Gran Fondo Asheville

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Sunday, July 23, 2017

Take on a summer challenge and cycle through scenic countryside and vibrant cityscapes at the fourth annual Gran Fondo Asheville hosted by New Belgium on July 23, 2017.  The cycling event offers 30-, 60-, and 100-mile routes and includes optional competitive timed sections. Proceeds from the cycling event benefit Friends of the Smokies.

Gran Fondo Asheville begins in the heart of Asheville’s River Arts District, then winds its way into the back roads of the Blue Ridge Mountains on a well-marked course suitable for cyclists of all ages and ability-levels. The ride will begin and end at New Belgium Brewery, where cyclists and their families can enjoy a festive atmosphere and experience Asheville’s craft beer culture.

Event Features:

  • Four timed sections
  • Mechanic support
  • Fully-stocked aid stations along the route
  • Catered lunch
  • Beer from New Belgium
  • Cash purse
  • Raffle
  • Prizes for overall and age-group winners