Gran Fondo World Tour ® Gravel Series lands in Rwanda at the Gorilla Gravel Race
From 10-12th June, Kigali and Lake Ruhondo in the North Volcanoes region will host the African round of the 2022 Gran Fondo World Tour ® Gravel Series
Whith 3 stages, first a 100 km Baby Gorilla stage, second a 25 km time trial and a finally a 150 km long distance Silverback stage in high mountains the 3 days of racing will certainly challenge all participants.
Gorilla Gravel is 4 days of camping, 3 days of racing different formats, 325 km of distance and 6,000m of elevation gain. All in the heart of Africa!
More more information, please visit: www.gravelgorilla.com
About the 2022 Gran Fondo World Tour ® Gravel Series
With 8 events in 4 continents, GFWT ® launch this additional events as part of regular calendar embracing the new #gravel way.
The calendar will work with same points and system as road series, but will add a new category for one who complete almost 3 events of the series in gravel .
Spain, France, Cyprus, Kazakhstan, USA, Italy and Rwanda offer an extended offer to enjoy the different gravel landscapes. Searching for an explorational “philosophy” and avoiding the pure competition component proposed by UCI or other federations. Embracing this new scenarios as Africa, Central Asia, USA mid mountain areas and European paths.
2022 Gran Fondo World Tour ® Gravel Series Calendar
11-16 April, Bedrock Gravel Festival, Limasol (Cyprus)
23 April, Cyclo Sud Bourgogne (France)
19-12 June, Gorila Gravel Race, Kigali (Rwanda)
31 July, Macedonia Gravel Grinder, Conneticut (USA)
4-5 September, Italian Gravel Trophy, Emilia Romagna (Italy)
22 September, Silk Way Gravel, Almaty Region (Kazakhstan)
25 September, Jersey Gravel Grinder Deux, NJ, (USA)
8-9 October, La Vinya Gravel, Pallaresos-Catalonia- (Spain)
“These new events add variety to the calendar and expand our influence beyond pure road #granfondo, because we identify some of our community members as fans of road and gravel equally, this opens a new perspective for us to embrace more people in our community, we are so happy about the new events. Gravel is a life style more important than competition where we want everyone involved“ said Dani Buyo, CEO-Founder Gran Fondo World Tour ®
All participants in the first 4 events are entered into a lottery with the chance of winning free registration and hotel accomodation at the The Italian Gravel Trophy, 4-5 Sept. in the Emilia Romagna Region thanks to GFWT ® and INBICI event promoter.