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

2016 Event Photos

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The Bruce Buckley Photography team was on the course and at the Start and Finish of the 2016 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. The team captured thousands of images of the day. A highlight gallery has been posted, with thousands of images coming soon. Galleries will be posted at the site linked above.

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Get Your Ridge Supply Alpine Edition Socks Before They’re Gone

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Ridge Supply, designers of limited edition cycling socks made in the USA, have partnered with the 2016 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo and introduced an Alpine Edition of the classic Skyline Dawn sock design. The Ridge Supply booth was onsite all weekend at the Gran Fondo, so most participants stocked up, but you can find this limited edition design on the Ridge Supply website until Friday, October 7th. 

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Frame Your Loopie with Special Offer from The Frame Factory

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Celebrate your completion of the 2016 The Alpine Loop Gran Fondo with a personalized Loopie print – a beautiful and lasting reminder of a great day on the bike; and now you have the option to take advantage of a special offer from The Frame Factory & Gallery to have your Loopie professionally custom-framed. The owner of The Frame Factory & Gallery, Dana Harshbarger, has curated a selection of framing materials that complement the design of the personalized Loopie prints. When you order your Loopie, you have the option to select ship directly to the Frame Factory. After your Loopie…

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LIVE Timing and Results

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We are LIVE on course from the 2016 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. Follow riders as they pass through Prostate Cancer Awareness Project King of the Mountain timing points and arrive at the finish line. Complete results are available here.

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Bib #s Assignments – Sign-In Tips

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2016 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Onsite Sign-In and Packet Pick Up will take place: Saturday, September 24, 2-6 p.m. Brothers Craft Brewing Brewery and Taproom 800 N Main Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia         Sunday, September 25, 6-7:30 a.m. Turner Pavilion / Start & Finish Line Festival Location 228 S Liberty Street, Harrisonburg, Virginia For those able to, please make every effort to sign in on Saturday. Event-day sign-in is for those unable to arrive on Saturday. Do not wait! At Sign-In you will to do two things before approaching the Registration Tables: Sign a USA Cycling Waiver and Release…

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Event Brief 2016

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All the details you need to arrive prepared for the 2016 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo! The final event newsletter was published on Monday, September 19. It can be viewed by following this link.  

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Route Maps, GPS Downloads

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2016 routes are ready for download and turn-by-turn event-day use. Route maps for the 2016 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo are viewable on the Routes page. To download or print cue sheets, click “view full route” in the upper left corner of the desired route frame on the routes page. ‘Fondo preparations are in the final stages. We look forward to sharing the adventure with you in just a few days!  

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Loopie Partners with 2016 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo

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Commemorate Your Cycling Achievement with Personalized Printed Artwork Cyclists can celebrate their completion of 2016 The Alpine Loop Gran Fondo with a personalized Loopie print – a beautiful and lasting reminder of a great day on the bike. A Loopie is an accurate but artistic representation of your ride, including mapping, elevation, distance and speed. Combining the aesthetics of fine art with elegant data visualization, the result is a personal and permanent reminder of an epic ride. Loopie uses GPS data to create beautiful and personalized printed artwork. Each print is an accurate but artistic visualization of the Alpine Loop Gran…

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2016 Event Jersey Unveiled

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2016 Jerseys are in Production! The 2016 event jerseys have been custom designed for the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo by Cutaway Clothing. Jersey front and back feature a bold graphic design inspired by the mountains of the ‘Fondo. Jerseys features 3 elastic rear pockets, mesh side panels, full zip; available in men’s and women’s Club Cut. See size chart. 2016 Jerseys are available for purchase with event registration or as a unique transaction on BikeReg.com. Jersey inventory is updated in real-time on event registration at BikeReg.com. Jerseys are available for purchase while supplies last and are guaranteed to be ready…

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NEW 2016 “King of the Hill” Contest

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New for 2016 – Participants in the 36-mile Valley View Challenge and 62-mile Mt Solon Metric Century routes of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo can attempt to clock their fastest time up Mole Hill and earn the distinction of King and Queen of the Hill. A new timed segment for 2016, the Mole Hill challenge will include .6 miles and 145 feet of climbing with sustained grades over 8 percent. An enduring feature of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo and located just a few miles before the finish line, Mole Hill tempts riders with a short but steep climb in the…

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