2019 Gran Fondo Events
National Gran Fondo Series, a part of the partnership with Haute Route, the most prestigious multi-day event series for amateur cycling worldwide has partnered with Project Hero to offer athletes an amazing experience into competition styled events, is offering Project Hero athletes a limited number of free entries for single day events.
• Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo
Location: Helen, Georgia
Date: April 28
• Highlands Gran Fondo
Location: Butler, New Jersey
Date: June 2
• Gran Fondo Asheville
Location: Asheville, North Carolina
Date: July 21
• Boone Gran Fondo
Location: Boone, North Carolina
Date: August 4
• Golden Gran Fondo
Location: Golden, Colorado
Date: August 26
• Gran Fondo Maryland
Location: Frederick, Maryland
Date: September 22
• Gran Fondo Jensie
Location: Novato, California
Date: September 28
One-day National Gran Fondo Series Event FAQ’s:
Q: Is travel provided to the event?
A: Travel for these events is on your own.
Q: Are hotel accommodations provided for the event?
A: If traveling to the event you will need to set up your own accomodations.
Q: Are meals provided?
A: Food is on your own.
Q: Are bikes provided if I need one?
A: You will need to bring your own bike in good working condition.
Q: Do I need to register?
A: Yes, you will register on the Project HERO website. If selected for the event, you will get your free entry code.
Q: How much does the event cost?
A: If selected to participate as a Project Hero particpant in the event, you will receive a free entry code to be used when registering on the National Gran Fondo Series’s website.
Q: What bibs and jersey do I wear for the event?
A: You can wear any cycling bibs/jersey, however we prefer that you wear a Project HERO cycling kit if one is owned.
Q: Will I receive a kit for this event?
A: No, plan accordingly for the event and bring cycling clothing suited for the weather.
Q: Is support offered during the ride?
A: The National Gran Fondo Series does offer both (limited) mechanical and nutritional support during the ride at rest stops. You should plan to bring your own on bike nutrition and a working bike as mechanical and nutritional support may vary between events.
Q: What do I need to bring?
A: You should plan to bring all items you would normally carry on a self-supported ride or event.
An example list would be:
· Bike (in good working condition)
· Cycling kit (bibs/jersey), shoes
· Weather appropriate clothing (rain, cold, sun etc.)
· Nutritional items
· Water bottles
· Spare tubes
· Mini air pump or Co2
· Multi tool