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UCI 2019 Yorkshire road World Championships

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UCI World Championships 2019 Yorkshire

UCI World Championships 2019 Yorkshire: events & routes

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Details of the events and routes at the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, after they were announced on 26th September 2018.

UCI 2019 events & routes: junior men's road race

Blubberhouses Moor
Blubberhouses Moor

Thursday 26th September 2019

The junior men's road race starts in Richmond. It dips into Wensleydale, before heading up Kidstones Bank (otherwise known as the Côte de Cray). The other side of the climb, it's down into Wharfedale (Buckden, Kettlewell, Kilnsey, Threshfield), then on to Bolton Abbey. From Bolton Bridge, the riders are on the A59, with a climb at Summerscales up to Blubberhouses Moor. On arrival in Harrogate, there are three laps of the Harrogate circuit before the finish on West Park.

Profile of the junior men's road race, UCI 2019 Yorkshire Worlds

This is the start list for the junior men's road race.

Read about the junior men's road race at the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

UCI 2019 elite women's road race

Cote de Lofthouse
Côte de Lofthouse

Saturday 28th September 2019

The women's road race starts in the centre of Bradford. The riders make their way north via Shipley and Otley, then climb up Norwood Edge. They continue to Pateley Bridge, then on to Lofthouse, and the steep Côte de Lofthouse climb. The market town of Masham is at the top of the route, then it's back south via West Tanfield to Ripon. The return to Harrogate is via Bishop Thornton, Shaw Mills, Clint, Birstwith, Clapham Green, and Hampsthwaite. The finishing circuit is the same as the men's, but only done three times.

Read about the route of the women's road race at the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

UCI 2019 elite men's road race

Kilnsey Crag
Kilnsey Crag

Sunday 29th September 2019

The men's road race starts in Leeds, and is a monster route of 280km. The ride through the Yorkshire Dales closely resembles Stage 1 of the 2014 Tour de France, with climbs at Cray, Buttertubs, and Grinton Moor. On their return Harrogate, the riders do seven laps of the 14-km Beckwithshaw-Penny Pot Lane-Valley Gardens circuit, before the finish line on West Park.

Read about the route of the men's road race at the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

UCI World Championships 2019 Yorkshire: news

UCI World Championships 2019: Yorkshire rainbow jerseys film

Welcome to Yorkshire has produced a short feelgood film, featuring some of the nicest places in the county, and local people on bikes wearing rainbow jerseys.

Tour de France 2019

Grand Place, Brussels

The Tour de France 2019 starts with a Grand Départ in Brussels on 6th July 2019. Read a stage by stage guide to the Tour de France 2019.

UCI World Championships 2019 Yorkshire: cycling heritage film

Kilnsey CragUCI 2019 logoCote de Lofthouse