Bergamo opens doors to a global Granfondo

Bikes everywhere. Just a few hours are left before the start of the 19th Granfondo Internazionale Felice Gimondi Bianchi, and Bergamo city is already immersed in the atmosphere. Yellow everywhere: Felice Gimondi will celebrate tomorrow 50 years of that memorable Tour de France, an unforgettable sports tale in the years of the Italian economic boom, thanks to a young guy who suddenly jumped out on the headline in 1965, on […]

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GF Gimondi Bianchi entries are officially over

GM Sport, organizing the 19th Granfondo Felice Gimondi Bianchi, to be held in Bergamo next Sunday, May 10th, wishes to inform that entries for the event have officially been closed. After the 2015 edition’s goal in terms of participants has now been reached, there is no opportunity to get race numbers for the upcoming edition anymore. Though regretting that many people might not be able to line up at the […]

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GF Gimondi Bianchi hits the 3600 mark!

A successful edition to take place on May 10th. 28 nations represented, 30% of the participants are under 40 of age: “Hurry up, there are just a couple of entries left”   After reaching the 3600 (partecipants) mark, Granfondo Felice Gimondi Bianchi is certainly going to celebrate a successful edition in 2015. “We still have a few dozens of places available – Giuseppe Manenti said – but we know they […]

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GF Felice Gimondi Bianchi’s success as a matter of fact

The event preview tomorrow in Bergamo to display an uncommon exhibit ‘s premiere The Granfondo Internazionale Felice Gimondi Bianchi unveils tomorrow, April 16th in Bergamo, its 19th edition, to be held on Sunday, May 10th but up to raise excitiment and curiosity since now with plenty of side events, among which the exhibit Creberg Foundation dedicated to Mariella Bettineschi, strengthening the long-life feeling the event established between arts and sports. […]

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Granfondo Gimondi-Bianchi facts and figures

The event that celebrates the 50th anniversary of Felice Gimondi’s triumph at Tour de France goes much beyond sport. Official presentation on April 16th, in Bergamo With just over a month until the appointment scheduled on Sunday, May 10th, in Bergamo, the organizers of the Granfondo Gimondi-Bianchi are accelerating the preparations for the 19th edition of the event that will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Felice Gimondi’s triumph at the […]

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Master’s touch to shape Granfondo Gimondi trophy

A bronze sculpture celebrates Felice’s triumph at Tour de France 1965: a perfect merger amid memory and reality, event and recurrence Everything looks special at upcoming 19th Granfondo Internazionale Felice Gimondi-Bianchi to be held next May 10th: the scenario (Bergamo and its landscapes), the amazing courses (short 89,4km / medium 128,8 km / long 162,1 km), the event (50 years of Felice Gimondi victory at 1965 Tour de France with […]

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Ten weeks until the GF (and ten good reasons to be there)

Only ten weeks separate us from the 19th edition of the Granfondo Internazionale Felice Gimondi – Bianchi. Here are ten adjectives – one for every week – to understand the uniqueness of this event and all the history that’s surrounding it, with 18 editions held so far and 68812 participants. The 2015 edition of the Granfondo Internazionale Felice Gimondi – Bianchi will take place on Sunday May 10th, in Bergamo, […]

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Can’t miss ExpoGimondi’s meeting point in Bergamo

Regardless whoever they are, amateurs, fans and superstars will gather at the ExpoGimondi, intended to be a meeting place for the athletes taking part to the 19th Granfondo Felice Gimondi-Bianchi, as well as the whole cycling community all around. Indeed, Saturday May 9th from 9:00 am onwards the Expo will be the riders PPO to withdraw their race packs and numbers. ExpoGimondi will be located inside the Lazzaretto (Via Marzabotto, […]

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GF Gimondi Bianchi’s organizer is a born talent-scout!

Amateurs, youngsters and off-road athletes: three years ago Beppe Manenti also brought to Italy Rohan Dennis, the new hour record holder G.M. Sport led by Giuseppe Manenti will organize the 19th Granfondo Felice Gimondi-Bianchi once again to celebrate 50 years of Felice Gimondi’s triumph at 1965 Tour de France. Sunday May 10th, thousands of athletes will tackle three amazing routes (short: 89,4 Km; medium: 128,8 Km; long: 162,1 Km) characterized […]

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Arts and sports on the same page at Granfondo Gimondi-Bianchi

Sports, culture and territorial heritage are the perfect mix for “Granfondo Internazionale Felice Gimondi-Bianchi” once again. The 19th edition, to be held on Sunday, May 10th, 2015 – celebrating 50 years of Felice Gimondi’s victory at Tour de France, will further strengthen the relationship with the Creberg Foundation, cooperating in organizing cultural activities and initiatives related to the Granfondo. Every year, an artist from the Bergamo area is selected to […]

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