26th September 2018
The race programme and routes for the 2019 UCI Road World
Championships were announced in Innsbruck today. Sir Gary Verity
and UCI President David Lappartient, in Austria for the 2018
event, unveiled the routes that will be raced in a year's time in
Yorkshire. The excitement can now start to build!
Read about the 2019
UCI Road World Championships announcement.
10th July 2018
Dumoulin riding an ITT in 2016, by filip bossuyt, Licence CC
A mixed team time trial event could be introduced to the UCI Road
World Championships when they take place in 2019 in Yorkshire. It
would be a relay event for national teams featuring three men and
Read about the mixed
team time trial at the UCI Road World Championships.
27th June 2018
Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce is to question councillors
about road closures for the 2019 World Championships, reports
Stray FM. Small businesses are worried that they might lose out on
trade over the nine days.
Read about fears
over road closures during the UCI World Championships 2019.
UCI World Championships
2019 Yorkshire logo unveiled
10th May 2018
With 500 days to go until the start of the 2019 UCI World
Championships in Yorkshire, Yorkshire 2019 Ltd (the company
responsible for the delivery of the event) launched its official
The logo was created in Leeds by design agency Elmwood. It is
centred around the Yorkshire 'Y', and is intended to convey an
impression of an approaching peloton, and the rush of bicycle
wheels. It incorporates the UCI's rainbow colours.
13th September 2017
Welcome to Yorkshire is coordinating a fan zone in Harrogate,
where there'll be live coverage of the women's and men's road
races at the 2017 World Championships in Norway. It marks two
years to go until the Yorkshire event.
Read about the UCI
World Championships pop-up fan zone in Harrogate.
29th June 2017
Harrogate has been confirmed as the main competition town at the
centre of the UCI World Championships 2019 in Yorkshire. Many of
the races will start elsewhere in the county. Read about host
announced for the UCI World Championships 2019 in Yorkshire.
UCI World Championships 2019 Yorkshire: first details emerge
31st October 2016
Cavendish & Horses pub, Harrogate, during the Tour de France
The first details of the 2019 UCI World Championships in
Yorkshire are emerging, following the UCI
on 12th October 2016 to award the event to the White Rose
According to a Press
report in the Guardian, the routes for 2019 are '90% mapped
out, and all the races will finish in Harrogate, with starts
spread out across all four corners of the county.'
Sir Gary Verity says that every Tour de Yorkshire between now and
2019 will be a dress rehearsal for the World Championship races.
'When those routes are formally announced for 2019, if you look
back at what we had for the Tour de France and what we've had for
the different editions of the Tour de Yorkshire, you'll understand
what we were doing. We're still testing some stuff to see if it
will all work, and what we need to do slightly better.'
As well as Harrogate, it appears that Scarborough will feature
strongly in the Tour de Yorkshire and World Championships. Verity:
'I would love to go there every year. Obviously that's for the
powers that be in Scarborough to think about, but it's a great
location, an iconic location, and whether we do a start or a
finish, it's a fantastic backdrop which lends itself to a great
bike race. We have to fit in the landmarks, Scarborough is one,
and we have to make sure that becomes part of our DNA for this