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Blue Mountains Gravel Fondo

June 15 2024
Thornbury ON Canada
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Distances: 63, 102 km
Difficulty: Gently rolling terrain with one or two short hills

The Blue Mountains Gravel Fondo is a new event organized by Bruce Bird, multiple UCI Gran Fondo World Champion in both time trial and road racing and organizer of the Blue Mountains Gran Fondo who was part of the UCI Gran Fondo World Series from 2015-2019.  The event in Ontario’s lake region is a true Gravel paradise.

The course starts and finishes in the center of Thornbury at the Georgian Bay for a first flat 10k.  The gravel roads then head south for a tough 7k uphill with a gradient varying from 2% to 6% and an average of 3% followed by a small downhill and another 2k uphill at 6% average.  The middle section of the course has rolling hills with a third 3k hill starting at km 69 at 4.5% average before entering a single track section.  The last 27km towards the finish is back on the same roads that were used in the start.

The shorter 63km course makes a shortcut after the second hill to rejoin the 102k course for these same final 27km towards the finish in the city center of Thornbury.

Blue Mountains Gravel Fondo

 
Start Located At: Thornbury, Ontario
 
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Jun 18 2023 - NEWS: Clarke and L’Esperance fastest at Canada's Blue Mountains Gravel Fondo
Jun 25 2019 - NEWS: UCI Blue Mountains Gran Fondo doubles in size
Jun 15 2024 - EVENT: Blue Mountains Gravel Fondo
 
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Jan 19 2024 - NEWS: Two additional events added to the 2024 UCI Gravel Calendar
Nov 30 2023 - NEWS: 2024 TREK UCI Gravel World Series welcomes seven new events
Oct 11 2023 - NEWS: Big names return to The UCI Gralloch Gravel Fondo for its second year
Oct 08 2023 - NEWS: Slovenian Matej Mohoric wins UCI Gravel World Championships
Oct 07 2023 - NEWS: Kasia Niewiadoma wins Women's UCI Gravel World Championships with Solo Attack
Sep 23 2023 - NEWS: 2024 Trek UCI Gravel World Series Calendar Revealed
Sep 22 2023 - NEWS: Swenson and Stephens headline USA's 2023 Gravel World Championships Team
Sep 21 2023 - NEWS: 2023 UCI Gravel World Championship Courses Revealed
Sep 10 2023 - NEWS: 2023 UCI Gravel World Championships moved from Veneto to Treviso
Sep 02 2023 - NEWS: Petr Vakoc and Annika Langvad win at UCI La Monsterrato in Italy
Aug 26 2023 - NEWS: Wout van Aert wins UCI Houffa Gravel Fondo in Belgium
Aug 19 2023 - NEWS: Voss and Terpstra fastest at the UCI Gravel Grit ‘n Grind in Sweden
Aug 14 2023 - NEWS: Alula in Saudi Arabia will host the 2028 UCI Gravel World Championships
Jul 16 2023 - NEWS: Rooijakkers and Gademan fastest at UCI Gravel One Fifty in the Netherlands
Jun 18 2023 - NEWS: Schiff and Perry winners of the Wish One Millau Grands Causses
Apr 07 2024 - EVENT: UCI Worthersee Gravel
Apr 20 2024 - EVENT: La Indomable
Apr 25 2024 - EVENT: Giro Sardegna Gravel
Apr 27 2024 - EVENT: Highlands Gravel Classic
Apr 28 2024 - EVENT: Gravel Fondo Limburg
May 11 2024 - EVENT: SEVEN
May 12 2024 - EVENT: 3RIDES Gravel Race
May 18 2024 - EVENT: The Gralloch
Jun 01 2024 - EVENT: Gravel Challenge Blaavands Huk
Jun 09 2024 - EVENT: UCI Tugende Gravel
Jun 15 2024 - EVENT: Blue Mountains Gravel Fondo
Jun 16 2024 - EVENT: Wish One Gravel Race
Jun 16 2024 - EVENT: Safari Gravel
Jun 29 2024 - EVENT: Hegau Gravel Festival
Jul 06 2024 - EVENT: UCI Gravel Suisse
 
ucigravelws
Jan 19 2024 - NEWS: Two additional events added to the 2024 UCI Gravel Calendar
Nov 30 2023 - NEWS: 2024 TREK UCI Gravel World Series welcomes seven new events
Oct 11 2023 - NEWS: Big names return to The UCI Gralloch Gravel Fondo for its second year
Oct 08 2023 - NEWS: Slovenian Matej Mohoric wins UCI Gravel World Championships
Oct 07 2023 - NEWS: Kasia Niewiadoma wins Women's UCI Gravel World Championships with Solo Attack
Sep 23 2023 - NEWS: 2024 Trek UCI Gravel World Series Calendar Revealed
Sep 22 2023 - NEWS: Swenson and Stephens headline USA's 2023 Gravel World Championships Team
Sep 21 2023 - NEWS: 2023 UCI Gravel World Championship Courses Revealed
Sep 10 2023 - NEWS: 2023 UCI Gravel World Championships moved from Veneto to Treviso
Sep 02 2023 - NEWS: Petr Vakoc and Annika Langvad win at UCI La Monsterrato in Italy
Aug 26 2023 - NEWS: Wout van Aert wins UCI Houffa Gravel Fondo in Belgium
Aug 19 2023 - NEWS: Voss and Terpstra fastest at the UCI Gravel Grit ‘n Grind in Sweden
Aug 14 2023 - NEWS: Alula in Saudi Arabia will host the 2028 UCI Gravel World Championships
Jul 16 2023 - NEWS: Rooijakkers and Gademan fastest at UCI Gravel One Fifty in the Netherlands
Jun 18 2023 - NEWS: Schiff and Perry winners of the Wish One Millau Grands Causses
Apr 07 2024 - EVENT: UCI Worthersee Gravel
Apr 20 2024 - EVENT: La Indomable
Apr 25 2024 - EVENT: Giro Sardegna Gravel
Apr 27 2024 - EVENT: Highlands Gravel Classic
Apr 28 2024 - EVENT: Gravel Fondo Limburg
May 11 2024 - EVENT: SEVEN
May 12 2024 - EVENT: 3RIDES Gravel Race
May 18 2024 - EVENT: The Gralloch
Jun 01 2024 - EVENT: Gravel Challenge Blaavands Huk
Jun 09 2024 - EVENT: UCI Tugende Gravel
Jun 15 2024 - EVENT: Blue Mountains Gravel Fondo
Jun 16 2024 - EVENT: Wish One Gravel Race
Jun 16 2024 - EVENT: Safari Gravel
Jun 29 2024 - EVENT: Hegau Gravel Festival
Jul 06 2024 - EVENT: UCI Gravel Suisse