Entries to the “pink” GF Gimondi opening on November 2nd

From Wednesday November 2nd (9:00 am CET) onwards the Granfondo Internazionale Felice Gimondi Bianchi will accept entries for the event’s 21st edition dedicated to the achievements of the Italian cycling legend at Giro d’Italia Felice Gimondi and the Giro d’Italia will be the 2017 Granfondo Felice Gimondi Bianchi leit-motiv. After celebrating last year’s Jubilee, the event is opening entries on Wednesday November 2nd, paving the way to the 21st edition […]

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GF Gimondi-Bianchi in pink: see you on May 7th, 2017

The organizers set the official date of the 21st edition in Bergamo. “Felice Gimondi in the Pink” is the claim of the year, dedicated to the 100th edition of Giro d’Italia and Gimondi’s outstanding record: 3 overall wins, 9 podium spots, finisher in all his 14 participations The way to Granfondo Felice Gimondi-Bianchi’s 21st edition started today, looking forward the 2017 edition’s official date. Well-known as a top cyclyng4all event, […]

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Gimondi remembers Rudy Altig

After the passing of the former German Champion, Felice Gimondi recalls the fond memories of his teammate at Salvarani “I was at home on Saturday, when I was told on the phone that Rudi, my friend Rudi, had gone for his final breakaway. Rudi Altig was some years older than I am – he was born in 1937, I am of 1942. That’s why my memories of him as a […]

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GF Gimondi-Bianchi: a hymn to women and friendship

The winner on the finish arm-in-arm with his best friend and a wonder-mom putting on a great show: a successful family event seals the 20th anniversary To properly celebrate its 20th edition, Granfondo Gimondi-Bianchi moved over itself: today in Bergamo, almost 4.000 riders (3.904), sun and mild weather, and a fantastic party atmosphere that continued afer the race in the big gardens of the Lazzaretto area. “It is beautiful to […]

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Elettrico thrills Granfondo Gimondi-Bianchi finale

Elettrico and Zanetti crossed the finishing line side-by-side. “We sealed a fantastic event in name of friendship”.  Wonder-mum Simona Parente secured the women’s race success Tommaso Elettrico (Team Miche-MG.K-Vis) was the overall winner of the 20th Granfondo Gimondi Bianchi. The rider from Basilicata clocked a 4h35.44 time in covering the long-distance, 162,1 km course and finalizing a perfect day for the event. The Jubilee edition achieved an outstanding success with […]

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Talented Matteo Cipriani wins on the medium distance

The rider from Tuscany, owner of a textile fabric, was the best on medium course in his debut at Granfondo Gimondi-Bianchi The 20th Granfondo Gimondi-Bianchi found its medium route winner as well: after covering the 128,8 km distance in  3h30.28, Tuscan rider Matteo Cipriani (Infinity Team) was the first to reach the finish line outsprinting Michele Attolini (Rana Tagliaro) while Luca Cantini (Team Morotti) rounded out the podium with a 0:42” delay. […]

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One-color podium on Granfondo Gimondi-Bianchi’s short route

Team Morotti takes all: Fabio Fadini clinches the short race victory (89,4 km), Tania Manzoni (Bianchi Factory Team) prevailed among women. The event grazed the 4.000-participants benchmark Fabio Fadini was the 20th Granfondo Gimondi Bianchi’s first winner today, Sunday 15th May in Bergamo, on the shorter route (89,4 km) clocking a 2h24’36” time. A one-color podium came up as all the first  three riders belong to the Team Morotti: behind […]

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A motorbike star joins GF Gimondi’s bunch

Brit motorcycle rider Leon Haslam among the over 3800 participants to start tomorrow, Sunday 15th May, from Bergamo: 20th Granfondo Felice Gimondi – Bianchi gets ready to celebrate its Jubilee Thousands of people joined Bergamo to take part at 20th Granfondo Felice Gimondi – Bianchi, the Jubilee edition, tomorrow, Sunday 15th May. Riders, families and cycling fans gathered at Gimondi Expo within historical Lazzaretto sharing the exciting atmosphere of passion […]

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Surprises and fun at Gimondi Village

Saturday and Sunday, May 14-15, the cycling community gathers at the Lazzaretto’s permanence in Bergamo to experience the magic atmosphere with Expo and a new book’s preview Even before the start of the race action, the 20th Granfondo Felice Gimondi Bianchi event starts with the Felice Gimondi village opening (Saturday 9.00-20.00 and Sunday 9.00-16.00), at the Lazzaretto. The historical venue in the heart of Bergamo will be the meeting point […]

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Mattia Casse, a downhill specialist on Gimondi’s climbs

The Italian World Cup alpine ski racer will race the 20th Granfondo Gimondi – Bianchi, scheduled Sunday May 15th in Bergamo His main passion is speed, in challenging the toughest slopes of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup and beyond. Mattia Casse is a member of the Italian alpine ski national team, racing in the greatest speed events of the World Cup. The father of the 26-year-old from Oulx (Piemont, […]

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