Five NEW events join the Gran Fondo World Tour® this Season

Two new Gran Fondos, two new Gravel Rides and an new Ultra distance road challenge join the series as it looks forward to in-person events as the second round of the Gran Fondo Virtual World Championship®, the Rouvy Challenge Virtual Race opens for Pre-Registration

The Gran Fondo World Tour® are proud to announce new family members that will expand their presence around the world and introduce new destinations and including road,  gravel and ultra distance cycling events. 

New destinations added to the 2021 Calendar 

- Apollo Aphrodite Gran Fondo (Cyprus) a great opportunity to discover the Island and extend gran fondo season at mediterranean destination. 
- Bali 800km Ultra (Indonesia) a long distance challenge at top touristic venue.
- Chinook Gran Fondo (Canada), a great event by  Platinum Racing at one of our favourite destinations.
Gran Fondo World Tour® is delighted to add 2 NEW Gravel Events part of Cannondale Gravel Tour in France:
- The Cyclo Sud Bourgogne;  A beautiful track in between the famous castles and vineyards of south burgondy.
- Alpin Bike Lake d’Annency; A challenging and beautiful track with the Annecy lake in the background and as a goal to cross finish line
Dani Buyo, CEO-Founder of the Gran Fondo World Tour® commented, "To our growing list of members, event organizers and Gran Fondo fanatics, we are arriving at a new era; April marks the beginning of Gran Fondo spring season which feels like it has come around early this year."
"Thanks to the late running of events this past year we are involved in a long season of indoor/outdoor events finding our best performance's on the bike; anyway we are here to have fun and enjoy our passion "Gran Fondo Culture", because #wearegranfondo."
He continued, "Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, GFWT®  has been able to continue business operations around the world with a digital transformation; and we are working even harded to provide to our clients and community members; tools to keep them motivated and involved during this challenging period".
"The final Digital transformation will be revealed shortly and is here to stay longterm, meanwhile we continue to support our events in adapting to the new normality."
"Started at the end of August 2020, our series calendar is now a non-stop rolling calendar connecting directly with 2021, expanding the Gran Fondo concept to a full year journey with a mixed blessing of In-Person and Virtual events. That’s the new reality!"
"With the success of the first round of the Gran Fondo Virtual World Championship®, we've just launched our next virtual challenge taking place on April 27th with Gran Fondo World Tour® Rouvy Challenge Virtual Race.
"In-person spring events start in May with Madeira Island Gran Fondo and Cyclotour du Leman."
"Our mission to improve lives and cycling experiences is more relevant now than ever. I would like to sincerely thank our community members, customers and partners for staying focused during these times and for their continued collaboration."
"Together, we make a difference."
"Don't hestitate to contact me directly, because everyone in our community is important."
Kind Regards
Dani Buyo 
CEO-Founder Gran Fondo World Tour ® 

Pre-Registration for GFWT® Rouvy Challenge Virtual Race, April 27th - Now Open

Pre-register to Gran Fondo World Tour ® ROUVY Challenge and claim 100 ranking bonus points, your slot in the Gran Fondo Virtual World Championship® Semi-Finals! Participate in the prize draw of 1 FREE subscription to ROUVY for 12 months and FREE registration for any GFWT event.

The registration process is FREE and will allow you to qualify for the semi finals of the Gran Fondo Virtual World Championship® to be held in November with $3,000 USD prize pool for final World Champion winners, both men and women.

The event is open to all cyclists, no age restrictions in the Open Men / Open Women categories. All finishers will enter to GFWT ® ranking with 100 “bonus” points and will receive a digital badge. 

April 27th - 1:30 PM  CEST
(8:30 PM Seoul-Tokyo / 7:30 PM / 9:30 PM Sidney / 6:30 PM Bangkok / 5:30 PM (Astana-Almaty)

April 27th - 7:30 PM CEST 
(1:30 PM NY-Washington / 11:30 AM Denver 12:30 AM Indianapolis / 10:30 AM Los Angeles / 12:30 PM Bogota-2:30 PM Buenos Aires) 

Register NOW to secure a Place!

With only 1,000 riders able to take to the start line globally, competition will be fierce, so click the link below to secure you place on the start line!

Follow the link to pre-register and claim your bib, It’s free :

You will benefit with an additional FREE 15 day voucher to give you a month's worth of use on Rouvy and take your position on the start line to qualify for the Gran Fondo Virtual World Championship®.

Pre-Registration for GFWT® Rouvy Challenge Virtual Race, April 27th - Now Open
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