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How to watch the UCI Road World Championships 2019 | TV schedule, live streaming and routes

Our complete guide to this year's UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire

The 2019 UCI Road World Championships are underway in Yorkshire, with more than a week of racing from Saturday 22 September to Sunday 29 September. We’ve pulled together the latest details of TV coverage so you can keep up-to-date with the action.

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The UCI Road World Championships cover team time-trials, individual time-trials and road races across a wide range of categories, with cycling’s hallowed rainbow jerseys handed out to the triumphant riders.

Here’s everything you need to know about the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

The 2019 UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire

This is the first time Britain has hosted the UCI Road World Championships since 1982, and it aims to be an inspirational and inclusive event.

It will be the first time a UCI-sanctioned international para-cycling event takes place alongside the World Championships, with the inaugural Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International being held the during the opening weekend on 21 September.

If that’s not enough innovation for you, Yorkshire will also be breaking new ground by hosting the first ever team time-trial mixed relay, also on the opening weekend. This will see national teams comprising of three male and three female riders go head-to-head.

From then on, the individual time-trials take up the first half of the week, with categories for the junior women, junior men, under-23 men, elite men and elite women.

The second half of the week is taken up by road races for the junior men, under-23 men and junior women.

The World Championships then come to a climax over the second weekend, with the elite women’s road race on Saturday 28 September and elite men’s event on Sunday 29 September.

How can I watch the 2019 UCI Road World Championships live in the UK?

The Road World Championships will be available to watch through the BBC live on TV and through the iPlayer, along with highlights in the evening, while Eurosport will also be broadcasting from Yorkshire. We’ve included the latest TV schedule below.

Amazon Prime subscribers can sign-up to the Eurosport Player through Amazon Channels for £6.99 per month (with a 7-day free trial). Amazon Prime is £7.99 per month but can be accessed with a 30-day free trial.

If you want to access Eurosport Player direct it’s £6.99 per month or £39.99 a year.

Alternatively, if you want a bit more versatility, you might consider subscribing to the TVPlayer PLUS Lite package for just £5.99 per month, which gives you access to the Eurosport 1 and 2 channels along with several others (in case you ever get tired of cycling!).

UCI Road World Championships 2019: TV coverage

Here is the latest TV schedule for coverage of the UCI Road World Championships on the BBC and Eurosport.

Sunday 22 September

13:00-16:00 LIVE, team-time trial mixed relay, BBC Two

19:00-20:30: Highlights, team time-trial mixed relay, Eurosport 1

Monday 23 September

10:00-12:05 LIVE, women’s junior time-trial, BBC Red Button
13:30-17:00 LIVE, men’s junior time-trial, BBC Red Button

10:00-11:50 LIVE, women’s junior time-trial, Eurosport 1
1330-1615 LIVE, men’s junior time trial on Eurosport 1
20:00-22:00 Highlights, Eurosport 1

Tuesday 24 September

10:00-12:50 LIVE, under-23 men’s time-trial, BBC Red Button
14:30-17:15 LIVE, women’s time-trial, BBC Two

10:00-12:35 LIVE, under-23 men’s time trial, Eurosport 1
14:30-17:00 LIVE, women’s elite time-trial, Eurosport 1
20:00-22:00 Highlights, Eurosport 1

Wednesday 25 September

13:30-16:30 LIVE, men’s elite time-trial, BBC Two

13:00-16:05 LIVE, men’s elite time-trial, Eurosport 1
20:00-21:00 Highlights, Eurosport 1

Thursday 26 September

12:00-16:10 LIVE, junior men’s road race, BBC Red Button

12:10-16:00 LIVE, junior men’s road race, Eurosport 1
20:00-21:00 Highlights, Eurosport 1

Friday 27 September

08:30-11:40 LIVE, junior women’s road race, BBC Red Button
14:10-19:30 LIVE, under-23 men’s road race, BBC Red Button

08:30-11:30 LIVE, junior women’s road race, Eurosport 1
15:55-19:15 LIVE, under-23 men’s road race, Eurosport 1
20:00-22:00 Highlights, Eurosport 1

Saturday, 28 September

11:30-16:30 LIVE, elite women’s road race, BBC Two

14:15-17:05 LIVE, elite women’s road race, Eurosport 1
20:00-21:00 Highlights, Eurosport 1

Sunday 29 September

08:30-11:00 LIVE, elite men’s road race, BBC Red Button
11:00-16:30 LIVE, elite men’s road race, BBC Two

18:00-20:00 Highlights, Eurosport 1

How can I watch the 2019 UCI Road World Championships live in the US?

