Granfondo Lombardia with Sportive Breaks
The classic Tour of Lombardy, the Race of the Falling Leaves, finally has a sportive to go with it. Starting and ending in Como, the route takes in the iconic Ghisallo, the 20% plus Muro di Sermano and several other famous climbs of the pro race. Lake Como is the perfect place to end your season.
Warm up rides: We have a short warm up ride on Friday afternoon before a 75km spin on Saturday to have a look at the route.
Pre race briefing: On Saturday night our guides talk through the main sectors of the race with tips of how to ride at your best.
Mechanical support: Expert mechanics on hand all weekend or hire one of our excellent Ridley Fenix SLs
|Sportive Distance||Sportive Elevation||Sportive Difficulty|
|Long Route||107km||1900m|| 3/5 |
Mix of climbing & flatter days suitable for most riders.
Italy’s Lake Como is a wonderful place to ride. With a mixture of challenging climbs and routes that run alongside sparkling lakesides and beautiful villages; the sportive complements the race of the Falling Leaves, also known as the Tour of Lombardy.What better way to end a lakeside race than by enjoying delicious food and toasting with wine that has been produced locally?What is Gran Fondo il Lombardia?Starting and ending in Cantu, cyclists will experience the legendary Ghisallo in addition to the mercilessly steep Muro di Sormano - the two big climbs of the race.Although this event is moderately difficult, there will still be plenty of opportunities to enjoy breathtaking views over the rolling terrain.
Como is located near Milan. Sportive Breaks provide an airport transfer to the hotel from Milan Malpensa (MXP), and the journey takes approximately 40 minutes.
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