Grand Fondo Series
Saturday June 22, 2019
Roll out 8:00 AM
Strava Route options:
  81 - 63 - 42 & 34 mile  

 SAVE $10  
 $50 - REGISTER HERE - $50 
 Now thru Wednesday June 19 
$60 -- Thursday thru Saturday, June 22 (7:00 to 8:00 AM)
Roll out: 8:00AM
Where: Riders leave from West Bikes at 8:00 AM
What: All cyclists are welcome to join the Pedal for Alzheimer's team!
T-SHIRT INCLUDED 

This ride caters to all levels of bicyclists from beginners to competitive athletes and features a sheriff’s escort, convenient rest stops, on route support, and downloadable route maps.  Plus... you will be treated to pre ride and post ride refreshments.  Compete for Fondo Bragging Rights , Prizes and surprises.  
Plus... Electric Bikes Welcomed to compete for bragging rights!

Fondo Gift Card Prizes
 
 Standings will be determined using Strava data, based on combined segment times for each route.


81 mile route

63 mile route

42 mile route


Dug Ridge Rd (South) +  Hines Valley (Brazeale to Carter's Chapel)

Eblen Cave Rd + Steady Bob

Podium

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

1st

$50

$50

$30

$30

$10

$10

2nd

$30

$30

$20

$20

$10

$10

3rd

$20

$20

$10

$10

$10

$10

To participate in the "Gran Fondo" competition:
  1. Create your personal Strava Profile   
2. Join West Bikes Strava Club
3. Select and Download route to your device
Strava Route options:
  81 - 63 - 42 & 34 mile  

Join West Bikes is our effort to show love to those affected by Alzheimer's disease.
Contact information - fares@westbikes.com  Subject "Longest Ride"


Key facts about Alzheimer’s include:

  • Worldwide, there are an estimated 47 million people living with Alzheimer's and other dementia's. Nationwide, there are 5.7 million Americans currently living with Alzheimer’s. By2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 14 million in the United States alone.
  • Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States
  • 1 in 3 seniors will die with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. The disease kills more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.
  • In Tennessee, there are an estimated 110,000 people living with Alzheimer’s.
  • 16.1 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementia's.These caregivers provided an estimated 18.4 billion hours of care valued at over $232 billion.
  • This year, Alzheimer’s and other dementia's will cost the nation $277 billion. By 2050, these costs could rise as high as $1.1 trillion.
  • Every 65 seconds, someone in the United States develops the disease.

To start or join a team, host an event, register as an individual, or to learn more about The Longest Day visit alz.org/thelongestday or facebook.com/fightalz.

About the Alzheimer’s Association®

The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, supportand research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research,to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia throughthe promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s. Visit alz.org or call 800.272.3900.

About Pedal for Alzheimer’s

Pedal for Alzheimer’s, Ltd. is a 501c3 non-profit charitable platform committed to organizing cycling events to raise money, create awareness, and provide education towards the mission of finding a cure for Alzheimer’s. Visit pedalforalzheimers.org for more information. Follow the Pedal for Alzheimer’s team on Social Media @PedalForAlz.