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

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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2015 Event Video

“Take your road bike where no ride bike has gone before!” A glimpse of the 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo by Adventure Seen.

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2015 Supporters List

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Additional support from the following outstanding individuals and teams allowed the charitable impact of the 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo presented by the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project to be greater than ever before! In 2015, over $10,000 in financial contributions and tangible goods were provided to event beneficiaries, community groups, youth programs, rescue squads and local service organizations. Supporters List updated October 15, 2015. Gran Fondo Champions Robert Anderson Jeremiah Bishop Jorg Decressin William Dodge Kelly Kavanaugh Jim Duncan David Dupree Robert Hess Anonymous John McCann GMike Rodgers Joe Cloud In Memory of Robert and Helen Cloud Dan Netzer In…

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2015 Event Photography

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Photographs from the 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo are posted in complete galleries at JoeFoleyPhotography.com. Photos from the Porsche Red Carpet and Prostate Cancer Awareness Project Podium are available to download for free. All other photographs are available for purchase. Following is a sneak peak of images from what was a glorious day for adventure!

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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