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SoCal’s La Dolce Vita is back for its 13th Edition

The Campagnolo GranFondo San Diego represents Italian Cycling and Culture on the West Coast at its finest

Gran Fondo Guide followers use code: SANDIEGO2022 for $15 off registration!

Campagnolo Gran Fondo San Diego returns for its 13th edition

Southern California’s early season Italian Epic is back on Sunday April 3, 2022 starting under the iconic “Little Italy” sign in downtown San Diego

The two-day festival features a mass start, timed Gran Fondo and timed King and Queen of the Mountains competition. Four routes, allow cyclists of ALL abilities to enjoy this truly authentic Italian experience.

San Diego’s favourite cycling event has grown in popularity over the past 12 years whilst maintaining its charming, friendly, and intimate atmosphere. The ride is well-known for its delicious food on course followed by an Italian feast at the finish.

The Bike & Fitness Expo features guest speakers, and bike, health and fitness clinics.

Italy’s finest bicycle and component manufacturer Campagnolo, has been title sponsor for 10 years and provides participants with outstanding ride support on course.

The Campagnolo Gran Fondo San Diego is one of North America’s top Gran Fondos, attracting cyclists from over 40 states and over 25 countries worldwide. Started in 2009, its North America’s longest running Gran Fondo, the original big rolling party!

Southern California’s early season Italian Epic is back on Sunday April 3, 2022 starting under the iconic “Little Italy” sign in downtown San Diego

Whether you are an experienced cyclist wanting to push your own limits, or you are someone new to riding and want to ride at your own pace, there is a perfect ride for you!

The 21-mile Fun Fondo is tailor made for you, your friends and family that want to experience the Fun of a Granfondo but want to ride a shorter distance. It brings riders along San Diego’s picturesque Big Bay, while the 35-mile Piccolo Fondo adds more of a challenge, heading inland for 1,300’ of climbing.

More experienced riders will enjoy the 61-mile Medio Fondo with 3,100’ of climbing, and the 100-mile Gran Fondo, includes 6,600’ of climbing and a timed King/Queen of the Mountain competition on the climb of Japatul Road.

In true Italian Flair, the huge peloton will be led out by an impressive procession of the finest Ferrari’s, with fully closed roads for the first 8 miles! World-class Campy mechanics provide on-course assistance, as you experience America’s Finest City and its surrounding mountains, beaches, deserts, and lakes.

You’ll benefit from up to five fully-stocked aid stations out on course.

In true Italian Flair, the huge peloton will be led out by an impressive procession of the finest Ferrari’s, with fully closed roads for the first 8 miles!

Your ride culminates on San Diego’s famous waterfront with a finisher’s medal, a free massage, beer garden, and a four-course Italian feast.

Visually impaired athletes who require a guide are welcome.

Your ride culminates on San Diego’s famous waterfront with a finisher’s medal, a free massage, beer garden, and a four-course Italian feast!

San Diego shares Italy's temperate Mediterranean climate, so you can look forward to cycling in ideal temperatures ranging from 60 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit.

A true Italian Gran Fondo is meant to make an every participant feel like a fully supported professional rider, and the Campagnolo Gran Fondo San Diego certainly does that with true Italian panache.

Make sure you add America’s “Original Gran Fondo” to your Bucket List this spring!

Register NOW and SAVE

Registration is open and early entry is advised to secure a place!

Gran Fondo Guide followers use code: SANDIEGO2022 for $15 off registration!

For more information, please visit https://www.sdgranfondo.com

The Campagnolo Gran Fondo San Diego is proud to support Challenged Athletes Foundation's® (CAF) Operation Rebound® through Life Sports Foundation.