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

2017 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Announced

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Mark your calendar to share in this Virginia cycling tradition. Organizers of Jeremiah Bishop’s Alpine Loop Gran Fondo have announced the 2017 edition of the event will take place October 1, in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Registration for the event will open on BikeReg.com in February 2017. The previous editions of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo have sold out in advance. Participants are encouraged to register early. Hosted by professional cyclist Jeremiah Bishop, the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo has become a Virginia cycling tradition, featuring five outstanding cycling routes and an unmatched after-party. Bishop nicknamed his favorite training route after the glorious…

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Follow the ‘Fondo on Facebook

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You can find all the important information, news and big announcements about the 2016 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo, here at www.AlpineLoopGranFondo.com. But, if you like to stay “in the know” about other developments, details and more conversational aspects of the big event, you’ll enjoy the ‘Fondo Facebook Page. Once you’ve “Liked” the Page, you’ll want to make sure you’ll see all the latest posts and news – and not just the ones Facebook curates for you to see. From the ‘Fondo Page, click on the “Liked” button and then select “Get Notifications.” Then you’ll be all set!    

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Calling All Spectators, Volunteers!

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Looking forward to seeing some of the spectacular scenery along the course? Want to connect with your special someone out there? Love to provide encouragement and lend a hand? Community, camaraderie and encouragement are at the heart of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. And just like riders, volunteer participants are a big part of this event! From pre-event preparations, to day-of excitement and after-party celebrations, volunteers have many special talents to share and roles to fill. We’d love to welcome you to the team! Follow this link to let us know how you’re looking forward to help at the 2016…

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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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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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HoneyBaked Ham Sandwiches on Course

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On course during the 2015 ‘Fondo, all riders can look forward to enjoying a Mini Classic Ham or Mini Classic Turkey sandwich provided through a partnership with HoneyBaked Ham of Harrisonburg. Sandwiches will be available at one Rest Station along each course. For information specific to each Rest Station check out the Rest Station Information page. Click here to visit HoneyBaked Ham Harrisonburg.

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2013 KOM Results

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Results from the 2013 Prostate Cancer Awareness Project KOM Competition at the ‘Fondo are posted in the Coverage section of the website. Podium photos are available from Joe Foley Photography. If you did not claim your Prostate Cancer Awareness Project KOM Jersey at the event, please contact PCAP President Robert Hess by e-mailing Robert.Hess(at)ThePCAP.org

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2013 Photo Highlights

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The Joe Foley Photography team captured thousands of images of the 2013 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo – that will soon be available for you. In the meantime, this gallery features editorial-style highlights from the big ride. All photos copyright (c) Joe Foley Photography 2013.

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Introducing the new www.AlpineLoopGranFondo.com!

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We’re excited to launch an all-new version of www.AlpineLoopGranFondo.com The new platform will allow us to post news, updates, announcements; share photos and links; and keep all of the event information up-to-date in a layout that is much more user-friendly and visually appealing. This week, we appreciate your patience as we build the site with all the info you’ll need to plan and prepare for the 2013 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. You can still register for the event, sign up for newsletter updates, and join in the conversations on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks for being a part of the adventure!…

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