Saturday, July 15, 2017
Limited to 250 Participants!
North Amerca's Highest Gran Fondo
Elev. 10152 ft
133 miles | 8000 feet | Epic.
Gran Fondo - Self-categorized, mass-start limited to 250 registrants.
Rules of the Road apply throughout the course unless otherwise indicated.
King & Queen of the Mountain Climbs powered by RidewithGPS.
The course is 134 miles with over 8000 ft of climbing! Starting & finishing in historic Leadville, Colorado (elev. 10,152 & home of the Leadville 100, the course climbs CO 91 north to Freemont Pass (elev 11,318). You'll descend to Copper and 10 Mile Creek, where you'll follow the 10 Mile Trail bike path to the City of Frisco. In Frisco you'll meet up with the Temple Trail bike path and the the Blue River Bikeway to Breckenridge - Rest Stop #1. Passing directly through the City of Breckenridge, you'll follow CO 9 south to the second major climb of the day and the highest point on the course - Hoosier Pass (11,452). Descending along the scenic state highway through the western towns of Alma, Fairplay (Rest Stop #2), and Antero Junction, you'll finally reach the historic railway town of Buena Vista and Rest Stop #3. A slow climb back up on CO 24 to Leadville remains, where the finish, friends, great food, and cold beer await!
Age-group and division competitions
Awards listed are for each age group/division as noted
Overall finish times & King/Queen of the Mountain Climbs powered by RidewithGPS
#1 Freemont Pass
||+ 801 ft
#2 Hoosier Pass
#3 - Trout Creek Pass
#4 Leadville Finish
||+ 757 / - 5 ft
Min 39/25 gearing recommended
Racers should carry spare tube, pump/C02
See the event website for additional maps and details.
ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE
All participants receive the following:
- Premium event tee & goodie bag (must register by July 1 to guarantee)
- Post-tour cookout & beverage, powered by Pb Brewery
- At least $25 in sponsor discounts & local coupons
- Professional moto & mechanical support thoughout the course
- Roving SAG vehicle support
- Stocked rest stops and feed zones
- Professional registration and support staff
- Great scenery
- Smiles, pleases, thank yous, and happy people who like to see people on bikes...
Pace & follow vehicles
Neutral moto support
Police and/or course marshals at every critical intersection
Stocked rest stops
Complete course signage and markings
Friendly staff, no hassles
Friday, July 14 | Pb Brewery | 115 E 7th St, Leadville, CO 80461
- Registration & Check-in (optional for Friday), Rider Welcome
- Rider Check-in | 2 PM - 8 PM
Saturday, July 15 | Pb Brewery | 115 E 7th St, Leadville, CO 80461
- Registration & Check-in Rider Welcome
- Rider Check-in | 7 AM - 8:45 AM
- Start | 9 AM
- Post-ride BBQ & Beer | 2:30-6:30 PM
- After Party 7 PM-9 PM
See here for lodging information in the City of Leadville
Once a field is closed, riders may register on the wait list in order to be eligible for placement in the event. Wait-listed riders are eligible for entry into the race in their respective fields in the order in which they registered on the Wait List. If you are entering the event from the waitlist, your entry fee will be based on the date that you registered on the waitlist.
NO LICENSE REQUIRED
No racing license is required for this event.
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