97 Fairgrounds Rd, Cummington, Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States

Start Date

07/23/2022

Activity tags attached to this sportie.

Activities: Gravel grinder, Gran fondo, 64 miles, 29 miles, 65 miles,

New Location, and new routes. 

Camping at the Fairgrounds, music and Food. 

We are moving forward with the fairgrounds, so dust off your tent and camping gear and join us on Friday night. 

The route will be 65-70% gravel and double track. We are suggesting 40c tires and 1:1 for a climbing gear minimum. Probably bring a bathing suit with all the sweet rivers and lakes along the new route. 

 

 

Rider limit is 500 entries

Date: 7/23/2022       

Time: 9:30 AM

Location: Cummington Fairgrounds Cummington, MA 

Online Reg.: (prices increase to the following starting 6/1/22): $75 Mini / $95 Fundo

Day-of-Event Reg.: $90 Mini / $115 Fundo / 

Held Rain or Shine // Must wear helmet // THIS IS NOT A RACE

No prize list // All proceeds go towards the JAM Fund grants and devo team

Volunteers: We are always looking for volunteers to make our event run smoothly. Please use the contact on this page or our website to be a part of the day! Sign up here

volunteersignup.org/JWXPY

 

About the Grand Fundo 63

In the cycling world, a gran fondo is a massive group ride/race, that can attract riders numbering in the thousands, encompassing all ages and ability levels. The Grand Fundo removes all the racing aspects from the ride, but keeps all the all the fun. We have titled this ride a Grand FUN-do, because we think it could be the most fun you’ll have on a bike this season. The route will take 4-5 hours for most riders,  and include  roughly 6,000ft of climbing.  The classic Fundo route is 63 miles and the course includes over 60-70% dirt roads. We will have multiple rest stops along the route and of course our famous ice cream truck rest stop! There will be lots of support riders and follow cars through out the day with wheels, tubes and mechanics. Immediately after the ride, we hope you’ll stay and hang out with us for music, and a delicious post ride cookout, our prize draw and of course, more ice cream!

About the Fundo 29 (Mini)

The Mini Fundo features the same challenging beginnings of the Grand Fundo, but will get you back home more quickly. If you are looking for 2.5-3.5 hours of riding  and want to experience the Grand Fundo, but aren’t sure you can survive the full Fundo, then the 29-mile Mini Fundo is for you. Once you return, snacks will be available until our barbecue starts at 1:30 PM.

The Mini Fundo is by no means a walk in the park. Over the course of 29 miles, the Mini Fundo will climb over 2400 feet and ide through technical sectors of double track. 

 

About the JAM Fund

JAM is a registerd 501c-3 organization created by Jeremy Powers, Alec Donahue and Mukunda Feldman, good friends brought together through their passion for cycling. JAM's mission is to help motivated young cyclists reach their potential both on and off the bike, while not being limited by finances. This is reached through close mentoring and involvement in the cycling community. The JAM Fund is proud to award grants to young cyclists in and around Massachusetts who show enthusiasm, determination and desire to be their best. It's also our goal to showcase some of the amazing cycling that the Pioneer Valley offers! Every dollar raised through the Fundo goes directly to the JAM fund. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

Helmets and proper riding clothing are mandatory!

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