First European Gravel Fondo Stage Race Announced
Two day 205 km Traka Gravel stage race takes place around Girona on September 21st - 22nd 2019
Interest and growth of Gravel Fondo's outside North America has exploded, with many European countries jumping on the bandwagon.
Girona in Spain is hotbed of cycling, many well known professional road riders have made Girona their base during the racing season.
What's not so well known is Girona is a gravel paradise, and now Girona will host the first gravel stage race.
Experienced organizers Klassmark know the Girona old roads like the back of their hand, all the best routes. They have devised a two day stage race, the first stage is 120km and the second shorter stage is 85 kms.
The stages will traverse the surroundings of the city, arriving at its coast, crossing the golden triangle of the Empordanet.
The stages are hosted around Girona, allowing participants access to a huge weath of hotels and apartments, enjoy Girona's culture and famous gastronomy!
The inaugural stage race is headline sponsored by Specialized, Seat and Quadis Rent a Car with full backing from Girona's local government.
VIDEO: Traka Gravel, Girona 2019
Individual registration is 120 Euros and team of two is 240 Euros.
Registration includes electronic timing and instant results, perosnalized number plate, free photographs taken all day during both stages, aid stations during and after each stage and warm showers, extra bottles at aid stations, a wardrobe service and cleaning service for bikes and finishers t-shirt and socks.
Already over 50 people have signed up for inaugural stage race.
For more information and to register, please visit: https://www.trakagirona.com