THE GRAN FONDO AT THE SPECIALIZED CACTUS CUP
PRESENTED BY: FOUNTAIN HILLS BIKES
SUNDAY MARCH 14th 8:00AM at the FOUNTAIN HILLS BIKES EXPO TENT
A fun, self-guided mountain bike ride for all ages and abilities of cyclists, including E-Bikes!
Be a part of The Cactus Cup in a non-competitive event. The Gran Fondo is a fun, untimed ride for the whole family, first-time mountain biker and E-bikers will enjoy all the perks of race weekend and a chance to see what the sport of cycling is all about.
Volunteers from Fountain Hills Bikes are supporting you from start to finish (including all your pre and post race bicycle needs). The event will start and finish at the Fountain Hills Bike expo tent in the main venue.
Custom Cactus Cup buff*
*Swag items are for paying Gran Fondo participants. All other riders will have received similar with other event registration
Class 1 eMTB is a specific classification for sustainable use on trails, paths or riding areas. Class 1 eMTB models are defined as “a bicycle with fully operable pedals, and an electric motor under 750 Watts peak power that must be pedaled to activate the motor and that ceases to provide power above 20 mph”
Start Time: 8am on March 14th
Start: Fountain Hills Bike Tent @ the Expo
Neutral Start to the Trailhead: Riders will follow our lead cyclists out of the venue and through the Four Peaks parking lot. The lead cyclists will pull off at the Escondido TH where the event begins
Short distance down Escondido to Cinch
Turn left on Cinch becomes Scenic to Pemberton
Turn left on Pemberton, through the Pemberton parking lot
Turn left down Shalmo Wash Tr. to the finish!
Finish Line: End of Shalmo Tr in the Four Peaks parking lot
Course will be well marked