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Strava Challenge with Alberto Contador

We invite you to complete the Giro d’Italia Virtual by BKOOL Strava Challenge alongside a very special guest, the great Alberto Contador


General Rules

How to take part in the Group Ride with Alberto Contador?

Register in BKOOL, download BKOOL Cycling and pair the app with your Smart Trainer from any brand or Smart Bike. First time in BKOOL? Remember that you have a 30 day free trial to access all of our content (routes, fitness classes, workouts, velodromes etc) including this special Group Ride with the great Alberto Contador.

To take part in the Group RIde you must enter the simulator at 18:30 (CET) on Monday 20th March 2023 and join the session which you will find highlighted by a yellow star in the LIVE section of BKOOL. Take advantage of the warm up period to join the route (from 18:30 until 18:40) and head off from the starting line with one of the best cyclists of all time.

Have you ever dreamt of sharing a training session with a legend as big as Alberto Contador? His spectacular sporting success speaks for itself. It isn’t every day that you get the chance to share alongside one of the biggest stars in history.

*Participation is limited to the first 150 users to join the session. Once the session is full, new sessions will automatically open on the same route to be able to compare your time with Alberto Contador.

How to register for the Giro d’Italia Virtual by BKOOL Strava Challenge?

The Group Ride with Alberto Contador will take place on the segment of our Giro d’Italia Virtual by BKOOL Strava Challenge. The Segment corresponds to the Prologue stage of the Giro d’Italia 2022 in Budapest and just by completing it, you can enter the draw for some really spectacular prizes. To join the Challenge, all you need to do is following these simple steps:

  1. Connect your BKOOL profile STRAVA with this simple step
  2. Enter your STRAVA user account and join the challenge. Make sure that the privacy settings in STRAVA are set so that your activity is visible to ‘Everyone’.
  3. While you are there join the STRAVA BKOOL Club. Complete the following three steps before the Group Ride starts.
  4. Enter the BKOOL app and complete the segment included in the Budapest TISSOT ITT stage with Alberto Contador. You will find the session highlighted in the LIVE section of BKOOL on Monday 20th March at 18:30 (CET)
  5. When you complete the stage, remember to save the session so that it automatically uploads to your STRAVA account.
  6. Once your activity has been published on STRAVA, you will receive an email from STRAVA. Follow the steps in the email to take part in the prize draw.

Just for taking part in the Challenge, you could win one of the following fantastic prizes:

  • 1 Technogym Ride Smartbike valued at 4850€
  • 1 exclusive experience for two people to attend the first stage of the Giro d’Italia 2023 with VIP access to the finish line zone and one night hotel accommodation included.
  • 2 official Castelli Giro d’Italia maglia rosa jerseys
  • 2 official Castelli Giro d’Italia Virtual jersey specially designed for indoor cycling
  • 10 free registrations for Il Lombardia Gran Fondo (8th October 2023)
  • 10 Siroko cycling sunglasses

Group Ride Times

Central Europe (GMT+1): 18:30. (Warm-up from 18:30 to 18:40).

UK (GMT): 17:30. (Warm-up from 17:30 to 17:40).

Argentina and Chile (GMT-3): 15:30. (Warm-up from 15:30 to 15:40).

Colombia (GMT-5): 12:30. (Warm-up from 12:30 to 12:40).

USA East Coast (UTC-6): 12:30. (Warm-up from 12:30 to 12:40).

USA West Coast (UTC-8): 10:30. (Warm-up from 10:30 to 10:40)