Choose the training clinic that best suits you
Whether you’re looking to tackle the RBC GranFondo Whistler for the first time, refining your power output or interested in a training clinic for women, by women, we’ve got a program to help you reach your goal. This page lists all the information for and benefits of training with our clinics.
All clinics start with the kick-off night on June 12th and run for 12 weeks thereafter on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30 pm (week beginning June 18).
Take your pick
Start riding safely and comfortably in a group with the ultimate goal of completing your first Gran Fondo.
Suitable for beginners. All levels of fitness welcome.
Like the idea of My FirstFondo, but prefer to train with a group of women, led by women? This is the clinic for you!
Suitable for beginners / improvers. All levels of fitness welcome.
My FirstFondo graduate? Already conquered a Fondo? Improve your riding prowess and challenge your personal best.
Suitable for improvers / intermediate riders. Average fitness levels and up recommended.
Did you know?
In 2017, 100% of clinic participants rode in RBC GranFondo Whistler.
The clinics work.
|Pitt Meadows Cycle, Pitt Meadows *NEW*||My FirstFondo|
|Allan McGavin Sports Physiotherapy Clinic, UBC *NEW*||My FirstFondo|
|Comor Sports, North Vancouver||My FirstFondo|
|West Point Cycles, Main Street||My FirstFondo||My FirstFondo, My NextFondo|
|Original Bike Shop, New Westminster||My FirstFondo|
|Vanier Park, Kitsilano||Women’s Clinics||Women’s Clinics|
|Steed Cycles, North Vancouver||My NextFondo||My NextFondo|
|Krusty’s Bicycles, Richmond||My FirstFondo|
|Fortius Sport & Health, Burnaby||My FirstFondo|
- 12 weekly 90 min guided sessions
- Discounted RBC GranFondo Whistler 2018 registration
- Detailed training plans and practice exercises
- Exclusive kickoff party at the St. Regis Bar & Grill, Vancouver
- Access to group rides and other fun social events including PrimaFondos and Thursday group rides
- Expert guest speakers
Refer a friend
Back by popular demand for 2018, when you refer a friend you’ll be placed into a draw to both win your RBC GranFondo Whistler entries! Simply have your friend enter your name during the registration process when asked “Who referred you to the program?”.
The draw takes place at the kickoff party, week 1.
Exclusive deals for clinic riders
- Clinic riders get an exclusive 15% off discount on all apparel. Also available: windbreaker jacket, shorts, bibshorts, vest, arm warmers, caps and socks.
- Trek will be offering up to 15% off selected Trek bikes and Bontrager accessories exclusively to My FirstFondo and My NextFondo clinic participants.
Trek bike offer includes: Domane AL3, Domane ALR 4 Disc, Domane SL 5 Disc
You can choose to register for the clinic only, or you can bundle your training clinic with an entry into the RBC GranFondo Whistler at the lowest pricing ($225).
|Option||Training Clinic Only||Training Clinic + Entry to RBC GranFondo Whistler|
Plus taxes & processing fees. Once you’ve registered for a clinic, you can enter RBC GranFondo Whistler with lowest pricing at any time.