Added: Saturday pre-ride registration / package pickup & hell-conquering Roubaix!

Cycling, Gran Fonfo

For 2019, we are delighted to confirm that in addition to in-person registration on Friday June 21, we will be opening in-person registration and package pickup on Saturday morning before the ride, commencing at 5am.

We would like to extend a word of thanks to the local community who let us know through feedback that this was an option that would be welcome to see.

To register or pickup your package on the day, simply visit the solutions tent at University Circle, Four Seasons Silicon Valley between 5am – 6.15am. The first corrals will then depart at 6.30am. Here’s how that looks like:

5:00AM – 6:15AM / Day-of registration and package pickup open (Solutions tent)

5:30AM – 6:30AM / Start corrals open

6:30AM / Alta Classe start

6:35AM / Gran Fondo start

7:00AM / Medio start

If you’re registering on the day, you can still expect the full RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley treatment. You’ll be presented with your official performance event jersey and package pickup perks, as well as enjoy professional chip timing, premium rest stops, on-course neutral support, photographers, gourmet post-ride food festival and much, much more.

Hell is hereby officially present

Paris-Roubaix: just the title alone is enough to conjure goosebumps. Undisputed as a classic, the commonly known ‘Hell of the North’ is one of the most heralded races on the cycling calendar.

Taking place between Paris and the town of Roubaix on the French – Belgian border just north of Lille, comes 260km of winding roads full of cobblestones, mud and rough-as-hell terrain. For the winners, godlike status awaits.

In 2019, Specialized brought out the brand new Roubaix for their teams and athletes at the event. The result? 8 of the top 10 bikes at the hell of the north were Specialized Roubaixs, including the winner, Philippe Gilbert. And at RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley, you could ride one.

The brand new Specialized Roubaix

Hell has been conquered: the Paris-Roubaix winning Specialized Roubaix will be at RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley for you to try

We are delighted to confirm that Specialized will be bringing a fleet of their best bikes to the event, including the all new hell-conquering Roubaix. Make sure you register now to try out this monster of a bike as well as their full range of bikes that will be available for demo over the weekend.

If Saturday pre-ride registration and classics-conquering bikes are your thing, we’ll see you for a fiesta of cycling on June 22, 2019. Allez!

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