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Hincapie Events Announces First Gran Fondo Hincapie Gravel Event

Published October 13, 2020

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Greenville, South Carolina – The acclaimed Gran Fondo Hincapie Series is proud to announce the organization's first gravel event to take place in the Jocassee Gorges of South Carolina on March 6 th ,2021. The event, starting and finishing in Sunset, SC, will draw 1,000 gravel cyclists from around the world.

“We are excited to host our first gravel event on our favorite local gravel roads,” said 17-time Tour de France finisher George Hincapie. “The Jocassee area has world class gravel riding that has been relatively unexplored from a cycling perspective. We are excited to provide a unique experience for former and new Gran Fondo Hincapie riders.”

The event, traveling through the mountainous terrain of the Jocassee Gorges, will challenge cyclists of all abilities with courses of 16, 45, and 77 miles. Along the way, riders will enjoy fully stocked rest stops, live acoustic music, and a free family festival at the conclusion of their ride.

When speaking about the event, president of Hincapie Events Rich Hincapie stated, “We are going to bring the same high level experience to gravel that we currently present at our Gran Fondo Hincapieevents in Greenville, SC and Chattanooga, TN. This will be a gravel event that every level of rider, and their families, can attend and enjoy.”

The Gran Fondo Hincapie Series is known for providing a high caliber, all-inclusive experience for cyclists of all abilities. Acclaimed for the cycling celebrities in attendance, as well as the careful attention to safety, course and segment timing, live tracking, free family festival, and community involvement.

The inaugural Gran Fondo Hinapie Gravel will limit registrations to 1,000 riders. Registration is currently open and interested cyclists can find more information at

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