A brand new cycling event comes to town with the Gran Fondo New York (GFNY), GFNY Malaysia which will be hosted in Ipoh, Perak on April 23rd 2017.
Riding through lush rainforest and along limestone hills for 160km on the Gran Fondo Race, there will also be a shorter distance, 80km for Medium Fondo Race. The race is open to cyclists of all levels with the tagline “Be A Pro For A Day” and will be held in conjunction with Ipoh Cycle Fest from April 23 to 30. Destination Perak Sdn Bhd and X Camp Adventure Sdn Bhd will be overseeing GFNY Malaysia, organising and managing the race.
Gran Fondo New York will hold 14 races worldwide with Malaysia scheduled as the fifth race. The champions of each GFNY race will qualify to race at the Official World Championship in New York City for the Gran Fondo New York World Champion crown.
Every participant will receive a neon green GFNY race jersey made in Italy, which has become a sought-after badge of honour. The GFNY 2016-2017 series will kick off in Colombia on Feb 26 and end in New York City on May 21.