Event : UCI Gran Fondo World Championships
Riders competing in the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships race for the title of UCI Amateur World Champion in their age group and the right to wear the coveted rainbow jersey. Through the UCI Gran Fondo World Series qualifier events, which are held around the world, riders can earn a spot to participate in the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships by finishing within the top 25% of their age group at each race. The aim of the UCI Gran Fondo World Series is to contribute to the spread of cycling internationally, while offering cyclists an opportunity to race like professionals.
The benefits of hosting the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships are wide-ranging, as most participants prolong their stay to visit the area with family and friends. This results in positive economic impacts for the host city, in part due to significant accommodation bookings but also more widely with the promotion of the region as an attractive tourism destination.
Next availability: 2021
Bidding guide - UCI Gran Fondo World Championships