Right from package pickup at the VeloSpoke Expo to finishing your beer at Celebration Plaza, the 2023 partners are supporting you with big smiles and lots of discounts. If you’re looking to save on glasses, electrolytes, bars, storage, physiotherapy, parties, bike racks, and more; you’ve come to the right place. The deals and savings have been bolded in this article – don’t miss out!
There’s more savings on the way for registered riders – make sure you’re signed up for North America’s most popular Gran Fondo this September 9th.
RBC has been the proud title – and founding – partner of the event since 2010. RBC’s support allows RBC GranFondo Whistler to happen, pure and simple. With tens of thousands of cyclists and attendees who’ve experienced this event firsthand over the years, RBC has been there every pedal of the way, including being deeply involved with charitable contributions, sustainability actions and a whole lot of cheers; these being just the tip of the iceberg. RBC looks forward to seeing every single rider cross the finish line, and wish you luck this September!
Dilawri is the Official Automotive Group of the RBC GranFondo Whistler. They’ve been supporting the Fondo Clinics class of 2023, and they are also the presenting sponsor of the VeloSpoke Bike Expo, where you’ll pick up your rider package on September 8th.
As Canada’s largest automotive group, Dilawri represents 37 brands at 80 franchised dealerships in Canada and the US. The company is committed to leadership in business as well as in the communities it serves and has contributed millions of dollars to charitable causes through the Dilawri Foundation since 2002. Dilawri is a 2023 winner of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies program.
Dilawri offers a broad range of all-electric (EV), hybrid (HEV), and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) standard and luxury vehicles across its extensive network of 80 franchised dealerships, which represent 37 brands in Canada and the US. As public infrastructure expands to meet the needs of the growing population of electric-vehicle owners, and range per charge continues to grow (currently, the majority of electric vehicles can travel between 200 and 500 km on a single charge), these low- and zero-emission vehicles are increasingly popular choice.
Learn more about EVs and browse all available inventory at dilawri.ca.
- Visit dilawri.ca
From sea to sky high, Helijet has proudly connected British Columbia since 1986.
Offering scheduled flights between Vancouver and Victoria or Nanaimo, as well as chartered flights throughout the West Coast, let us know where you want to go.
Let’s take off today!
You’ll see the RBC GranFondo Whistler decalled Helijet (“Air Fondo”) in the skies above you on race day – keep you supported as you jet up the Sea to Sky.
- Visit helijet.com
Red Truck also provide a homebase to our summer PrimaFondo parties – ride, beer, party, free. Join on in!
Crafted in Vancouver, Ocaso Tequila Soda is the perfect premium beverage to sip on this summer. Now available across BC & AB. Find it in stores near you at drinkocaso.com.
Britannia Beach Living, Adera Group, and Macdonald Communities Ltd. will greet you at the returning Britannia Beach rest stop. They’re also giving you a water bottle in your rider package.
It’s the only place like this on Earth. Make it yours.
Britannia Beach: Phase 3 Coming Soon – This is your last chance to own at exclusive Britannia Beach. 73 modern townhomes on the shores of the Howe Sound. A safe, close-knit community and artisan village. And the mountain lifestyle you have always dreamed of.
We are proud sponsor of the RBC GranFondo Whistler, and we can’t wait to welcome you all at Britannia Beach.
It began on Kits Beach in Vancouver, Canada. Three friends launched a mission to create a better way to help people see.
KITS MAKES EYECARE EASY
UNPARALLELED VALUE – KITS offers a rich selection of premium eyecare products: our own KITS brand as well as a large, curated portfolio of designer frames and contacts.
CUSTOMER FIRST – We prioritize our customers above all else. We are obsessed with the quality of our products and your KITS experience.
KITS is vertically integrated, lean and local. This enables us to make premium eyecare affordable, convenient, and fast.
MADE IN VANCOUVER – KITS is proudly Canadian – owned and operated.
Our modern optical lab in Vancouver is where we craft our lenses and tailor glasses to customer’s prescriptions.
