– FIGUEROA MOUNTAIN GRAN FONDO –
SANTA YNEZ, CA // NOVEMBER 11, 2017
A CHALLENGING DAY OF BIKES, BEER, AND FUN IN THE BEAUTIFUL SANTA YNEZ VALLEY, FEATURING THE FIRST-EVER ASCENT OF FIGUEROA MOUNTAIN IN AN ORGANIZED CYCLING EVENT.
“The Figueroa Mountain Gran Fondo is a celebration of cycling in the Santa Ynez Valley, one of my favorite places in the world to ride a bicycle. I have long dreamed of hosting an event here to give back to the community, provide a great cycling experience for cyclists of all ability levels, and then bring everyone together to enjoy live music, beer from Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., as well as food, wine, and products from the region.” – CTS CEO, Chris Carmichael
The Crown Jewel of the Gran Fondo
The crown jewel of this gran fondo is undoubtedly Figueroa Mountain. The climb up is long and laced with steep pitches that will test your legs and will power. Those who conquer Figueroa Mountain will be rewarded with stunning views and a fast, winding descent.