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The 2015 Vermont Challenge the only mountain resort-top Gran Fondo finish east of the Continental Divide

The 2015 Vermont Challenge and Fondo registration is now open!  Register now to take advantage of their Early Bird discount rate.

The 4th annual Vermont Challenge is Vermont's premier bicycle tour that offers both challenging routes for elite recreational cyclists plus tamer routes for all riders. The routes traverse Southern & Central Vermont 4 days including the signature Saturday 1-day Gran, Medio & Piccolo Fondo for all riders.

Come ride one of our signature multi-day Challenge tour options & also experience the only mountain resort-top Gran Fondo finish east of the Continental Divide.  

On Saturday, they've created The "Ride Up" Bike Festival that's designed to show you how to take your riding to the next level with exhibitors focusing on: training advice & equipment, nutrition, hydration and more.


The final climb up to Stratton Mountain Resort. Cyclists will climb 10 miles up and down -  then the final 4 miles is 1400 ft to 2100 ft!

 

When:

 

The Vermont Challenge: August 13-16, 2015


Challenge Options (total mileage noted):

 

4-day Grand Challenge: 273, 188 or 103 miles

 

3-day Weekend Challenge: 208, 143, or 75 miles

 

2-day Challenge - Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday: 155, 108 or 50 miles

 

Saturday Fondo: 97 Gran, 68 Medio or 26 Picolo options

 

ALL MULTI-DAY OPTIONS ALSO INCLUDE THE SATURDAY FONDO RIDES


Early Bird registrants receive theirhandsome 2015 high performance jersey while supplies last! See Below!

 

Early Bird Pricing until 3/15/15


The 4-day Grand Challenge
    * $369 
    * Voted best experience and value

The 3-day Challenge
    * $269 

The 2-day Challenge
    * $179 
    
The Gran, Medio & Piccolo Fondo Challenge
    * $119 

 

Please visit: www.vtchallenge.com for full details and www.vtchallenge.com/Registration.htm to Register!

Please email info@vtchallenge.com if you have any questions.

Early Bird registrants receive theirhandsome 2015 high performance jersey while supplies last!

 

 

 

Route Overview by Day

 
Thursday 8/13: Southern routes out of Manchester - 65, 45 or 30 miles


Friday 8/14: Routes to/from the Vermont Country Store plus BBQ! - 53, 35 or 25 miles


Saturday 8/15: Gran, Medio & Piccolo - 97, 68 or 26 miles respectively. Two Ride with GPS timed segments: KOM & Sprint

 

Saturday 8/15: "Ride-up" Bike Festival from 11-6 pm Stratton Base

 

Sunday 8/16: Northern routes out of Manchester - 58, 40 or 24 miles

 

 

Whats Included in the Entry Fee?

Jersey
T-shirt
Water Bottle
Goodie Bag
Sag Support
Rest stops every 25 miles
All Lunches
2 dinners - 4 day, 1 dinner 3 day
Friday night group dinner at the Lookout Restaurant at Killington, two timed segments: KOM & Sprint, medals awarded across 6 age categories by gender, circle beautiful Lake Dunmore, traverse the Brandon gap, event Jersey, T-shirt, sock, water bottle, sag support and fully stocked rest stops....

Support for Participants
First Aid 
SAG Wagon 
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops 
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Hill Timing 
Strava KOM 
 
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
Two Hill Climbs
 
 

 

Excited??  We hope so!!

 

They look forward to having you join them in Vermont for the state's premier Bicycle Challenge.

 

Think Vermont Challenge!!

 

Always Keep Pedaling.... 

 

The Start of the 2014 Vermont Gran Fondo