Launched in 2011, the UCI Gran Fondo World Series (formerly known asthe UCI World Cycling Tour) is a series of UCI-sanctioned road races held all over the world. Throughout the season, 22 events qualify the top 25% in each age group for the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships(the former UWCT Final and UCI Masters Road World Championships). The age group winners of the UCI Gran Fondo World Championships are awarded the UCI rainbow jersey. The qualifier events are open to riders of all levels: those who aim to make the podium and others who wish tocross the finish line in the best possible time.
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