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Cycling commentator Frankie Andreu is MC at Gran Fondo Florida next weekend
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Cycling commentator Frankie Andreu is MC at Gran Fondo Florida next weekend

One of cycling's top commentator's and ex-professional rider, Frankie Andreu, is MC at the Gran Fondo Florida next weekend. 

There are 3 distances on offer; the 35 mile Piccolo Fondo, the 55 mile Medio Fondo and the 100 mile Gran Fondo. Distances to suit all abilities and early season form - or lack of it!

Join Frankie and be a part of the Giordana Gran Fondo National Championship series!

Register now and join in on this early season winter warmer.

 
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.

 
Top 33 North American Spring Classics
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Top 33 North American Spring Classics for 2017

In Europe the cobbles of Northern France and Belgium and Omloop Het Nieuwsblad on February 25th marks the start of the Spring Classics.

But you don't have to travel that far to enjoy a huge wealth of Classics here in North America.

So here’s our rundown in chronological order, with a bit about each ride, the history, the homage, where and when.

We’ve added in the European classic races for inspiration!

Whatever you do, make sure you add at least one of these to your Bucket List this spring. Get out and ride!

 
Top 15 U.S. Gran Fondos for 2017
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Top 15 U.S. Gran Fondos for 2017

Each year we like to reflect on the previous season, recognizing those rides that have innovated, inspired and motivated cyclists, supported worthy causes and contributed to the phenomenal growth of the U.S. Gran Fondo scene.

Each of these rides have achieved great things in their own special and unique way. 

So make sure you add at least one of these to your Bucket List this year.

 
Registration Opens For 2017 Farm To Fork Fondo Series
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Registration Opens For 2017 Farm To Fork Fondo Series

Wrenegade Sports today launched registration and revealed details for the 2017 Farm to Fork Fondo series.  

The unique farm-to-table bicycle event series now includes stops in Hudson Valley at Pennings Farm on June 11, Finger Lakes at Atwater Estate Vineyards on June 25, Vermont at Riverside Farm on July 16, Pennsylvania Dutch at The Country Barn on July 29, Maine at Wolfe's Neck Farm on August 27, and Berkshires at Hancock Shaker Village on September 25.

In 2017, Wrenegade Sports expects 3,600 participants in total from more than 40 different states and several countries.

 
Do You Rollfast?
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Do You Rollfast?

The USA’s Fastest Century. The Rollfast Gran Fondo has always been a fast ride. The course is flat and sheltered from wind by tall Indiana corn. In 2015 a challenge was submitted to finish in under 4 hours. By 2016, the legend had spread across the borders of the United States into Canada and even Puerto Rico. “This is one fast event.”

In 2017 added neutral moto support will be provided. Live video feeds will give the feel of a WorldTour event on the front of the pack and finishers will be rewarded with a custom belt buckle for their efforts. 

Your chance to join the SUB4 or SUB5 club.

Registration is open but is limited to 800 riders only.

 
Triple Bypass – An Epic Colorado Cycling Experience
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Triple Bypass – An Epic Colorado Cycling Experience

10,000 feet of Gradual Climbing, 120 Miles of Open Road, 3 Scenic Mountain Passes and 1 Epic Experience!

The Triple Bypass Bicycle Ride, presented by Team Evergreen Cycling, is recognized as one of the Premier Cycling Events across the country and takes place July 8-9, 2017. A one or two-day cycling event, celebrating its 29th Anniversary, the Triple Bypass takes cyclists on a gorgeous tour through the heart of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

Register now and don’t miss this EPIC Colorado cycling experience!

 
Guide to Weight Loss during Base Training
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Guide to Weight Loss during Base Training

Base endurance is an essential component of getting fit and prepared to ride Gran Fondos, Century Rides, Gravel Grinders and multi-day rides like bicycle tours and charity rides.

In this phase, typically in Spring, you lay down the foundation of longer rides that allow your body to adapt to riding for over 5 hours of more.

In fact some of the big Gran Fondos in the mountains will take you anywhere from 5 to 10 hours to complete.

 
Register for the Giordana Gran Fondo National Championship Series and Save
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Register for the Giordana Gran Fondo National Championship Series and Save

The USA’s Gran Fondo National Championship Series.

2017 marks the 6th year of the highly successful and expanding series of events with demand increasing due to the popularity of GFNCS’s Gran Fondo format of timed sections, individual and team prizes for all abilities.

Every Giordana Gran Fondo National Championship Series (GFNCS) event offers courses covering some of the most beautiful, and challenging cycling terrain across the U.S.

When you register with the GFNCS 3-or-more race option you'll save even more on your entry fees!

 
The Cheaha Challenge – Your Chance to Wear the Rainbow Stripes
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The Cheaha Challenge – Your Chance to Wear the Rainbow Stripes

The UCI Gran Fondo World Series returns to the U.S.A. with the Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo, Century and ULTRA in Jacksonville, Alabama on May 21st 2017. If you finish in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place or in the top 25% of your age group in the Century ride, you will qualify for the 2017 UCU Gran Fondo World Championships in Albi, France in late August, and a shot at one of the World Champion Rainbow Jerseys!

"The toughest ride in the South," the Cheaha Challenge, challenges riders over Mount Cheaha, the highest point in Alabama.

Aswell as the UCI Qualifier, there are $5,000 dollars of prizes on offer on the Century and ULTRA distance rides, across 10 age categories.

Registration is now open!

 
Standalone Strava app rolls out for Android Wear 2.0
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Standalone Strava app rolls out for Android Wear 2.0

We've known a standalone Strava app would be coming with the introduction of Android Wear 2.0 and now the fitness tracking company has announced it is now available to download.

The standalone app means users will be able to track distance, time, pace, laps, split times and heart rate, all directly from an Android Wear 2.0 watch, without the need for a connected smartphone.

Standalone app update coming for Apple Watch Series 2