It seems like the dust has hardly settled on this year’s King Ridge Granfondo and the organizers are already preparing for next year. Registration opens at 9 a.m. on Jan. 17 for the ride, which will be held on Sept. 29.
Now that the adrenalin is gone and tiredness in the legs is fading, images and thoughts of the fondo ride keep seeping into my mind.
This past weekend was a gift from the cycling gods, Ibis and Orbea, sunny days with mild mornings that coaxed riders out in force.
Just as a robin is a harbinger of spring, the arrival of the red-and-black cycling jersey in the mail is a clattering cow bell telling us the Levi Leipheimer King Ridge GranFondo is just six weeks away.
PD staff writer Bob Norberg, who is gearing up for this fall’s GranFondo, writes about the importance of a good-fitting bicycle and how to find one.