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Gran Fondos and Gran Fondon’ts

Originally Posted By: Dave Kilpatrick at November Bicycles. Life doesn’t often hand me a blog title like that so even if it’s not 100% for what I have in mind, I’m rolling with it. This Saturday, my friends Pat and Eric and I rode the Vermont Gran Fondo. It was Eric’s first GF, while Pat Read More…

Refuel on the Vermont Gran Fondo at Historic Country Stores

Think Vermont and your mind will likely wander to things such as covered bridges, maple syrup, and Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. And certainly our little state features such sweetness, but adrenaline-charged sporting events like the Vermont Gran Fondo provide a spicy contrast. The Vermont Gran Fondo is a non-competitive ride criss-crossing Vermont’s Green Mountains. Read More…

Vermont Gran Fondo Releases Strava Segments

Reproduced from Gran Fondo Guide. When it comes to climbing, Vermont came out top on Strava in 2015, with cyclists climbing an average of 1,500 feet every ride followed closely by cyclists in Colorado and California The Vermont Gran Fondo was established in 2014 as the Green Mountains’ premier cycling event and named one of Read More…

Vermont Gran Fondo Offers New Routes, New After Party

Third edition features two new climbs, multiple covered bridges, country stores; named one of U.S.’s Top 10 Middlebury, Vermont – January 4, 2016 – The climbing will be no less challenging, the views every bit as breathtaking, and the post-ride party kicked up a notch. The third Vermont Gran Fondo, named one of the U.S.’s Read More…

Real Misery In The Green Mountains

By Paul Ruchlin from his BLOG I’m sorry Virginia, but the REAL Mountains Of Misery are in Vermont.  At least for the east coast that is.  Mountains Of Misery, that fantastic ride near the Shenandoah front range and Blacksburg is an amazingly beautiful and challenging ride with an excruciatingly difficult finish.  Vermont Gran Fondo is, Read More…

Vermont Gran Fondo Returns Once More To Scale Four Gaps

New England’s Most Challenging One-Day Ride Is Ready to Build on 2014 Success Originally Published by GranFondoGuide.com Addison County, Vermont – March 23, 2015—The Vermont Gran Fondo, the Green Mountain State’s own quadruple-gap century bike ride, returns on Saturday, June 13, after last year’s successful debut. Some 180 cyclists took part in the first Vermont Read More…