Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 at
Register early for the July 8th, 2012 event
In its inaugural year, the Valley First Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan (VFGFAMO) featured spectacular riding through Canada’s wine country, and welcomed over 2,000 cyclists, including special guests Eddy Merckx, Trevor Linden and pro cyclist, Svein Tuft.
The 2012 edition promises to be even better.
Register today for your chance to ride with legends, and experience a European-style cycling event in the heart of… Continue reading Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan - The Excitement Builds: 2012 Valley First Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan
Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at
Special thanks to Valley First Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan participants
The inaugural Valley First Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan is officially in the record books. Whether you rode the Mediofondo (92km) or the Granfondo (160km), we hope you enjoyed your day under the hot South Okanagan sun. And we really hope you can join us again next year for the 2nd annual Valley First Granfondo Axel
Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 at
Valentine’s Day happens only once a year. The Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan also happens once a year (July 10, 2011). One day is all about the love between two people. The other is about the love of cycling. We think both days are great.
And we think you’re rather special too. So February’s issue of La Gazetta delle Granfondo Axel Merckx is all about you. The cyclist. The friend… Continue reading Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan - February – La Gazetta delle Granfondo Axel Merckx
Saturday, February 12th, 2011 at
The Ramada Inn and Suites Penticton (official hotel of the Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan) has sold-out!
Not to worry…our friends at Okanagan Reservations still have some rooms available. But you need to book quickly. Tell your cycling buddies.
Call 1-800-663-1900, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit their website by clicking… Continue reading Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan – GFAMO Accommodation Update!
Saturday, February 12th, 2011 at
Have a listen as Axel Merckx is interviewed by the crew at Q 103.1 radio station in the Okanagan. Axel stopped by their studios to talk about his most recent event, the Charity Spin at Kelowna’s Global Fitness Centre – an event raising funds for NOW Canada, an organization that provides programs, services and ongoing support to women who have been victims of sexual exploitation… Continue reading Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan – Axel Merckx Live on Air
Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 at
Have a listen as Axel Merckx is interviewed by the crew at Q 103.1 radio station in the Okanagan. Axel stopped by their studios to talk about his most recent event, the Charity Spin at Kelowna’s Global Fitness Centre – an event raising funds for NOW Canada, an organization that provides programs, services and ongoing support to women who have been victims of sexual exploitation… Continue reading Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan - Axel Merckx Live on Air
Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at
Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan (GFAMO) is extremely excited to unveil our newest partner, Trek Bicycle. As one of the biggest bicycle manufacturers in the world, Trek is synonymous with high quality two-wheelers and corporate responsibility. And Trek Bicycle will make sure everyone stays hydrated on July 10th with a signature GFAMO -Trek water bottle. Check back here for more sponsor announcements coming very soon.
Fun Fact: Lance Armstrong won his first… Continue reading Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan – Trek to Sponsor Inaugural Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan
Saturday, November 20th, 2010 at
Granfondo fever! Another Gran Fondo has just been announced for July 10, 2011 in Penticton - the Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan.
What sets this apart from the other events is that Axel will not only be participating (Belgian national champion and bronze medal winner in Athens 2004 Olympics), but so will his father – Eddy Merckx!! 5 time Tour de France winner! For all you cyclists out there… Continue reading Granfondo Axel Merckx
Thursday, May 27th, 2010 at
Article posted today on ESPN – more developments in the gong-show that is Floyd Landis…
Information Floyd Landis recently gave to the United States Anti-Doping Agency about how cyclists have and still are getting around the biological passport analysis system could have an immediate impact on the sport, according to at least two people with direct knowledge of the system.
Michael Ashenden, a Australian exercise physiologist and blood… Continue reading Floyd Landis & How to Beat Biological Passport Analysis
Tuesday, May 25th, 2010 at
1 of the very most vital bits of bicycling clothing which you can have may be a cycling jersey. Biking tops are crucial simply because they help keep you from being way too hot; yet still time ward you from damaging UV rays from the sunlight. Regardless if you are a rookie cyclist or even have been interested in the activity for a long time, you need to possess a… Continue reading How To Look For Bicycling Jerseys