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Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo

April 20 2025
Helen Georgia USA
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Distances: 25, 60, 90 miles
Difficulty: Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills

Timed section format

With timed-segment competitions, your overall time from start to finish does not matter. Only the timed segments count.  Your overall, and age group rankings are determined by your combined time for all timed segments on the route you choose

BAVARIA IN THE APPALACHIANS

The third-most visited town in Georgia, Helen is a unique mountain town styled in a Bavarian theme. About two hours from major airports in Atlanta, GA and Greenville, SC, Helen is adjacent to the beautiful Unicoi State Park which is packed with family fun.

SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY

Experience Southern hospitality with a Bavarian twist! A smaller peloton, compared to other GFNS events, also helps create a tight-knit family atmosphere on road and at the post-ride party with North Georgia BBQ.

SAFETY AND SUPPORT

The Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo routes are difficult to ride unsupported because the roads are remote and stores are few and far between. Ride these marked and marshalled courses with confidence, supported by law enforcement, safety motos, mechanic and sag vehicles, as well as staffed feed stations.

Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo

 
Start Located At: Helen, Georgia
 
 
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Aid Stations:
There will be four aid stations along the 100 mile route; two on the 55mi, and one on the 35 mile route (35mi will also have mini-aid with only water, Heed, and Hammer Gel). Each of the other aid station will be fully stocked with: Water, Heed, Hammer Gel, Endurolyte Fizz, Bananas, PB&J Sandwiches, Cookies, Chips and Pretzels, and other snacks.

Bathrooms:
Aid-Stations will have bathrooms.  Please use bathrooms.  One of the biggest local complaints is cyclists peeing on the side of the road.  Please help our reputation and use porta-johns.

Timing Chips:
All riders must have timing chips installed on race morning.
You will be issued a timing chip, if you do not return the timing chip you will be charged $100. Race numbers must be mounted on your back right side and be easily readable.

Route Navigation:
The route will be very well marked; however, we suggest you get the RideWithGPS App and load the route to your smart phone or GPS.

 

Hot food and cold beer waiting for you at the finish line, plus chances to win valuable prizes!

Packet Pickups

Refer to previous year's roadbook

Prize / Race Categories

4 Timed Sections in the Gran Route – Best Combined Time Wins
Custom “Race Winner” jerseys for all Gran Route age group winners
Awards and Prizes for Gran, Medio and Piccolo winners

 
Facilities
Parking
Registration On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Marshalls
Escort / Police Escort
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
 
Community
Raffle
After Party
Fundraising
 
Features
Course Timing
Category / Race Prizes
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Downloadable GPS files
Finish Line Chute
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Number of Aid Stations: 4
 
Number of Timed Hill Climbs
4 Hill Climbs
 
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May 14 2024 - NEWS: Register for Gran Fondo Asheville by June 18 to get free jersey!
Mar 28 2024 - NEWS: Sign up for the Highlands Gran Fondo and get a FREE custom Jersey!
Jan 29 2024 - NEWS: Ride with Italian Champion Filippo Pozzato at 2024 Gran Fondo Asheville, p/b Applewood Manor
Apr 22 2024 - NEWS: Hundreds of cyclists braved Savage conditions at the 12th Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo
Feb 21 2024 - NEWS: Sign up NOW for the 2024 Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo and SAVE!
Mar 19 2024 - NEWS: Rankin and Aros fastest at the 13th Annual Gran Fondo Florida
Mar 11 2024 - NEWS: Gran Fondo National Series Announces 2024 Partner-Event Calendar
Feb 29 2024 - NEWS: GFNS Championships Official Qualifier for 2024 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships
Feb 19 2024 - NEWS: Bikeflights Renews Support for Gran Fondo National Series
Feb 14 2024 - NEWS: Free Jersey Deadline and Price Increase Approaching for Gran Fondo Florida!
Jan 12 2024 - NEWS: Gran Fondo Florida Updates Routes to Enhance Rider Experience and Safety
Jan 05 2024 - NEWS: SUAREZ Gran Fondo National Series and Zwift Announce Schedule for 8-Event E-Fondo Series
Dec 26 2023 - NEWS: SUAREZ and Gran Fondo National Series Release 2024 Event Apparel Collection
Dec 18 2023 - NEWS: Shimano to Sponsor U23 Entries to Gran Fondo National Series Cycling Events
Dec 12 2023 - NEWS: Holiday Gift Guide for Cyclists
Dec 12 2016 - RESULTS: 2016 Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo GFNCS Results
Dec 12 2016 - RESULTS: 2016 Highlands Gran Fondo GFNCS Results
Aug 29 2016 - RESULTS: Team Primal Audi Denver Hit Overdrive in the Golden Gran Fondo
Aug 08 2016 - RESULTS: Boone-tastic Gran Fondo
May 14 2016 - RESULTS: Next Moto Champion PB Roswell Bicycles Take Tour of Georgia Team Prize
Jun 30 2014 - RESULTS: Golden Gran Fondo
Jun 10 2014 - RESULTS: Highlands Gran Fondo GFNCS
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