KASK are proud to sponsor this classic mountain bike Gran Fondo through the vineyards of Soave, a medieval town close to Verona
7th November 2016 – Chiuduno, Italy, KASK are delighted to title sponsor the renowned Gran Fondo KASK Soave Bike for the 17th Edition which will be held on Sunday 28th May 2017.
The Gran Fondo’s mission to encourage riders from all over the world to enjoy mountain biking matches that of KASK who are proud to celebrate beautiful Italian scenery with a challenging and fun packed event in the undisputed home of white wine.
The Gran Fondo KASK Soave Bike winds through the beautiful vineyards of the Veronese province showcasing the region’s many assets boasting hills, volcanic soils, gentle slopes and green expanses of vineyards including a medieval castle which towers in the heart of the town.
There are two routes available, Short which is a scenic 28km with an elevation of 800m and the competitive Classic which is 50km, 1600m elevation and places riders according to their time. Both offer a unique and competitive route for all abilities.
Alongside the Gran Fondo KASK Soave Bike, there will be a retail village where KASK will be showcasing their helmet collection with a focus on their mountain bike helmet the Rex with new colourways. Friends and family can enjoy the atmosphere with a number of activities whilst their loved ones take part.
KASK’s Diego Zambon, General Manager at KASK said: “The Soave Bike Gran Fondo is a great opportunity for people both in and outside Italy to enjoy unrivalled riding with friends and family. KASK is glad to now be the main sponsor of this event, it marks the beginning of a fruitful partnership”.
Guido Guariento, President of the Gran Fondo organising committee said: “We are particularly proud of this new collaboration with KASK. This new challenging Gran Fondo KASK Soave Bike is a shared project that aims to promote our territory highlighting the cultural and natural heritage as well as being a prestigious Mountain bike event. With this new partnership we will certainly have the opportunity to further improve our level of experience and expertise in order to ensure a high organisational standards that such events require”.
If you feel up to the challenge, entries open on the 7th November here for any mountain bike lovers aged 16 – 65.
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