Belgian road cycling hero joins El Giro de Rigo

El granfondo El Giro de Rigo 2023 is taking place next Saturday and they announced Wout van Aert will be their guest of honor, which can be compared with bib-number 312 in the granfondo Mallorca 312.

Past winner of cycling monument Milano - Sanremo and former cyclo cross world champion did earlier this year already several cycling trips outside professional road bicycle racing starting with a bikepacking adventure at the end of April (after his unfortunate 2nd place in Paris-Roubaix) and participating in the gravel race Houffa Gravel at the end of August.

El Giro de Rigo, is named after Colombian the extremely popular professional cyclist Rigoberto Uran (with 1.8 million followers on Instagram), was first organized in 2018 with departure and finish in the beautiful Guatapé, Antioquia with Chris Froome as the honored participant. Last years special guest featured Tadej Pogacar.

El Rigo de Rigo is an annual one-day recreational road cycling race in Colombia and is this year taking place on the roads of the department of Cundinamarca, of which Bogota is the capital ... read more

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