Stetina’s Sierra Prospect gran fondo to be held during Interbike’s Northstar Free-Ride Festival

By Stephen Frothingham

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Interbike announced Wednesday that the Stetina’s Sierra Prospect gran fondo will take place during the Northstar Free-Ride Festival, the consumer event that precedes Interbike’s trade expo in the Reno-Tahoe areas this September.

SSP is now in its second year and is a weekend affair consisting of road rides, dinners and more, leading up to the main event on Sunday where participants roll along Lake Tahoe and into the Sierra Nevada. The event will be produced and managed by Bike Monkey, the organization that produces numerous cycling events including Levi Leipheimer’s Gran Fondo in Santa Rosa, California.

The SSP will start on the evening of Friday, Sept. 14 with a meet-and-greet with pro rider Peter Stetina at Revision Brewing Company in Sparks, Nevada.

Saturday morning’s activities include the Segafredo Coffee ride to the event’s official nonprofit partner, the High Fives Foundation. Saturday evening will feature a special dinner prepared by some of the best-known food and wine professionals in the industry. Participants will take a moonlit gondola ride to the top of the Northstar Resort for the meal in support of High Fives Foundation.

On Sunday the road rally main event will start from the Northstar Resort at …read more

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