There’s a first for everything – but it’s rarely this good – Get your first pair of KITS glasses, for FREE, with code WELCOME.
- Visit kits.ca
F2C Nutrition is the Official Nutritional Supplement partner of the RBC GranFondo Whistler, providing all on-course electrolytes and other nutrition supplement products at the event.
Use code WHISTLERGF15 for 15% off F2C Nutrition products ordered online at www.F2Cnutrition.com
VeloFix is the Official Mechanic Sponsor of the RBC GranFondo Whistler. You can find them providing on-course mechanical support.
SAVE TIME, RIDE MORE – VeloFix is a mobile bike shop that brings professional and premium bike services directly to the customer’s doorstep. With a fleet of specially equipped vehicles, velofix offers on-site bicycle repairs, maintenance, and tune-ups, making it convenient for cyclists to keep their bikes in top condition without leaving their home!
VeloFix caters to both individual riders and businesses providing a time-saving and hassle-free solution for bike enthusiasts and organizations alike. VeloFix’s skilled mechanics ensure quality service and personalized attention, offering a seamless experience for cyclists of all levels.
- Visit velofix.com
The St. Regis Hotel is a founding sponsor of the RBC GranFondo Whistler.
The hotel offers heritage elegance, modern conveniences, and award-winning hospitality in the heart of downtown Vancouver.
Every stay includes:
- Free full breakfast for two,
- Fiji in-room bottled water,
- Free Wifi and long distance,
- 24-hour business service
Proud to be a founding sponsor of the RBC GranFondo Whistler – Get 10% off every stay when you book direct!
602 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC 1.800.770.7929 – stregishotel.com
- Visit stregishotel.com
De Rosa / Logica Sport – In light of our great partnership with the RBC GranFondo Whistler, we would like to present the all new Settanta 70 model. This latest masterpiece is the perfect combination of aerodynamics, superior performance and next level design. Our collaboration with design hourse, Pininfarina, has once again raised the bar for the ultimate road bike.
- Visit derosanorthamerica.com
Hornby Organic is the Official Energy Bar sponsor of the RBC GranFondo Whistler and will be providing all riders with a Hornby Organic bar in their rider packages, plus more available on-course.
Enjoy 15% off your pre-race Hornby Organic Bars using discount code GranFondo2023 – Founder Irah Vet, grew up on beautiful Hornby Island, BC where as a young boy he remembers helping his mom, Trish, load up their old station wagon and deliver her much loved Hornby Island Energy Balls to health food stores along Vancouver Island. Fast forward to today and her ever-popular recipe is now being enjoyed nationwide as Hornby Organic.
- Visit hornbyorganic.com
Forecast Coffee is the Official Coffee of the RBC GranFondo Whistler. They’ll be offering complimentary coffee to Alta Classe at the start line. You’ll get a bag of the Forecast Sea to Sky Blend or Alta Classe Honduras in your swag bag.
Wilder Cookies is the Official Cookie sponsor of the RBC GranFondo. You can find Wilder Cookies on course at rest stops. Alta Classe will receive a cookie in their swag bag.
Get ready to power up for the Whistler GranFondo with Forecast Coffee as your proud caffeinated companion. Fuel your body and spirit with our specialty coffees, ensuring you’re primed for the big day. Whether you’re gearing up in Whistler or Vancouver, you can find Forecast Coffee online or at our cafes. While you’re there, indulge in the perfect pairing of coffee and delectable Wilder cookies—the official on-course cookie sponsor. Join us at a Forecast location, where the fusion of great taste and unwavering support for athletes comes together.
ABUS is the Official Helmet Sponsor of the RBC GranFondo Whistler.
ABUS is proud to be the official helmet sponsor of the RBC Gran Fondo Whistler. ABUS helmets are worn by the best riders in the world, and have been worn to World Championships and Grand tour wins. We wish everyone a wonderful day in the saddle at this year’s event.
Head to a PrimaFondo near you where you could win an ABUS helmet as part of the free raffle!
