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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Ride the Fondo for Restore

In its short history, the Gran Fondo has worked closely with several charities to showcase the great work they do and help raise  awareness for the issues that matter most. This year is no different, which is why we’re so pleased that Restore kindly agreed to be Zappi’s official charity partner for this year’s sportive! […]

2015 Zappi’s Gran Fondo Routes Finalised!

Here for your delectation and selection are the routes for this year’s Gran Fondo. We know its rather late in the year this year, but hey, what else is all your current training building up for? These routes will check whether all those summer miles you’re currently storing have remained safely in the legs. If […]

Sponsoring the Gran Fondo

While busy planning cycling routes, finding a venue and sharing updates as far-and-wide as possible for this year’s Fondo, it can be easy to forget that the cost of delivering such an event can run quite high! Which is why this year, Zappi’s Gran Fondo are actively looking for partners to join the Zappi famiglia to […]


A New Venue for the Gran Fondo

We have a venue for 2015! This year’s Gran Fondo will start and finish on the grounds of Kirtlington Park Polo Club, just 14 miles north of Oxford City Centre, the Polo Club sits upon fifty acres of gardens and formal parkland designed by Capability Brown, and provides a stunning backdrop to this year’s sportive. We […]

Our New Website

Today is the day! Today, Zappi’s Cycling Club are excited to unveil our new website and launch this year’s Gran Fondo. We’ve spent a lot of time “in the lab” these last few months, sharpening our pencils, reviewing designs and exchanging e-mails (a lot of e-mails!) And in the end, what was most important to […]

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