Consistently rated one of the top 3 Gran Fondos in the U.S., now featuring the Estremo: Double Metric Century route with 6 timed climbs and an aggressive time cut.
Offering a choice of 6 routes ranging between 18 Mile - 125 Miles.
September 8, 2019
SIX CYCLING CHALLENGES TO CHOOSE FROM
Garden State Fondo is the Northeast’s premier cycling endurance challenge.
Continuing in the pedal strokes of Gran Fondo NJ, Garden State Fondo is committed to building the nation’s most vibrant cycling community and making cycling important part of our society.
Gran Fondo Program - September 8
5:30 am: Registration
If you can't make it to packet pickup on Friday or Saturday, we'll take care of you on the morning of the ride.
10:00 am: Post Ride Festival
When you feel ready, please join us at the post ride festival together with family and friends. Explore Morristown and the latest in bike tech.
7:00 am: Mass Start
The start of the most fun you’ll have on a bike in a single day. Join over 2,000 cyclists eager to explore our playground.
10:30 am: Meal Service Begins
Sit down with your cycling friends or make new ones and taste some of New Jersey’s best food. Break bread after the ride.
07:30 am: Rest Stops Open
Need a moment to relax and regroup? Coffee, cannolis, cookies and other treats to fuel the rest of your ride.
11:00 am: Pizza Time
Wood-fired pizzas prepared on site in a 900°F brick oven. Featured at the last stop on the Medio, Migrane, Gran and Estremo routes
8:30 am: Coffee Central
Segafredo is hosting a luxurious rest stop in Califon, the main hub of our longest routes. Espressos and more!
12:00 pm: KOM & QOM Awards
Join us at the top of each hour to celebrate the women and men who challenged themselves the most and achieved those challenges.
It’s like a TreaSURe Hunt
Cycling performance depends on great nutrition. On the ride you’ll find Wood Fire Brick Oven Pizzas, Cheesecakes, Affogatos, Cannolis, Pignolis, Ice Cream Sandwiches and Espresso.
Our foods are hand made from outstanding local ingredients by New Jersey’s top chefs and pastry chefs.
Garden State Fondo 2019 is sponsored by: