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June 30th, 2018

About the Vermont Gran Fondo

The Vermont Gran Fondo was born from the cumulative passion of a group of local cyclists looking for a more challenging local event. Most of the Addison County based cycling events were geared towards recreational cyclists looking for a more relaxed ride and because this segment was  fairly well accommodated for, it was time for Read More…

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Explore the course

The 2018 Vermont Gran Fondo course will see the return of the LAMB, our original 4 gap course. Rivaling many rides in the western U.S., Vermonters call mountain passes “gaps,” and you’ll traverse four of them: Appalachian Gap (west to east), Lincoln Gap (east to west), Brandon Gap (west to east) and Middlebury Gap (east Read More…

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King & Queen of the Mountain

This year’s event will feature something new in the KOM & QOM challenge. This year we’ll be focusing on the pinnacle climb, the dreaded Lincoln Gap. Each year the Lincoln Gap pushes the envelope for steep climbs. Averaging 15% grade with a max topping out at 24%, this has earned the gap a listing as the steepest paved mile in the USA as well as a CDN list of top 9 steepest climbs in the world. This year we will award the top three results for men and women swag bags of local goodies. More details to come. Read More…

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Party & More

The après ride party will get underway at Woodchuck Cider House at 2 p.m. and go until 7 p.m. Enjoy live music, a variety of food choices, locally-produced beverages (Woodchuck Cider’s many varieties plus beer and wine), and farm-to-spoon ice cream. We’ll have non-alcoholic beverages too! Read More…

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