ROUTES

Discover the different distances and routes of the 2021 edition

Click on each drop-down to view the routes, course maps, course profile, and other information. 

17km INDIVIDUAL TIME TRIAL | Friday

Course map

*Start and finish venues to be confirmed

17km 

General information

Route direction: clockwise
Total Distance: 16.9km
Total Elevation: 220m
Start venue: Plaza Lagoi
Finish venue: Plaza Lagoi

Qualifier for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championship – Time Trial.

Category information

  • Individual Time Trial counts for the Tour de Bintan General Classification
  • Cyclists start in 30-seconds intervals.
  • Individual Time Trial equipment rules are the same as for the Gran Fondo Classic i.e. time trial bikes, aero helmets, disc wheels and aero-bars are not allowed.

 

130km/140km GRAN FONDO CLASSIC | Saturday

Course map

* Start and finish venues to be confirmed. Below map and information is for reference only. The 2021 routes has a few small changes (mostly between the 85-95 and 105-125km). Distance and profile will be similar to the 2019 edition.

General information

Route direction: clockwise
Total Distance: 130km/140km
Total Elevation: 1270m
Start venue: Simpang Lagoi
Finish venue: Simpang Lagoi

Qualifier for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championship – Road Race.

Course Profile:

*Note that the GF Classic will still change for the Km109-115 sector. 

Download the 140km Gran Fondo Classic .GPX file here

Category information

  • Cyclists start in multiple wave starts based on their age category.
  • Time interval between wave starts is 10 minutes.
  • Age categories may be combined in one wave start.
  • Cyclists must start in their allocated start (Cyclists starting earlier are disqualified. Cyclists starting later are not disqualified, but keep their original start time.)
  • Cyclists caught by a peloton of a different category or gender are
    allowed to ride in that peloton.
  • Cyclists’ results and start times are based on the gun time of their wave start.
  • The Gran Fondo Classic counts for the Tour de Bintan General Classification.
Cut-off times & points

  • Cyclists will have to complete the ride on 20km/hr average to make the intermediate cut-off points
  • Cyclists who have not passed the cut-off points at prescribed times must abandon the race:
    • Intermediate cut-off points and times will be announced closer to date
  • Cyclists who finish later than 15:15 will not be ranked in the results.
 

108km GRAN FONDO CENTURY | Sunday

Course map

* Start and finish venues to be confirmed

108km

General information

Route direction: anti-clockwise
Total Distance: 108km
Total Elevation: 1060m
Start venue: TBC
Finish venue: TBC

The Gran Fondo Century is part of the Tour de Bintan Package and Gran Fondo Double Package. Cyclists must sign up for the packages to take part.

Category information

  • Cyclists start in multiple waves based on their age category.
  • Time interval between wave starts is 10 minutes.
  • Age categories may be combined in one wave start.
  • Cyclists must start in their allocated start (Cyclists starting earlier are disqualified. Cyclists starting later are not disqualified, but keep their original start time.)
  • Cyclists caught by a peloton of a different category or gender are
    allowed to ride in that peloton.
  • Results and start times are based on the gun time of their wave start.
  • The Gran Fondo Century counts for the Tour de Bintan General Classification.
Cut-off times & points
  • Cyclists will have to complete the ride on 20km/hr average to make the intermediate cut-off points
  • Cyclists who have not passed the cut-off points at prescribed times must abandon the race.
    • Intermediate cut-off points and times will be announced closer to date
  • Cyclists who finish later than 13:15 will not be ranked in the results.
85km GRAN FONDO CHALLENGE | Saturday

Course map

*below map and information is for reference only. The 2021
route has a small extension of 3km around the 20km mark.

*Start and finish venues to be confirmed

General information

Route direction: anti-clockwise
Total Distance: 85km
Total Elevation: 730m
Start venue: Simpang Lagoi
Finish venue: Simpang Lagoi

The Gran Fondo Challenge, although timed, is non-competitive. All finishers receive a medal, but no trophies and prizes are awarded to winners.

Cut-off times & points
  • Cyclists will have to complete the ride on 15km/hr average to make the intermediate cut-off points
  • Cyclists who have not passed the cut-off points at prescribed times (based on last wave start at 9:30) must abandon the race:
    • 19km cut-off: 10:50
    • 62km cut-off: 14:20*
    • 85km finish line cut-off: 15:15
  • Cyclists who finish later than 15:15 will not be ranked in the results.

*Transfer to finish line

55km GRAN FONDO DISCOVERY | Sunday

Course map

*Start and finish venues to be confirmed

55km

General information

Route direction: clockwise
Total Distance: 55km
Total Elevation: 590m
Start venue: TBC
Finish venue: TBC

The Gran Fondo Discovery, although timed, is a non-competitive ride. All finishers receive a medal, but no trophies and prizes are awarded to winners.

Cut-off times & points
  • Cyclists will have to complete the ride on 15km/hr average to make the intermediate cut-off points
  • Cyclists who have not passed the cut-off points at prescribed times must abandon the race:
  • *Intermediate cut-off timings will be announced closer to event date
  • Cyclists who finish later than 13:15 will not be ranked in the results.

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