Today's Date: July 21, 2017

Latest Posts From the 'Fondo:

2017 Cycling Celebration Dinner -

Thursday, May 18, 2017

2017 Training Ride on Course -

Thursday, May 18, 2017

2017 Jersey Design -

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Registration Opens Feb. 1 at 10 a.m. -

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

2017 Host Hotel -

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

$10 Offer, National Prostate Health Month

Robert Hess (Center in white and blue) is the Founder and President of the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project. In this photo he is seen with cancer survivors and professional cyclists at the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo.

In recognition of September – National Prostate Health Month – the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project is offering $10 toward each of the next 25 entries into the Valley View Challenge.

This partnership is to encourage families, friends and loved ones to join in the challenge of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo!

Valley View Challenge entrants can register for the Gran Fondo using the coupon code “PCAPVV14” to take advantage of this generous discount.

Robert Hess, President and founder of the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project looks forward to riding alongside the Valley View Challenge participants at the 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo.

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Shenandoah Alley to Perform at ‘Fondo

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The popular Harrisonburg, Virginia-based band Shenandoah Alley will perform at the Finish Line Festival of the 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo.

Shenandoah Alley has a self-described “hard-driving grunge-grass style” inspired by the natural beauty and bluegrass traditions of their Allegheny surroundings.

The band is comprised of Nick Boucher: Guitar; Blake Cramer: Bass; Eric Shy: Banjo; Michael Stover: Dobro

Shenandoah Alley will perform from 3:15-4:45 p.m. at the Finish Line Festival.

Admission is free. Spectators are welcome to purchase Festival meal tickets, only available in advance. Beer will be available for purchase onsite, cash only, to benefit the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition.

Complete information about the 2014 Finish Line Festival is available here.

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Osmo Nutrition – The Official Hydration Sponsor of The Alpine Loop Gran Fondo

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Osmo Nutrition is the Official Hydration Sponsor of the 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo.

Osmo Hydration Stations featuring Osmo Active Hydration products will be located along the Valley View Challenge, Shenandoah Mountain Adventure and Alpine Loop routes to keep all ‘Fondo participants properly hydrated for the best ride possible!

Olympic medalists, Tour de France riders, and pro triathletes know hydration is critical to top performance. That’s why they’ve replaced their sponsors’ drinks with Dr. Stacy Sims’ hydration formulas for years. Osmo Active brings the benefits of Stacy’s hydration science to everyone.

  • Increase Power Output
  • Improve Endurance
  • Reduce Cramping

Osmo Active has been developed to maximize the rate of fluid absorption into the body and uses only the highest quality natural ingredients – like organic fruit.

Click here for a complete listing of OSMO Hydration Stations along the routes.

All participants in the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo will receive a special online discount for future orders placed with Osmo Nutrition.

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2014 Event Jersey

2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Jersey

The crest of Jeremiah Bishop’s Alpine Loop Gran Fondo honors the spirit of adventure and the heritage of the Alpine Loop. The emblem features a silhouette of Shenandoah Mountain, with Spruce Knob and the western Appalachian ranges beyond. The 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo presented by Prostate Cancer Awareness Project Event Jersey features silhouettes of these mountains (back and side panels) in a clean, contemporary design by Cutaway Clothing.

 

 

 

 

 

2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo jerseys are available while supplies last. Jerseys can be purchased with registration or as a unique transaction on BikeReg.com.

Jerseys that are purchased in advance of the event will be waiting for you at Rider Sign-In and Packet Pick-Up at the ‘Fondo.

2014 Jerseys are custom designed for the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo by Cutaway Clothing. Feature three elastic rear pockets, full zip. Club Cut.

Sizing Guide is available here.

Local Flavor – Harrisonburg; A Dining Destination

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A variety of locally-owned farm-to-table and international restaurants call Harrisonburg home, making it easy for you to take a “Culinary Trip Around the World” right here in the Shenandoah Valley.

The Alpine Loop Gran Fondo is proud to work with local restaurants to provide participants with high-quality choices and local ingredients. From the fully-catered training rides, the Cycling Capital Celebration and pre-event dinner, to rest station supplies and the Finish Line Festival, even the fabled volunteer after-party; you’ll enjoy the local flavor at the ‘Fondo!

Your mouth will water when you read the complete listing and menu samples from the incredible lineup of dining opportunities waiting for you in Harrisonburg.

When you plan your visit to Harrisonburg, the hard part will be deciding which of these unique culinary establishments you will taking a bite out of?