"I just want to stay thank you for a great ride! I was very impressed by the food, bike support and friendly environment of the event. I am looking forward to this event next year. Thanks again," C.M.
"Very well organized and fun event. You guys do a great job. Our legs were screaming at the end ... Great event ... Looking forward to doing it again. " S.D.
"Great event and GREAT course. One of the best I've done in years.
Look forward to next year and will spread the good word." John W.
Gran Fondo Rockies will be at the Calgary Bike Swap, May 4th 2013.
Alberta Bike Swap helps hundreds of cyclists sell or buy a bike in a safe environment. They are looking for bikes to sell - they won't be successful without bikes to sell to the thousands who come to buy!
If you have any hanging around please consider selling it at this great event. If you are looking to buy a bike, come and check out the goods. Lots of bikes and exhibitors, come and check it out!
170 km, 140km, 100km
& 60km distances
Elite road race
Well-stocked aid stations
GF Rockies jersey
Post ride Italian lunch
On Saturday August 10, 2013 starting at Nanton, you can test your physical strength and mental endurance in one of the more challenging gran fondo events to take place this year.
Gran Fondo Rockies has four distances to choose from:
With the majestic rocky mountains in the backdrop, you, your family, friends and fellow cyclists can experience an authentic gran fondo complete with a post ride Italian style lunch at the finish line.
For all participants under the age of 18 years, Gran Fondo Rockies Waiver must be signed by a parent at package pickup.
DOWNLOAD Waiver here (PDF format)
CODE is the official apparel of the Gran Fondo Rockies.
The event jersey is included with the entry fee.
You can purchase bib shorts with matching top-stitching to
complete your Gran Fondo kit.
Come out and be part of the cycling culture and have some fun!
There will be prizes for the most interesting, unusual, weird or wacky aid station, so get your friends together and go crazy! Pit yourself against your friends or family and see who has the best imagination. Four people per aid station are required. The cyclists will be the best judges!
This is a great family friendly environment so come out with your kids, spouses, grandmothers, grandfathers and share part of this exciting day with us! We have lots of interesting and exciting positions to choose from. All volunteers get a free shirt and a great Italian lunch.