May 9, 2012
RCS Sport will have again a major presence in the world of Granfondo rides by organizing two events in the U.S.A., called “Granfondo Giro d’Italia”.
The two events are set to be held in:
July 22nd, 2012: Los Angeles-Pasadena
November 11th, 2012: Miami – Coral Gables
These events mark the start of a long-term international project that will see RCS Sport increase its presence in a series of countries with the goal of promoting the Giro d’Italia to cycling fans around the world. Each event will last two days with special events and an Expo.
The Granfondo Giro d’Italia events will help promote all that is special about Italian culture and lifestyle, with support from the Italian Trade Commision and the Italian consolates in Los Angeles and Miami.
In 2013 a stage of the Giro d’Italia will also become a Granfondo and be the highpoint of the Granfondo Giro d’Italia Series.
The Granfondo Giro d’Italia portal, containing full details of the events, will be visible from May 27- the last day of the 2012 Giro d’Italia.