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Happy New Year from Gran Fondo Guide

So far, over 2,500+ events and organizers have confirmed dates and details of cycling events in 2023, as we reach our 11th year of operation

Gran Fondo Guide is overwhelmed to by the sheer number of event organisers who have confirmed details of their 2023 events ahead of another exciting season of cycling.

A big thank you too all the organizers who have worked tirelessly with us!

Gran Fondo Guide has reached its 11th year of operation, the Worlds Leading Amateur Cycling Platform has reached a global audience of nearly 4 million unique usersover 185,000 visitors per month and over 1.61 million page impressions per month.

The global Fondo phenomenon continues upwards.

2023 Gran Fondo Guide Awards Return

After a two year hiatus, this year we award and recognize rides in North America where organizers, sponsors, volunteers and communities have come together to go beyond the call of duty and CRUSH COVID.

Thank you everyone who voted for their favorite events.

We also award and recognize the top 10 most popular events on Gran Fondo Guide, with over 10 years of deep analytics.

As a symbol of freedom and a heathly and sustainable lifestyle, there is no better icon than the bicycle, arguably one of the most efficient means of transportation ever invented. It's Eco credentials are a shining example in a world that is coming to terms with climate change, net zero-carbon, protecting the environment, sustainability and our health and wellbeing.

During the pandemic a huge number of people took up the sport of cycling to stay healthy and more importantly, protect their mental health and wellbeing. Post-pandemic, industry growth has returned and sky-rocketed.

Lifetime Achievement Awarded to Brooke Nelson

Top 10 North American Gran Fondos 2023

Top 10 North American Gravel Fondos 2023

Top 10 Most Popular Events 2023

Top 10 Most Popular Press Releases 2023

2023 Event Calendars

To support your personal journey through cycling and your experience of Gran Fondo Guide better, please find below links to all our main 2023 cycling calendars.

2023 Gran Fondo Calendars

Gran Fondo is an Italian term which loosely translates to “Big Ride”. Gran Fondo's are mass participation cycling events that have enjoyed incredible popularity in Europe for decades and have become popular in North America, Asia, Australia and increasingly, worldwide.

2023 North American Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 USA Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 Canada Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 European Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 UK Gran Fondo and Sportive Calendar
2023 Oceania Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 Asia Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 South America Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 Africa Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 Middle East Gran Fondo Calendar

 

2023 Cyclosportive Calendars

2023 North American Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 USA Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 Canada Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 European Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 UK Gran Fondo and Sportive Calendar
2023 Oceania Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 Asia Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 South America Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 Africa Gran Fondo Calendar
2023 Middle East Gran Fondo Calendar

 

There are a handful of Gravel Fondos (a.k.a Gravel Grinders) that have shaped this new genre of cycling, invented in the U.S. Midwest over 10 years ago - and is now spreading globally. Along with Gran Fondos, Gravel Fondos are the fastest growing genre in cycling globally.

2022 Gravel Fondo Calendars

Gravel Grinders are one of the fastest growing genre's of cycling with events rapidly spreading globally.

2023 USA Gravel Fondo Calendar
2023 UK Gravel Fondo Calendar
2023 European Gravel Fondo Calendar

 

A century ride is a badge of honor among cyclists. Get ready to suffer amidst scenic views over the course of 100 miles and then celebrate your achievement. 

Century Rides have traditionally been the backbone of road cycling, supported and sponsored by local cycling clubs across the country. A century ride is of course 100 miles in distance, but most events support different distances, for all abilities.

2023 USA Century Rides Calendar

2023 U.S. Century Rides Calendar

2023 USA Century Ride Calendar by State

Alabama Georgia Maryland New Jersey South Carolina
Alaska Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South Dakota
Arizona Idaho Michigan New York Tennessee
Arkansas Illinois Minnesota North Carolina Texas
California Indiana Mississippi North Dakota Utah
Colorado Iowa Missouri Ohio Vermont
Connecticut Kansas Montana Oklahoma Virginia
Delaware Kentucky Nebraska Oregon Washington
District of Columbia Louisiana Nevada Pennsylvania West Virginia
Florida Maine New Hampshire Rhode Island Wisconsin
        Wyoming