Calling all speed demons, aero geeks and soon-to-be-Pros.

GFNY New York is offering a $10,000 prize to the first rider completing the gran fondo course in 4 hours or less on May 19.

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BETTER START UP FRONT IF YOU WANT A SHOT AT $10K. ©GFNY

The 100-mile course runs from New York City to Bear Mountain and back with 8500′ climbing.  So, you’ll need to average a pretty quick 25mph to get paid.  

Recent GFNY winning times are well shy of the 4hr mark – 4hrs15min (2015), 4hrs30min (2016), 4hrs:28min (2017), 4hrs:22min (2018) – and even Tour de France pro riders usually do not average 25mph on similarly difficult mountain stages in the Alps.  Yet, with a focused, dedicated and strong team effort the $10,000 prize might be within reach. 

Go for it!

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