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Join us on Sunday, July 9th, 2017, for the 7th annual Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan (PGAMO) in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. This mass cycling event ranks as one of the best in North America.

Event Information


Event Information

Weekend Schedule

The 2017 Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan (PGAMO) is more than an epic ride through the heart of British Columbia’s wine country. It’s an entire weekend of cycling, family fun, and Okanagan sunshine.

Our Granfondo Weekend features the Kids’ Piccolofondo, Granfondo Women’s Night, Cycling Expo and much more.

Ride Categories


Ride Categories

The Ride

Some cyclists will ride casually. Others will race. The beauty of the 2017 Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan (PGAMO) is that everyone will finish in Penticton with a smile on his/her face. All ride categories start at 7 a.m. on Sunday, July 9th, 2017 from Penticton’s Gyro Park (also the site of the Finish Area). Click on the Ride Categories below to find out more about the routes.
Youth Development




The Axel Merckx Youth Development Foundation (AMYDF) is a not-for-profit initiative established in 2011 to help develop and steward the future of Canada’s young cyclists.

The AMYDF works with national and provincial organizations, such as the Canadian Cycling Association and Cycling BC, to enhance cycling skills through a variety of competitive events, development camps and coaching clinics. Through the Foundation’s efforts, Canada’s young cyclists receive unique access to some of North America’s top professional and amateur athletes, elite-level coaching, training events, and competitive races.

Our Sponsors


Our Sponsors





Join us as a volunteer for the 2017 Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan (PGAMO) and enjoy a front-row seat to B.C.’s premier cycling event. PGAMO volunteers play key roles in creating an unforgettable experience for athletes, spectators, and tourists from all over the world.

Volunteer roles include registration, set-up, food station, clean-up, medical, course support and more. No matter if you’re young, old, love cycling or know nothing about the sport, your enthusiasm and talents will be welcomed!

Volunteer sign-up will open in Spring 2017.