The largest series of gran fondo cycling races in the United States, the Colnago Gran Fondo National Series (GFNS), has announced their 2021 schedule, including thirteen events and the USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championships.
Starting with Gran Fondo Florida and wrapping up the season in California at The Jensie “Shut Up Legs” Gran Fondo in the fall, the series offers gran fondo events across the United States for cyclists of all abilities – from first time gran fondo riders to top tier amateurs looking to qualify for the National or World Championships.
Gran Fondo Florida, 3/21/21, San Antonio FL
Malibu Gran Fondo, Spring 2021, Malibu CA
Tour of Georgia Gran Fondo, 4/18/21, Helen GA
UCI Cheaha Challenge, 5/16/21, Jacksonville AL
Highlands Gran Fondo, 6/6/21, Butler NJ
UCI Cache Gran Fondo, 7/10/21, Logan UT
Gran Fondo Asheville, 7/18/21, Asheville NC
USA Cycling Gran Fondo Nationals, 7/18/21, Asheville NC
Bob Cooke/Mt. Evans Hill Climb, 7/24/21, Idaho Springs CO
Boone Gran Fondo, 8/1/21, Boone NC
Triple Bypass Gran Fondo, 8/21/21, Avon CO
Golden Gran Fondo, 8/29/21, Golden CO
Gran Fondo Maryland, 9/19/21, Frederick MD
Jensie Gran Fondo, Fall 2021, San Francisco CA
Cyclists looking to qualify for the USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championship must finish in the top 25% of their age group at a GFNS event event prior to 7/18/21. Full qualification rules are here.
Riders looking to qualify for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships to be held in Bosnia-Herzegovina in September 2021 may qualify at the UCI Cheaha Gran Fondo or UCI Cache Gran Fondo by finishing in the top 20% of their age group. More UCI Gran Fondo World Championship news and information here.