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13-04-2022 | Frank Jansen

Skoda Velotour: a top notch gran fondo. You can ride it for free.

It's raining give aways at CycloWorld! This week we have not one, but two. You can go for free to a very nice German gran fondo, the ŠKODA Velotour. We also have a discount promotion for you.

ŠKODA Velotour

The Skoda Velotour is a typical German gran fondo, or Jedermanrennen as the Germans call it themselves. This gran fondo is, as often in Germany, linked to a professional race. Ride the Skoda Velotour in the morning and enjoy the WorldTour race Eschborn-Frankfurt in the afternoon. The Velotour is a big name in Germany. In the COVID year 2021 there were still over 3000 people at the start and in 2019 even 5500.

The course is anything but flat, there is a lot of climbing to do. The first 25 kilometers are to warm up, but then it goes up to the Feldberg for 20 kilometers. The highest point of the Taunus Mountains. Of this climb, more than 10 kilometers are clocked for the mountain prize.

For all distances, almost everyone is back by early afternoon. There's plenty of time left to see the pros.

Everything else you need to know:

  • Date: Sunday May 1
  • Start / finish: Eschborn (close to Frankfurt).
  • Courses:
    • ŠKODA Velotour Classic: 100km/1700m+
    • ŠKODA Velotour Express: 88km/1450m+
    • ŠKODA Velotour Skyline: 40km/350m+
  • Course: completely car-free.
  • Type of event: gran fondo, so with time registration (and a climbers classification).
  • Starting times: between 8:45 and 9:45 uur.

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Discount code and give away

For this special gran fondo we have not one but two offers. You can chose, feel free to use both.

  1. 5% discount with the coupon code EF22_GERMANCLASSIC. Registration can be done here.
  2. You may also enter our give away in which we raffling off tickets. Instructions below.

Win a free ticket

The only thing you'll have to do is fill out this form. Do if before April 18. That day al the participants will receive an email with further instructions.

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