Today's Date: November 23, 2017

Latest Posts From the 'Fondo:

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

2017 Photos -

Monday, October 2, 2017

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Monday, October 2, 2017

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Monday, October 2, 2017

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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Brothers Craft Brewing Joins 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo

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Harrisonburg, Virginia-based craft brewery Brothers Craft Brewing is teaming up with the 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo cycling event for an exciting partnership with a charitable mission. On September 20, 2015, the cycling event will feature the Brothers Craft Brewing Beer Garden to benefit the Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition. The BCB Beer Garden will include a portable replica of the iconic Brothers Craft Brewing taproom. After completing 36, 62, 78, 100 or 108-mile bicycle rides, participants can enjoy a selection of the brewery’s craft beers including the expertly crafted BCB favorites The Great Outdoors; a crisp and refreshing Virginia Pale Ale,…

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Additional Routes for 2015 ‘Fondo

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For 2015, the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo is introducing two new routes. Now there are five ways to enjoy the ‘Fondo on September 20, 2015: Valley View Challenge – 36 miles, 2200 ft elevation Mt Solon Metric Century – 100 kilometers (62 miles), 3700 ft elevation Shenandoah Mountain Adventure – 78 miles, 6400 ft elevation Shenandoah Mountain Century – 100(+) miles, 7800 ft elevation Alpine Loop – 108 miles, 11000 ft elevation There are now two ways to experience the challenge of Shenandoah Mountain without having to take on the dirt road climbs of the Alpine Loop: the Shenandoah Mountain Adventure and the…

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Registration is OPEN

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The Alpine Loop Gran Fondo is Sunday, September 20, 2015. Registration is LIVE on BikeReg.com. Registration will continue at summer pricing through August 1. (The Alpine Loop route field limit will be reached in advance of the event.) NEW for 2015: included in registration, all participants will receive a premium super-soft event t-shirt and one drink ticket to redeem in the Finish Line Festival beer garden. For those who want to take advantage of additional savings, payments by check can be mailed to avoid service fees online. Payments by check can be made payable to: Bishop Racing LLC and mailed to P.O. Box 868 Harrisonburg, VA…

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