GranFondo in the News

  • Determined cyclist completes Gran Fondo
    Wednesday, September 14, 2011  |  Vancouver Courier Before he set out Saturday morning on the RBC Gran Fondo, David Mallory knew his body alone wasn't strong enough to climb 2,400 metres of elevation stretched over 120 kilometres between Vancouver and Whistler.

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  • Roommates share race win
    Monday, September 12, 2011  |  The Vancouver Sun Roommates Jenny Lehmann and Zach Garland, of Vancouver, both won $3,000 and their respective races Saturday in the second annual RBC GranFondo Whistler bike race.

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  • Thousands of cyclists compete in RBC GranFondo Whistler (VIDEO)
    Monday, September 12, 2011  |  Global BC Seven thousand in total took on the challenge of powering their way through downtown Vancouver and up the Sea to Sky Highway this morning as part of the grueling RBC GranFondo Whistler.

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  • 7,000 tackle RBC GranFondo Whistler
    Sunday, September 11, 2011  |  The Province Event attracts cyclists from around the world and is the largest of its kind in North America.

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  • Saluting the RBC Gran Fondo Whistler Volunteers and Spectators
    Sunday, September 11, 2011  |  The Province Congratulations to all the riders in The RBC GranFondo Whistler yesterday. What a spectacular ride with some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world.

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  • RBC Gran Fondo Whistler 2011
    Sunday, September 11, 2011  |  Whistler Is Awesome Yesterday the second annual RBC GranFondo Whistler took place with 7,000 (!) riders. Bikers had the choice of either riding the full 122km distance from Vancouver or the medio (60km) from Squamish up the Sea to Sky Highway to Whistler, all on a dedicated closed lane

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  • Saluting the RBC Gran Fondo Whistler Volunteers and Spectators
    Sunday, September 11, 2011  |  The Province Congratulations to all the riders in The RBC GranFondo Whistler yesterday. What a spectacular ride with some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world.

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  • GranFondo Whistler ready to roll
    Thursday, September 8, 2011  |  Whistler Question When GranFondo Whistler co-founder Neil McKinnon thinks back to the inaugural bike race up the Sea to Sky Highway from a year ago, the experience of seeing thousands gathered at the start in downtown Vancouver immediately comes to mind.

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  • Cyclist numbers swell for GranFondo Whistler race
    Thursday, September 8, 2011  |  The Province Seven thousand intrepid cyclists — nearly double the number from last year — are expected to set out on a ride from Vancouver to Whistler on Saturday. Read more: http://www.theprovince.com/sports/Cyclist+numbers+swell+GranFondo+Whistler+race/5372590/story.html#ixzz1XPAn1jsK

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  • GranFondo arrives in style
    Wednesday, September 7, 2011  |  Pique newsmagazine There are lots of good places to watch the RBC GranFondo Whistler this Saturday, but one of the best is the finish line at Lot 4.

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