A Road Bike 4U is sponsoring the Strava Competition for the 2014 OC Gran Fondo. The competitive element of the 2014 OC Gran & Medio Fondos will consist of multiple timed segments utilizing the popular GPS cycling app known as Strava. Participation in the Strava Competition is optional.
In order to enter the competition, riders MUST:
- Have a Strava-compatible GPS device (smart phone, mobile device, cycling computer) that records their ride during the Medio or Gran Fondo. If you don’t have one, there are many options to choose from. For more information, click here: www.strava.com/how-it-works
- Have an account on Strava. You can set one up for free here: www.strava.com/register/free?utm_source=home-page
- IF you’re riding the Medio Fondo, join the 2014 OC Medio Fondo Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/2014ocmediofondo
- IF you’re riding the Gran Fondo, join the 2014 OC Gran Fondo Strava Club: www.strava.com/clubs/2014ocgranfondo
How does the competition work?
There will be separate competitions for the Medio and Gran Fondos. The Medio Fondo will have 2 KOM/QOM segments and 2 Sprint segments. The Gran Fondo will have 3 KOM/QOM segments and 2 Sprint segments. For each of the Medio and Gran Fondos, there will be a male & female King/Queen of the Mountain Winner, Sprint Winner and General Classification Winner (best overall combined time on all segments). Various jerseys, caps, and Post Ride Awards will be presented.
Medio Fondo Rules
- You must ride the course you signed up for. (i.e. if you signed up for the Medio Fondo, you can only compete in the Medio Fondo competition)
- You must complete the entire Medio Fondo and finish by 1:00pm.
- You must upload your ride no later than 1:30pm at our Strava computer upload station. This is where we will confirm your ride. Award ceremony will be at 2pm.
Gran Fondo Rules
- You must ride the course you signed up for. (i.e. if you signed up for the Gran Fondo, you can only compete in the Gran Fondo competition).
- You must complete the entire Gran Fondo and finish by 2:30pm.
- You must upload your ride no later than 3:00pm at our Strava computer upload station. This is where we will confirm your ride. Award ceremony will be at 3:30pm.
Visit the Strava Competition page for more information.