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Old 10-08-13, 12:13 PM   #1
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Viva Bike Vegas or Las Vegas Gran Fondo

If anyone has done both of these rides recently please let me know which one you'd recommend - and why.

Viva Bike Vegas - [probably] Sept 20, 2014
http://rtcws.rtcsnv.com/vivabikevegas/

Gran Fondo Las Vegas - April 5, 2014
http://granfondotriplecrown.com/las-vegas-info/

My company insists I map out all of fiscal 2014/15 vacation by the end of the month, so it's time to make some decisions.

If it matters - I'd be coming down from the West coast of Canada.
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Old 10-09-13, 03:40 PM   #2
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I liked Viva this year. Coming from Canada you shoudl be warned that some folks find that September is still too warm for their liking. I haven't done the grand fondo.
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Old 10-09-13, 05:38 PM   #3
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Thanks for the response and the warning about the heat. I did notice the routing for the Gran Fondo doesn't include riding down the strip like Viva does - that would be pretty cool.
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Old 10-09-13, 09:23 PM   #4
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Sept can top out @100 pretty regular. April for sure has breezes. Ask AZ Adam how he liked them breezes this year. As for me, I am somewhat used to the heat, but the wind this year wore me out.
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