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Bangor Selected as Host City for Gran Fondo Hincapie Series 2022-2024

Bangor Selected as Host City for Gran Fondo Hincapie Series 2022-2024

Maine Sports Commission announces seventeen-time Tour de France cyclist George Hincapie to bring amateur cycling event to Maine BANGOR, Maine, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ —…

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Maine Sports Commission announces seventeen-time Tour de France cyclist George Hincapie to bring amateur cycling event to Maine

BANGOR, Maine, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Organizers for the Gran Fondo Hincapie Series announced that Bangor, Maine will join a select group of U.S. cities to host this world-class amateur cycling event. The 2022 Bangor Gran Fondo Hincapie Series will take place August 6, 2022, in and around the City of Bangor.

The Gran Fondo Hincapie is a series of events that welcomes riders of every skill level for a weekend of riding and celebration of all things cycling. The Italian term "gran fondo" is used to refer to an increasingly popular type of long-distance amateur cycling event that focuses on both the competitive and recreational experience.

These events are known for epic cycling routes and views, celebrity riders, rest stops with live music, and post-ride family-friendly festivals with food and beer. Spectators can join the fun and watch riders at one of numerous large screens located on-site and keep track of their favorite rider the entire way, via the Gran Fondo Hincapie app.

"We at Hincapie events are so excited to expand our series of events to Bangor, Maine in 2022. Bangor has everything we look for in an event town. The way the community welcomed us on our visit and the quality of the riding, food, and beer, we knew that it was the next home for Gran Fondo Hincapie," said Joe Coddington, Technical Director at Gran Fondo Hincapie.

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