Free Jersey Deadline and Price Increase Approaching for Gran Fondo Florida!

Now is the time to signup for Gran Fondo Florida in Dade City on March 17th, 2024 to get the best price and free custom SUAREZ jersey!

Free Jersey Deadline and Price Increase Approaching for Gran Fondo Florida!

Two important dates are rapidly approaching before Gran Fondo Florida:
 
Price Increase Deadline: February 17
 
Register before February 17 to save $45 off the on-site, day-of registration price.
 
Free Jersey Deadline: February 20

All athletes who sign up for Gran Fondo Florida at least 26 days before the event, or by February 20, will receive an event-specific jersey from SUAREZ! To minimize waste and protect the environment, these jerseys are produced on-demand, which is why we need accurate counts ahead of time. We will have a limited supply of jerseys for size exchanges and for purchase day of the event. Don't forget to complete your kit with matching bib shorts, available during signup and on-site.

Now is the time to signup for Gran Fondo Florida in Dade City on March 17th, 2024

Key Features for 2024

Revamped Routes

We have made careful revisions to our Gran, Medio, and Piccolo routes to use roads with less traffic, fewer intersections, and more scenery. Read more about course updates and view course maps. Routes are available for download to devices and the courses will be well marked with signs and paint on the pavement.

Start/Finish in Dade City, FL

Thanks to support from Dade City, Florida, and Dade City Brewhouse, the Gran Fondo Florida start/finish and festival are returning to Dade City!

$23 Entries for Riders Under 23 Years Old, sponsored by Shimano

Thanks to our partnership with Shimano, any Junior or U23 cyclist can register for Gran Fondo Florida for just $23! Spread the word and help us give young riders more opportunities to compete and learn.

Beer from Dade City Brewhouse and Food from Pig on the Road Kitchen

When you arrive back from your ride, we'll have a fresh, locally-brewed beer for you from Dade City Brewhouse, and meal options from Pig on the Road Kitchen (including a vegetarian option).

Wave Starts

To reduce congestion on local roads and give all riders more space to enjoy the scenic course, we are using a wave start process with 25 riders departing every 5 minutes. Reserve your start time during registration.

Complete Your Kit With SUAREZ Bib Shorts 

Riders who register at least 26 days before an event will receive a complimentary even-specific jersey from SUAREZ. To complete your kit, you can also order matching bib shorts! Created from SUAREZ's Performance Line,

these bibs are for versatile cyclists who seek to achieve the best performance both in weekend competitions and in long training sessions. Streamlined racefit contour and cutting-edge design that will always make a difference in performance and comfort.

Complete Your Kit With SUAREZ Bib Shorts


 

Event Features

Here's just some of what you can expect at the 2024 Gran Fondo Florida on Sunday, March 17:

- 3 Routes: Gran (100 miles), Medio (65 miles), Piccolo (35 miles)
- Timed segment competitions
- Opportunity to qualify for USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championships
- Wave Start (25 riders every 5 minutes)
- Staffed aid stations with individually-packaged food and drink options
- Post-event meal from Pig on the Road Kitchen
- Beer from Dade City Brewhouse
- Finisher medals for all riders who complete Gran, Medio, or Piccolo route
- Mid-Pack Attack Prize from Wahoo Fitness
- Custom SUAREZ Winner's kits for Gran Route Age-Group Winners
- Prize Raffle, featuring up to $5000 in prizes from Series sponsors!

Gran Fondo Florida Raffle

Any rider who completes any 2024 SUAREZ Gran Fondo National Series event format on the scheduled weekend will be eligible for the raffle. Raffle winners must be present to win. Great prizes from our sponsors such as: 

- Stay at Garda Bike Hotel in Italy
Wahoo ELEMNT GPS Computer
Wahoo KICKR smart trainer (model TBD) 
Lazer helmet
Industry Nine hubset
Cane Creek components 
Swiftwick socks
Bike Flights travel voucher
Shimano products
CTS Trainright Membership
Jittery Joe’s Coffee
UNDRBUDR anti-chafe crea
Ride with GPS Premium Membership

Register NOW and SAVE!

Register now and save, prices go up on February 17th, 2024.

It costs just $155 for the Gran and Medio and $100 for the Piccolo.

A custom Suarez Cycling Apparel event-specific jersey is included for riders who register before February 20th.

For more information of the Gran Fondo Florida, please visit: https://www.granfondonationalseries.com/gran-fondo-florida or click the button below to register now.


 

2024 Event Calendar

Gran Fondo Florida

March 17, 2024

Dade City, FL

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Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo

April 21, 2024

Helen, Georgia

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Highlands Gran Fondo

June 2, 2024

Butler, NJ

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Gran Fondo Asheville

July 14, 2024

Asheville, NC

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Boone Gran Fondo

August 4, 2024

Boone, NC

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Gran Fondo Maryland

September 15, 2024

Frederick, MD

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2024 USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championship

September 15, 2024

Frederick, MD

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2024 Partner-Events

In addition to the 6 events organized and run by the Series, there are a growing number Partner-Events where athletes can earn points toward the 2024 Gran Fondo National Series Points Championship. Watch for additional Partner-Events to be included for 2024.

Cheaha Challenge

May 18-19, 2024

Jacksonville, AL

Vermont Gran Fondo

June 29, 2024

Bristol, VT

Cache Gran Fondo

July 23, 2024

Logan, UT

Bogus Basin Hill Climb

June 30, 2024 Boise, ID

719 Ride

July 20, 2024

Colorado Springs, CO

Alpine Loop Gran Fondo October 2024

Harrisonburg, VA

Virginia’s Blue Ridge Gran Fondo

October 13, 2024

Fincastle, VA

For more information on the 2024 SUAREZ Gran Fondo National Series, please visit: https://www.granfondonationalseries.com


 

About the Gran Fondo National Series

Founded in 2012 by event director Reuben Kline, the Gran Fondo National Series is the largest and most competitive series of gran fondo cycling events in the United States. Gran Fondo National Series was the first series to implement timed-segment racing into US gran fondo events and has crowned Gran Fondo National Champions and Gran Fondo National Series Champions since 2012. Starting in 2020, the organization entered into a partnership with USA Cycling to bring the existing Gran Fondo National Series events into the USA Cycling portfolio including the presentation of an official USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championships events. 

The Series has successfully coordinated more than 80 Gran Fondos across the nation, serving more than 38,000 participants.

For more information, or to register for an event, go to www.granfondonationalseries.com.

 
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