WELCOME TO THE FONDO RIDES
Let's All Get On Our Bike!
Experience the Fondo Rides and immerse yourself in the best of Tweed cycling and explore unique communities and spectacular environments. Celebrating an age-old Italian cycling tradition, Fondo means ‘endurance’.
Set against the backdrop of the Tweed Valley, there are three distances for cyclists ride, bringing something for every cyclist.
New for 2017, a ride to get the whole family on their bikes and out for a peddle. Offered at a great price point, ride together on a fully closed road through the scenic Tweed Valley at your choice of two distances. Then cap it all off at the festival at the Showgrounds and watch the NRS, Battle on the Border, and Challenge on the Border in full speed. Price includes insurance.
PICCOLO AND MEDIO FONDO
The Fondo rides take riders on a journey through the Tweed Caldera around the Mt Warning visiting a number of scenic checkpoints on the way. Checkpoints will be based in local communities and include water, coffee, fruit, lollies, cake, etc.
The best way to unravel the Tweed is on your bike and the Scavenger Hunt option brings together fun, fitness, and food. The rides will be supported by first aid, traffic control, police and moto surveillance, and a sag wagon.
Please note: full course details and event program will be launched following council and event approvals.