Gran Fondo Team Tirol

The countdown is now on to the 2018 UCI Road World Championships in Innsbruck-Tirol, the biggest summer sports event ever to take place in the Tirol region. To promote the World Championships among fans of cycling both in Austria and around the world, the regional tourism board Tirol Werbung has come up with a special idea: the Gran Fondo Team Tirol. This team of cyclists will spread the message of the 2018 UCI Road World Championships with plenty of fun and enthusiasm at many mass-participation cycling events in the run-up to the World Championships.

What are gran fondos?

Gran fondos are national and international cycling events with a race-like character but open to all. They are often held on the same courses as major professional races. The largest and most famous gran fondos have thousands of participants. One of the most well-known such events in the world is without a doubt the Ötztal Bike Marathon, while others include the Nove Colli, the Maratona dles Dolomites in Italy, Ride London-Surrey and the Hamburg Cyclassics with over 20,000 riders.


What is the Gran Fondo Team Tirol?

Certainly not a racing team! The main aim of the event is to raise interest in the 2018 UCI Road World Championships in the cycling community both in Austria and around the world. As well as performing on the road, the team will be an ambassador for the 2018 UCI Road World Championships through its  communication skills and expertise on the 2018 World Championships in Innsbruck-Tirol.




Here you can find the latest information about the Gran Fondo Team Tirol!

Ein Blick auf die Strecken der Straßenrad WM 2018

Fri 22/09/2017

Das Gran Fondo Team Tirol hat sich die Strecke des Herren Elite Road Race der Straßenrad WM 2018 gemeinsam mit Thomas Rohregger im…

Ötztaler Radmarathon

Tue 19/09/2017

Servus TV hat das Gran Fondo Team Tirol beim Ötztaler Radmarathon, dem härtesten Amateur-Radrennen der Welt, begleitet.

Kufsteinerland Radmarathon

Mon 18/09/2017

Für das Gran Fondo Team Tirol sind beim Kufsteiner Radmarathon sechs Mitglieder an den Start gegangen. Die Wetterbedingungen waren…

Haute Route Dolomites

Fri 08/09/2017

Ein Renntagebuch. Bianca Somavilla berichtet von der Haute Route Dolomites.

Arlberg Giro

Fri 04/08/2017

While one part of the Gran Fondo Team Tirol took on the 100-mile route of the RideLondon race, a second team of 5 members…

Ride London

Mon 31/07/2017

Last weekend the British capital was all about cycling. At the Prudential RideLondon, tens of thousands of cyclists conquered…

Dressed for success in the Wachau region

Mon 17/07/2017

At the weekend, the Gran Fondo Team Tirol wore the rainbow jersey of the 2018 UCI Road Championships Innsbruck-Tirol during the…

On the road in Tirol

Mon 10/07/2017

After Eschborn-Frankfurt and Nove Colli, the Gran Fondo Team attended three races in Tirol.

Fiat Lüftner

Mon 19/06/2017

The Gran Fondo Team Tirol has a strong partner: the Fiat Talento. And as its name suggests, the Fiat Talento is a natural when it…

Nove Colli

Sun 21/05/2017

The Nove Colli – starting and finishing in the town of Cesenatico in the beautiful Emilia Romagna region of Italy – is one of the…


Mon 01/05/2017

Cycling’s Spring Classics are famous for their changeable weather – and the Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt event was…