July Club News: Your Fondo Update

RBC GranFondo Whistler PrimaFondo events July and August

Our friends at RBC GranFondo Whistler graciously invite you to participate in either of two upcoming PrimaFondos (post ride get-togethers) this summer at Red Truck Brewery.

Finish your weekend ride on Saturday, July 16 and head on over to enjoy free and secure bike valet, cold beer, door prizes and more. If you can't make it this weekend, mark your riding calendar to join the next PrimaFondo event on Saturday, August 13.

Date: Saturday, July 16 and Saturday, August 13
Time: 11 am - 2 pm
Location: Red Truck Brewery, 295 E 1st Ave, Vancouver
Cost: FREE!
Additional details can be found on the event website.

Congrats Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan riders!

Big congratulations on everyone's riding and results this past weekend at the Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan in Penticton. GSC riders claimed the podium in the Mixed Team Category earning the best prize of all, beer! Also congratulations to Emma Lujan who took 2nd place female overall and won the QOM despite suffering from a mechanical early in the ride.

Upcoming gran fondo events

If you are interested in participating in any one of our supported Gran Fondo events, visit the club’s Member Forum to find out information about each event, including details about discounts for club members, and team competition support.

July 24: Prospera Valley GranFondo - Langley, BC
Club members can receive preferred team pricing. Visit the club’s Member Forum.

August 21: Ryder Hesjedal's Tour de Victoria - Victoria, BC
Club members can receive a discount off the regular price. Visit the club’s Member Forum.

September 10: RBC Whistler GranFondo - Whistler, BC
Club members can receive a discount, and save $20 off the price of entry. GranFondo Canada is also extending this discount to events including RBC GranFondo Banff, The Intrepid Stage Ride Okanagan, and Bici Gusti Gourmet Ride Whistler. Visit the club’s Member Forum.

October 1: Levi's Gran Fondo - Santa Rosa, California
Interested in a glass of wine with your bicycle ride? For people looking to attend the four-day, three night weekend package for Levi’s Gran Fondo in Sonoma, you are encouraged to contact Lindsay Carswell for more details.

Don't forget to pick up your free club jersey

Club members can pick up their free club jerseys (the one included with your registered membership) at Different Bikes West Vancouver (1437 Clyde Ave, West Vancouver). This includes jerseys for club members that registered before May 14.
For club members that registered after May 14, your jerseys will be available to pick up after our next online order, which is anticipated to arrive near the end of August. The next online order window will be available in a few weeks. Stay tuned for the e-mail announcement in your inbox.