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The Oregon Gran Fondo 42M | 71M | 117M | 137M
June 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
An event every year that begins at 8:00 am on day first of June, repeating until June 3, 2023
“Gran Fondo” is Italian and translates approximately to “Big Ride.” Gran Fondo rides have their origin in Italy and France, where the general public was invited to ride a single stage of one of the professional grand tours, the Tour de France, and the Giro d’Italia, after the pro race went through. It’s a celebration of cycling. Now in its 6th year features a Challenging 117 mile Gran, or 71 Mile Medio Routes and 40 Mile Piccolo all starting from downtown Cottage Grove at 8:00am Saturday! The routes feature 2000,4000 or 6000 ft or 8000 of climbing on some of the most scenic terrain in Oregon. The Routes feature fresh fruit, espresso, and mechanical service at all aid stations. After your ride unwind with Plank Town Brewery and many food options in town.
It is truly a ride for everyone that is up for the challenge!
40 Mile Piccolo, 71 Mile Medio, 117 Mile Gran and 137 mile Sherman Route (10% gravel)
Please note: the 42 Mile Piccolo and 137 Mile Sherman will not be a mass start the Sherman Route has 4 sections of Gravel!
Amazing with 117 Miles in the Gran or 71 in the Medio and 40 in the Piccolo with 2K of climbing. For that real adventure select the Sherman Route from 137 Miles and almost 8000 ft of Climbing. Please note the Sherman Route must leave between 6am and 7am.
Event details subject to change; check event websites for details.