Sunday September 11th

Fondos and Family Fun

Ride alongside cycling celebrities and experience some of the great cycling options Winston-Salem can offer.  We’ve got two different morning Fondo road routes this year along with options on our beautiful trail system for gravel/mountain bikes.  Rest stops and sag support will be provided. And the whole family can roll around on closed streets downtown in the afternoon.  Everyone is invited to meet back at Bailey Park for more free music and a food truck festival! Download full schedule of events.

Live Music 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Performances by:

Killing Gophers


Repeat Offender

Crenshaw Pentecostal

The Fondos
presented by Flow Automotive

This year has tons of options for the whole family!  Two road distances (65 and 42 miles) and two greenway/gravel distances (15 and 7 miles). And everybody meets back at Bailey Park for lunch and a cold beer afterwards.

Packet pickup for pre-registrations can be found at the Flow Automotive tent:

Friday, September 9th at 500 West 5th Street 5:30 PM- 7:30 PM

Saturday, September 10th at the Bailey Park race registration area from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Sunday, September 11th at the Bailey Park Fondo start area beginning at 7:30 AM

445 Patterson Avenue, Winston-Salem

Onsite Registration Opens:  7:30 AM
65 Mile Fondo Departure:  8:30 AM
42 Mile Fondo Departure:  9:00 AM
Food trucks available: 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a kickoff at our race headquarters downtown at Bailey Park.  Two road distance options will take you out of town and into our beautiful scenic backroads around Lake Tomalex, and get you back in time for a complimentary beer (21+) and lunch from one of a variety of food trucks on site.

Road Route Links:
65 Mile Fondo (2 rest stops)

42 Mile Fondo Departure (1 rest stop)


Includes a free Gears & Guitars 2022 t-shirt (while supplies last), one drink coupon (beer for 21+), and a lunch voucher for redemption at any food truck.

$45 until May 15

$50 May 16 – July 1 (cutoff date for Jersey orders)

$55 July 1 – September 11

Location: 445 Patterson Avenue, Downtown Winston-Salem
Onsite Registration Opens: 9:00 AM
Greenway/Gravel Departure: 10:00 AM
Food trucks available: 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Final schedule subject to change


The journey along the Long Branch Trail and Salem Creek Greenway allows participants to turn around at any point along the route or travel all the way out and around along the Salem Lake trail, one of Winston Salem’s most enjoyable rides. Two options for this ride include:

  1. Greenway: Long Branch Trail to Salem Creek Greenway to Salem Lake or water crossing and return (7 miles, 1 rest stop)
  2. Greenway/Gravel: Long Branch Trail to Salem Creek Greenway and around Salem Lake and return (15 miles, 1 rest stop)


Greenway / Gravel route link:



Includes a complimentary t-shirt (while supplies last), one beer coupon (21+), and a lunch voucher for redemption at any food truck.

$45 until May 15

$50 May 16 – June 15 (cutoff date for Jersey orders)

$55 June 16 – September 11

Community Activites

Bailey Park 12:00PM – 3:00PM

Join us for tons of family fun as we celebrate everything on wheels!  The food trucks will be out, we’ll have more live music and the streets will still be all ours.

Location: 445 Patterson Avenue, Winston-Salem

Open:  12:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Designated course for our youngest riders – includes cycling and pedestrian safety information.  We’ll have loaner bikes and helmets available.  This is a great way for kids to get a feel for riding a bike.  Led by our friends at Safe Kids NW Piedmont and supported by Atrium Health.

Registration: Free

Location: 445 Patterson Avenue, Winston-Salem

Decorating Tent Open:  12:00 – 1:30

Parade: 1:30 - 2:00

Participants young and old can decorate their bikes or bring in custom beauties and show them off for the judges to win prizes!  We’ll  have a tent full of decorations to let your creativity flow. 

Registration: Free. No advance registration required.

Location: 445 Patterson Avenue, Winston-Salem 

Open:  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM


We’ll have some demos throughout the day, but this is also your chance to try it out!  Bring your own bike, or we will have a limited number of bikes and helmets available for walk-up participants.

Participants must sign a waiver, provided on site.  No advance registration required.


Registration: No advance registration required.

Get the jersey!

Pre-orders for this year’s Gears & Guitars Hincapie Velocity jersey have ended, but a limited quantity of jerseys will be available onsite for $80 at our merchandise tent throughout the weekend.  Make sure to get yours before they’re gone!

Men’s Size Guide

Women’s Size Guide