Cartecay Bike Shop is hosting the 15th annual Italian Road Bike Festival on April 21, 2012 in Ellijay, Georgia. There will be 3 different scenic bike rides through the beautiful countryside of North Georgia. The Gianni Bugno is a 43 mile intermediate ride through rolling hills, about a 3,000 foot climb. Marco Pantani is a 70 mile advanced/difficult ride that is about a 6,500 foot climb. The most difficult ride is the Giro de Ellijay which is a 95 mile ride, 9,500 foot climb. This is an extremely difficult ride and is for advanced riders only. All routes will be clearly marked with supported SAG stops and Broom Wagon.
All rides will begin and end at Dalton State College – Gilmer County Center in downtown Ellijay. The rides all start at 9 AM. Registration fee is $35.00. For more information, call Cartecay Bikes at 706-635-2453.Dalton State College – Gilmer County Center
103 Dalton St.