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Sportive Date 13th September 2020
Nights Available 3 to 6 Nights
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UCI Granfondo World Championships Vancouver Poland
Accommodation close to race village
Breakfast, dinners & ride nutrition
Return airport transfers
Mechanic on site & daily warm up rides
Optional Extras Bike rental available
Sportive Overview
UCI Granfondo World Championships By Sportive Breaks
Routes & FAQs
Travel Packages
Tour Overview

UCI Granfondo World Championships

The biggest sportive weekend of the year. Riders from around the world will be in Poznan representing their country for a chance to win the Rainbow Jersey. We are the official travel partner for Team GB and we offer convenient travel packages & pro level support in our Athlete Villages. Stay in centrally located hotels with bike setup area included pro level bike mechanics on hand. Stay with other members of the team in a relaxed atmosphere & ride the race of your life. All our hotel packages for both the ITT & Granfondo include:
- Pro level bike mechanics working just for Team GB riders
- Route recon and warm up rides
- A briefing and Q&A with our expert coach who has ridden both courses
- Secure bike storage, early breakfast & dinner with evening menu designed by a sports nutrionist.
Come stay in one of the Team GB Athlete Villages and whether you are competing for a spot on the podium or just there to take in the atmosphere, you will be part of the team.

Rolling Hills

Terrain

Rolling

Poland

Country

Poland

Moderate

Difficulty

Moderate

Riders

Riders

5000

Sportive Weekend Highlights

Sportive Weekend Highlights

  • The Biggest Ride of the Year

    The UCI Granfondo Worlds is the high point of the amateur cycling season. Take on riders from around the world with a great atmosphere and a real buzz for the whole week. Stay in the official GB race villages to mix with other riders and enjoy support from our expert mechanics, coaches and ride guides.

  • Warm up rides

    Warm up with ride recons and group rides. Your chance to see to prepare for the Granfondo or ITT by seeing the most important parts of the route and meet fellow GB riders on the warm up rides.

Itinerary

The biggest sportive event of the year. The UCI Granfondo World Championships in Poznan sees riders from around the world compete for the rainbox jersey in the Time Trial and Road Race. The pinnacle of sportive racing.

Why Book With Us

  • A range of hotels in the best locations
  • Sportive Breaks mechanic on site
  • Guided Warm Up Rides
  • Pre race briefing with world class cycling coach & private feed station on the route.
  • Easy airport transfers

Itinerary

Tuesday August 27th

Arrival day. We have 6 transfers to meet all UK & Irish flights. Our mechanics are on hand to help with bike builds and we have a short coffee spin late afternoon before a welcome dinner.

Wednesday August 28th

Time trial recon day. After breakfast we head to the route to check out the entire course on the bike and in our vans.

Thursday August 29th

Time trial day. After a decent breakfast head down to the start area. Our chef de mission is at the race village all day to help if you have any issues with the organisers.

Friday August 30th

Arrival day for some. We run 6 transfers to meet all inbound UK & Ireland flights. Our expert mechanics are on hand to build bikes. We have a 50km guided ride today running both in the morning and afternoon.

Saturday August 31st

Final warm up rides in the morning (50km taking in the first and last 25km of the route). In the afternoon our expert coaches give a race briefing with all the information you need, route knowledge and some race advice.

Sunday September 1st

The big day! After an early breakfast, roll to the start. We have a private feed stop on the route so you can grab an extra bottle / bar without having to break stride. In the evening we have a gala dinner to celebrate.

Monday September 2nd

Departure day. We are running six transfers back on Monday to meet all outbound flights to the UK & Ireland.

Choose the hotel

Platinum Palace Residence Boutique HotelHotel Dorrian

Platinum Palace Residence Boutique Hotel

4* hotel close to the race village

  • Great location
  • Spacious rooms
  • Good restaurant
About the Hotel

A perfect blend of location and quality, the Platinum Palace is a good 4* hotel in Poznan with a nice restaurant and spacious rooms. Our mechanics are on site to work on bikes & we all eat together for dinner.

Hotel Dorrian

Good value 3* hotel near the race village

  • Parkside location
  • Friendly staff
  • Good location for UCI Granfondo World Champs
About the Hotel

The Hotel Dorrian is situated perfectly for this weekend - midway between the town centre and the race village and right by a nice park. The hotel is simple but comfortable 3* hotel with good food. Our mechanics are on hand to make sure your bikes are perfect and guided rides leave from the hotel each day.,

Other Services

  • Bike Rental

    We have a fleet of 2019 Giant Advanced Defy available for £139

     
Routes & FAQs

The Routes

The routes are not finalised yet but will be similar to the Poznan Bike Challenge. Expect a very flat route, similar to the Tour of Cambridge, and some fast times.

