vermont Gran Fondo Back with Focus on Rider Comforts

Fourth edition of “quadruple-gap century” returns with later July 1st date, with a special emphasis on the rider experience.

The Green Mountain State’s premier cycling event already has a reputation for challenging climbs and breathtaking views, and will once again offer an abundance of both as the routes criss-cross Addison County.

Both routes will once again include an ascent of the eastern slope of Lincoln Gap, whose 24% maximum grade includes the steepest paved mile in the U.S.

Register now and save!

 
RESULTS: Gran Fondo in the Sunshine State
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RESULTS: Gran Fondo in the Sunshine State

Hundreds of cyclists enjoyed the spring sunshine in Florida in the opening event of the 2017 Giordana Gran Fondo National Championships.

Centered in the rolling orange groves of Pasco County, the Gran Fondo Florida course started and ended in San Antonio, FL. Riders enjoyed 3 routes from the 35 mile Piccolo Fondo, the 55 mile Medio Fondo and the 100 mile Gran Fondo.

One of cycling’s top commentators Frankie Andreu was on hand as MC.

Find out all the results including the overall Team, Gran, Medio and Piccolo prizes for men and women's age categories.