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PEZ Rides: RBC GranFondo Whistler 2011!

There’s a reason granfondos are getting so popular here in North America… they’re damn fun. Hundreds, or in this case, thousands of riders, scenicly spectacular courses – closed to cars, massive support, and a huge party with enough beer at the end to ensure celebration on an epic scale. This second annual ride from Vancouver to Whistler was by all accounts a huge success.

Top Ride: RBC GranFondo Whistler Set For 7000

...Riders, that is. In only its second year, the RBC GranFondo Whistler has become one of the largest in North America – selling out to 7000 riders back in April. With the big event just one week away, and my own training just about done, a look back at last year’s ride is in order…

Pez Rides The 2010 Granfondo Whistler!

The event was announced in February – and sold out in a few short weeks. My own training started in earnest just after le Tour, and all the cards were layed on the tarmac on Saturday Sept. 11, as I joined 4000 other riders in Vancouver for the inaugural RBC GranFondo Whistler. Here's how the day rolled...

Preview: RBC GranFondo Whistler

Just a few short weeks from now, one of the largest organized group cycling events on the West Coast will take place between Vancouver and Whistler. The RBC GranFondo Whistler is the first ‘gran fondo’ to hit these parts, and was sold out months ago. I talked to the men behind the ride on one of the most scenic stretches of highway anywhere.