Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Gran Fondo World Series is awarded to Tour de Bintan along with select cycling events across the world.
The UCI Gran Fondo World Series is a ‘cycling for all’ series where cyclists from all over the world can participate in events where they can obtain their ticket for the official UCI Gran Fondo World Championships in different age groups.
There are qualifier events for both road-races and time-trial. The UCI Gran Fondo World Championship will crown the new UCI World Champions in Road racing and Time-trial. The World Championship event will be held in Albi, France on 24-27 August 2017.