Check here the 2018 Gran Fondo Alberto Contador Rider’s Schedule:

28 de September:

9:00:  EXPO opening and bib number deliver on Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort.
10:00 a 12:00 h: Breakfast in Gobik’s stand and attend to a technical talk.
17:00 a 19:00 h: Launch and take a beer in La Terraza del Oliva Nova.
18:00 a 19:00 h: Visit the bus of the professional cycling team Polartec – Kometa Cycling Team.
19:00: Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso will talk with the participants of Gran Fondo Alberto Contador. Speaker: Juan Mari Guajardo.20:00:
21:00: EXPO closure.

29 de September:

Before the start:

Have a good breakfast for fuel!
Don’t forget to place the bib number on your handlebar
We recommend wearing the official jersey
Don’t forget the emergency card
5:30 – 7:15: Bib number deliver in Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort.

The cyclosportive

07:30: Participants are called to the start in Calle Murillo. The access will be from the rear in order of arrival.
08:00: Start of the of the VIII Gran Fondo Alberto Contador.
10:00: EXPO and Oliva Nova Cafeteria opening.
12:00 h – 16:00: Pasta Party in dining room zone in Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort.
13:00*: Arrival of the first finisher of Gran Fondo Alberto Contador.
15:35: Finish time limit of Gran Fondo Alberto Contador.
15:45: Handling over of the trophies.
16:00 a 17:00: Visit the bus of the professional cycling team Polartec – Kometa Cycling Team.

* Times estimated.

After the cyclosportive:

Enjoy a massage.
Visit the EXPO Mallorca 312.
Remember to engrave your medal with your name and time in the Grabo booth.
Enjoy a pasta buffet, take a beer and Coca-Cola in the Pasta Party.

RECOMMENDATIONS

Feed stations with drinks will provide:

Water.
Coca-Cola.
Isotonic drink (Nutrixxion, official energy partner of Gran Fondo Alberto Contador)
Energy bars and gels (Nutrixxion).
Sandwiches (Nutella, ham&cheese).
Nuts.
Fruits.

Mechanical assistance in the feed stations.

WC service will be available in each feed station. Please make proper use of them.
Each participant who reach the finish line within the time established by the organization will
– Have access to the Pasta Party stand open during all arrival times.
– Receive a digital accrediting diploma and finisher medal, that can be engraved at Grabo stand.
The limit time of completion of the course will be at 3:35 p.m.
It is advisable to carry some money and a mobile phone during the event.
The Gran Fondo Alberto Contador is a demanding test, both for the runner and the bicycle. Do not forget to review the good condition of your machine the days before the event.
All the participants are reminded that there will be the ‘group with the green-dotted jerseys’ consisting of cyclists specialist in motivation and ultra-endurance competitions that will set the pace and pull the group to complete the course in the maximum time established by the organization. If you have doubts about being able to complete the event in the maximum time, join them!
After traveling the first section of 23 km in a grouped way, each runner will be able to follow his rhythm during the rest of the race enjoying a closed circuit to the traffic. Ride on the right and leave the left lane free for the organization’s cars. If you are overtaken by the broom car, remember that you are out of the race and you must circulate respecting the traffic regulations.
Pay special attention to the dangerous sections duly marked by the organization.