JUN

22

2024

Gran Fondo / Bangor, Maine

Bangor

We’re taking the Ultimate Cycling Experience WAY up north! Escape the summer heat and join George Hincapie for an unforgettable ride in Bangor, ME. Experience the region’s rolling hills, open countryside, and charming coastal villages as you complete your challenge of 80, 52, or 15 miles. Then follow that up with our signature Gran Fondo Hincapie Family Festival complete with free food and beverage for you and your family after you roll across the red carpet at the finish line. This will be one ride you won’t want to miss!

Event Details

Location: Bangor, ME

Date: June 21 - 22 2024

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Jersey

Free Event Jersey

Chip

Free Timing Chip

Water Bottle

Fully Stocked Rest Stops

Car

SAG Support

Camera

Participation Medal and Photo

Rides /

Choose From 3 Different courses

FIND YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE. CHOOSE YOUR RIDE. START TRAINING.

Gran

Stunning views, challenging climbs, fast descents, and picturesque views await our Gran cyclists!

80 miles, 2 timed segments, and epic views of the Penobscot River and Bay! Gran riders will venture out onto the best roads that the Greater Bangor Region has to offer paired with the renowned hospitality of Gran Fondo Hincapie. This is the Ultimate Cycling Experience for the rider looking for their next adventure, challenge, and a taste of Maine during the summer!

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Ride Details

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Elevation:

5,217 ft

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Climbs:

2 Timed

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Rest Stops:

4

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Medio

Stunning views, a monster climb, and picturesque views await our Medio cyclists!

The Medio distance at Gran Fondo Hincapie is perfect for the rider who wants to experience the Greater Bangor Region AND the Ultimate Cycling Experience of Gran Fondo Hincapie! Medio riders will be treated to a 52-mile course featuring 1 timed segment, 3 rest stops, and one heck of a party when you roll across the finish line!

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Ride Details

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Elevation:

3,138 ft

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Climbs:

1 Timed

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Rest Stops:

3

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Piccolo

A fun course that features manageable challenges is what we have on tap for our Piccolo Family Fun Ride participants!

The Piccolo Family Fun Ride is the perfect ride for the rider looking to dip their toes into the Gran Fondo Hincapie experience! Piccolo riders will enjoy the electric atmosphere of the confetti start, rolling hills along the Penobscot River, and the renowned hospitality of Gran Fondo Hincapie.

There are no awards given out for top finishers on this course, but we will raffle off a few prizes for all Piccolo finishers (must be present at the Awards Ceremony to win).

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Ride Details

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Elevation:

725 ft

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Climbs:

0

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Rest Stops:

0

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Event Schedule /

The Upcoming Itinerary

JUN

21

2024

2:00PM – 6:00PM

Packet Pickup & Onsite Registration

Bangor Waterfront Front St, Bangor, ME 04401

If you pre-registered for Gran Fondo Hincapie-Bangor, you’ll need to pick up your packet to get everything you need for the big day—plus a few extras from our great sponsors. On-site registration is available for last-minute decision-makers as well. We’ll have event merchandise available for purchase, as well as giveaways, displays, and samples from our awesome partners. Come check out the expo!

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JUN

21

2024

4:00PM - 6:00{M

Happy Hour Presented by Bangor International Airport

Bangor Waterfront Front St, Bangor, ME 04401

Grab your packet and stick around for Gran Fondo Hincapie-Bangor Happy Hour presented by the Bangor International Airport! Our friends at the airport are providing some tasty complimentary beverages for everyone to enjoy.

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JUN

22

2024

6:00AM - 7:30AM

Final Packet Pickup and Registration

Bangor Waterfront Front St, Bangor, ME 04401

Plan to arrive extra early in case there is a line. You will need time to park and ride your bike to the start. On site registration will shut down promptly at 7:30 to allow the timing company a chance to get the final database synced over in time for the start.

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JUN

22

2024

8:00AM

Ride Starts

Bangor Waterfront Front St, Bangor, ME 04401

Start corrals will open promptly at 7:00AM. All riders must be in their corrals no later than 7:45AM.

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JUN

22

2024

11:00AM - 5:00PM

Family Fun Fest & Expo

Bangor Waterfront Front St, Bangor, ME 04401

We are a family friendly event, so bring your family and friends to celebrate with you when you cross that finish line at our Family Fun Festival! Our Vendor Expo, free food, beverages and a whole lot of fun await!

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JUN

22

2024

3:30PM

Awards Ceremony

Bangor Waterfront Front St, Bangor, ME 04401

Gran Award Details: Men’s 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall Women’s 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall KOM & QOM Men & Women’s 1st, 2nd, & 3rd in the following age groups: 10-18 19-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ Medio Award Details: Men’s 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall Women’s 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall KOM & QOM Men & Women’s 1st, 2nd, & 3rd in the following age groups: 10-18 19-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60-69 70+ Other Awards: Junior KOM for Suck Creek Climb *All awards are based on gun time and not chip time

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Plan Your Trip /

Everything you need.
All in one place.

Welcome to Bangor, ME

Bangor, Maine has a hustling downtown with plenty of unique shops and dining options, but close by you’ll also find numerous walking trails and parks full of wildlife and stunning views. It provides the perfect setting for our Gran Fondo Hincapie-Bangor routes, with rolling hills, open countryside, and charming coastal towns. Bring the whole family and spend some time exploring everything that Maine has to offer.

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Getting Here

Bangor International Airport (BGR) is conveniently located just outside downtown Bangor. If you'd prefer to drive, Bangor is approximately a 3.5 hour drive from Boston along the beautiful eastern shoreline.

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Where to Stay

Although Bangor is Maine's 3rd largest town, hotels fill up quickly during the hot summer months with tourists looking to escape the heat. However, within a 30-minute drive you'll find plenty of quaint B&B's, wilderness cabins, and full-service campgrounds. No matter your preference, you'll discover the ideal spot to stay for the weekend—or longer!

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Become a Volunteer /

Riding the bike isn't your thing?

We love hosting volunteers as much as we love hosting riders. Spend time hanging out with awesome people while passing out rider packets, handing out finishing medals or helping set up – among other things. We’ve got plenty of ways to help and plenty of time slots to fit your schedule. All our volunteers receive a FREE t-shirt along with a rider pack that includes swag from our sponsors! Visit our signup page and find something that works for you!

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Gran Fondo / Bangor, Maine

Bangor

Don't miss this beautiful course with epic coastal views!

Event Details

Location: Bangor, ME

Date: June 21 - 22 2024

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