Fort Collins Grand Fondo Free Pre-ride this Saturday

Join the folks at Echelon Gran Fondo this Saturday July 16th for a no-drop pre ride of Rist Canyon.

Meet This Saturday at 8:45 for 9:00 AM roll out
67 miles (no drop). This is a no charge casual ride for all rider types to view the courses for the August 21 Rist Canyon/USAC/ACA Road Race as well as the Gran Fondo that begins just after the races go.

Location: Key Bank parking lot, 300 Oak St, Fort Collins CO

Your Hosts This weekend
Amy Grey-Smith 720-251-0649
Fort Collins Cycling Festival--970-481-8455 (FCCS will provide a water stop at the top of the Rist climb.

Tour de France After Party
11 AM until 2:30 PM at Taps Sports Bar
165 Boardwalk Drive, Fort Collins CO

Feel free to call Amy Grey-Smith or FCCS if you have questions.

Please Remember to Register for any of the August 19-21 RACES (TT, Crits, Road) and/or the GRAN FONDO on Sunday (30, 60, and 100 mile options). Remember, on Sunday 8-21, the races start in waves beginning at 7:30 AM followed by the Gran Fondo at 9:05 AM

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Rist Pre-ride

Thank you to everyone (all 67 of you) that rode your hearts out up Rist Canyon on such a hot but beautiful day! We had a great turn out and I met some really wonderful people. Thanks to Charlie for the water and snacks at the top...hopefully he didn't trick too many of you into eating the stuff in the purple packet ;)'

Good luck next month and feel free to keep in touch.
amykayblazintoes@gmail.com

Link for F.C. Crit ...

http://www.fccyclingfest.com/rocky-mountain-stage-race

Rocky Mountain Criterium Race Times/ Categories
SW 35+/45+/55+/65+ – 8:00AM (40min)
SM 35+ – 8:50AM (55min)
SM 45+ – 9:55AM (50min)
SW 1/ 2 – 10:55PM (50 min)
Pro Men, 1,2 – 11:55PM (70 min)
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Vintage Bike Race – 1:15PM ACA Lunch(20)
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SM 35+3 – 1:35PM (55min)
SM55+/SM65+ – 2:40PM (40min)
SM 4 – 3:30PM (45min)
SM 3 – 4:25PM (55min)
SW 3/4 – 5:30PM (45min)
Hand Cycles – 6:20PM (40min)
SM 35+ 4 – 7:10PM (45min)
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Twilight Criterium Session
SM 45+ 4- 8:15PM (45min)
Citizen’s Race – 9:10PM (Non ACA)(40min)
9:50 Racing Ends
10:15PM festival Closes
Awards TBA
Concert TBA(Concert Josh Blackburn)