Gran Fonfo

Ride with Simon Richardson and Jeremy Powers If you know, you know. But on the off-chance you don’t, Global Cycling Network is the world’s biggest and best road cycling community, the largest online cycling channel and the ultimate one-stop destination for everything a roadie could ever want, beloved by millions for their original, witty and
0 Comments
The day before the big ride has always been an event in itself at RBC GranFondo Whistler. Friday’s VeloSpoke Bike Expo –open to the public – is one of Canada’s biggest road bike and lifestyle expos. This year we are investing heavily into the show, designing the expo into an even bigger, better experience. Vendor
0 Comments
Tina Ciamarra (2nd from right, above) has been involved with the RBC GranFondo Whistler Squadra since the very beginning. Below she tells us what keeps her coming back and why you should volunteer with Squadra too! “I have been volunteering since 2010! I signed up immediately after receiving an email from my employer, RBC. “I
0 Comments
Wow. RBC GranFondo Whistler turns 10 this year, so we think it’s time to throw the mother of all celebrations. After putting our collective heads together, we think the best way to celebrate the event turning 10 is by giving back to you, the people who’ve made this event the award-winning spectacle that it’s become. This
0 Comments
With 2019 being the 10th anniversary of RBC GranFondo Whistler, we’re bringing a whole program of celebrations to commemorate and give back to you this year. Here’s part 1: 10 weeks of Fondo is simple. We challenged our Gold level sponsors to give us the best prizes they could think of, and each week for
0 Comments
Back in early March, we took the decision to update our $50 RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley youth pricing policy to include under 23 riders, up from the previous mark of under 19. We are happy to announce that RBC GranFondo Whistler will now be adopting the same policy with immediate effect. Our $50 youth pricing
0 Comments
There are a lot of things that we can learn from riding together that we can take into our day-to-day lives. We communicate hazards, we put our energy towards team goals instead of our own and we do our best to help each other stay safe. At RBC GranFondo we’re taking these core cycling skills
0 Comments
Contest time! – All registered riders will have a chance to win one of the 8 GameChanger helmets that ABUS is going to be giving away. The ABUS  GameChanger Helmet redefines Aerodynamics. Its unique design helps to reduce windage by minimising exposed surfaces, while still letting the air to be sucked in and to flow
0 Comments
Epic wheelset competition time! All registered riders will get a chance to win a pair of Roval CLX 50 wheels, delivered by Specialized. Worth $2,500.00 and heralded as “an aero climber for every terrain”, Specialized/ Roval have made the CLX 50s to be the perfect sweet spot between their much loved CLX 64s and 32s: “After
0 Comments
RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley is not only about the Saturday ride. On Friday June 21, we have a full program of activities for you to enjoy, including getting up close and personal with the legend behind today’s cycling voice – Bob Roll and the Giro D’Italia winner – Ryder Hesjedal. Bob Roll and Ryder Hesjedal
0 Comments
One of our key goals for RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley is to harness the power of cycling as a force for good in empowering our kids in local communities. The event is partnered with three outstanding Bay Area non-profits who work to do exactly that – BizWorld, The Specialized Foundation and Positive Coaching Alliance. To
0 Comments
Thomas Fogarty Winery rest-stop The Medio will be stopping in at Thomas Fogarty Winery at approximately mile 21 for a delicious lunch – and yes – wine tasting! Since 1981, the Thomas Fogarty Winery has been making single vineyard estate Chardonnay & Pinot Noir that have helped to lead the revival of the SCM appellation.
0 Comments
With the upcoming UCI Gran Fondo World Series edition of RBC GranFondo Whistler in 2019, and the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships taking place here a year later, we’ve been hard at work to create a brand new travel section as we get ready to open our arms and welcome the world to beautiful British
0 Comments
Not content with throwing a huge celebration of cycling in California’s tech heartland, we’re proud to work closely with our riders to support local youth-serving non-profit organisations through the sport we all love. We select our charity partners carefully for their specific focus on promoting kids’ programs and development, and after helping to raise $125,000
0 Comments
We made it happen again! According to the industry’s trusted voice, the GranFondoGuide, this year’s RBC GranFondo Whistler was voted as the best Gran Fondo in North America for a second consecutive year. Also, our commitment with creating the best cycling events has led us to be awarded for the #1 Startup Gran Fondo with
0 Comments
Surprise! We are delighted to announce that all riders will be gifted a complimentary RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley performance jersey worth $145, created by Jakroo. Alta Classe riders will receive the navy color design, while all other participants will be presented with the black. On the big day – Saturday June 22, 2019 – all
0 Comments
We’re delighted to help you grab the bull by the horns during the next RBC GranFondo Whistler.  That is why we are excited to launch the Fondo Clinics, presented by Helpforme. We have partnered up with SportMedBC to provide specialist cycling knowledge and support alongside our coaches within these clinics, in order to prepare you for
0 Comments