Saturday, August 10, 2013

Gran Fondo Mondiale Franco Ballerini, Florence, September 21

For those that have inquired: there will be a gran fondo event held as part of the World Championships in Florence in September. The Gran Fondo Mondiale Franco Ballerini will start and finish in Lucca on September 21, passing through some of the same towns of the road world championship courses.

There will be three routes: a lungo that will be challenging from an elevation gain and technical perspective, the medio that will  use parts of the lungo course, and the “cicloturistica” which will take riders through the hills of Lucca.

More details about the event, courses, registration, and hotels will be published at: and and
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