As gran fondos continue to grow in popularity, expenses rise and promoters have to innovate to stay afloat.
Gran Fondos and mass-participation rides have become a popular way for current and former pros to raise money for charity.
The beauty of this type of event is that it frees you, the participant, to define the experience in your own way
First event of the series will take on Aspen's scenic routes and finish with a flourish
Organizers of Spain's largest gran fondo — the Quebrantahuesos — took the extraordinary step to remove an ex-doper when he was poised
Three events in the U.S and one in Brazil make up the 2014 Gran Fondo Italia schedule, with more events expected to be announced
Giro d'Italia organizers pull out the stops for a Hollywood gran fondo in Beverly Hills
The Italian tour takes a spin through Southern California
Sometimes a gran fondo is actually a race, which one VeloNews reporter discovered recently
While cycling's governing bodies posture over licenses and technical rules, mass-start events are taking off in North America