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Want more? Try our sister event…

A beast of a sportive from Brighton. 18 Sept! Nothing on this quite like our hill of fish, but it makes up for it by overall climbing and length, 139 miles! You will need to dig deep. And then some. Facebook

Rider timings available

Thanks for a memorable day! Rider timings are here: http://www.racetecresults.com/Results.aspx?CId=27&RId=164

Join up on Strava too!

Summer has finally arrived! Time to think of a summer challenge… and here we are! Once you’ve registered for the GF, head over to Strava and join the event there too. Some awesome flybys will ensue…

Quick links for Fondo 2015 riders

Gran Fondo Timings (Black Sheep Timing) Gran Fondo rider photos  (Sportive Photo). Review your ride here! (Cyclosport.org) Gallery of the Gran Fondo experience If you’d like to contribute photos to the gallery, please post them to the Facebook Group! And finally – an official video:

Riders at the start line of Zappi's Hill Climb Challenge

Zappi Festival of Cycling

Zappi CC is keeping as busy as ever over the next several weekends with a full slate of events this October including a hill climb, sportive, a film evening and cyclo-cross! Roll on the 1st Zappi Festival of Cycling. This is something of a trial run, so we’ll see if it becomes an annual event because nothing […]

This is why we put on the Fondo…

Things are looking up for the Gran Fondo. With only 6 weeks to go, you should have enough time to get in those secret trainings and smash whatever route you’ve signed up for. Every route is going to test your legs, so you might as well be prepared! For me? I’ve just come back from a regular […]

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2Wheels of Thame providing mechanical support

We welcome 2Wheels, an independent bike shop in Thame, who have stepped up to provide both HQ and roving mechanical support for the Gran Fondo riders this year. 2Wheels is under new management and looking to get involved in the local cycling community – and we say, what better way can there be?! 2Wheels are […]

Parental Consent for U16 Riders

This year’s sportive is going to be offering something extra special for our younger members this year… If you’re under 16 years old, you too can ride the Fondo. For only £10! Anyone who follows our club knows we make no bones about being a fast club that is serious about its cycling, but most […]

Feeding the Masses!

When it comes to thoughts of how to feed a group of hungry cyclists, Zappi’s is pleased to announce our partnership with Maylarch as our exclusive feed station sponsor this year. Maylarch specialise in demolition, asbestos removal and waste management, and as an award winning environmental services contractor with over 30 years of experience, Maylarch care about the […]

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