If you rode Italy’s Granfondo Campagnolo Roma last year, there’s a good chance you had a banana – or five.  Event statisticians and number crunchers just released the final figures about Rome’s biggest “Big Ride”.

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BIG PACK RIDING PAST BIGGER COLISEUM. ©GRANFONDO ROMA

Everything was bigger at Granfondo Campagnolo Roma 2018, including the largest field size ever (6000+), a start line with three world champion medalists – Alessandro Ballan, Luca Paolini and Jenny Narcisy, and 1,700kg of bananas.

That’s a bunch of bananas.

The 2019 event is October 13 and plans to be even bigger, including even more bananas.

Granfondo Campagnolo Roma 2018 food and drink menu:

1,700kg of bananas
400kg of oranges
150kg of lemons
300kg of ham and Mortadella
2,500kg of cheese
700kg of cakes and candies
2,500kg of pasta
10,000 stuffed sandwiches
3,000 litres of Coca-Cola
6,500 litres of water
1,300 litres of fruit juices
9,000 litres of sports drinks

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