Today's Date: May 28, 2017

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Welcome Back, Porsche of Charlottesville

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                            We are happy to give a warm “welcome back” to Flow Automotive and Porsche of Charlottesville as returning members of the ‘Fondo family. You can expect many exciting opportunities at the 2015 Gran Fondo – thanks to Flow Automotive and Porsche of Charlottesville! General Manager Porsche of Charlottesville, values the partnership. “Occasionally in the automotive industry, an opportunity arises to create a partnership in which all members share the same values, energy and excitement,” he says. “Porsche of Charlottesville and Flow Automotive are thrilled to have…

The Journey of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo

Majestic scenery along wild mountain roads sets the scene in the Adventure Seen video of the 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo presented by The Prostate Cancer Awareness Project. This incredible film will give you a glimpse of the inspiring journeys taken by cyclists who join Jeremiah Bishop in riding the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. The 2015 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo will take place Sunday, September 20, Harrisonburg, Virginia.

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:

$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.

Osmo Nutrition – The Official Hydration Sponsor of The Alpine Loop Gran Fondo

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Osmo Nutrition is the Official Hydration Sponsor of the 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. Osmo Hydration Stations featuring Osmo Active Hydration products will be located along the Valley View Challenge, Shenandoah Mountain Adventure and Alpine Loop routes to keep all ‘Fondo participants properly hydrated for the best ride possible! Olympic medalists, Tour de France riders, and pro triathletes know hydration is critical to top performance. That’s why they’ve replaced their sponsors’ drinks with Dr. Stacy Sims’ hydration formulas for years. Osmo Active brings the benefits of Stacy’s hydration science to everyone. Increase Power Output Improve Endurance Reduce Cramping Osmo Active has…

2014 Event Jersey

2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Jersey

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…

Harrisonburg Wins 2014 Great American Main Street Award

This year, Virginia’s Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance was recognized as one of three winners of the GAMSA awards. Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance is one of the beneficiaries of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo. HDR works closely with the event to make every participant’s visit to Downtown Harrisonburg an outstanding experience. Great Main Streets combine good design, historic preservation, public-private partnerships and business incentives in order to create a very special kind of place—a place where people want to live, work and play. The three winners of the 2014 National Main Street Center’s Great American Main Street Awards (GAMSA) are masters at doing…

2014 Date Announced

Climbing Shenandoah Mountain (c) Joe Foley Photography

Mark your calendars! The 2014 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo will take place on Sunday, September 28 in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Registration for the 2014 event will open on January 1, 2014 at Noon. Participants will choose from three routes: the 35-mile Valley View Challenge, the all-paved 76-mile Shenandoah Mountain Adventure, and the 105-mile Alpine Loop featuring incredible mountainous dirt road climbs. A Finish Line Festival will provide a warm welcome for all cyclists returning from their adventure. Rider Sign-In, welcome receptions, and a pre-event dinner will take place on Saturday, September 27. Hosted by professional mountain bike racer Jeremiah Bishop and presented…