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GRAZIE MILLE!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Gran Fondo Italia Beverly Hills on September 27 & 28!  Congratulations on your achievements during a beautiful day.  A special thank you to all our volunteers, staff, and partners, including Colnago, Lexus, fi’zi:k, PISSEI, KASK, Peroni, Ciacci Piccolomini d’ Aragona wines and the City of Beverly Hills.   

RIDER PHOTOS

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Join us on Sunday September 28th for a cruise from Beverly Hills, where cyclists of all levels will ride out from iconic Rodeo drive and up into the hills above Malibu. Chase exotic cars, see the landmarks, and enjoy the fabulous ocean views that make Los Angeles a top-choice for cyclists around the world.

Beverly Hills Packages, Benefits and Pricing

We offer a wide range of packages so you can pick the Gran Fondo experience that’s right for you.  Are you budget minded, looking to treat yourself to an indulgent VIP experience with Club Italia or somewhere in between?  Either way, we have the ride for you.

  • $130 – Food, Wine & Fun Ride (Includes Tuscan Wine, Festa della Pasta meal at the Montage Hotel and Colnago C60 Raffle)
  • $90 – Fun Ride (Without Wine, Festa della Pasta or Colnago Raffle)
  • Register Saturday Sept 27 in Beverly Canon Gardens!

COURSE MAPS & LEXUS KOM

The long route is a 94 mile course and includes 5 aid stations, and the 5.2 mile LEXUS KOM timed hill climb on Piuma Road with multiple award categories, including LEXUS KOM jerseys for the male and female winners.  After the mass start ceremony and Italian countdown on the world-famous Rodo Drive you will head towards the scenic Southern California Coast with a Lexus and police escort. After a taste of ocean views from the Pacific Coast Highway riders will head north into the hills toward Topanga. Just after mile 23.4 the course splits with the 48 mile riders heading back to Beverly Hills and the finish line. 94 mile riders will begin a loop with fantastic mountain scenery, ocean views and serious climbing that includes the hill climb challenge.  The planned 94 mile course includes an approximate elevation gain of 9,000 ft, and the 48 mile course is approximately 3,000 ft.

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LEXUS GROUP TRAINING RIDES

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Train for the Gran Fondo Italia Beverly Hills with Lexus and Bicycling Magazine with a free training plan for all registered participants and on-the-ground weekly rides during the 8 weeks leading up to the Gran Fondo Italia Beverly Hills on September 28, 2014.   Learn More

VOLUNTEER

Yes!  We’d love to have you join us as a volunteer.  Please Contact Us today to sign up, or Click Here.

RIDER INSTRUCTIONS & WAIVERS

Please click here to read and review the final rider instructions.

SCHEDULE

Saturday, September 27:

  • 10:00 AM Expo Opens
  • 10:00 AM Packet Pickup/Registration Opens
  • 12:30 PM Lexus Group “Shakeout” Ride Departs:
  • 5:00 PM Expo & Registration Closes
  • 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Gala Reception at Mr. C’s Hotel (Club Italia & Invite Only)

Sunday, September 28

  • 5:30 AM Registration/Packet Pickup Opens
  • 6:00 AM Start Line Opens
  • 6:30 AM Registration/Packet Pickup Closes
  • 7:00 AM Mass Start on Rodeo Drive*

*Please plan to arrive to the start line 20 minutes before the event start.  We will begin on time … with or without you … and this will be an experience you do not want to miss!  Additionally, because we are providing a rolling road closure and police escort for the first few miles of the event you must start on time with the group to be allowed to participate.

  • 10:00 AM Expo Opens
  • 10:00 AM Festa della Pasta Opens
  • 2:30 PM Awards Ceremony & Raffle
  • 4:30 PM Course Closes
  • 5:15 PM Festa della Pasta Closes

LOCATIONS & DIRECTIONS

Locations

The Expo will be held at  Beverly Canon Gardens,  241 N Canon Drive, Beverly Hills CA 90210

The Saturday Night Gala Reception (Invite and Club Italia only) will be held at Mr. C’s Hotel at 1224 Beverwill Dr, Los Angeles CA 90035

The Mass Start line will line up on Rodeo Drive between S Santa Monica Blvd and Dayton Way.

The Finish Line will be located on North Crescent Drive in front of Beverly Hills City Hall.

Post-ride Festa della Pasta will be held in Beverly Canon Gardens

PARKING

Please be diligent about where you park and do not leave valuables in your vehicle.  There are parking garages in the area near the expo and city hall but please be aware that some of them have a low clearance and are not suitable for cars with roof racks.

The City of Beverly Hills has multiple parking garages near the event on Saturday & Sunday, with a garage right under Beverly Canon Gardens with entrances on both Canon Drive and North Beverly Drive.  See the list of parking garages.  The normal price for a day is $20.  The city of Beverly Hills is providing participants the opportunity to park for only $5 per day through a special exit ticket.  These $5 Exit tickets will be sold at the registration desk at the expo and must be purchased before you leave to go back to your car.   You may purchase tickets for Saturday and Sunday at the same time.

EXPO

BeverlyCanonGardensBe sure to plan time to enjoy the two-day Expo at the beautiful Beverly Cannon Gardens with some of the best cycling brands in the market with previews of 2015 products, along with great deals on a range of cycling accessories, including original Gran Fondo Italia products and merchandise.  Interested in joining as an exhibitor?  Contact Us

AWARDS CEREMONY WITH BIKE & TRAVEL GIVEAWAYS

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The Gran Fondo Italia Beverly Hills timed for fun

Be sure to plan to participate in the awards ceremony. You can cheer on the GPM category competitors, and every rider will have the chance to win some incredible sponsor products and travel packages worldwide. And, last but not least, you can take pictures on the podium before/after the awards ceremony with your family & friends, the new cycling friends you will meet, and maybe even our event special guests. 

