Giro d´Italia Legends Virtual Experience

Grand Tours Project

Apr / 9 / 2020

Grand Tours Project invites you to be part of a special ride from the comfort of your home! Ride with some great champions of the recent past, such as Gianni Bugno, Mario Cipollini, Alberto Contador, Claudio Chiappucci and many more, Riding the las 34.5kms from Vitese Stage of the Giro d´Italia!

Do not miss it! Join Grand Tours Project and Giro d´Italia organisation Sunday 12 of April from 11.00 hrs to 18.00 hrs (CET). You will cycle on the last 37.4 kilometers of the Giovinazzo - Vieste stage in the Gargano.

All you need is your bike, a smart trainer, and a Garmin or Tacx account and device. Simples!

What do you need to participate and preliminary operations?

There are several ways to simulate on a GPX track with a smart trainer. Each of you will have your own preferred method, but we suggest two: via an Edge cycle computer and via the Tacx App. In any case, what should not be missing is an interactive trainer, such as the Tacx NEO 2T Smart or a Tacx FLUX S Smart or similar.

Join the official group

To compose the final ranking and recover the track of the route, you must also join the Garmin Connect.

In the following official link, you will find more information relevant to this event.

Oh and if you loved this ... then why not join us for the full Giro d’Italia Virtual, which will start on Saturday 18 April with 7 stages where you can also cycle together with the professionals. We will keep you posted and will share the full information shortly so you can join this great virtual experience too!

If for some reason you can't ride the Giro d´Italia Legends this Sunday, we invite you to take a look at our meet-up social rides on Zwift. More and more guests and new riders are joining us. It is a lot of fun and it is social, as we are able to chat whilst riding and exploring the roads of Watopia and other new worlds or simulated real places where previous world championships have been held. Rememer...

- Monday (13.00hrs CET) and Friday (10.00hrs CET) - Social Ride - "2.5 to 3.2 w/kg" - 45kms (Aprox 1.20hrs)

- Tuesday (18.00hrs CET) and Thursday (12.30hrs CET) - Social Ride - "1 to 2.4 w/kg" 35kms (Aprox 1.10 hrs)

So we suggest you buy, borrow or beg for a smart trainer, get set up, join us on Sunday and beyond. No excuses, it is time to start gaining kilometres, getting in shape, and an opportunity to socialise - talk and share with friends while we ride together!