Like 2015 and 2016. the 2017 event will be a special experience with fully closed, policed roads, two challenging routes and post ride party with Italian cuisine, beer and wine.
The Gran Fondo NI weekend will also incorporate the NI Bike Festival and includes the Street Velodrome competition, which will give riders of all ages the opportunity to compete on a velodrome. On Saturday the Sustrans NI organised “Piccolo Fondo” will take place again allowing families and kids of all
ages to ride in and finish over the official Gran Fondo Finish Line.
The Giro d’Italia trophy, “Trofeo Senza Fine” will be on site at the Giro Expo in the Titanic Exhibition Centre and will be available for riders and fans to get their photo taken with this iconic sports trophy.
The Giro Expo will take place Saturday 3 June and Sunday 4 June. Rider registration, cycle industry and Food NI vendors, post ride pasta party and Street Velodrome will all be located in this new venue near the Titanic Belfast Start/Finish.
Registration includes the Official 2017 Gran Fondo NI Castelli Jersey
Thanks again to our partners at Castelli, we are able to continue this special offer. Registration for the 2017 event includes the Official Gran Fondo Giro d’Italia NI Jersey. Made by iconic Italian brand Castelli, this Team Jersey has a £70 retail value.