2017 April

Chef’s of Buffalo Coming to the 2017 Chautauqua Gran Fondo

(JAMESTOWN, NY) — Cyclists of the 2017 Chautauqua Gran Fondo are invited to enjoy a delicious picnic lunch provided by Chef’s To Go of Buffalo at the after party on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 11am – 2pm.   

This iconic, gourmet food truck is a WNY icon with a menu for the healthiest appetite. All cyclists will be provided a choice of Chicken Parmesan, Spaghetti, Spaghetti Parmesan, or Stuffed Shells as well as a bottle of water, a slice of fresh bread with butter and a mini cannoli for dessert. Meatballs will also be available if cyclists would like to add them to their meal.  


The 2017 Chautauqua Gran Fondo cycling event will start and finish at Webb’s Resort in Mayville, NY and will feature a family-friendly after-party including a picnic lunch, draft beer and refreshments in addition to live entertainment.

Family and friends who did not participate in the cycling event are welcome to attend. There is no cost for general admission, however a donation box will be located at the main gate with with proceeds from the event to benefit: Royal Family Kid’s Camp, WNY Kidney Foundation and the Chautauqua County Veteran’s Endowment Fund. 

For sponsorship or volunteer inquiries, please call 716-661-8906 or email info@chautauquagranfondo.com.

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Register Early for a Chance to Win!

(JAMESTOWN, NY)— The Chautauqua Gran Fondo has teamed up with Webb’s Cottage Collection of Mayville, NY, to promote early registrations for the third annual event to take place on Saturday, August 26, 2017.

Cyclists who register for the 2017 Chautauqua Gran Fondo throughout the month of April will be automatically entered to win a ceramic travel mug and a $10 gift certificate for coffee or tea courtesy of Webb’s Cottage Collection— a gourmet coffee house and gift shop located in Mayville, New York.



One winner will be chosen at random and will be announced on Tuesday, May 2.



Water Street Brass to Provide Finishing Medals for 2017 Chautauqua Gran Fondo

(JAMESTOWN, NY) — The Chautauqua Gran Fondo has proudly partnered with Water Street Brass of Lakewood, NY, on the development of a finishing medal for all cyclists who cross the finish line at Webb’s Captain’s Table during the 2017 event slated for Saturday, August 26, 2017.

“We are thrilled to partner with this unique team of artisans to add a little more flair to our Chautauqua Proud finish line. Each rider, no matter which route they enjoyed or how long the ride took to complete, will receive this locally-crafted souvenir to commemorate this great accomplishment.”   

Participants of the third annual Chautauqua Gran Fondo cycling event will have the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of Chautauqua Lake and it’s surrounding historic destinations on one of four scenic routes. Riders of all ages and abilities are welcome to join in the fun. There will plenty of rest stops, photo ops and full SAG support on the road. A  family-friendly after-party, featuring lunch, refreshments and live music at Webb’s Captain’s Table Restaurant in Mayville, NY will take place immediately following ride. 

The Chautauqua Gran Fondo is a community event designed to promote health and well being for cyclists of all skill levels while raising funds for local non-profit organizations. This year proceeds will support the Royal Family Kid’s Camp, Western New York Kidney Connection and for the Chautauqua County Veteran’s Endowment Fund.

To register for the 2017 Chautauqua Gran Fondo or to inquire about volunteer opportunities, please call 716-661-8906 or email info@chautauquagranfondo.com.

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