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2018 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo

September 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 6:30 pm

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Join in the 8th edition of an amazing cycling tradition at the 2018 Alpine Loop Gran Fondo.

Registration will open Thursday, February 1 at 10 a.m. on

The Alpine Loop is approx. 105 miles with over 10,000 feet of climbing, including approx. 10 miles of unpaved dirt roads ascending some of the steepest climbs you’ll ever attempt. Includes major mountain climbs and descents. Specific tire and gearing requirements are listed at

The 100-mile Shenandoah Mountain Century offers an option for riders who want to take on 100 miles including two significant all-paved climbs over Shenandoah Mountain. Built from the Shenandoah Mountain Adventure route, with the addition of some of the best back roads and rolling hills alongside the George Washington National Forest, to create a mountainous 100-mile adventure. The route is paved.

The 78-mile Shenandoah Mountain Adventure featuring entirely paved surfaces and including two major mountain climbs.

The 100-kilometer (62.5-mile) Mt Solon Metric Century with 3,743 feet of rolling, scenic Shenandoah Valley riding, including the beautiful back roads and nearly-secret riverside lanes beyond Mt Solon. The route is paved.

The 36-mile Valley View Challenge showcasing the idyllic scenery and country roads that make Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia famed riding destinations. Don’t let the “Valley” fool you; this route offers a great challenge with over 2,600 feet of rolling climbs and a steep jaunt up Mole Hill. The route is paved.


September 30, 2018
8:00 am - 6:30 pm


Harrisonburg, Virginia
228 S Liberty St
Harrisonburg, VA 22801 United States
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