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Zappi's Gran Fondo 2015

18/10/2015 - Oxfordshire - Sportive

Rating: 97.4% based on 3 reviews - Rate this Event Now
Previous Years Rating: 96.1% based on 8 reviews

This Years Event Ratings

Rated Event: 93.333%

CasonREily wrote:


Rated Event: 98.889%

RichardHarvey1 wrote:

Great event. Did the Medio course - great mix of hills, beautiful scenery, thoroughly enjoyable cycling.
Feedstops well stocked with all sorts of delights and manned by friendly staff.
Organisation and facilities were good - made to feel part of a big family.
Will definitely be back next year and would thoroughly recommend it.

Rated Event: 100.000%

GordonSimpson wrote:

Good flowing course, friendly people, food stations well spaced, good HQ and food/coffee and excellent signage. Top marks Zappis and look forward to seeing you next year.

Previous Years Event Ratings

Rated Event: 97.778%

Moosey5 wrote:

I did the Gran Fondo. Fantastic event - challenging but beautiful course, good, well-stocked feed stations with friendly folks manning them, relaxed atmosphere to the whole event and a very good HQ at the start and finish.

Signage was very clear in general. A couple of points where it could've been better (location of the 2nd feed stop and a T-junction close to the end) but on the whole very good.

Loved this event and I'll be back next year, hopefully :-)

Rated Event: 100.000%

PhillipGreenfield wrote:

Fantastic - hard to see how it could have been better.

Weather was great too!

Rated Event: 94.444%

HughReynolds wrote:

Well organise event. Challenging undulating course over range of road surfaces. Great weather!

Rated Event: 92.222%

PeterMorgan1 wrote:

Everyone was friendly, atmosphere was great and there was agood selection of food after the ride.
I only did the medio but It was worth the 100 miles travel to do this ride.

Rated Event: 98.889%

HelenBiggerstaff wrote:

I liked the feel of the event. Having done a larger sportive 2 weeks earlier - where there were loads more cyclists. I prefer smaller events. It felt like an event of old - nice and relaxed and cyclists that knew how to ride on the road. Leaving my bike up against the wall of the HQ was safe - unlike the last event, where someone stole my Oakleys from my bars!

Rated Event: 95.556%

CallumMcPherson wrote:

Tutto bene

Rated Event: 93.333%

KarolinaChocian wrote:

It was my first event of this kind and I have a feeling it set the bar high. Friendly people, wonderful weather (apparently pre-ordered) and challenging route but well designed. Will be back next year.

Rated Event: 96.667%

RoryBuisson wrote:

This was my favourite of the 6 Sportives I have ridden this year. Well organised, good course, friendly and the best atmosphere at the finish. The one and only change I would like to see is the Gran Fondo starting at 8am rather than 8.30am.

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