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Tips for Surviving a Gran Fondo with Limited Training

If you are a first time Gran Fondo participant or you haven't been training, an epic ride like this can be daunting but it's not too late to gain the fitness and confidence you need to reach the finish line. Here are some tips for surviving on a month of training.

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02/26/16

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Valentine's Day for Cyclists

If you procrastinated on your Valentine’s Day plans this year but want to do something thoughtful for the cyclist in your life, we've got a few gifts and activities that will elevate you to the top step on the podium of your special someone.

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02/13/16

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2016 Cyclocross Nationals Event Report

Last week the USA's greatest Cyclocross talent descended on Asheville, North Carolina to test their skills on a world class-course in hopes of being crowned the best rider of their division in America. The sprawling Biltmore Estate hosted riders of all ages from every corner of the country to a challenging technical track that featured all the aspects of cross that make for intense racing and fun spectating. 

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01/14/16

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The Shop That Pops

After a successful Pop-Up Shop in Richmond, Virginia for the UCI Road Cycling World Championships (see shop photo here), we were eager for our next opportunity to interact with cyclists and create a space where anyone could come hangout, have an espresso, and talk shop.

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12/18/15

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Giordana Pop Up Shop

Cycling lovers are in for a treat. We have opened a Giordana Pop-Up Shop in Charlotte, North Carolina for the holiday season.

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11/20/15

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Journey of Hope

Each year The Ability Experience, a service and fundraising organization, holds a TransAmerica Trip called Journey of Hope. The teams cycle through 32 States and 12,000 miles during this journey. Giordana has the privilege to partner and outfit the Journey of Hope teams as they ride across the country to raise money and awareness for people with disabilities. Here is a snapshot of this year's amazing ride.  

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08/28/15

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Giordana Dealer Trip: A Culinary Perspective

Each year we have the pleasure of hosting a select group of Giordana Dealers in Italy. This weekend gives us the opportunity to reveal new products, give tours of our factory and be in community with those that are just as passionate about cycling (and in this case food) as we are! Kristi, one of our guests from this year's trip, recounts her experience from a culinary perspective below.  

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08/10/15

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Looking Back at 24 Hours Of Booty

The weather for this year's 24 Hours of Booty Charlotte, NC  event was mild in comparison to previous hot and humid July event days but the crowd and the fundraising were as strong as ever. This year Chris Draft, a former Carolina Panthers player and health and fitness advocate, spoke at the powerful opening ceremony and shining brightly beside him was tiny Stella and her parents.

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08/04/15

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Why I Ride

In August of 2004, my brother, Aaron Thomas Sain, lost his 8-year battle with Chordoma. He was 18 and had just graduated from High School. My family was devastated but driven to do what we could to save others from the same illness. Shortly after Aaron passed away, my mother started serving on the board for the Brain Tumor Fund for the Carolinas. 

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07/09/15

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Circuit of the Deadmen: The 1910 Tour de France

Just in time for the Tour, we are excited to present the newest addition to our Endurance Conspiracy collaboration with the "Circuit of the Deadmen” Vero Jersey.

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07/03/15

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The Best Grand Tour: A Biased Opinion Continued

Welcome back to part two of our Giro d’Italia blog! Luckily for us over the first half of this year’s race the stages and racing have proven to be just as exciting as we promised in our first entry. We’ve seen beautiful scenery, dramatic finishes, and even a controversial wheel exchange. The best is still yet to come as well.

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05/22/15

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The Best Grand Tour: A Biased Opinion

May marks the end and beginning of a lot of things in the world of Professional Cycling. As spring comes into full swing in much of the Northern hemisphere, the heroics of the Northern Classic single day races fade away, and the first of three epic Grand Tour races comes into bloom. The three Grand Tour races that mark the UCI’s annual calendar are spectacular displays of athleticism by the most elite cyclists in the world. The best squads the pro peloton has to offer push themselves to their limits over the course of three weeks, and across some of the most beautiful scenery any cyclist could hope to ride.

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05/09/15

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Team Gita's Passion for 24 Hours of Booty

The American Southeast has long been a hotbed of competitive cycling and Charlotte, North Carolina in particular has grown into a robust and diverse cycling scene. One of the major rides that marks the Charlotte cycling community’s calendar is an annual event known as the 24 Hours of Booty. It’s not a road race, epic century, or white-knuckle criterium. It’s a charity event that takes place on a 3 mile loop around a historic Charlotte neighborhood just south of Uptown. Over one thousand cyclists of all different riding abilities and ages spend 24 hours riding the Booty Loop to raise funds in the fight against cancer.

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04/13/15

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Behind the Brand

Our dedicated team consists of adventurous and unique individuals who share a passion for the outdoors, quality products and a little friendly / fierce competition whether it's biking or baking. We are T-shirt wearing, beard growing (the men only), and lunch hour exercisers. Our eclectic healthy living family is passionate about getting people cycling in comfort and style while enjoying the ride!  

 

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01/30/15

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