Today's Date: September 20, 2017

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2017 Training Ride on Course -

Thursday, May 18, 2017

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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2015 Save-the-Date

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The 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo presented by Prostate Cancer Awareness Project will take place September 20, 2015 in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Registration for Gran Fondo Champions and Teams will open January 1, 2015 on BikeReg.com. Early Bird Registration will open January 26. NEW for 2015 – the event will introduce additional routes and added registration benefits. Expect lots of cycling excitement in Virginia next September, as the Richmond-based 2015 UCI Road World Championships will ramp up to the spectator-favorite events – the Elite Men’s and Women’s Road Races – the weekend following the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. For participants who stay…

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2014 KOM Results

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The 2014 Prostate Cancer Awareness Project King and Queen of the Mountain results provided by MidAtlantic Timing are now available. Congratulations to all competitors!

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2014 Event Photos

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The Joe Foley Photography Team returned to the ‘Fondo in 2014 and captured thousands of images; from the ‘Fondo Happy Hour and Porsche Red Carpet; the Start to the Finish Line Festival and all the roads in between! Now, thousands of high-resolution photos are be available at Joe Foley Photography Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Galleries. Photos from the Finish Line Photo Booth and Porsche Red Carpet Photo Opportunity also will be available on the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Facebook page – for you to download and share for free. Here are some highlights from the day’s adventure:

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2014 Event Waiver

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                            All riders will be required to sign an event waiver in order to legally participate in the 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. Waivers will be available at Rider Sign-in and Packet Pickup. You can fill out your waiver in advance by following the instructions at the bottom of this page. Participants can collect rider #’s and participant bags for other participants only if they bring a waiver that has been signed in advance by the other participant. Those riders who cannot attend Rider Sign-in and Packet…

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$10 Offer, National Prostate Health Month

Robert Hess (Center in white and blue) is the Founder and President of the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project. In this photo he is seen with cancer survivors and professional cyclists at the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo.

In recognition of September – National Prostate Health Month – the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project is offering $10 toward each of the next 25 entries into the Valley View Challenge. This partnership is to encourage families, friends and loved ones to join in the challenge of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo! Valley View Challenge entrants can register for the Gran Fondo using the coupon code “PCAPVV14” to take advantage of this generous discount. Robert Hess, President and founder of the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project looks forward to riding alongside the Valley View Challenge participants at the 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo.

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2014 Event Jersey

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The crest of Jeremiah Bishop’s Alpine Loop Gran Fondo honors the spirit of adventure and the heritage of the Alpine Loop. The emblem features a silhouette of Shenandoah Mountain, with Spruce Knob and the western Appalachian ranges beyond. The 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo presented by Prostate Cancer Awareness Project Event Jersey features silhouettes of these mountains (back and side panels) in a clean, contemporary design by Cutaway Clothing.           2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo jerseys are available while supplies last. Jerseys can be purchased with registration or as a unique transaction on BikeReg.com. Jerseys that are…

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Get Ready to Roll!

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On September 28, 2014, when the start-gun sounds, we’re all in it together. At this ‘Fondo, everyone lines up – in no particular order – and sets out on the parade-style start through Downtown Harrisonburg, Virginia. That said, there are a few ways to get up front for the fun. Cancer survivors come first. This special group of riders celebrates the adventure like no one else can and we want them to have a front row seat. Next to be called – by name – to the start line are the ‘Fondo Champions and Teams. We welcome anyone to ride (and give)…

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