About the Ride
About Bike East Bay
Schedule of Events
Where is Packet Pickup Located
A: Jack London Sqaure, 1234 Water St. Oakland, CA
Are there refunds or deferrals?
A: No, there are no refunds or deferrals
What do we get with our registration?
Free Jakroo Oakland Gran Fondo Jersey, register before August 31, 2016
An incredible ride in the beautiful Oakland Hills, Lake Merritt, and Port of Oakland
Custom Finisher Medal
Great live music at the finish
Free Beer and Food
Custom OGF bib
OGF Water bottle
Can my Packet be mailed to me?
A: No, packets will be available for pickup in Jack London Square only
Can I upgrade my registration from one distance to another in the fondo?
A: Yes, please use the following link to upgrade to another distance
A: Upgrade Link, click on fondo distance upgrade:
Do I need to wear my custom bib for the ride?
A: Yes, it is required for you to wear the bib for the bike ride so we can identify you as part of the event.
Who is the sanctioning party for the ride?
A: The sanctioning party for the Oakland Gran Fondo is USA Cycling, they provide the secondary insurance coverage for each participant and all jurisdictions.
Is there training rides occurring before the Gran Fondo
A: Yes, we will have training rides and groups through Bike East Bay managing these rides.
Is the Oakland Gran Fondo Timed?
A: Yes, we will time the event using Strava and everyone will use via Strava through their connected watch for the overall time along with results in segment challenges along each Fondo route.
What are the prizes?
A: Prizes will vary for the overall segment winners along each route of each fondo.
A: We will also have fun raffle prizes to give away to the lucky winners.
What clothing is recommend for the ride?
A: We recommend that you wear clothing that will make you feel comfortable, first.
A: We recommend that you check out the Jakroo Cyling Apparel items that will fit your body
A: Jakroo, check out their custom apparel:
Where to stay in Oakland
for hotel and travel information
How do I volunteer for an event?
Click here to signup as a volunteer
What are the benefits of volunteering?
50% off an entry fee for a future event
Official event volunteer t-shirt
Fulfill community service hours
A great time out
Team up with friends and family and make it a community event!
Groups larger than 15 will receive possible charitable donations.
Sponsorship and Expo Information
Learn more to get involved in this great event
Click here for expo information
Click here for sponsorship information
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