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

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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Bella Luna to Host ‘Fondo Dinner Celebration

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The 2016 Cycling Capital Celebration and pre-event dinner for the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo presented by The Prostate Cancer Awareness Project will take place at Bella Luna Wood Fired Pizza, Saturday, September 24, 6-8 p.m. Located in the historic Livery Building in downtown Harrisonburg’s Culinary District, Bella Luna offers authentic, handcrafted wood-fired pizzas, hand-made pastas, fresh seasonal salads, and desserts. The dinner event is an annual attraction for cyclists who will participate in the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo, as well as members of the local community, cyclists and cycling advocates. It is also a coming-together for friends of the The…

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2016 Host Hotel and Discounts

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Reserve your 2016 Harrisonburg-area lodging as soon as possible! The Alpine Loop Gran Fondo will take place Sunday, September 25, 2016. All lodging rates listed below are offered to Alpine Loop Gran Fondo participants first come, first served until hotels are booked. Many of these special rates expire 30 days in advance of the event. Book early! Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott – The Host Hotel of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo The Fairfield is offering discounts for Gran Fondo participants within the dates of September 22-26, 2016. Reservations must be made by September 1, 2016. One King or Two Queens:…

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2016 Registration is Open!

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The 2016 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo will take place on Sunday, September 25, 2016. Registration for the 2016 event is now open. Registration will remain open until Friday, September 26, 2014 – or until field limits have been reached. (In previous years, the 107-mile route has reached capacity in advance of the event.) Participants are encouraged to take advantage of early registration discounts through March 31. Pre-event dinner tickets will be offered through August – or until event reaches capacity in advance. We look forward to sharing the adventure and celebration with you in September 2016!

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