Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia rides through Pasadena

Jun 03, 2013 933

By Nathan Cambridge

If you were out early Sunday morning and thought you noticed an unusual deluge of cyclists flooding the streets from Pasadena, moving east in packs, you were not wrong. It was the second coming of the Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia Pasadena edition.
"It was an epic ride today," rider Royce Hudson, who rode the maximum distance available Sunday, said. "Perfect weather, got a little warm near the end, but it was a really fun ride."

The major differences between last year's rides and this this year's were alterations in where the routes ran, with this year featuring noticeably fewer changes in elevation and the inclusion of more area communities to the east, including Altadena, San Marino, Monrovia, Arcadia, La Verne,Temple City, and Claremont.

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