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Date: Saturday, October 07, 2017 7:30 am

MLAR Gran Fondo Cycling Event

Contact Name: Lee Halladay
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Contact Phone: 610-299-8024

Event Description:

Join Main Line Animal Rescue (www, and an anticipated 600+ riders for our 2nd Annual MLAR Gran Fondo Cycling Event.

Fundraising is not required, but appreciated.

Registrants have the choice of four amazing rides on the beautiful country roads of Chester County, Pennsylvania

followed by a fabulous Beer Garden on our 60-acre farm that is home to Main Line Animal Rescue.

The rides have been designed to accommodate recreational riders to the serious cyclist.

  • 100K Ride (Approx. 62 Miles): Intermediate to advanced riders with four (4) timed climbs
  • 50K Ride (Approx. 31 Miles): Recreational to intermediate rider with three 9 (3) timed climbs
  • 40K Ride (Approx. 25 Miles): Recreational to intermediate rider with three (3) timed climbs
  • 15K Ride (Approx. 9 Miles): Recreational rider with one (1) timed climb

Included: Ride, long-sleeved t-shirt, SAG Support, 3 Fully Stocked Gourmet Rest-Stops, Lunch, Band, Awards, Beer, Games and family fun.


Registration Fee: $85 until September 17, 2017. (Must register by September 17th to receive free long-sleeved t-shirt)

Registration Fee After September 17th: $105 (Day of registration is permitted)

Meal Ticket Only: $25, children 12 and under are free of charge (Day of registration is permitted)

Custom, Limited Edition Cycling Jersey: $85, must order by August 9, 2017

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Ride Classifications:

Pace for Rides:
A: 19+ mph
B+: 17-19
B: 15-17
C+: 13-15
C: 11-13
D+: 9-11
D: 8-10


Please note that these are average speeds. If you are new to club rides and aren't sure what pace you can maintain, be conservative with your first ride! Direct all questions, cancellations or updates to  the contact shown on the ride event, or Jeff Hoch at


Helmets are required on HBC rides.  A trained Ride leader is obligated to collect waiver signatures prior to the ride to be an HBC Sanctioned Ride.

Show and Go Rides are NOT HBC Sanctioned.



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