2018 Gran Fondo Asheville Shipping Guide

BikeFlights.com helps travel-savvy cyclists get their bikes conveniently, reliably and affordably to and from events like the 2018 Gran Fondo Asheville in Asheville, NC on Jul 22, 2018.

Our customized door-to-door bicycle shipping service takes the hassle out of traveling with your bike. Breeze through airport check-in and baggage claim, and your bike will be awaiting you upon your arrival at your final destination.

About the Gran Fondo Asheville

Take in the natural beauty of Western North Carolina as you cruise along a well-marked course during the third annual Asheville Gran Fondo. Beginner and avid cyclists alike will find challenging rides to meet their individual goals with courses covering 30-, 60- and 100-mile journeys. This event is a part of the Gran Fondo National Championship Series (GFNCS) and benefits Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

The Gran Fondo Asheville features four timed sections, mechanical support, fully-stocked aid stations, food and beverages at the finish, a cash purse, prizes for overall and age-group winners, excellent logistical organization and beautiful mountain country side scenery.


You can pack your bicycle yourself or check out our bike shop finder to find a local partner bike shop near you that can help you disassemble and pack your bike ahead of your trip. If you need a box and/or packing supplies, check out our BikeFlights.com store. Read more about how to pack your bike.

Start arranging your bike shipment by using our rate finder tool below. We’ve pre-populated the suggested dates by which your bike should arrive prior to the event and when it should start shipping home.

BikeFlights.com suggests that you ship your bike to and from the following location, or you can manually enter another location of your choosing. Simply click to set the form with your selection.

  • Beer City Bikes - Assembly and packing services are available. Please call the shop at (828) 575-2453 for cost information and to arrange such services in advance of shipping your bike to the event. Your bike must arrive at this shop by no later than July 18. Even if you do not need help assembling or packing your bike, we suggest you contact this shop to give them a heads-up that your bike is coming.


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