Welcome to Sumatra Hidden Paradise Big Ride... Sriwijaya Ranau Gran Fondo 2019.
Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Provinsi Sumatera Selatan, a tourism department under Government of South Sumatera Province, in collaboration with Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Kabupaten Ogan Komering Ulu Selatan, a tourism department under Government of South Ogan Komering Ulu district, introduces a long distance and climbing cycling challenge names “SRIWIJAYA RANAU GRAN FONDO 2019”, was held on 9th of November 2019. This was the first ever Gran Fondo event in the province of South Sumatra, Indonesia. "Ranau" is taken from the name of the second largest volcanic lake in Sumatra. Ranau Lake located in the border line of West Lampung, Lampung province and South Ogan Komering Ulu regency, South Sumatra and well-known as the Hidden Paradise of Sumatra Island. This lake is created by the blast of volcanic from Volcano Mountain that made a huge basin. This lake is has hilly and valleys topography, then it makes the weather so cool and refreshing and the route surrounding the lake is very challenging for cyclist riding. If you are looking for tranquility and a real getaway from civilization, Lake Ranau is definitely a place to consider for its quiet and beauty. “SRIWIJAYA RANAU GRAN FONDO 2019” covered 115 km of riding, Starting in Ranau Lake and Finished at Ranau Lake, a spectacular hidden paradise and 2nd largest lake in Sumatera Island. “SRIWIJAYA RANAU GRAN FONDO 2019” was a non-competitive cycling event. However, there was a fun King of the Mountains (KOM) and Queen of the Mountains (QOM) for those who would like more challenge. “SRIWIJAYA RANAU GRAN FONDO 2019” will be a great combination between fun fondo ride, weekend escape and community gathering in the Hidden Paradise of Sumatra Island(*)