Presented by: Shimano Experience Center



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Gravel Fondo Limburg is a new gravel race within the UCI Gravel World Series in the most beautiful cycling area of the Netherlands: South Limburg. The race and region are characterized by cycling history, rolling hills, lössgrond and beautiful unpaved roads. 


The signposted course starts at the Shimano Experience Center in Valkenburg. The start will be a tough and challenging one with climbing the famous Cauberg. After approximately 5 km riders will enter the local loop of 34 km. Riders will ride the loop two or three times depending their distance. The course is a mixture of gravel sections with shorter paved sections in the middle of the beautiful Limburg landscape. After completing the local laps riders will ride a final 6 km back to the finish at the Shimano Experience Center. The total distance of the full course is either 79 km or 113 km.

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Route info


- Start and finish Shimano Experience Center, Valkenburg

- Lead-in 5.1 km

- Parcours (loop) 33.8 km

- Finish stretch 6 km

- Official qualifier distance UCI Gravel World Championships (men 60+ and women 50+) 79 km

- Official qualifier distance UCI Gravel World Championships (men 19-59 and women 19-49) 113 km

- There will be feed stations

- Participants will receive the exact route (GPX) shortly before event, a link to the final course will be sent by email

- Additional information will follow soon


Home of Cycling: Shimano Experience Centre

The Shimano Experience Centre: originated from our mission ‘Closer to Nature, Closer to People’. A beautiful and unique location where people and nature are central. It is a place where we want everyone to meet with cycling and fishing. Whether you are a starting or advanced cyclist or fisherman, want to know more about materials, need a new outfit or want to drink a cup of coffee in our coffee corner… everything is possible.
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