Today's Date: September 20, 2017

Latest Posts From the 'Fondo:

Volunteer Opportunities -

Monday, September 18, 2017

Last Week to Register -

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Final Week to Guarantee Jersey -

Friday, August 4, 2017

2017 Cycling Celebration Dinner -

Thursday, May 18, 2017

2017 Training Ride on Course -

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Spectator Meals at Finish Line Festival

Screen shot 2013-08-21 at 11.02.30 AM

Meal tickets for spectators are now available online and in advance only!

After cyclists cross the ‘Fondo Finish Line, they get to enjoy a meal provided by Hank’s Smokehouse and Clementine Cafe. The meal is included with their registration.

To make sure spectators, friends and family can get in on this good eatin’, be sure to purchase additional meal tickets – available in advance only. Mmm…

Southwestern Chicken, Coconut and Lime Cilantro Rice, Roasted Root Vegetables;
Pit-Cooked Pork Barbecue Sandwiches, Cole Slaw, Colorado Baked Beans;
All-American Macaroni and Cheese;
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Pita Chips and Tortilla Chips;
Orzo Pea Salad, Mixed Fresh Fruit;
Assorted Desserts and Cookies
Beverages will include OSMO, Chocolate Milk, Iced Tea, Lemonade

Additional meals – for friends, family and other festival goers – can be purchased in advance only.

The New Belgium Brewing Beer Garden and Lucas Roasting Company mobile coffee shop will accept cash on site. Bring valid photo ID.

Follow these links for more information about the Finish Line Festival, Spectating and Planning Your Visit.

2014 Date Announced

Climbing Shenandoah Mountain (c) Joe Foley Photography

Mark your calendars! The 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo will take place on Sunday, September 28 in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Registration for the 2014 event will open on January 1, 2014 at Noon.

Participants will choose from three routes: the 35-mile Valley View Challenge, the all-paved 76-mile Shenandoah Mountain Adventure, and the 105-mile Alpine Loop featuring incredible mountainous dirt road climbs. A Finish Line Festival will provide a warm welcome for all cyclists returning from their adventure. Rider Sign-In, welcome receptions, and a pre-event dinner will take place on Saturday, September 27.

(c) Joe Foley Photography

Jeremiah Bishop takes riders on some of his favorite mountain climbs (c) Joe Foley Photography

Hosted by professional mountain bike racer Jeremiah Bishop and presented by The Prostate Cancer Awareness Project, the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo is an event to welcome cyclists and spectators to Virginia’s Cycling Capital for an exciting weekend of special events, challenging rides, charity fundraising and festivities for the entire family.

This Website will continue to be updated with event registration coupons, details, news, training camp information, and other announcements.

Add your name to our e-newsletter mailing list to be among the first to get future announcements.

Enjoy a glimpse of the journey:

See you in September!

Jerseys Available to Order

2013 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Jersey

The Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Registration Page has been updated with all remaining in-stock merchandise, including the 2013 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Jersey by Cutaway Clothing. Shipping is included in all costs for 2013 Jerseys.


Cutaway Clothing design 2013 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Jersey

Cutaway Clothing Design 2013 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Jersey

2013 KOM Results

(c) Joe Foley Photography

Results from the 2013 Prostate Cancer Awareness Project KOM Competition at the ‘Fondo are posted in the Coverage section of the website.

Podium photos are available from Joe Foley Photography.

If you did not claim your Prostate Cancer Awareness Project KOM Jersey at the event, please contact PCAP President Robert Hess by e-mailing Robert.Hess(at)

Adventure Seen Video

(c) Joe Foley Photography

Scenes from the 2013 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo presented by The Prostate Cancer Awareness Project were captured by Adventure Seen and the Joe Foley Photography team; resulting in an inspiring glimpse of the amazing journey that’s shaped Jeremiah Bishop and all the cyclists who have joined him for the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo.

(c) Joe Foley Photography

(c) Joe Foley Photography