Kopse and Vlaovic winners in a very international Gran Fondo Novi Sad

The first edition of the UCI Gran Fondo World Series event in Serbia saw an international peloton, with 10 different nationalities represented in the top 20 of the men’s race. The 100km Granfondo, which started and finished in Serbia’s second-largest city, highlighted the global appeal of the event. Slovenia’s Igor Kopse, a multiple world champion […]

Rincon defends title in Costa Rica, Morales captures women’s victory

The second edition of the Costa Rican UCI Gran Fondo event began at the national football stadium in San José and concluded 127 km west in Puntarenas at the Pacific Ocean. This year’s race saw the same winner as last year: Diyer Rincon from Colombia. Rincon outsprinted two other riders at the finish line, with […]

Double Delight for Belgian Couple at Granfondo Svendborg

In the first edition of the Granfondo Svendborg on the Danish island of Funen, we saw 1700 riders from 31 different countries showing up for a 23km time trial on Saturday and a granfondo or mediofondo of respectively 157 and 77km on Sunday. Norwegian Vidar Mehl (M35-39) was the strongest on Saturday, winning the overall […]

International podiums at the 43rd Maraton Franja

One of the oldest Granfondos in Europe and host of the 2014 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships had another great event this weekend with more than 5000 riders at the start of one of the disciplines. In the 21.2km time trial on Friday which is back on the program for the first time since covid, […]

7500 riders in action in three events this weekend

The weekend is set to be bustling with activity as 7,396 riders have registered for one of three events in the UCI Gran Fondo World Series. The Maraton Franja in Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, kicks off the weekend today with a time trial on a 21.2km out-and-back loop starting from the commercial center, BTC City. A […]