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INDOOR: Giro d'Njinga 2018

The first Grand Tour of the season is just over a week away, meaning it's time to take on the Pros with our very own Giro d'Njinga.

From the 4th May until the 27th May the Njinga Lab will be hosting a spectacular 3 week long indoor grand tour to find out who our own Njinga race winners are. There will be great prizes up for grabs, special Misterio classes and 3 jersey competitions; general classification (Pink jersey), sprinting (Cyclamen jersey) and climbing (Blue jersey) with point systems in place to give everyone a chance of winning the coveted titles.

Throughout the 3 weeks of our Giro d'Njinga and as part of our NEW testing launch, we will be offering an exclusive 10% discount off all of our NEW Power Profile Testing*! If you want to know if you can climb like Nairo Quintana, sprint like Mark Cavendish or be an all rounder like Chris Froome our tests are perfect for you. Find out more about all our new tests here OR book your test today here and use coupon code 10%PPT and see which Grand Tour rider you are most like.

*10% discount valid on only one test per person.

Read on to find out what is happening in the lab over the next 3 weeks.

Throughout the 3 week tour, the 3 general classification competitions are expected to be hotly contested, with our coveted Giro d'Njinga jerseys up for grabs. But how can you win valuable points towards these jerseys?

Pink Jersey (General Classification):

The Pink jersey is the most prestigious jersey of the Giro d’Njinga 2018 and is awarded to the male and female who can accumulate the most number of Kilometres during the 3 weeks of the Grand Tour. All wattbike classes on the Njinga timetable will count toward your total kilometres.

At the end of the 3 weeks the female AND the male who have covered the most distance on the wattbike will win our coveted Giro d'Njinga pink jersey. Tip - To be in with a chance of winning this jersey attend as many classes as you can throughout the 3 weeks.

Cyclamen Jersey (Sprint Champion):

The Cyclamen jersey of the Giro d’Njinga 2018 is for the Sprinting King and Queen of the Njinga Lab! This jersey is for the big sprinters with huge top end power for specific challenge segments allocated across the weekly timetable.

You will win points in designated sprint classes on the schedule by achieving the highest average power in selected segments. 10 points will be awarded to the male and female with the highest average power, 7 points will be awarded to the male and female in 2nd place and 5 points for 3rd place. Everyone else will receive 1 point for attending the class.

The person with the highest points total at the end of tour will earn themselves the Giro d'Njinga Cyclamen jersey.

Win your Cyclamen jersey points in the following classes over the 3 weeks:

Blue Jersey (King/Queen of the Mountains):

The Blue jersey of the Giro d'Njinga 2018 is for the King and Queen of the Mountains! This jersey is all about the power to weight numbers in pre determined climbing classes.

You will win points in our designated climbing classes on the schedule in the final climbs of each class (Challenge segment). Your average power in the designated segments will be recorded before working out your power to weight score. 10 points will be awarded to the male and female with the highest power to weight score, 7 points will be awarded to the male and female in 2nd place and 5 points for 3rd place. Everyone else who attended the class will receive 1 point.

The person with the highest points tally at the end of the tour will be crowned the King/Queen of the mountains and earn themselves the coveted Giro d'Njinga Blue jersey.

Win your Blue jersey points in the following classes over the 3 weeks:

Misterio Peloton Classes:

Join our special Misterio classes during the 3 week tour for a challenge class like no other. Expect the unexpected in these action packed peloton based classes and watch out for the multiple challenge segments where points can be won or lost in all 3 of our jersey competitions.

These Misterio classes will take place throughout the tour on Thursday 10th, 17th and 24th May @ 8pm.

With double points up for grabs in the climbing and sprinting jerseys these classes are not to be missed!

Friday Night Thrash Night Classes:

Throughout the 3 week Grand Tour all 3 jersey points will also be up for grabs in our Friday Night Thrash Night classes. These classes provide the perfect opportunity to finish your week off in style with a class that will test every aspect of your cycling with climbs, sprints, pedal technique drills and so much more before you reach the finishing line. 

These classes will take place on Friday 11th and Friday 25th May @ 19h45.  

10% off NEW Testing:

In conjunction with the launch of our NEW Power Profile Testing in the lab, for 3 weeks only throughout the Grand Tour there will be an exclusive launch offer of 10% off all our NEW testing when you use the discount code 10%PPT.* The new testing includes a sprinting challenge, climbing challenge and a ramp test to help your training and performance. Find out more about all our tests here

*10% discount valid on one test per person only.

These tests are great to understand whether you are a climber, sprinter or even an all rounder and what areas of your performance you can work on to improve your cycling ability. Book your test here. 

Where can you earn your jersey points?

Check out our schedule below and see what jersey points are up for grabs in which class over the 3 week tour:

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