For the first time in Italy, the center of a big city will accommodate the GranFondo, the rider's village and the departure/finish line. Fori Imperiali, the Coliseums and the Campidoglio will be the background of the first GranFondo Campagnolo Rome.
The October 14th 2012 thousands of cyclists will ride from Terme di Caracalla, passing thru the Rome city center, and will continue on the Appia Antica. Two tracks, one of 91 kilometers and the other of 145 kilometers will take the cyclist thru the hills of Castelli Romani, road that during past years have seen grow champions like Moser, DeVlaemink, Fondries, Tafi, Bugno, Bettini, Bartoli and Pozzato.
GrandFondo Campagnolo Rome will also include a time trial climb with a maximum slope of 15%. To all participants will be measured the lap time during this part of the race.
But it's not all. Just starting with this first edition, GranFondo Campagnolo Rome will be active partner of GranFondo NewYork that will take place the next 20th of May.
to the GranFondo Campagnolo Rome 2012.