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Trip Report: Levi’s GranFondo

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Waking up before sunrise in San Francisco is magical. The customary hustle and bustle of commuters, tourists and cable cars gives way to a remarkable peacefulness as the morning fog lifts from the Bay. This was the idyllic setting that welcomed us as we began our point-to-point ride from Fisherman’s Wharf to Sonoma County. Within minutes, >> Read More

Top ten tips for a successful gran fondo weekend

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Whether you’re preparing for your first ever gran fondo or you’re a seasoned veteran, these ten tips will help you make the most of the ride.   1. Look after logistics early Remove as much of the last-minute stress as possible by organising your travel and accommodation well in advance. Accommodation close to the start and >> Read More

I’m timed but I’m not a race. What am I?

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

A gran fondo! If you are a cyclist and you are over thirty, I’m sure you have participated in a gran fondo by now. Even though they only really hit North America about five years ago, there now seems to be at least a dozen gran fondos taking place each weekend somewhere on the continent. If >> Read More