Jul 30th — 2021
Bad Homburg, Germany / July 29th, 2021 - As in the previous year, Bad Homburg's open criterium road race will run virtually, in its 42nd edition, on Sunday, August 1st, 2021 5:00 p.m. CEST on ROUVY. The special guests will be Nils Politt from Bora-Hansgrohe and John Degenkolb from Lotto-Soudal.
Jul 20th — 2021
Kobe, Japan / July 20, 2021 - Arima Cycle invites riders from all over the world to join the ‘Arima & Mt.Rokko Virtual Ride Race 2021’ on Thursday, July 22nd at 15:00 JST (8:00 am CEST). Everyone is welcome to challenge the continental Japanese pros on ROUVY in the 2nd virtual retreat to the Arima Hot Spring, the oldest town of hot springs in Japan.
Jul 13th — 2021
KNYSNA, South Africa/ July 13th, 2021 – The 2021 Rotary Knysna Cycle Tour, initially planned to offer cyclists both a real and a virtual experience of its iconic routes, will now take place only as an online edition on ROUVY. Due to a prompt ban on public events in South Africa, the Knysna Cycle Tour had to cancel the real life events set for the weekend of July 17 and 18. Instead, the international cycling community will traverse the beautiful surrounds of the Knysna area on real routes in the virtual augmented environment on ROUVY. The Virtual Knysna Cycle Tour Challenge that takes place from 5 July till 1 August 2021, will hold the virtual race on July 17th.
Jul 2nd — 2021
Spartanburg, South Carolina / July 1st, 2021 - globalbike, together with ROUVY’s augmented reality platform, announces a virtual challenge. The Challenge enables anyone, both competitive athletes and casual hobby riders, to ride in Tanzania virtually and at the same time, raises awareness and funds for globalbike-supported projects. globalbike transforms the lives of women in rural Tanzanian communities for the better. Bicycle accessibility in Tanzania helps women to meet their basic needs, overcome their daily struggles and pursue better lives.
Jun 29th — 2021
Laval, Mayenne, France / June 28, 2021 - Stage 5 of the Tour de France 2021 arrives at the Mayenne department on June 30th. To celebrate the French tour, the Mayenne Council, in cooperation with the local AR/VR trade show “Laval Virtual”, has digitized the 2021 ITT Stage, on ROUVY. This gives any person in the world, the opportunity to visit the famous roads virtually, from home, alongside the cycling pros. To mark the occasion, the opening virtual race for the global community is to take place on June 29th, 14:00 CEST.
Jun 24th — 2021
The ŠKODA Velorace in Dresden (SVRD) is the most beautiful city cycling tour in Germany. The open virtual race on ROUVY invites everyone to discover the city from home and challenge former UCI World Champion Bert Grabsch this weekend, June 27.
Jun 17th — 2021
Parma, Italy / June 17, 2021 The PedalItaly Parma Virtual Race on ROUVY is set for June 22nd, free and open for everyone. Cycling enthusiasts from all over the world are invited to discover the heart of the Parma Apennines from home. The 1:1 augmented course represents immersive racing over rolling hills of the Parma vicinity in a truly beautiful and natural environment.
Jun 16th — 2021
Japan / June 16th, 2021 - Yamaguchi prefecture invites the global cycling community to explore the “end of the world” via ROUVY’s enhanced, augmented, open race this Sunday, June 20th. The newly released virtual route presents a ride around the beautiful and iconic tourist location from the Sea of Japan, the island of Tsunoshima along with its famous bridge and lighthouse. The 1:1 virtual replica of this postcard place with white sands and emerald green waters is now available for the virtual-bike cruise from home.
May 26th — 2021
Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg / May 26, 2021 - This Saturday, the trio of friends, all former World Tour stars, provide a chance to challenge them online with real efforts, on a smart trainer. Schleck Gran Fondo, the qualifier for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships, will host an open virtual race, with cool prizes on ROUVY, on May 29th, 10:00 a.m. CEST. The international cycling community has a unique chance to race a 1:1 GF Schleck simulation with the Tour de France winner, Andy Schleck and his friends. All three of them had proudly sported the yellow leader jersey on the Tour de France stages in the past.
