Boone Gran Fondo
Cycling: 100 Miles, 55 Miles, Gran Fondo - 20 Miles, Gran Fondo, Road Race
Boone, North Carolina
August 4th, 2019
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The Boone Gran Fondo is a Cycling race in Boone, North Carolina consisting of a 100 Miles, 55 Miles, Gran Fondo - 20 Miles, Gran Fondo, Road Race.
In mid-summer, the High Country of North Carolina enjoys 80-degree temperatures while the surrounding East Coast temperatures hover in the high 90s. Early August is a prime time to be in Boone! The Boone Gran Fondo rolls through Appalachian State University and, after just a few turns, climbs beside picturesque Winklers Creek during the first timed section.
After a short downhill and a climb up the gorgeous Shull's Mill road, the course passes the Blue Ridge Parkway and turns onto Hwy 221. This section of road was hand built in the 1890's across Grandfather Mountain and served as the Blue Ridge Parkway until the 1980's. This second timed section isKeep Reading