The Ride

Get up close and personal with Bob Roll and some of the best riders in the country at the SLO Fondo special event. After a 40 mile ride through the Edna Valley wine country toward Lopez Lake enjoy socializing over cocktails and food. Get up close & personal with cycling industry experts and top riders, gain insight and get inspired, while we wine taste and nosh our way into the depths of roadie bliss. We will relax in ocean front Avila Beach and enjoy hot quality food, Sinor Lavalle wines and ice cold beer. You will have direct contact & deep conversations with the pros, a turn sheet & course support, auto graphed poster, bike valet and priceless memories. In addition to the ride registration, Pro Panel only tickets are available.

Our current pro roster includes: Bob Roll, Alison Tetrick, Robin Farina, Olivia Dillon, Shelley Olds, Taylor Wiles, Ina-Yoko Teutenberg and Neil Shirley.

All riders gather ready to roll at Avila Beach Pier Boardwalk with three pace groups (easy, moderate, hard) to be lead by a Race SLO Team member and Professional cyclist (or two or three). We will then all go through the Edna Valley SLO Wine Country towards Lopez Lake mountains and back for a comfortable 40 Miles. This non-timed ride will take 2 to 3 hours and start at 7:30am sharp at the pier. Tiffany Ranch Road will be an optional cut off for anyone not making it to mile 16 by 8:50am to make it back for the start of the Pro Panel at 10:30am. Bike sag, mechanical support as well as motorcycle and bike lead escorts will be provided during the ride. Free bike valet will be available for the after party.

Strava.com member? Join our Club today by clicking here or searching for “SLO Gran Fondo” on Strava.com. All rides will start and finish in the beautiful town of Avila Beach. Book your stay today at VisitAvilaBeach.com!

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