GRAN FONDO Reader Survey 2016 – Win €20,000 in Prizes

Your opinion counts! We want to get to know you, our readers, on a much better level. We want to hear what you’re yearning for and what you reckon could change. See it as a joint way to make GRAN FONDO even better. Everyone who completes the readers’ survey will be entered automatically into a draw to win prizes worth more than a total value of 20,000 €!

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Alongside you guys we want to put the world of road cycling under the microscope. Not because it’s in a state of disarray, but purely because we all interpret our beloved sport in different ways. This new consciousness, new racing formats and inspiring urban trends have created the need for a new sort of magazine – and that’s exactly what we want to offer.

Oh, and while you’re at it, why not take a look at all of the prizes that up for grabs?

Focus Paralane Factory: € 3,999

The new Focus Paralane is far more than just a standard endurance racing bike. The goal was to develop a racing bike with the ultimate ride characteristics for long distances on a variety of road surfaces and to combine this with innovative technicologies to create the most exciting bike of its kind. Whether racing in a sportive or negotiating dirt tracks while on an adventurous trip to the back of beyond, the latest innovation from Germany’s premium bike brand is ready to rise to all these challenges. The Paralane Factory is a special model with a SRAM 1×11 drivetrain ready for any adventure. Find out more in our review or check out the Focus website where more information will be available soon.

Cervélo C3 Ultegra Di2: € 6,499

The Cervélo C3 Ultegra Di2 is the perfet fit for serious cyclists looking to get off the asphalt and extend their seasons. The C3’s increased tire clearance, lower bottom bracket and longer chainstays inspire confidence on mixed surfaces while delivering a longer, more comfortable day in the saddle. Speaking of confidence, the C3’s top-of-the-line disc brakes deliver exceptional control without sacrificing performance. Find out more on the Cervélo website.

SRAM Red eTap: 2.700 €
SRAM Red eTap: € 2,700

It’s Time To Shift Forward! SRAM know that if a technological advancement clutters the experience, it doesn’t deserve the moniker of advancement. Because it’s a bike; it’s supposed to be simple. Getting rid of the superflous is what renders it elegant… Put simply, that’s advancement. And that’s why SRAM developed their first electronic shifting system; SRAM RED eTap. More info:

Enve SES 5.6 Disc with Chris King R45 Disc-hubs: € 3,200

The ultimate disc brake specific, aerodynamic, and lightweight road race wheelset. The SES 5.6 Disc has been aerodynamically and structurally optimised for use with disc brakes. Road cyclists and triathletes on disc brake bikes will benefit from the SES 5.6 Disc’s reduced drag, lightweight design, and rim shape optimized for larger volume road tires. More info:

Campagnolo Potenza: 840 €
Campagnolo Potenza: € 840

Campagnolo, the historic and iconic Italian components manufacturer, have developed the new Potenza 11-speed groupset, cramming in many of the technolgies from the top-end Super Record group into this more affordable package. Find out more in our first ride article.

In the meantime, the survey has ended. Thanks for you feedback!

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