Get the champion treatment
Alta Classe presented by KITS is more than an elevated turnkey experience.
This is the package for the discerning rider who wants to skip all the lines, ride first across the Lions Gate Bridge, enjoy exclusive expo and celebration lounge access, receive premium gifts and rub shoulders with the big players in the cycling and business scenes. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg…
KITS makes eyecare easy
It began on Kits Beach in Vancouver, Canada. Three friends launched a mission to create a better way to help people see.
KITS prioritize 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.
Wow your guests with this premium offering
- Express package pickup service at VeloSpoke
- Exclusive priority startline – be first over the Lions Gate Bridge after the racers depart
- Start line lounge
- Event day bag check – drop a bag off at the start line and it will be waiting for you in Whistler
- Celebration Plaza lounge at the finish festival with all-inclusive gourmet catering and drinks
- Exclusive gifts from our premium sponsors
- Finish line massage
- & more!
Presented by KITS
RBC GranFondo Whistler is proud to present this year’s Alta Classe sponsor, KITS, with whom we share our beautiful backyard as well as passion for riding and adventure.
KITS makes eyecare easy
Born in Vancouver in 2018 and driven by their mission to make eyecare easy, KITS has already served over 1 million customers, delivering exceptional value and often providing next-day delivery. KITS’s core design values encompass quality, functionality, durability, and a deep respect for craftsmanship.
KITS is thrilled to present the Alta Classe experience again. Leading up to the event, KITS will be offering special deals to all BC GranFondo Whistler participants. KITS invites you to try out their eyecare experience risk-free with their groundbreaking First Pair Free offer.
There’s a first for everything – but it’s rarely this good.
No lineup, no hassles
Alta Classe riders wait for nobody.
You’ll sail into your own exclusive package pickup and enjoy exclusive RBC GranFondo Whistler gifts, receive Alta Classe-only event day bag drop, start at the front of the event in your very own Alta Classe corral before being first to ride across the Lions Gate, then breeze into the Alta Classe Celebration Plaza lounge where an all-inclusve gourmet buffet and drinks will be waiting for you.
After all, time is money, so why wait?
Take the challenge in style
Enjoy the finish line experience in an exclusive lounge with dedicated food, massage and beverage service included. Additional tickets can be purchased for friends and family to join you in the finish line Alta Classe lounge.
Thanks to the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy (The Mend), Alta Classe riders will have the benefit of massage treatment both before the ride at VeloSpoke Bike Expo at Alta Classe package pickup as well as post-ride in the Alta Classe massage tent.
Feel great before the event, feel great leaving it.
Complimentary Concord Pacific park & ride (Saturday only) and secure bike valet
Exclusive to Alta Classe, park your car within a short ride to the startline at Concord Place (next to BC Place). Parking is available from 4am on Saturday to 6pm on Sunday.
You can ride to the start, and be dropped off at the lot by the purchasable return passenger transportation where your car will be waiting. For those purchasing return bike transportation on Saturday, your bike will also be ready to collect.
Your parking pass will be included in your rider package at package pickup. Click here to purchase return transportation from Whistler to Concord Place.
Exclusive to Alta Classe
Including: KITS cycling glasses, Forecast Coffee roast, Wilder Cookie, Sea to Sky poster, Thomas Haas gift, Alta Classe messenger bag
+ complimentary Aperol Spritz, Ruffino prosecco, See Ya Later Ranch wine, Red Truck beer & Perrier beverages at Celebration Plaza.