ROUTES

Discover the different distances and routes of the 2020 edition

17km INDIVIDUAL TIME TRIAL | Friday, 27 March

Course map

*Start and finish venues to be confirmed

 

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, 28 March

Course map

* Start and finish venues to be confirmed. Below map and information is for reference only. The 2020 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.

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, 29 March

Course map

* Start and finish venues to be confirmed

General information

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

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, 28 March

Course map

*below map and information is for reference only. The 2020
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, 29 March

Course map

*Start and finish venues to be confirmed

General information

Route direction: clockwise
Total Distance: 55km
Total Elevation: 590m
Start venue: Bintan Lagoon Resort
Finish venue: Bintan Lagoon Resort

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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