Gran Fondo Sponsors
Established in 1899, the Fuji brand is one of the oldest surviving bicycle brands in the world. Fuji's steadfast philosophy in utilizing the most advanced technology and incorporating elite athlete input into its high-performance products has enabled the brand to endure while others have faltered. Fuji offers a complete line of premium bikes - road, specialty, mountain, women's, kids, urban, transportation, comfort, and cruiser - through its network of specialty bicycle retailers across the globe. To learn more, visit www.fujibikes.com.
Fuji is proud to sponsor the inaugural U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame’s “Legends of Cycling” Gran Fondo, which will be held in Davis, California on May 6, 2012. As the name suggests, some of the most pre-eminent cyclists in U.S. history will be riding alongside one another – some of them piloting Fuji’s new carbon fiber endurance road bike, the “Gran Fondo.” For more information on this new road model, go to www.fujibikes.com/bike/details/gran-fondo-10.
Bicycling is the world's leading cycling media brand and a proud partner of the 2012 U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame Legends Gran Fondo. For over 50 years, Bicycling has helped cycling enthusiasts of every stripe enjoy remarkable rides with expert fitness and nutrition advice, industry-standard bike and gear testing, primers on maintenance and riding techniques, and award-winning coverage of the personalities, trends, events and destinations that shape our sport. Visit www.bicycling.com for racing news, thousands of bike and gear reviews and GPS maps of great rides around the world.
LeMond Fitness was formed in 2002 by Greg LeMond. Under Greg’s leadership, LeMond Fitness is continuing Greg's passion for developing exciting new products that help individuals achieve their fitness goals and train more effectively. As the first American to win the Tour de France, Greg transformed the world of cycling. LeMond Fitness bikes reflect Greg’s same passion for cycling products that break out of the mold. Designed like great road bikes, all LeMond Fitness exercise and training bikes offer user-friendly adjustments and innovative cycling programs to make a workout and training program more effective. To learn more, visit www.lemondfitness.com
Our company was founded by avid cyclists with a desire for high quality cycling apparel that broke the mold. Since 1992, Primal has been dedicated to providing cyclists with highly technical clothing that looks great and performs perfectly. We are cyclists, business people and artists who have found a way to combine our talents to produce some of the most recognizable jerseys in the world. We have grown steadily over the past 20 years, but we still strive to maintain the grassroots culture that fosters innovation and creativity and allows us to keep in touch with the soul of the sport we are dedicated to. Primal is not now, nor ever will be, a corporation run by a board whose major concern is peddling rather than pedaling. This is a company of die‐hard cyclists committed to improving the sport. For more information, visit us at www.primalwear.com.
Sport Beans jelly beans were introduced in 2005 and were designed to fuel and energize the body during exercise. According to sports nutrition experts glucose stores need to be replenished after 45 minutes to 1 hour of exercise. Sport Beans, formulated with 25 grams of carbohydrates, electrolytes for fluid retention and vitamins, come in portable 1-oz. single serve packets. Manufactured by the Jelly Belly Candy Company of Fairfield, CA, Sport Beans are the newest innovation from the company known for flavor. www.SportBeans.com
Sutter Davis is a not-for-profit hospital serving Davis, Woodland, Dixon, Winters, West Sacramento, Vacaville and the surrounding communities. Our mission is to improve the overall health of the communities we serve by providing high quality, cost-effective health care, with compassion and excellence. Sutter Davis Hospital is affiliated with Sutter Health, a regional leader in health care. As part of a not-for-profit hospital organization, Sutter Davis reinvests its profits into health care that benefits our communities. The hospital is licensed by the State of California and fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations. Click here for more information on Sutter Davis Hospital.
BazuSports is a provider of race technology services that streamline race management and enhance the athlete and participant experience. The BazuSports Race Management Platform provides end to end race management, from registration, athlete check-in, timing, through to results. As well the platform delivers real-time race updates, results, video and photography into online, mobile and social experiences. For more information, go to www.bazusports.com.
Clif Bar & Company is a leading maker of nutritious, organic foods and drinks, including CLIF® BAR energy bar, LUNA®, The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women®; and CLIF Kid®, Nourishing Kids in Motion®. Focused on sports nutrition and healthy snacks, the employee and family-owned company is committed to sustaining its business, brands, people, community and the planet. For more information on Clif Bar & Company, please visit www.clifbar.com, check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/clifbar and follow us on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/clifbar.
Hammer Nutrition provides products designed to increase athletic performance, from Energy Gels and sports drinks to supplements and energy bars. The U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame Legends Gran Fondo is proud to feature the HEED Sports Drink at all rest stops. HEED's subtle tasting, all-complex carbohydrate formula goes down easily and supplies you with consistent, long-lasting energy and the electrolytes you need to keep pushing the pace. For more information, visit www.hammernutrition.com .
The Davis Bike Club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to cycling and cycling-related activities. Based in Davis, California, our membership has a wide variety of cycling interests and abilities. The DBC hosts a variety of rides and events: recreational and family rides, multi-day tours, randonneuring and ultra-distance events, and racing . What all of our members have in common is a love of bicycling and the desire to promote it as a fun, healthy, safe, and environmentally sustainable means of transportation.
(Other sponsor logos and links coming)