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Choose the Route

Ride Distance: 120

Elevation gain: 423

This course is subject to change. The Granfondo route heads out West from the city and is very flat and fast. Well suited to riders that excel at the Tour of Cambridgeshire, expect a fast pace from the gun.

Ride Distance: 53.26

Elevation gain: 198

This course is subject to change. The ITT at the moment is relatively long, flat with some technical corners.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Getting There

Fly into Poznan (POZ). We have regular bike box friendly airport shuttles to Poznan on the Tuesday for the ITT & Friday for the Granfondo with returns on Friday & Monday. Transfer times are:
Inbound (Tues & Fri): 10.30am, 12.30m, 3pm & 8.45pm (please arrange flights to arrive at least 30 mins before these)
Outbound (Fri & Mon): arriving at Poznan at 3.45am, 6am, 2pm, 4pm & 6pm (please arrange flights to leave at least 2 hours after these times)
There are direct flights from Stanstead with Ryanain, Luton with Wizz, Dublin with Ryanair & Edinburgh with Ryanair.
If you can't find flights to meet these times please get in touch with our team.

Documents Required

You will need your Racing License, signed medical certificate and a print out of your race number which will be emailed to you prior to the weekend.

What to Pack

This is a flat / rolling Granfondo so a 53/39 should be fine if that's what you normally ride on. The weather should be ideal for racing but the heat waves in Europe have been late in recent years so it may be hot.
Travel Packages

Popular Packages

We have 3 & 6 night packages for the time trial and Granfondo. All our hotels are full entirely of GB riders creating the perfect atmosphere to meet other athletes, Our daily warm up rides leave from the hotel and our mechanics are on hand to work on bikes from 9am to 7pm.

All Packages Include:

  • Return airport transfers
  • Breakfast & dinners
  • Daily warm up rides
  • Mechanical support
  • Private feed stations
  • Pre race briefings
3 Nights: 30th Aug - 2nd Sep 20193 Nights: 27 - 30th Aug 20196 Nights: 27th Aug - 2nd Sep 20194 Nights: 29th Aug - 2nd Sep 2019
Summary Price Quantity Total  

Granfondo Single 4* Package
Price for One Person
Platinum Palace Residence Boutique Hotel
Return Airport Transfers

£549 £549 Sold Out

Granfondo Twin / Double 4* Package
Price for Two People
Platinum Palace Residence Boutique Hotel
Return Airport Transfers

£799 £799 Book Now

Granfondo Single 4* Package
Price for One Person
Mercure Poznań Centrum
Return Airport Transfers

£449 £449 Sold Out

Granfondo Twin / Double 4* Package
Price for Two People
Mercure Poznań Centrum
Return Airport Transfers

£699 £699 Sold Out
Summary Price Quantity Total  

Individual Time Trial Single 4* Package
Price for One Person
Platinum Palace Residence Boutique Hotel
Return Airport Transfers

£499.00 £499.00 Sold Out

Individual Time Trial Twin / Double 4* Package
Price for Two People
Platinum Palace Residence Boutique Hotel
Return Airport Transfers

£799.00 £799.00 Sold Out

Time Trial Single 4* Package
Price for One Person
Mercure Poznań Centrum
Return Airport Transfers

£449 £449 Sold Out

Time Trial Twin / Double 4* Package
Price for Two People
Mercure Poznań Centrum
Return Airport Transfers

£699 £699 Sold Out
Summary Price Quantity Total  

ITT & Granfondo Single 4* Package
Price for One Person
Platinum Palace Residence Boutique Hotel
Return Airport Transfers

£899 £899 Sold Out

ITT & Granfondo Twin / Double 4* Package
Price for Two People
Platinum Palace Residence Boutique Hotel
Return Airport Transfers

£1299 £1299 Sold Out

ITT & Granfondo Single 4* Package
Price for One Person
Mercure Poznań Centrum
Return Airport Transfers

£899 £899 Sold Out

ITT & Granfondo Twin / Double 4* Package
Price forTwo People
Mercure Poznań Centrum
Return Airport Transfers

£1399 £1399 Sold Out
Summary Price Quantity Total  

Granfondo Four Night Single
Price for One People
Mercure Poznań Centrum
Return Airport Transfers

£489 £489 Sold Out

Granfondo Four Night Twin / Double
Price for Two People
Mercure Poznań Centrum
Return Airport Transfers

£929 £929 Sold Out
Stephen, Tour of Flanders, 2017: "Organisation was perfect and marshalling superb. Hotel was great, staff were brilliant - definitely the right move to stay in Oudernaarde and will go back. "

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