2023 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships with Sportive Breaks
The biggest sportive cycling event of the year. The 2023 UCI Granfondo World Championships Gran Fondo takes place on Friday 4th of August. The Time Trial takes place on Monday 7th of August. The event sees riders from around the world compete for the Rainbow Jersey in the Time Trial and Gran Fondo Road Race. This event is the pinnacle of amateur Gran Fondo racing. To qualify, enter one of the events that’s part of the 2022 and 2023 UCI Gran Fondo World Series and all you have to do is finish in the top 20% of your age group. Qualifying is not as hard as you think so give it a go and represent your country in 2023!
Spread your payments: Our payment plan is an interest-free payment method where you will have the opportunity to spread payment for your booking
Book with the official Tour Operator: Sportive Breaks are the official travel partner for the 2023 Cycling World Championships for amateur cyclists and fans
Choice of hotels: We offer the best choice of hotels for every budget close to the start and finish.
Choice of packages: We offer a 2 or 3 night tour for the Gran Fondo and the Time Trial. We also offer a 6 night tour that takes in both events.
Cycling services: As well as hotels, we will also offer mechanic services, transport, bike rental and guided rides on the course.
Extension packages: Book with us to experience some of the other cycling world championship events taking place at the same time.
2023 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships
The 2023 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships will take place in Glasgow and Scotland. the venues for the two events will be confirmed at a later date. The event brings together qualifying cyclists from all over the world. The winner in each age group will have the honour of wearing the coveted rainbow jersey for a year as official UCI Gran Fondo world champion.
Launched in 2011, the UCI Gran Fondo World Series (formerly known as the UCI World Cycling Tour) is a series of UCI-sanctioned road races held all over the world. Throughout the 2022-2023 season, a series of events will qualify the top 20% in each age group for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships. The age group winners of the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships are awarded the UCI rainbow jersey. The qualifier events are open to riders of all levels: those who aim to make the podium and others who wish to cross the finish line in the best possible time. For more information: http://www.ucigranfondoworldseries.com/
The Gran Fondo and Medio Fondo take place on Friday 4th August 2023 with a route that starts and finishes in a location to be confirmed in Scotland. The Time Trial takes place on Monday 7th August in a location TBC.
The courses will be announced at a later date. Women up to the 45 – 49 age group and men up to the 65 – 69 age group will take part in the Gran Fondo long distance. Women and men in the older age groups will compete on the Medio Fondo short distance. On the Time Trial all age groups will do the same distance.
For reference, below you will find the 2022 routes.
A flat or short easy sportive.
Rolling terrain with the occasional tougher section.
Plenty of tough sectors but suitable for most regular riders.
We offer optional airport transfers from Edinburgh and Glasgow Airport for you, your luggage and your bike box. Please contact us directly to discuss private transfer options. Please do contact our team [email protected]
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