Inaugural Texas Gran Fondo to roll on April 5th, 2014

Texas’ Hill Country gets its first Gran Fondo, with the inaugural Texas Gran Fondo taking place on April 5th, 2014.

Starting and finishing in Fredricksburg in the Texas Hill Country region, the event will offer rides of three distances (153, 90 or 56 kilometers), all with panoramic views of landscape and plenty of Texan hospitality. The course will also feature a timed KOM segment of 5.6 miles for those wishing to test their climbing skills.

Part of the proceeds from the Texas Gran Fondo will benefit the Hill Country Memorial Hospital.

More information can be found at or on Facebook/TexasGranFondo.

Ron Callahan is the chief cook and bottlewasher at Bike World News, doing everything from website design to bike reviews.

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