June 01, 2016 (Gatineau, QC) – The World’s best women cyclists are back in Gatineau this week, for the Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau’s 7th edition. Top women athletes from around the globe will face off in the Road Race event on Thursday (June 2), and the Time Trial event on Friday (June 3). The official UCI Team Presentation will take place Thursday, June 2, on Promenade du Portage, near Aubry St. at 12:00pm.
For the first time, professional cyclists will go through the heart of downtown Gatineau. The start of the Thursday race will take place at the intersection of Rue Aubry and Promenade du Portage, while the Finish Line of the Friday Time Trial will be set at this same location.
Coupe Québec Cuisses Or de l’Outaouais, recognized by the FQSC as part of their series for the youth category, is back this year with a Road Race on June 4th and the Sprint event, the Skill Competition event and the Criterium on June 5th.
Also, back for the 2016 Edition, our Fondos events of 118,8 KM or 69,3 KM on safe and closed roads passing through Allumettières Boulevard and the magnificent paths of the Gatineau Park. Over 500 cyclists from all across Quebec and Ontario are expected again this year.
Finally, the Velo Village will be offering a wide array of activities, local bicycle vendors and specialized services, near Brodeur Street.
More information here.