THE GRAN FONDO AT THE SPECIALIZED CACTUS CUP
PRESENTED BY: FOUNTAIN HILLS BIKES
SUNDAY MARCH 13th @ NOON at the FOUNTAIN HILLS BIKES EXPO TENT
A fun, untimed 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 great ride for the whole family, beginner 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.
*Your bike must have gears and knobby tires. Helmets are required
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.
*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: Noon on March 13th
Start: Fountain Hills Bike Tent @ the Expo
Neutral Start to the Trailhead: Riders will follow the FHB lead cyclists out of the venue and through the Four Peaks parking lot. The event starts at the Escondido TH.
Short distance down Escondido to Cinch
Turn left on Cinch that becomes Scenic. Follow this to Pemberton
Turn left on Pemberton, through the Pemberton parking lot
Turn left down Shalmo Wash Trail. Have fun rolling back down to the Four Peaks Parking Lot!
Find your way back to the FHB expo tent for post race goodies!
The Course will be marked