Peter Sagan involved with two new gran fondo events in California

By Stephen Frothingham

The first Sagan Fondo, in the Lake Tahoe area in May, will include gravel and dirt roads.

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (BRAIN) — Three-time world champion Peter Sagan is working with Bike Monkey, the producer of Levi’s GranFondo, to promote two new gran fondo events in California this year.

The first event is May 5 in Truckee on gravel and dirt roads near Lake Tahoe. The second event will be pavement-centered and take place Nov. 3. The selection process is still underway for a host city for the fall event.

Sagan will participate in activities taking place on the days before and after each event in the host communities, raising awareness and support for the King Ridge Foundation, the Specialized Foundation, and local non-profits serving at-risk youth.

“I love California and am never there long enough. My time in the Tour of California is some of the best of my racing season,” said Sagan. “I try to come here as often as I can. Not only does California provide some of the best roads and most beautiful scenery in the world, the warmth and friendliness of its people are second to none. I really feel at home whenever I’m there. That’s why, together …read more

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