RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley

June 22, 2019

presented with City National Bank
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Charitable partners


Limited spots


Distance options


Huge celebration

$125,000 raised for charity in 2018.

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Upgrade your cycling experience

Incredible cycling meets food festival heaven: welcome to RBC GranFondo Silicon Valley.

What makes the event special? Well, quite a lot. Aside from the spectacular course in the Santa Cruz hills and Friday Expo, riders will be treated to a gourmet feast and party at the finishline, with an executive-chef-created street food festival, music and drinks all thrown in with registration.

From our base at the Four Seasons Silicon Valley, we’ve partnered with bike transport and mechanical specialists to get your bike here and back. Or, simply choose to rent a lightweight steed instead. Easy.

Out on route, you’ll be looked after by an army of support staff from roving and fixed mechanics to nutrition stations and medical teams. All you need to think about is nailing that perfect pose for the photographers.

Upgrade your entry with our Alta Classe package, and prepare to enjoy our signature premium hospitality experience.

On top of all that, we create the best performing cycling kit we can to celebrate the ride. Keep your eyes out for the 2019 version!

“The course is one of the best rides I’ve ever had, anywhere…and the organisation is flawless.”
– Bob Roll, Former professional cyclist & Tour De France TV commentator

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The stunning route

La Honda; Alice’s Restaurant; The Bike Hut. Inaugural riders are set to take a tour through some of Silicon Valley’s most iconic cycling locations, tackling leg-testing climbs and magnificent descents to delight the senses throughout. Making the most of historic Stage Road as well as rugged Pacific views punctuated with riding through the ranches of Pescadero, the famous Redwoods at Purisima Creek and a procession through downtown Silicon Valley itself, you’ll experience a ride like no other.

In 2018, take the full challenge of a 75 mile loop or ride the shorter 62 mile PrestoFondo.

Celebration in Silicon Valley

It’s not just a ride, it’s a weekend fiesta. It’s about the experience of going for a big ride with your friends and celebrating properly afterwards. You start and finish from our dedicated Celebration Plaza carnival zone hosted at the foot of the Four Seasons East Palo Alto, and the party well and truly flows.

You’ll get an ice-cold beer, wine or soft drink when you cross the line along with a awesome hot street-food options thanks to executive chefs at the Four Seasons Silicon Valley. Pull up a chair, grab your friends and soak up the beats the DJ’s putting down. The celebration’s just getting started.

2019 online pricing

 Pricing Opening
Special June 23 – 27 (2pm)
June 27
Sep 19
Sep 19
Jan 9
Jan 9 to
Mar 20
Mar 20
May 8
May 8
Jun 18 (9am)
Youth (U19) $50 $50 $50 $50 $50 $50
Gran Fondo 73mi $225 $250 $260 $270 $280 $290
Presto Fondo 60mi $225 $250 $260 $270 $280 $290
Four Seasons Cup 73mi $225 $250 $260 $270 $280 $290
Alta Classe (VIP) $650 $675 $700 $725 $750 $775

Prices are USD. Prices change at 2pm PT unless specified.

All registration costs are subject to online processing fees and applicable taxes.


Presented by City National Bank, an RBC company


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