How to watch the 2019 BinckBank Tour

Our complete guide to this year's BinckBank Tour in The Netherlands

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2019 BinckBank Tour

The 2019 BinckBank Tour will take place from 12–18 August in The Netherlands. Part of the UCI WorldTour calendar, the BinckBank Tour is the 31st race of the 2019 season, with this being the 15th edition of the event. 

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Formally known as the Eneco Tour, the BinckBank Tour features seven stages that will see the top teams in the racing world pit their skill, strength and stamina against terrain more often seen in the Spring Classics. 

Riders will be fighting for the overall green jersey in the general classification, the points classification red jersey and the combativity black jersey.

BinckBank Tour 2019 route map
The 2019 BinckBank Tour takes in several areas of The Netherlands with a combination of flat and hilly stages.
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How to watch the 2019 BinckBank Tour on TV

The race will be broadcast live on EuroSport, with daily coverage starting at 14:00 BST.

Subscribers to Amazon Prime can access the Eurosport Player through Amazon Channels. Eurosport costs £6.99 a month (after a seven-day free trial) while Amazon Prime costs £7.99 but offers a 30-day free trial.

If you’d prefer to access Eurosport Player directly, a monthly pass costs £6.99, an annual pass (paid monthly) costs £4.99 a month, or you can sign up for a full year for a one-off payment of £39.99.

Viewers in the US and Canada can watch the 2019 BinckBank Tour on FloBikes, with subscriptions starting from $12.50 a month.

You can follow events on social media, too, via the race’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram channels.

The BinckBank Tour also has its own YouTube channel, which will host daily recaps and videos showing key parts of the race, such as the final kilometers of each stage.

2019 BinckBank Tour teams

The 2019 race will see riders cover a total distance of 970.5km / 603mi, including a 8.5km / 5mi individual time-trial in The Hague.

Twenty-three teams are taking part, including all 18 UCI WorldTour teams and five second-tier Professional Continental teams. 

  1. AG2R-La Mondiale
  2. Astana
  3. Bahrain–Merida
  4. Bora–Hansgrohe
  5. CCC Team
  6. Deceuninck–Quick-Step
  7. EF Education First
  8. Groupama–FDJ
  9. Lotto–Soudal
  10. Mitchelton–Scott
  11. Movistar Team
  12. Team Dimension Data
  13. Team Ineos
  14. Team Jumbo–Visma
  15. Team Katusha–Alpecin
  16. Team Sunweb
  17. Trek–Segafredo
  18. UAE Team Emirates
  19. Roompot-Charles
  20. Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise
  21. Total Direct Energie
  22. Wanty-Groupe Gobert
  23. Wallonie Bruxelles

Riders confirmed include Mike Teunissen and Jos Van Emden of Team Jumbo–Visma, as well as Philippe Gilbert and 2013 winner Zdeněk Štybar, both of Deceuninck–Quick-Step. 

2019 BinckBank Tour route

The team presentation will take place in Hulst on Sunday 11 August 2019, with the racing itself kicking off the following day on Monday 12 August. 

Stage 1: Beveren to Hulst

Map of Stage 1 of the 2019 BinckBank Tour
Stage 1 of the 2019 BinckBank Tour travels from Beveren to Hulst.
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  • Monday 12 August
  • 167.7km / 104mi
  • Flat stage

Stage 2: Blankenberge to Ardooie

Stage 2 of the 2019 BinckBank Tour
The area around beautiful Bruge is the location for stage 2 of the 2019 BinckBank Tour.
  • Tuesday 13 August
  • 169.9km / 105.5mi
  • Flat stage

Stage 3: Aalter to Aalter

Map of Stage 3 of the 2019 BinckBank Tour
While stage 3 isn’t one of the hilly stages, there is still likely to be drama.
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  • Wednesday 14 August
  • 166.9km / 104mi
  • Flat stage

Stage 4: Houffalize to Houffalize

Stage 4 of the BinckBank Tour 2019
Stage 4 is one of the hilly stages in this year’s BinckBank Tour.
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  • Thursday 15 August
  • 96.2km / 60mi
  • Hilly stage

Stage 5: Riemst to Venray

Map of Stage 5 of the 2019 BinckBank Tour
Stage 5 of the BinckBank Tour travels from Riemst to Venray.
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  • Friday 16 August
  • 184.9km / 115mi
  • Flat stage

Stage 6: The Hague

Stage 6 of the BinckBank Tour 2019
Stage 6 takes the form of an individual time-trial in The Hague.
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  • Saturday 17 August
  • 8.35km / 5mi
  • Individual time-trial

Stage 7: Sint-Pieters-Leeuw to Geraardsbergen

Map of stage 7 of the 2019 BinckBank Tour
The last day of the Tour finishes in Geraardsbergen.
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  • Sunday 18 August
  • 178.6km / 111mi
  • Hilly stage