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Tour des Stations organizes its preparation race in virtual reality

February 10, 2022

Granges, Switzerland / This Saturday, February 12, hundreds of cyclists will compete online on the mythical Col de la Croix-de-Coeur climb and enjoy the sunny Valais valleys from the comfort of their homes on ROUVY.

/ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – From 18th January to 14th February, the online Challenge of the Tour des Stations on ROUVY brought together almost 6,000 participants from all over the world to ride 5 of the most beautiful climbs of the famous cyclosportive. This Saturday, a race will be organized on the famous climb to the Thyon 2000. From Hérémence, this legendary climb goes up to the top of the Thyon resort at 2,090m on a 21km stretch and 1250mD+. Thrill is guaranteed in front of the exceptional panorama of the Grande DIxence Dam and the Dent Blanche mountain.

All cycling enthusiasts and professionals are invited to ride virtually from home, on the smart trainer, connected with the ROUVY application. At the end of the race, a draw will be held to determine the winners of the following 4 prizes for men and women:

  • A free registration to the Tour des Stations 2022 and a Tono bib shorts by Santini
  • A free registration to the Tour des Stations 2022 and cycling socks by Santini
  • A free registration to the Tour des Stations 2022 and a cycling cap by Santini
  • A free registration to the Tour des Stations 2022 and a Tissot watch

Cyclists of all levels are welcome to join. The requirements are plain and simple: a smart trainer and a compatible computer device to run ROUVY’s Augmented Reality app.

The registration for the online race is now open, 12 February at 10am (CET).

About ROUVY

ROUVY is a digital platform that brings the experience of real-life cycling competitions to one’s home. ROUVY offers thousands of exciting and stunning virtual roads to join the pro squad online or explore the world with friends. Combining augmented reality technology with real videos, ROUVY makes home training realistic and fun. Cycling enthusiasts and demanding athletes can cycle the world from home to get in shape or prepare for the next race! www.rouvy.com

About The Tour of Stations

The Tour des Stations has already established itself as a European reference for the most awaited cyclosportives in the summer calendar. The Ultrafondo course with its 240km and 8’200mD+ becomes the toughest one-day cycling race in the world. For more information, visit www.tourdesstations.com. The Tour des Stations is organized by the company R&D Cycling. Its mission is to promote cycling in Switzerland and especially in Valais, by offering popular events and tourism products in synergy with all cycling players of the region.

PRESS CONTACT                          

Grégory Saudan
+41 79 349 37 43
greg@rd-cycling.com