HOTELS/LODGING

RoomMR. C BEVERLY HILLS is the official lodging partner for the 2014 Gran Fondo Italia Beverly Hills.  Treat yourself to a beautiful room in this luxury boutique hotel for the ultimate cycling weekend getaway.  All of the spacious rooms feature a private balcony, teak flooring, marble accents, and signature amenities.

PREFERRED HOTEL RATES: MR. C BEVERLY HILLS
Mr. C Beverly Hills, our Official Hotel Partner, is providing preferred hotel room rates for Gran Fondo participants starting from $275/night. Mr. C Beverly Hills, by Ignazio & Maggio, fourth generation of the renowned Cipriani family, represents a modern version of old-world simplicity and stylish European glamour. Experience a comfortable, elegant and effortless stay that blends contemporary amenities with discreet, personalized service.  Click here to reserve your hotel room for Gran Fondo weekend!

 

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  • Colnago Goody BagColnago Goody Bag
  • Chip TimingChip Timing
  • Bike # w/Name & FlagBike # w/Name & Flag
  • Finisher MedalFinisher Medal
  • Finisher CertificateFinisher Certificate
  • Course Tech Support Course Tech Support
  • Aid StationsAid Stations
  • Tuscan WineTuscan Wine
  • Festa della PastaFesta della Pasta
  • Awards & RaffleAwards & Raffle
  • Beverly Hills JerseyBeverly Hills Jersey
  • T-ShirtT-Shirt
  • HatHat
  • Top 100 Bike #Top 100 Bike #
  • VIP Start CorralVIP Start Corral
  • VIP Area (Saturday)VIP Area (Saturday)
  • Saturday Gala ReceptionSaturday Gala Reception
  • VIP Area (Sunday)VIP Area (Sunday)
  • Early Pricing*Early Pricing*
  • 9/16 - 9/229/16 - 9/22
  • 9/27 - 9/289/27 - 9/28
  • Member Info/SpecialsMember Info/Specials
  • $90*

  • Fun Ride
  • Basic Ride Package
  • Colnago Goody Bagyes
  • Chip Timingyes
  • Bike # w/Name & Flagyes
  • Finisher Medalyes
  • Finisher Certificateyes
  • Course Tech Support yes
  • Aid Stationsyes
  • Tuscan Wineno
  • Festa della Pastano
  • Awards & Raffleno
  • Beverly Hills Jersey

    add for $99

  • T-Shirt

    add for $29

  • Hat

    add for $29

  • Top 100 Bike #no
  • VIP Start Corralno
  • VIP Area (Saturday)no
  • Saturday Gala Receptionno
  • VIP Area (Sunday)no
  • Early Pricing*No Code Needed
  • 9/16 - 9/22
  • 9/27 - 9/28$90.00
  • Member Info/Specials
  • $130*

  • Food, Wine & Fun Ride
  • + Wine + Festa della Pasta + Raffle
  • Colnago Goody Bagyes
  • Chip Timingyes
  • Bike # w/Name & Flagyes
  • Finisher Medalyes
  • Finisher Certificateyes
  • Course Tech Support yes
  • Aid Stationsyes
  • Tuscan Wineyes
  • Festa della Pastayes
  • Awards & Raffleyes
  • Beverly Hills Jersey

    add for $99

  • T-Shirt

    add for $29

  • Hat

    add for $29

  • Top 100 Bike #no
  • VIP Start Corralno
  • VIP Area (Saturday)no
  • Saturday Gala Receptionno
  • VIP Area (Sunday)no
  • Early Pricing*No Code Needed
  • 9/16 - 9/22
  • 9/27 - 9/28$130
  • Member Info/Specials
  • $399

  • Club Italia
  • Premium Package
  • Colnago Goody Bagyes
  • Chip Timingyes
  • Bike # w/Name & Flagyes
  • Finisher Medalyes
  • Finisher Certificateyes
  • Course Tech Support yes
  • Aid Stationsyes
  • Tuscan Wineyes
  • Festa della Pastayes
  • Awards & Raffleyes
  • Beverly Hills Jerseyyes
  • T-Shirtyes
  • Hatyes
  • Top 100 Bike #yes
  • VIP Start Corralyes
  • VIP Area (Saturday)yes
  • Saturday Gala Receptionyes
  • VIP Area (Sunday)yes
  • Early Pricing*
  • 9/16 - 9/22$399.00
  • 9/27 - 9/28Not Avail
  • Member Info/Specials

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OFFICIAL SPONSORS
TECHNICAL PARTNERS
OFFICIAL AUTOMOTIVE SPONSOR
REGIONAL PARTNERS
PATRONAGE
OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNER
OFFICIAL DIGITAL TRAINING APP
OFFICIAL FOOD & WINE PARTNER
OFFICIAL TOURISM PARTNER
PARTNER BIKE SHOPS
OFFICIAL HOTEL
OFFICIAL HYDRATION SPONSOR

Details

Date:
September 28, 2014
Time:
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.active.com/beverly-hills-ca/cycling/races/gran-fondo-italia-beverly-hills-2014

Organizer

Gran Fondo Italia
Website:
http://gf-italia.com

Venue

Beverly Canon Gardens
241 Canon Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210 United States
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Website:
http://thegranfondoitalia.com

CONTACT US:

 

Please email info(at)gf-italia.com for expo, sponsorship and partner opportunities.

GRAN FONDO ITALIA LLC
668 N. COAST HWY #321
LAGUNA BEACH, CA 92651