¿Sabes lo que es un Gran Fondo?

Un Gran Fondo es un evento ciclista que agrupa a participantes de todos los niveles para disfrutar y pedalear en grupo. Por lo general, hablamos de gran fondo a partir de los 130km.

El término Gran Fondo se traduce de manera informal de ‘paseo grande’ y se inventó en Italia a principios de 1900, formando parte de la cultura del ciclismo italiano desde hace más de 100 años.

Tanto si vas para competir como si no, lo que está claro es que si te gusta y eres un aficionado al ciclismo, este tipo de eventos no te los puedes perder. El objetivo de estas marchas ciclodeportivas es disfrutar de la bicicleta y de los paisajes entre amigos.

¿Un ejemplo de Gran Fondo? La Oakley Gran Fondo Barcelona. Una marcha cicloturista de 140km que recorre maravillosos paisajes por el mediterráneo combinando mar y montaña. Perfecta para empezar a preparar la temporada de ciclismo, esta marcha se celebrará el próximo 3 de abril en Barcelona, ¡apta para todos los niveles!

No sólo es una buena manera de conocer Barcelona sobre dos ruedas, también te hará disfrutar como nunca de lugares como las costas del Garraf cerradas al tráfico o los preciosos viñedos del Penedés.

Do you know what a Gran Fondo is?

A Gran Fondo is a cyclist event that allows a group of participants of enjoying and pedaling in group. In general, the itinerary has have more than 130 km.

Was invented in Italy on early 90’s, becoming part of italian cyclism for more than 100 years.

Both, if you want to compete or not, if you are a fan of cyclism this is your event. The goal is to enjoy your bike and the environment with your friends.

¿An example? The Oakley Gran Fondo Barcelona, a cyclotourist march with 140km, that passes through amazing landscapes, combining the Mediterranean sea and the mountain. It is perfect to start the cyclism season because takes place on March 3, 2016; and is suitable for all the levels.

It is a good way to see Barcelona while pedaling and also to enjoy the Garraf coast without traffic or the Penedes vineyards.

Do you know what a Gran Fondo is?

A Gran Fondo is a cyclist event that allows a group of participants of enjoying and pedaling in group. In general, the itinerary has have more than 130 km.

Was invented in Italy on early 90’s, becoming part of italian cyclism for more than 100 years.

Both, if you want to compete or not, if you are a fan of cyclism this is your event. The goal is to enjoy your bike and the environment with your friends.

¿An example? The Oakley Gran Fondo Barcelona, a cyclotourist march with 140km, that passes through amazing landscapes, combining the Mediterranean sea and the mountain. It is perfect to start the cyclism season because takes place on March 3, 2016; and is suitable for all the levels.

It is a good way to see Barcelona while pedaling and also to enjoy the Garraf coast without traffic or the Penedes vineyards.