Event

CortoFondo [68k]

  • 9:30AM start adjacent to the Richcraft Recreation Complex [4010 Innovation Drive] in the Pavilion parking lot
  • The CortoFondo offers a relaxed, non-competitive route for those looking to experience GranFondoOttawa without timed sections on a fully supported route
  • We offer SMP motorcycle lead-out, follow & sweep, roving FirstAid4U and MobiVelo Tech support with police at initial intersections within Ottawa City limits
  • There is 1 only FeedStation for this 65K route, located along  at the roadside corner of Armitage Road at Greenland Road with 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 CortoFondoStrava
  • The PDF cue sheet can be downloaded here
  • A GPX map file for your GPS device can be downloaded here
  • A TXC map file can be downloaded here 

MedioFondo [108k]

  • 9AM start adjacent to the Richcraft Recreation Complex [4010 Innovation Drive] in the Pavilion parking lot
  • 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
  • we offer SMP motorcycle lead-out, follow & sweep, roving FirstAid4U and MobiVelo Tech support with police at initial intersections within Ottawa City limits
  • there are FeedStations in Ashton, Appleton, Almonte, Panmure & Carp w/MobiVeloTech & FirstAid4U support
  • the ride heads SouthWest from Kanata along Terry Fox Drive to Ashton then heading into Appleton/MississippiRiver to Almonte and back via Carp into Kanata
  • 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 MedioFondoStrava
  • The PDF cue sheet can be downloaded here
  • A GPX map file for your GPS device can be downloaded here
  • A TCX map file can be downloaded here
     

GranFondo [173k]

  • 8;30AM start adjacent to the Richcraft Recreation Complex [4010 Innovation Drive] in the Pavilion parking lot
  • the GranFondo offers a Century+ route complete with 4-timed sections (varying lengths & grades) set to test your limits
  • featuring the SpeedRiver/ClockTower IndividualTimeTrialChallenge + TeamTimeTrialChallenge
  • prizing for Top 3 Male and Female riders [Timex/RoadID/CamelBack/Pedros/StellaAzzura/Veloflex/]
  • we offer SMP motorcycle lead-out, follow & sweep, roving FirstAid4U and MobiVelo Tech support with police at initial intersections within Ottawa City limits
  • there are FeedStations in Ashton, Perth, Lanark, Almonte, Panmure & Carp w/MobiVeloTech & FirstAid4U support
  • the ride heads SouthWest from KanataNorth along the MedioFondo route through Beckwith to Perth then along the rolling hills of Fallbrook into Lanark Village on your way into Mississippi Mills & Almonte before heading back through Panmure, Carp & Kanata to the finish
  • the route via GranFondoStrava
  • The PDF cue sheet can be downloaded here
  • A GPX map file for your GPS device can be downloaded here
  • A TXC file can be downloaded here  

SuprFondo [234k]

  • 8AM start adjacent to the Richcraft Recreation Complex [4010 Innovation Drive] in the Pavilion parking lot
  • The SuprFondo offers a Century++ route complete with 4-timed sections (varying lengths & grades) set to test your limits
  • Featuring the SpeedRiver/ClockTower IndividualTimeTrialChallenge + TeamTimeTrialChallenge
  • Prizing for Top 3 Male and Female riders [Timex/RoadID/CamelBack/Pedros/StellaAzzura/Veloflex/]
  • We offer SMP motorcycle lead-out, follow & sweep, roving FirstAid4U and MobiVelo Tech support with police at initial intersections within Ottawa City limits
  • There are FeedStations in Ashton, Perth, McDonald's Corners, Tatlock, Clayton, Almonte, Panmure & Carp w/MobiVeloTech & FirstAid4U support
  • The ride heads SouthWest from Kanata North along the MedioFondo/GranFondo routes 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 Panmure, Carp & Kanata to the finish
  • The route via SuprFondoStrava
  • The PDF cue sheet can be downloaded here
  • A GPX map file for your GPS device can be downloaded here
  • A TXC map 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 ClockTowerBrewPub beer tastings
  • dress like a pro in the custom Biemme kit [bibs, socks, gloves & arm warmers]
  • enjoy special sponsor samples to keep you smilin’

SpeedRiver/ClockTower Time Trial 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

SpeedRiver/ClockTower 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

 

  • Thursday Expo w/sign in and kit/chip [6PM - 9PM]

  • Friday Expo w/sign in & kit/chip p/u [Noon-9PM]
  • Saturday 6AM GiornoJaveFesta + Expo & kit/chip p/u [at least 1-hour ahead of event]
  • Saturday 7AM MusicaFesta w/DJ Wade
  • Saturday 8AM/SuprFondo8:30AM/GranFondo,9AM/MedioFondo & 9:30AM/CortoFondo
  • Saturday Expo [all day]
  • Saturday Noon BiagiosFondoFesta fueled byClockTowerBrewPubAlimentsRoma Food & Nestle & SanPeligrino
  • Sunday 10AM recovery ride at Richmond Recreational Complex green pavilion 

The Value Proposition

 

Entry fees include:

  • Full-zip Biemme handmade Italian jersey [side stretch panels, CoolMax, grippers, zipper pull]

  • Great pricing on optional Biemme bibs/accessories in Gear section
  • 12-week Training Plan
  • Weekly FondoFit group rides + Fit-Days
  • Discounted rates at the  Hotel starting at $129.00 incl parking & WiFi
  • Rider bag w/cycling & related items from Trek, DZ Nuts, Road ID, Enervit
  • Sponsor discounts on cycling/related products [Enervit/Diadora/Veloflex, SmithOptics]
  • 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
  • BiagiosFondoFesta w/pasta, sausage + cold drinks & beer 
  • MusicaFesta wDJWade entertainment
  • Sunday recovery ride