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13th September 2017

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With two years to go until the 2019 UCI World Championships in Yorkshire, Welcome to Yorkshire are coordinating a pop-up fan zone in Harrogate for the 2017 World Championships in Bergen, Norway.

The fan zone is to be hosted by the Starling Independent Beer & Coffee House, on Oxford Street, Harrogate. The dates are:

  • *Saturday 23rd September 2017 - women's road race, 12.30-5.30pm
  • *Sunday 24th September 2017 - men's road race, 11.30am-4.30pm

As well as live coverage of the racing, there'll be cycling-themed quizzes, contests, and give-aways. Special food and drink offers are to be available. Bikes can be parked securely and for free on site.

Sir Gary Verity said, 'The clock is ticking down now until Yorkshire hosts the 2019 UCI Road World Championships, and we are already excited. We have launched this fan zone so people can come together to watch this year's action unfurl, and the other attractions will make it an exciting and fun-packed weekend for all.'

'Whether you're a long-term cycling fan or completely new to the sport, we're sure the racing in Bergen will whet your appetite for 2019, and we're already working hard to deliver the biggest and best World Championships ever seen.'

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