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EA2EVL Fondo

Sat October 5, 2024 East Aurora, NY 14052 US Directions

Events

42 Mile Ride

$99 $69 10:00AM EDT
Increases to $79 after the first 50 people register. (7 spots left) Price increases after July 17, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Description

ABOUT THE RIDE - Registration opens June 1st!

The EA2EVL Fondo is a non-competitive charity ride for cyclists of all skill levels. The ride will start in East Aurora at 42 North Brewery and travel south down scenic Route 240, riding parallel to the ECRT trail from West Falls into Concord. With water stops along the way, the course continues south to the intersection of Route 242, where it heads west into town of Ellicottville, culminating at a finish line party at the Holiday Valley, which is open to the public. 

This charity ride will raise funds for the 27-mile Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail (ECRT) that runs from Orchard Park to Ashford, NY.

TIMES

10 AM: Fondo start at 42 North Brewing Company (25 Pine Street, East Aurora, NY)

1 – 5 PM: Apres Bike Party with craft beer, food, vendors, chair lift rides and the lively tunes of Never Ben.

Two available times for paid bus transportation back to ride start (2:30pm & 5:15pm)

ENTRY INFORMATION

●       First 50 riders that register before July 12th receive early bird discount $59 registration rate 

●       July 13 to August 15 - $69

●       August 16 to September 13 - $79

●       September 14 to September 30 - $99

Sorry - No Day of Ride Registration 

In addition to your registration fee, participants are encouraged to raise additional dollars to support ECRT and, by doing so, earn the following rewards:

●     $100- Commemorative event t-shirt plus food and drink tickets to post-event party.

●     $500- Above PLUS: EA2EVL bike jersey 

The top fundraiser will be awarded the coveted EA2EVL Fondo yellow jersey! While fundraising is not mandatory to participate, we encourage you to raise some funds to help support the continued expansion and improvements to the Erie Cattaraugus rail to trail

Need a Ride Back to the Start?

We have arraigned for transportation for you and your bike back to the start in East Aurora from Ellicottville. 

During checkout you can select 2:30 or 5:15 pm departure. Cost for the ride is $15.

Please note:  You do need to sign up during checkout for this option in order to use the bus service back on ride day. This allows us to plan transportation needs for the ride. 

 

2024 Rider's Guide

Our rider's guide has all of the details you need for a great day on the road. Included in the guide is information on packet pickup, route info, party details, and more. Below is the 2023 riders guide, we will be updating the guide as we get closer to ride day. 

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

PDF

2024 Ride Jersey - $500 Fundraising Level

2023 Ride Jersey - Check back for the 2024 version!

THE CAUSE

The EA2EVL Fondo will benefit the Erie Cattaraugus Rail Trail Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that serves as the trail manager for the 27-mile ECRT trail. The  mission of ECRT, Inc. is to improve the quality of life for our community by preserving the Buffalo-Pittsburgh rail corridor and transforming it to a multi-use recreational trail between Orchard Park and Ashford, New York.

 

COURSE MAP

For a detailed interactive map with course profile and turn by turn directions, please go to web link HERE

Turn By Turn Instructions

Start at 42 North Brewing - East Aurora

  • Right Turn South St
  • Left Turn Center St
  • Right Turn Beach Rd
  • Left Turn - Mill Rd
  • Left Turn - Rt240
  • Right Turn - Rt 242
  • Right Turn - Elizabeth St
  • Left Turn - Jefferson St
  • Right Turn - Holiday Valley Rd

COURSE SAFETY

RIDE SMART, RIDE SAFE, RIDE ON: Be sure to check out this short video HERE from our Craig
Small, our Safety Sponsor, with 5 fun safety tips to help you get ready for this 42-mie road ride.

NEXT: To help keep you safe, about a week prior to the event, we’ll share important day of rider
etiquette tips and rule of the road for EA2EVL

ASSOCIATE SPONSORS

 

DISCOUNTED ROOM RATES

Why not make a weekend of it by staying in Ellicottville after the ride.  With great shops, restaurants, and bars, Ellicottville offers something for everyone.

Holiday Valley resort is offering discounted room rates for Friday and Saturday night.

Discounted rates and booking information can be found HERE

 

 

 

Ride Contact Info

If you have any questions about this Ride, click the button below.

Place

25 Pine St
East Aurora, NY US 14052

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