Date: Sep 11, 2022
Location: Morristown, New Jersey
Region: Mid-Atlantic - New Jersey
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Garden State Fondo
Formerly known as the New Jersey Gran Fondo, The Garden State Fondo was rated one of the top 3 Gran Fondos in the USA for 4 years in a row by Gran Fondo guide and rate #1 for 2019. The event start/finish is Morristown, New Jersey, just 45 miles from NYC. Offering a choice of 6 routes ranging from 18-125 miles for riders at all levels.
The Gran route (105 Miles; 7,900 Elevation Gain) is made of quiet back roads, shade, and scenic rolling hills. The route includes 4 timed climbs that aren’t terribly long but with relatively steep grades that reach 15% in spots. There is also an “Estremo” route that stretches to double-metric century length (125 Miles) and total climbing of 9,700 feet.