Definition of gran fondo in English:

gran fondo

Line breaks: gran fondo
Pronunciation: /ɡran ˈfɒndəʊ


A long-distance road cycling event in which a large number of participants ride a marked route: the two-day event features a gran fondo where participants can choose from 40- or 90-mile rides
More example sentences
  • The event was to be a Gran Fondo (classic long-distance Italian race) and the location Emilia Romagna.
  • Ride times begin at 8 a.m. for the Gran Fondo, 9 a.m. for the 50-miler, 10 a.m. for the 25-miler and 11 a.m. for the 10-milers.
  • The gran fondo—Italian for big ride—has slowly but steadily caught on in the United States.



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