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Gran Fondo Eddy Merckx UK

31/07/2011 - Cricket St Thomas, Somerset - Sportive

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i-ride.co.uk, the UK distributor for Eddy Merckx Cycles has announced a major new event. The Gran Fondo Eddy Merckx will be the first Euro style Gran Fondo event to be held in the UK. The weekend of the 31st July will see a limited field of 1000 riders allowed to ride the course based at a yet-to-be released Somerset venue. The event will have a huge list of rider extras and support including, neutral service, free gifts, pasta party, full event village and goodie bags. The event will also form part of the Eddy Merckx Cycles 'Ride With Eddy' campaign, and the man himself will indeed be on site all weekend taking part in a poster signing and yes he intends to ride the event. "We are getting seriously excited about the inaugural Gran Fondo Eddy Merckx and the secret course is looking like it will be a corker" Tom Marchment, Marketing Manager, i-ride.

Velo Events are responsible for the organisation and with their successful history of running some of the UK's favourite sportives you can rest assured that the Gran Fondo Eddy Merckx will be one of the best weekends of cycling action available.

Registration for the Gran Fondo Eddy Merckx is now OPEN - and with just 1,000 spaces available it's going to sell out fast. Register for the 2011 Gran Fondo Eddy Merckx now

Included in your entry:
-Free massage from Quick-Step team sponsors Naqi skincare
-Goodie bag including free Zipvit Sport Energy products and more free gifts
-Fully stocked Zipvit Sport feed stations
-Pasta party on Saturday at registration
-Professional support from the Performance Cycles Fulcrum neutral service cars
-A huge spot prize fund
-Plus more benefits to be announced

Other benefits:
-Ride with and meet Eddy Merckx
-Full trade display area with loads of the latest exotic cycling kit and bikes
-Demo bikes available from Eddy Merckx Cycles and Campagnolo Test Centre.

If you require further information please contact us at info@grandfondoeddymerckxuk.com


Event Website http://www.granfondoeddymerckxuk.com

HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 Cricket St Thomas Hotel
Address Line 2 Chard
Town Chard
County Somerset
Postcode TA20 4DD
 
Event Facilities
Adequate Car Parking Facilities Adequate Car Parking Facilities
Changing Rooms Changing Rooms
Sign-on at HQ Sign-on at HQ

Support for Participants
Route card with emergency contact details Route card with emergency contact details
SAG wagon following laster rider(s) SAG wagon following laster rider(s)







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This event's shortened URL is: https://cyclosport.org/3190