Fueling Stations or Mini Parties?

Fueling stations aren't typically the most memorable part of a bike ride, but at CampoVelo, we try to turn our stations into their own little special events. Each stop is located on a beautiful Napa vineyard with scenic views in every direction. They feature gourmet snacks, thoughtfully created by our guest chefs, and a full assortment of fuel by CLIF. Add in your favorite cold hydration, live music and cycling friends and you've got yourself a real party. For 2019,…

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2019 Culinary Demo Schedule

12:15pm Miyoko Schinner with Dotsie Bausch The Vegan Athlete: Eating plant-based has never been so delicious and nutritious! Join Miyoko Schinner, CEO and Founder of Miyoko's, the fastest growing plant-based cheese company in the U.S., and Dotsie Bausch, seven-time USA Cycling National Champion, and two-time Pan American Champion as they demystify plant-based eating for health and strength. 1:00pm Bryan Voltaggio with Lauren Hall & Janel Holcomb Perfect Pantry: Want to maximize flavor at home with some simple tips and tricks?…

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The Ritual of a Pig Roast

It's always the "Year of the Pig" at Campo Velo thanks to our host, Chef Chris Cosentino. In this video, Chef Duff Goldman shares how the ritual of roasting a pig brings a communal vibe to an event. (Don't worry though, we've got vegetarians and vegans covered big time!)

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CLIF CampoVelo Napa Valley Announces the 2nd Annual

Saturday Night at the Speedway An evening dedicated to raising funds for the Napa Valley Vine Trail Coalition Calistoga, Calif. (March 13, 2019) – The third annual CLIF CampoVelo Napa Valley taking place April 26-28, 2019, has announced individual event tickets are now available for the annual Saturday Night at the Speedway, a full-on bicycle party at the ultimate location: the Calistoga Speedway race car track in the Napa Valley. Inspired by the cult-classic, coming of age film Breaking Away…

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Colavita loves cycling and healthy, farm to table eating!

Colavita has a long history of supporting the sport of cycling and encouraging people to be healthy by eating —and cooking! —a Mediterranean Diet, with olive oil, of course! CampoVelo is the perfect event to showcase our favorite pastimes: cycling, cooking, and enjoying meals with friends. For this reason, we are offering you a coupon code, for 30% off our best sellers on Amazon. This offer is valid through 3/14/2019. But what should you MAKE with all that olive oil?…

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On the bike (and at the table) with Ivan Dominguez

Ivan Dominguez loves to eat. He also loves cycling, which makes this spring’s CLIF CampoVelo Gran Fondo event in Napa Valley the perfect mix of food and fitness for the highly accomplished former cyclist and current triathlete. “In my cycling days I had to watch my weight more for the climbing,” he says. “These days I’m able to enjoy myself a bit more.” Held in wine country, amidst the scenic majesty of lush vineyards and the Mayacamas Mountains, CampoVelo is…

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Video: Saturday Night at the Speedway

A Cycling Event Like No Other There's so much more to CLIF CampoVelo than a typical "gran fondo." Think Napa Valley's delectable food, wine and beer, plus your favorite chefs, winemakers and brewmasters, and pro athletes. What gran fondo has all of that packed into three days? But, what really makes CampoVelo over-the-top is Saturday Night at the Speedway. Imagine an evening filled with single speed bicycle relay races, live music, gourmet food trucks, beer, wine and lots of laughs.…

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CLIF Bar CampoVelo reaffirms its focus on three days of world-class food, fun and cycling!

Clif Bar & Company returns as title sponsor Chef Chris Cosentino gathers cyclist, chef, winemaker & brewmaster friends for 3 days of fun and fundraising The third annual CampoVelo will take place April 26-28, 2019 in Napa Valley, combining world class cycling, wellness, cuisine, libations, and fundraising into a unique three-day event in the heart of America’s preeminent wine growing region. Organizers are pleased to announce the return of title sponsor Clif Bar & Company and former professional cyclist and…

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Holiday Gift Guide

Our favorite gifts are often ones we’d want to give to ourselves. We share with you a handful of tempting treats….edible, drinkable, rideable and all wonderful. Clif Family Chocolate Quartet We heart chocolate. Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Almonds, Dark Chocolate Toffee Pistachios, Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels and Dark Chocolate Blueberries. A gift you might just want to keep for yourself. Shop Clif Family Adventure Trio We say send the trio which includes our lunch and dinner and pretty much…

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Riding at CampoVelo with Chef Chris Cosentino

Are you wondering what the cycling is like at CLIF CampoVelo Napa Valley? Hear first hand from Chef Cosentino on why he loves this ride. Come ride with Chef Cosentino this coming April and enjoy the food, wine and fun of Napa Valley. Register to Ride Plan you Visit

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CampoVelo, the Cocktail!

Winter is officially gone, and we no longer need hot chocolate or espresso after a ride to shake off the chills. Instead, a fresh Spring cocktail is the perfect choice to wet your whistle. We thought this year's ride needed an official cocktail, so we asked Chef Cosentino to create a recipe inspired by cycling and the season. We present you with his creation, the "CampoVelo"—a Spring vodka cocktail. Be sure to visit the Rocket Vodka crew this weekend to…

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The CLIF Crew is Coming!

We're thrilled to have a crew of CLIF athletes join us for the weekend. You'll have a chance to ride alongside them, hear their stories, and gain tips and insights on riding your best. The CLIF Pro Team A team founded on the principles of creating opportunities for women in sports, and to advocate for equal pay, prize money, and support of these athletes. Learn more about the CLIF Pro Team. Featured Riders Katarina Nash, 5x Olympian. One of the…

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A Special Screening of “Blood Road”

Watch Rebecca Rusch, the inspirational and phenomenal subject of the thrilling documentary Blood Road at a very special screening on April 26th at the Cameo Cinema! Rebecca is a 7x World Champion in sports ranging from adventure racing to whitewater rafting to 24-hour solo mountain biking, author, activist, and also a talented filmmaker. About the film: Although she is used to pushing her body to its limit, nothing could prepare ultra-endurance mountain biker Rebecca Rusch for the emotional journey she…

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The Speakeasy Sessions

On Saturday the 28th, after the morning ride, plan to grab a chair, a glass of wine or beer, and perhaps win one of our fantastic door prizes at our Speakeasy Sessions with our featured guests! 12:30pm – From Grape to Glass Meet the makers behind Napa Valley's favorite libation with superstar winemakers Steve Matthiasson, Bertus van Zyl, and Rebekah Wineburg and Iron Chef America winner Neal Fraser 1:15pm – No Pressure Tire pressure, talent pressure, life pressure... our partner…

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Guest Spotlight: Chris Kollar

Chris Kollar: Chocolatier, Kollar Chocolates Follow Chris: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter Chris on Cycling I road BMX as a little guy, then started cross training while playing soccer. The bike overtook and I was hooked from an early age . I did my first 100 mile ride at age 14. It’s just a part of me...my lifestyle. I ride as much as possible. Besides being fun, it is an enormous outlet for stress and grounding myself. Chris…

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Q&A with Pro Triathlete Ben Hoffman

Ben Hoffman:6x Ironman Champion Follow Ben: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter Ben on Cycling I have been riding bikes since day one! I still remember taking off my training wheels and graduating the tiger stripe Huffy to small dirt jumps in my neighborhood. Custom bike paint jobs came next with my bmx bike receiving shiny coats of silver spray paint. The true cycling start would have to be in high school when my Dad bought me my "green…

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Calistoga Speedway to Switch from Cars to Bicycles for One Amazing Night in April

Calistoga, CA (March 5, 2018) – Inspired by the cult-classic, coming of age film Breaking Away and Indiana University’s Little 500 race, CampoVelo is proud to announce “Saturday Night at the Speedway.” The feature event of the evening will be a team relay race around the half-mile track. Teams of four will send racers around the track, one at a time, in hopes of becoming the fastest team to get all four riders across the finish line. Instead of a…

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Guest Spotlight: Winemaker Steve Matthiasson

Steve Matthiasson:Winemaker of the Year: "San Francisco Chronicle" and "Food & Wine Magazine" Follow Steve: Facebook | Instagram Steve on Cycling I watched the movie Breaking Away as a kid and bought a used road bike with paper route money. I grew up in Tuscon, which is a great cycling town. After hurting my knee skateboarding, I went to cycling as my main sport and branched out into mountain biking to replace the adrenaline of skateboarding. After college, I worked…

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