Gran Fondo National Series Announces Travel Partnership with Movich Cycling
February 15, 2022
Colombian hotel group delivers premier cycling experiences and accommodations.
(Gettysburg, PA – February 15, 2022) /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Gran Fondo National Series is announcing a new travel partnership with Movich Hotels in Colombia. More specifically, the partnership introduces Series riders to Movich Cycling, which organizes premier cycling experiences in Medellin. Along with on-site activations at select Gran Fondo National Series events, Series riders will be eligible to win entries to a 2022 Movich Training Camp. The project was idealized and personally developed by Series Ambassador Andre Gracindo, a Brazilian resident and passionate cyclist living in central Florida.
Movich Hotels is a Colombian hospitality group devoted to delivering high-end experiences for travelers while immersing them in the local flavor and unique cultural identity of the regions in which we operate. Movich Hotels in Colombia has partnered with EK Cycling to offer customized services for cyclists. Packages range from one-day guided bike tours to week-long cycling adventures along a variety of flat, hilly, and mountainous routes. Movich guides design trips for all levels of riders, from recreational to competitive, and packages include airport transportation, hotel accommodations, full ride support with guides, mechanical support, cycling apparel laundry, trip insurance, and more.
“Colombia is one of the most beautiful places in the world for cycling. Many of our American guests enjoy Gran Fondo National Series events, and we are excited for the opportunity to introduce more riders to the wonders of Colombian cycling,” commented Movich Cycling’s Eduardo Klepacz.
At Gran Fondo Florida on March 20, 2022, Movich Cycling will host a “Recovery Zone” for riders at the finish area, complete with Air Relax recovery boots. In addition, the overall male and female winners of the Gran Route competition at Gran Fondo Florida, Highlands Gran Fondo, and the USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championship in Asheville will be awarded an entry to the Gran Fondo National Series Cycling Trip with Movich Cycling in Colombia from Oct 28 – Nov 6, 2022.
Gran Fondo National Series Director, Reuben Kline, added, “Cycling has the power to bring people and cultures together, and it’s one of the best ways to see and experience the world. I am excited to partner with Movich Hotels and provide cyclists with opportunities to experience Colombia. I will personally be attending the trip with Movich Cycling and look forward to enjoying some time on the bike with those who join for the fun.”
About Movich Cycling (https://movichcycling.com/)
This premier cycling program was developed in alliance with Movich Hotels (www.movichhotels.com) and guided by the CEO of EK Cycling, Eduardo Klepacz, a passionate cyclist in love with sport and in love with Colombia. Movich Cycling focuses on delivering the finest luxury cycling experiences in the world. Packages include structured cycling programs with dedicated concierge services, an in-house bike shop, expert guides, comprehensive ride support, as well as a dedicated cyclists recovery room and much more.
About Gran Fondo National Series (granfondonationalseries.com)
Founded in 2012 by event director Reuben Kline, the Gran Fondo National Series is the largest and most competitive series of gran fondo cycling events in the United States. Gran Fondo National Series was the first series to implement timed-segment racing into US gran fondo events and has crowned Gran Fondo National Champions and Gran Fondo National Series Champions since 2012. Starting in 2020, the organization entered into a partnership with USA Cycling to bring the existing Gran Fondo National Series events into the USA Cycling portfolio including the presentation of an official USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championship events.