The folks who organize the Fort Collins Cycling Festival have just received great news! Fort Collins is to be the home of Colorado's Largest Cycling Festival.

The Echelon Gran Fondo Cycling Series by PlanetZ/Echelon, a non-profit organization that benefits cancer research and survivor support, has announced its partnership with the Fort Collins Cycling Festival (FCCF) to produce what will be Colorado’s largest cycling event slated for August 19th through the 21st, 2011. Echelon currently has five other events planned for 2011: Tucson, Napa, Seattle, Palo Alto, and Portland, Oregon.