Today's Date: February 20, 2018

Latest Posts From the 'Fondo:

2018 Alpine Loop Route Announcement -

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

2018 Host Hotel -

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Registration Opens Feb. 1 -

Friday, January 26, 2018

Experience the Valley -

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Climb Shenandoah Mountain -

Monday, January 1, 2018

Registration is OPEN


The Alpine Loop Gran Fondo is Sunday, September 20, 2015. Registration is LIVE on

Registration will continue at summer pricing through August 1. (The Alpine Loop route field limit will be reached in advance of the event.)

NEW for 2015: included in registration, all participants will receive a premium super-soft event t-shirt and one drink ticket to redeem in the Finish Line Festival beer garden.

For those who want to take advantage of additional savings, payments by check can be mailed to avoid service fees online. Payments by check can be made payable to: Bishop Racing LLC and mailed to P.O. Box 868 Harrisonburg, VA 22803. Register online, and enter the coupon code MAIL2015. Total the current entry fee plus the cost of any merchandise ordered. Payment must be received within 10 days of online registration. Please include your registration confirmation # in the memo section of your check. Registrations whose payments are not received within 10 days will be removed – if registrant re-registers current entry fees will apply.

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The Journey of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo


Majestic scenery along wild mountain roads sets the scene in the Adventure Seen video of the 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo presented by The Prostate Cancer Awareness Project. This incredible film will give you a glimpse of the inspiring journeys taken by cyclists who join Jeremiah Bishop in riding the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo.

2015 Save-the-Date


The 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo presented by Prostate Cancer Awareness Project will take place September 20, 2015 in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Registration for Gran Fondo Champions and Teams will open January 1, 2015 on Early Bird Registration will open January 26.

NEW for 2015 – the event will introduce additional routes and added registration benefits.

Expect lots of cycling excitement in Virginia next September, as the Richmond-based 2015 UCI Road World Championships will ramp up to the spectator-favorite events – the Elite Men’s and Women’s Road Races – the weekend following the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. For participants who stay in Harrisonburg between the ‘Fondo and Road World Championship events, group rides and other special cycling events are planned each day.

Complete details about the 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo will be updated!

2014 KOM Results


The 2014 Prostate Cancer Awareness Project King and Queen of the Mountain results provided by MidAtlantic Timing are now available.

Congratulations to all competitors!

2014 Event Photos


The Joe Foley Photography Team returned to the ‘Fondo in 2014 and captured thousands of images; from the ‘Fondo Happy Hour and Porsche Red Carpet; the Start to the Finish Line Festival and all the roads in between!

Now, thousands of high-resolution photos are be available at Joe Foley Photography Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Galleries.

Photos from the Finish Line Photo Booth and Porsche Red Carpet Photo Opportunity also will be available on the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Facebook page – for you to download and share for free.

Here are some highlights from the day’s adventure: