Do you have what it takes to ride with George Hincapie?
[= The Challenge =]
Ride with George Hincapie
During his 19-year professional career George Hincapie was regarded as the premier American classics rider of his generation. He competed in a record 17 Ronde van Vlaanderen races and finished second at the grueling Paris-Roubaix, the best ever for any American. George will be one of our star guests at the inaugural Gold Country Fondo. Come meet one of America's cycling greats!
[= The Ride =]
The Gold Country Gran Fondo is a challenging mass participation cycling event reaching deep into the histrory of the Sierra Foothills.
A road cycling event comprised of 500 participants. The course route will start from Town Center Bike and Tri shop and travel through the El Dorado County country side. It will be mass start cycling event.
The distance will cover approximately 100 miles in total on a designated route. Riders will arrive at the finish back at Town Center Bike and Tri shop. At the conclusion of the event there will be a festival for the participants having a chance to visit with special guest George Hincapie.
[= 3 Challenging Routes =]
Choose from three stunning courses made up of some of the best kept secrets of Folsom's bustling cycling community. Rich in scenic beauty, the roads will distract you from the tasks at hand. 150 year old bridges; roads as narrow as trails; rivers as old as glaciers and picture perfect vistas panning across the towering Sierra Nevada mountains.
Visit http://gcfondo.com/ for course information, pricing and registration!