Gran Fondos and gravel races offer amateur cyclists challenging routes on some of the world’s most beautiful roads. Here are nine to add to your bucket list.
The inclusive gravel event will roll out of Fort Collins, Colorado on July 25, 2021.
Writer James Jung participated in Switzerland’s inaugural Bern-Andermatt leg of the Chasing Cancellara series for an up-close view of bike racing during the coronavirus pandemic.
The mass-start event will take place in Nice, to coincide with stage two of the 2020 Tour de France.
Pro riders must train for a long season comprised of dozens of races. But how do you plan for a season that's comprised of just three or four total events?
The multi-day cycling event series expands its footprint by purchasing the Gran Fondo National Series.
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 to win the elite event
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
Are the increasingly popular sportives and gran fondos a potential revenue source that could help stabilize teetering pro events?
Velo editor in chief Neal Rogers snaps some shots at the start of Levi Leipheimer's King Ridge GranFondo in Santa Rosa, California.
Ready of the big ride? Proper tapering in the final week can make the difference.
BOULDER, COLORADO (February 25, 2010) - Calling to mind the glory days of the famed Coors Classic when Tour de France champions Greg LeMond and Bernard Hinault roared through the Rocky Mountains, Centurion Cycling is bringing big time biking back to the challenging climbs that link Colorado's Front Range with the Peak-to-Peak highway (aka Colorado State Highway 72).
Fashioned after Italian Gran Fondo rides, Levi Leipheimer's King Ridge Gran Fondo is a one-of-a-kind road cycling experience. The 103-mile route through California's Sonoma County takes place on October 9, 2010.
Recreational cyclists and amateur racers planning out their 2010 event calendars may want to reserve two weekends in April as an opportunity to get a firsthand experience on the routes of two stages of next year’s Amgen Tour of California.