UCI confirms 12-race Gravel World Series calendar

UCI confirms 12-race Gravel World Series calendar - articleqs

The Union Cycliste Internationale today announced the Trek UCI Gravel World Series, a mass-participant collection of 12 events that give riders a chance to qualify for the first UCI Gravel World Championships. The UCI still has not announced a date or a location for gravel worlds.

Back in February, a list of the Trek UCI Gravel World Series events was leaked. That list contained 14 events.

One of the events, Jingle Gravel, has posted on its website that the UCI Gravel World Championships will be held in Tuscany, Italy in September. VeloNews asked the UCI to confirm this but did not receive a response.

The UCI said that Trek Bikes signed on as the title sponsor of the series through 2024.

While the Gravel World Series is obviously quite different from the professional WorldTour series of races, the UCI does have experience overseeing mass-participant events with the UCI Gran Fondo World Series, where riders can also qualify for the gran fondo worlds.

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