Gran Fondo is an term which loosely translated means road cycling event. The Gran Fondo is the average bike riders who would like to participate in an organized event but does not want to race in close quarters. The Joe Martin Gran Fondo will consist of three courses, 2 of which are mostly the same as the course the Pro Men and Women compete on! Distances: 100, 45, and 30 miles. The Gran Fondo is part of the internationally recognized Joe Martin Stage Race.