ŠKODA Poznań
Bike Challenge

ŠKODA Poznan Bike Challenge is the fourth edition of the biggest cycling event in Poland. Professional riders, athletic enthusiasts, recreational cyclists, and even the youngest fans of bike riding will enter the lists on Malta Lake. They will compete on 4 different routes – each with varying degree of difficulty. Cyclists under the sign of ŠKODA Poznan Bike Challenge will take up the city on September 10, 2017 and the Malta Lake will become the cycling center of Poland. In 2016 the race took record of more than 6 000 riders. The competitions will be accompanied by numerous attractions – that is the reason why you cannot miss it. It will be about sport, family, and above all, cycling!



UCI Gran Fondo World Series

ŠKODA Poznan Bike Challenge is the exclusive licensee of the International Cycling Union UCI on the distance of 120 km and 16 km Time Trial. The cycle ‘UCI Gran Fondo World Series’ is a series of competitions organized all over the world, including Dubai and St. Tropez. Poznan has joined the elite in 2014. The final of this year's elimination will be held in Italy. More http://www.ucigranfondoworldseries.com.

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ROUTES

Routes and distances of each race are approximate and subject to change. The exact distance and route will be announced no later than one month before the Event.

LONG DISTANCE (CIRCA 120 KM) ŠKODA CHALLENGE

ŠKODA Challenge is the longest route. It is intended for the most persistent and determined racers. The time limit of the race is 6 hours. It is the elimination of the UCI Gran Fondo World Series. The time limit of the race is 6 hours.

The routes are approximate and may change due to the safety of the competitors.


16 KM ŠKODA TIME TRIAL

ŠKODA TIME TRIAL in the individual time trial is the competition from the series of UCI Gran Fondo World Series. Each of the players will have to overcome four laps of the track, for a total of 16 km. Players will compete individually every 30 seconds, in the non-drafting formula. The race will be held on 09/09/2017 at Tor Poznan. It is the elimination of the UCI Gran Fondo World Series.

The routes are approximate and may change due to the safety of the athletes.


AVERAGE DISTANCE (CIRCA 50 KM) ALLEGRO CHALLENGE

Allegro Challenge - this distance has been provided for athletic enthusiasts of cycling who want to try their hand in the competition on a little shorter but still challenging route.

The routes are approximate and may change due to the safety of the competitors.


DISTANCE (CIRCA 18 KM) ŠKODA FAMILY CHALLENGE

ŠKODA Family Challenge - the route that will please more recreational cyclists, as well as family teams. It is 18 km ride through Poznan, in an atmosphere of great fun. The time limit of the race is 1.5 hours.

The routes are approximate and may change due to the safety of the competitors.


5 KM KIDS CHALLENGE

Kids Challenge is a 5 km cycling adventure for children. Children will have the chance to develop the sporting spirit and learn the rules of the competition on the route. Little ones can ride our scenic route accompanied by caregivers.