- Visit abus.com
BigSteelBox is the Official Moving and Storage partner of the RBC GranFondo Whistler.
Moving or need storage? BigSteelBox helps make moving and storage feel better! And right now you can save 15% on your rental rate when you call 1-800-373-1187 and mention promo code GF1523.
- Visit bigsteelbox.com
Swagman is the Official Bike Rack sponsor of the RBC GranFondo Whistler.
Swagman is a proud sponsor of the 2023 RBC Whistler GranFondo, and to celebrate, we’re offering you 15% off your next Swagman Bike Rack. Use the code WHISTLER-FONDO at www.swagman.ca to claim your discount.
- Visit swagman.ca
Gibbons Whistler is hosting the Official After Party for the RBC GranFondo Whistler.
Experience everything that Whistler has to offer with the Après Pass. Sign up now for only $79 and get exclusive discounts at the spa at Whistler, The Adventure Group, Adara Hotel, Gibbons Whistler establishments, and more! Learn more at www.aprespass.ca
All riders at RBC GranFondo Whistler 2023 will be given a free 7-day Après pass trial. Keep your eyes peeled on the rider guide dropping the first week of September to try yours!
- Visit gibbonswhistler.com
Forte riders will start their journey by climbing Cypress Mountain before descending towards the Sea to Sky highway.
Cypress Mountain are proud partners of the RBC GranFondo Whistler. Cypress is Vancouver’s premier destination for skiing and snowboarding. Nestled in the legendary North Shore Mountains, our slopes offer the most vertical drop, expansive terrain, numerous lifts, and unparalleled snow conditions.
Cypress will be giving the top male and female riders of the Forte a grand prize of a Silver Pass to Cypress Mountain!
- Visit cypressmountain.com
At Myodetox, our expert physiotherapists, chiropractors, and RMTs will FutureProof Your Body to ensure you ride faster, more efficiently, and pain-free.
Get 20% off your initial assessment from now until September 30th, 2023.
To redeem, simply present this email upon arrival. – We operate 14 clinics across Vancouver, Toronto, and LA. Learn more at myodetox.com
- Visit myodetox.com
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What else can you expect from partners at the 2023 RBC GranFondo Whistler?
- The Last Drop cycling club are creating a collection of videos and content to help you best prepare for the big day. Cheer them on in the St. Regis Cup!
- Apres Apres are hosting the official afterparty from 8pm – 2am! To celebrate, they’re giving everyone a 7 day Apres pass (see the rider guide for more info). Check out the Apres pass here.
- Forecast Coffee are giving all riders a 4oz sample size bag of coffee beans in the swag bag – there’s no excuse to not be caffeinated!
- Dominos are feeding the entire Squadra volunteer army – thanks guys!
- Concord Pacific will be looking after the Bike Park / Valet
- Big Steel Box also allow us to drop all supplies on-course ahead of time, so that everything is set up and ready for you to ride, hassle free!
- Quadreal are sponsoring all rider bike plates – they’re the official rider number you receive and how the photographers know how to capture your beautiful face!
- Guayaki Yerba Mate will be providing natural energy drinks alongside athlete hydration from F2C Nutrition at rest stops and also be in your swag bag.
- See Ya Later Ranch, Ruffino prosecco, Aperol Spritz, Perrier will be available at the Alta Classe lounge
- lululemon, Yard Athletics and Goodlife Fitness will be bringing cheer squads to metaphorically pump your tires during the ride.
- AWARE Whistler will be supporting our Zero Waste initiative and helping riders to sort waste, as well as advising on our waste mitigation strategy.
- VCMT will be providing Expo / finish massage for Alta Classe riders
- Squamish Water Kefir will be refreshing you in Celebration Plaza
- Canadian Sport Institute are supporting all riders with a dedicated nutrition guide to the event.
- Aaaaand Turkish Airlines will be giving away a mega mega prize at Celebration Plaza for riders returning in 2024 – keep your eyes peeled for more info…