Event

CortoFondo [65k]

  • 10AM start adjacent to the Brookstreet Hotel along Legget Drive in Kanata North
  • the CortoFondo offers a relaxed, non-competitive route for those looking to experience GranFondoOttawa without timed sections on a fully supported route
  • we offer motorcycle lead-out, follow & sweep, roving ambulance, FirstAid and tech support with police at major intersections
  • there is 1 only Feed-Station for this 65K route, located along Thomas Dolan Parkway at Dunrobin Rd w/tech & First Aid support
  • the ride heads SouthWest from Kanata, passing The Marshes golf course, then around Federal land preserves, up Sixth Line towards the Ottawa River, skirting through Dunrobin along the river then working back through Carp before passing through Kanata to the finish area
  • the route via Map My Ride
  • The PDF cue sheet can be downloaded here
  • A GPX map file for your GPS device can be downloaded here

MedioFondo [100k]

  • 9AM start adjacent to the Brookstreet Hotel along Legget Drive in Kanata North
  • the MedioFondo offers a less taxing, fairly flat, non-competitive route for those looking to experience our Fondo cycling festival without the 4-timed sections on a fully supported route
  • we offer motorcycle lead-out, follow & sweep, roving ambulance, FirstAid and tech support with police at major intersections
  • there are feed-stations in Ashton, Carleton Place, Almonte & Carp w/tech & First Aid support
  • the ride heads SouthWest from Kanata along Terry Fox Drive to Ashton then heading into Carleton Place/Appleton along the Mississippi River to Almonte and back via Carp before passing through Kanata to the finish area
  • this year the MedioFondo offers a little more challenge with 2-timed sections although on the same fairly flat & fully supported route
  • the route via Map My Ride
  • The PDF cue sheet can be downloaded here
  • A GPX map file for your GPS device can be downloaded here
     

GranFondo [170k]

  • 8AM start adjacent to the Brookstreet Hotel along Legget Drive in Kanata North
  • the GranFondo offers a Century+ route complete with 4-timed sections (varying lengths & grades) set to test your limits [optional] via the QuadCrakn’nIndividualChallenge + TeamTimeTrialChallenge
  • prizing for Top 3 Male and Female riders [Timex/Tifosi/StellaAzzura/Veloflex]
  • we offer motorcycle lead-out, follow & sweep, roving ambulance, First Aid and tech support with police at major intersections
  • there are feed-stations in Ashton, Perth, Lanark, Almonte & Carp w/tech & First Aid support
  • the ride heads SouthWest from Kanata North along the MedioFondo route and continues through Beckwith Township to Tennyson then to Perth to catch a glimpse of the Stewart Park Festival before crossing into the rolling hills of Fallbrook & Lanark Village on your way into Mississippi Mills & Almonte before heading back through Carp & Kanata to the finish
  • the route via Map My Ride
  • The PDF cue sheet can be downloaded here
  • A GPX map file for your GPS device can be downloaded here

SuprFondo [220k]

  • 7AM start adjacent to the Brookstreet Hotel along Legget Drive in Kanata North
  • the SuprFondo offers a Century++ route complete with 4-timed sections (varying lengths & grades) set to test your limits {optional] via the TimexQuadCrakn’nIndividualChallenge + TimexTeamTimeTrialChallenge
  • prizing for Top 3 Male & Female riders [Timex/Tifosi/StellaAzzura/Veloflex]
  • we offer motorcycle lead-out, follow & sweep, roving ambulance, First Aid and tech support with police at major intersections
  • there are feed-stations in Ashton, Perth, Lanark, McDonald’s Corners, Clayton, Almonte & Carp w/tech & First Aid support
  • the ride heads SouthWest from Kanata North along the MedioFondo/GranFondo routes continuing through Perth [Stewart Park Festival] before crossing into the rolling hills of the Lanark Highlands via McDonald’s Corners into Tatlock and Clayton with endless rollers and grades on your way into Mississippi Mills & Almonte before heading back through Carp & Kanata to the finish
  • the route via Map My Ride
  • The PDF cue sheet can be downloaded here
  • A GPX map file for your GPS device can be downloaded here

Upgrade to the VIP Experience

  • as an add-on to your chosen desired route [CortoFondo/MedioFondo/GranFondo/SuprFondo]
  • front of the pack placement in the starting grid
  • enjoy exclusive beer tastings
  • dress like a pro in the custom Biemme kit [bibs, socks, gloves & arm warmers]
  • enjoy special sponsor samples to keep you smilin’

Quad Crakn’ Individual Challenge

  • tackle the GranFondo or SuprFondo routes and choose [optional] to challenge yourself with our Time Trial sections ranging from 5K-11K with grades of up to 12% and plenty of K’s between to recover and ready for the next section
  • for 2014 we offer 2-timed sections for the MedioFondo route
  • prizing for Top 3 Male & Female Riders

Team Time Trial Challenge

  • specific to the GranFondo & SuprFondo events, enter a team of 10+ riders in our TTTC and ride along the same timed sections while competing as your team time is calculated combining the elapsed of the top 6 riders
  • prizing for Top 3 teams with gift certificates of $300.00, $200.00 & $100.00

The Ride & Party

  • Friday Expo with sign in & kit/chip p/u [Noon-9PM]
  • Saturday 6AM GiornoJaveFesta
  • Saturday 7AM/SuprFondo, 8AM/GranFondo, 9AM/MedioFondo & 10AM/CortoFondo
  • Saturday Expo [all day]
  • Saturday 1PM FondoFesta sponsored by ItalFoods, AlimentsRoma Food & SanPeligrino
  • Saturday 2PM MusicaFesta with local live acts
  • Sunday 10AM recovery ride

The Value Proposition

Entry fees include:

  • full-zip Biemme pro-tour quality cycling jersey
  • great pricing on optional Biemme bibs/accessories in Gear section
  • 12-week Training Plan
  • weekly FondoFit group rides + Fit-Days
  • discounted rates at the Brookstreet Hotel starting at $129.00 incl parking & WiFi
  • sling|musette [rider bag] w/cycling & related items
  • sponsor discounts on cycling/related products [Enervit/Diadora/Veloflex]
  • police at major intersections + motorcycle marshals
  • event chip timing for MedioFondo, GranFondo & SuprFondo
  • Event Expo with special merchandise pricing [discounts up to 25%]
  • GiornoJaveFesta [complimentary coffee/music]
  • roving and stationary tech & FirstAid + 8 feed-stations with nutritional product
  • FondoFesta w/pasta, sausage + cold drinks, beer & wine
  • MusicaFesta w/live entertainment
  • Sunday recovery ride