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

2014 Event Waiver

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All riders will be required to sign an event waiver in order to legally participate in the 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. Waivers will be available at Rider Sign-in and Packet Pickup. You can fill out your waiver in advance by following the instructions at the bottom of this page.

Participants can collect rider #’s and participant bags for other participants only if they bring a waiver that has been signed in advance by the other participant. Those riders who cannot attend Rider Sign-in and Packet Pickup can fill out a waiver in advance by following the instructions at the bottom of this page.

WAIVERS THAT ARE NOT PRINTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING STANDARDS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. (WAIVERS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON SITE.)

BEFORE PRINTING A 2014 EVENT WAIVER, PLEASE NOTE:

For legal purposes, many states require documents of a legal nature to use print in a font of not less than 10 points. These documents have been created with that requirement in mind. However, Adobe Acrobat may scale your document down to it’s own margins, thereby reducing the print to a size that may render the legality of this document void.For your legal protection take a moment as you print this document to ensure that printer scaling is turned off. Follow these steps if you are unsure:

  1. Click the “I Agree” button below.
  2. Once the document opens in Acrobat, press ‘File’ > ‘Print’.
  3. The printer dialog box will appear.
  4. Ensure that the ‘Page Scaling’ option is set to ‘None’.
  5. Ensure that the box for ‘auto-rotate and center pages’ is checked.
  6. Press the ‘Print’ button.

Please note that options on printers may vary by model and by the software that the printer uses.

 

I have read and understand the printing instructions. “I agree” and view waiver.

THE EVENT ORGANIZER WILL NOT PROVIDE TECHNICAL SUPPORT TO ASSIT WITH PRINTING THE EVENT WAIVER IN ADVANCE.

WAIVERS WILL BE AVAILABLE ONSITE.

$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.