Why ride here?

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Welcome to paradise

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The RBC GranFondo Whistler is a stunning point-to-point cycling journey along the famous Sea to Sky corridor between Vancouver and Whistler. Both locations offer an unrivaled Canadian and West Coast experience, with fantastic accommodation options, a variety of activities keep you entertained and a whole host of ways to get around.

Why else should you ride here? As an event we’ve been voted the best Gran Fondo in North America for the last two years running, with the best voted airport in North America (YVR) only a 20 minute direct metro train from downtown and a variety of excellent hotels for all budget ranges.

In 2020, we are hosting the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships following in 2020. Learn more about that here.

Join the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships - Vancouver / Whistler 2020


Vancouver is a spectacular cosmopolitan city in a location of unsurpassed natural beauty. It is bordered by incredible mountains, the sparkling ocean and our 1,000 acre jewel, Stanley Park. Vancouver is home to world class restaurants, shopping, attractions, arts and entertainment, incredible pre/post travel opportunities, with a year – round mild climate.

Best of all, Vancouver is a clean, green, safe, friendly and bikeable/walkable city. It’s a must-visit part of an amazing Gran Fondo experience.

Book Vancouver

For the best selection of accommodation and greatest deals on activities in Vancouver visit Tourism Vancouver.


Located a scenic two hours’ drive (or 122 km cycle!) north of Vancouver in the spectacular Coast Mountains, Whistler is commonly ranked the number one mountain resort in North America.

With family-fun, world-class dining and a vibrant pedestrian-only Village, Whistler offers a unique and memorable year-round mountain experience.  Celebrate your GranFondo victory and stay a few days – you can make it as laid-back or action-packed as you like!

Book Whistler

For the best selection of accommodation and greatest deals on activities in Whistler visit Whistler.com.

Air Travel

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We are pleased to offer RBC GranFondo Whistler riders and spectators a discount code courtesy of Air Canada.

For North America – 5% off standard fares, 10% off flex & up
For International Travel – 10% off on standard fares & up

Simply add the code EWBXDDX1 in the promotion box when you book your flight at aircanada.com and the discounts will automatically calculate for you.

Discounts also apply 7 days per & post the event dates to provide more flexibility.

For any questions reach out to [email protected] . Enjoy your flight.

Book your flights direct now via AirCanada.com.

Event transportation

During the event, we offer a comprehensive program of transportation options to get you and your bike to and from the Friday VeloSpoke Bike Expo and back from the finish on Saturday.

Simply browse the options available on our Event Transport page and book early to avoid missing out on your preferred choice. Please note, some popular options will sell out.


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