May 21st — 2021
Mondorf-les-Bains, Luxembourg / May 21, 2021 - With the outdoor race rescheduled for September 25, 2021, the qualifier for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships goes virtual on ROUVY today. The SGF race teams up with the global augmented reality ROUVY platform, making a unique European fondo experience accessible to all cycling enthusiasts around the world. Now everyone is able and welcome to test Fränk Schleck’s beautiful training routes from home!
May 12th — 2021
Yokohama, Japan / May 12th, 2021 - YOKOHAMA CYCLE STYLE 2021 will host 2 virtual criterium races through its city centre on ROUVY, on May 15th and 16th. The largest bicycle event in Yokohama, the 2nd biggest city in Japan, enhances augmented racing during its actual outdoor fest as part of its special event program. The augmented route introduces the city’s sightseeing attractions with its ‘jaw-dropping’ architecture, to the global community via the virtual bike cruise.
May 7th — 2021
Lucca, Tuscany (Italy) / May 5th, 2021 – From May 10th onwards, the global cycling community will be competing virtually on beautiful, real-life routes across Italy. Those who dream about cycling in Italy are welcome to ride these routes from the best Italian races and stage tours, right from their own homes.
Apr 30th — 2021
Frankfurt, Germany / April 30, 2021 - Gesellschaft zur Förderung des Radsports mbH, the event organizer behind the UCI-licensed races of ESCHBORN-FRANKFURT and DEUTSCHLAND TOUR, organizes, the German ‘pros-only’, 2 Virtual qualifying races on ROUVY. Only German licensed professionals, over 100 men and 25 women will compete in the “Men’s BUNDESLIGA” and the “Women's BUNDESLIGA”, respectively, on May 1st.
Apr 23rd — 2021
Andorra la Vella, Andorra / April 23d, 2021 - As part of the 2021 Gran Fondo World Tour®, the Virtual World Championship will hold its 2nd Round race on April 27th, on the ROUVY racing platform. This virtual event will be live-streamed and will offer ‘series points’ that count towards the 2021 Gran Fondo Virtual World Championships®, for riders to collect and compete for the $3,000 prize money.
Apr 23rd — 2021
Tokyo, Japan / April 22, 2021 - ROUVY has signed a partnership agreement with growB Sports (Globe Sports Communications Ltd.) to boost its activities and grow the community for its MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) sports application in Japan.
Apr 19th — 2021
Prague, Czech republic / April 14th 2021 - This year L’Etape Czech Republic can be exclusively tried in advance from the comfort of your own home. ROUVY became the official partner of the project and digitized one of the nicest sections of the route. Cyclists can ride them accompanied by Czech cycling professionals.
Apr 14th — 2021
Brasilia, Brasil / April 15, 2021 - TOUR DE BRASÍLIA defines a new sports scenario in Brazil. A series of group rides on April 17th, 19th, ending with a final race on 21st will take place on ROUVY’s augmented reality platform. Cyclists worldwide are welcome to ride in the capital of Brazil, alongside the pros, to experience the most famous Brazilian race from their own home.
Mar 31st — 2021
Brasilia, Brazil / March 31, 2021 - BRAZILIAN VIRTUAL CYCLING announces official partnership with ROUVY. The organization plans to extend the main events with their digital version and provide their best courses for the exciting augmented racing experience.
Mar 29th — 2021
March 29, 2021 - Beginning the 1st of April till the 5th, the global cycling community will be competing virtually on beautiful, real-life racecourses across 5 countries. Together with Elite, Santini and PEDALITALY, ROUVY launches the open-to-all Easter virtual race series that will visit great locations in Germany, Italy, Spain, Australia and Taiwan! The overall general classification ranking includes a new format of a multi-lap crit race, right at the very first event hosted in the German location.
Mar 24th — 2021
Prague, Czech Republic / March 24, 2021 - The Czech Cycling Federation (CCF) presents the ŠKODA eCUP 2021 Grand Finale on ROUVY. This race series ends with the official first-in-the-history Czech National Championships in virtual cycling e-sports among professional riders. The names of the first-ever e-cycling champions of the Czech Republic will be known on Thursday.