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

2015 KOM Results Posted

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Results* from the 2015 Prostate Cancer Awareness Project King of the Mountain Contest are now available from Mid-Atlantic Timing.

Any timing corrections or technical questions can be directed to MAT officials via buttons on the results page linked above.

Congratulations to everyone who completed one of the challenges of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo!

*Results are organized by KOM competition: Alpine Loop or Shenandoah Mountain. Overall finish line times are irrelevant to the KOM competition. Shenandoah Mountain Century and Shenandoah Mountain Adventure riders were combined for the KOM contest, and are therefore grouped together in a “Shenandoah Mountain” category for results.

2015 Event T-Shirts

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The 2015 event t’s are custom designed for the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo by Cutaway Clothing. T-shirt front features a bold graphic design inspired by the mountains of the ‘Fondo. Shirts are made using premium ring spun cotton for a super soft feel.

2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo t-shirts are included with event entry and guaranteed for all registrants who sign up by through September 7.

NEW: ‘Fondo Breakfast Items Offered

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Heritage Bakery & Cafe of Harrisonburg is offering pre-orders for event-day breakfast items.

Breakfast items ordered in advance will be available beginning at Sunday, September 20, 6 a.m. at the Turner Pavilion start / finish venue of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo.

Enjoy a French-inspired start to the day, including the following menu items:

  • bacon egg and cheese croissant/gluten free bread available ($6.50)
  • spinach egg cheese croissant/ gluten free bread available ($6.00)
  • chocolate croissants ($3)
  • gluten and dairy free muffins – blueberry, banana walnut, lemon poppy, chocolate espresso, orange cranberry  ($3)
  • homemade granola bowl with yogurt (or almond milk), bananas and honey  ($6)

Heritage Bakery & Cafe items are available to order until registration closes on Thursday, September 17.

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The Lucas Roasting Company mobile coffee shop will be onsite at the Turner Pavilion beginning at 6 a.m. The mobile coffee shop will offer a full selection of their distinctive coffees, espresso, specialty drinks, and their unending variety of iced and blended drinks, including smoothies, chai teas and delicious frozen coffee beverages throughout the day. Cash and credit cards accepted.

HoneyBaked Ham Sandwiches on Course

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On course during the 2015 ‘Fondo, all riders can look forward to enjoying a Mini Classic Ham or Mini Classic Turkey sandwich provided through a partnership with HoneyBaked Ham of Harrisonburg.

Sandwiches will be available at one Rest Station along each course. For information specific to each Rest Station check out the Rest Station Information page.

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Click here to visit HoneyBaked Ham Harrisonburg.

Pre-Event Dinner

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Cycling Capital Celebration Pre-Event Dinner

On the eve of the 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo, the Cycling Capital Celebration will take place Saturday, September 19, in the historic center of downtown Harrisonburg, Virginia at Capital Ale House. Tickets are only available in advance.

The Pre-Event Dinner provides a warm welcome to Harrisonburg, and is a fun place to meet and mingle with other cyclists, celebrate and fuel up for the big ride ahead.

Drop in between 6-8 p.m. and enjoy a dinner that’s a filling fuel-up for the next day’s big adventure.

Menu includes:

Seared Atlantic Salmon with Rauchbier Sauce
Spice Rubbed Flat Iron Steak with Stout Glaze
Herb-Roasted Half Chicken
Vegetarian Entree upon Request
Gratin Potatoes
Fresh Vegetables
Choice of Soup or 
Salad
Choice of Five-High Chocolate Cake or Raspberry White Chocolate Cheesecake

Dinner guests are also invited to enjoy a complimentary pint of Brothers Craft Brewing beer and a selection of passed appetizers.

Tickets are available in advance through September 7, 2015. Event is capped and is expected to sell out.

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