Relive the experience with images captured by professional cycling photographer, Brian Black Hodes of VeloImages.
Led by members of the Serious Cycling Team and guest Pros, the Peloton rolled out for the 151km Gran Fondo with pro-level support by Mavic and Campagnolo. In true "epic" gran fondo fashion, athletes traversed all types of terrain from flat farmland and rolling coastline to an epic climb into the clouds atop the Santa Monica Mountains.
The essence of this cycling experience was exquisitely captured by a master cycling photographer, Brian Black Hodes, of VeloImages. This is only scratches the surface of the day. For more of Brian's amazing shots, please visit our Facebook photo album:
The skies parted in time for a proper celebration following Day Two's events. Athletes had the option of an Individual Time Trial or a well deserved recovery ride along the Pacific Coast Highway. Again, it wouldn't be a true gran fondo without a few challenges, namely the head wind for the Time Trial. Post ride, athletes were treated to Sunday Brunch and the Awards Ceremony.
Individual photos taken by Brian Black Hodes over the course of our Event Weekend can be viewed and purchased, with proceeds benefitting The Pablove Foundation.