You can subscribe to the NBC Sports Gold package as a standalone online streaming service for a $54.99 subscription, which lasts until 1 May 2020. This will also get you access to a range of other cycling events throughout the subscription period.

FuboTV is also providing coverage of the race. By subscribing to its service you gain access to the NBCSN channel. You will have to subscribe to the basic FuboTV package for $55 per month, but FuboTV does pitch itself as a complete replacement for your current cable package.

The NBC Sport Gold package appears to offer some additional versatility if you only want to watch cycling, with access to the app which provides coverage as well as live tracking and stats for riders and on-demand stage recaps and replays.

How can I watch the 2019 UCI Road World Championships live in Canada?

A FloBikes subscription costs $30 per month or $150 annually (which brings it down to $12.50 per month).

The site has a sub-licensing agreement with the Fubo Cycling channel (that doesn’t include access to other FuboTV channels), giving you access to content streamed there. You can check the full Flobikes cycling calendar here.

How can I watch the 2019 UCI Road World Championships live in Australia?

In Australia, the Women’s and Men’s Road World Championships will be broadcast on SBS, via SBS Viceland and streaming through the SBS online vieweryou can find the schedule here.

How can I follow the 2019 UCI Road World Championships if I can’t watch live coverage?

For additional coverage, the UCI will be providing live streams of some races on its YouTube channel.

The Cyclingoo app provides racing results and news, and covers the entire cycling season including the UCI World Championships.

UCI Road World Championships 2019 routes

Below are the key route details for each race. You can also visit the official Road World Championships site for detailed information.

Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International, 21 September

The inaugural Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International acts as a qualifier for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and will showcase all Paralympic road racing disciplines, including handcycle, tandem and tricycle.

Not only will this be the first time a para-cycling event joins up with the UCI Road World Championships, but this will also be one of the largest crowds to ever assemble for an elite para-cycling event.

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The event consists of four races of varying distance, all finishing in Harrogate.

Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International, Beverley to Harrogate, 106.2km

Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International, Beverley–Harrogate
The 106.2km route is open to both tandem and bicycle para-cyclists, and Cat 4-5 men.
https://worlds.yorkshire.com/

Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International, Tadcaster to Harrogate, 57km

Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International, Tadcaster–Harrogate
The 57km route is open to bicycle and handcycle riders, Cat 4-5 women and Cat 1-3 men.
https://worlds.yorkshire.com/

Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International, Wetherby to Harrogate, 41.2km

Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International, Wetherby–Harrogate long
The 41.2km route from Wetherby is open to handcycle men (Cat 1-2) and women (Cat 1-4), and Cat 1-3 women.
https://worlds.yorkshire.com/

Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International, Wetherby to Harrogate, 28km

Yorkshire 2019 Para-Cycling International, Wetherby–Harrogate short
The 28km route from Wetherby is open to Cat 1-2 tricycle riders.
https://worlds.yorkshire.com/

Team Time-Trial Mixed Relay, Harrogate, 28km, 22 September

Junior Men’s Individual Time-Trial, Harrogate, 28km, 23 September

Team Time Trial Mixed Relay, Men's Junior Individual Time Trial Harrogate
The team time-trial mixed relay and junior men’s ITT follow the same 28km double-lap route.
https://worlds.yorkshire.com/

Junior Women’s Individual Time-Trial, Harrogate, 14km, 23 September

UCI Road World Championships Women Juniors Individual Time Trial, Harrogate
The junior women’s ITT follows the same route in a single 14km lap.
https://worlds.yorkshire.com/

Under-23 Men’s Individual Time-Trial
Elite Women’s Individual Time-Trial
Ripon to Harrogate, 30km, 24 September

UCI Road World Championships Men U23, Women Elite Individual Time Trial, Harrogate
The under-23 men and elite women follow the same 30km time-trial route from Ripon to Harrogate.
https://worlds.yorkshire.com/

Elite Men’s Individual Time-Trial, Northallerton to Harrogate, 54km, 25 September

UCI Road World Championships Men Elite Individual Time Trial, Ripon–Harrogate
The elite men could come up against crosswinds as they head out of Northallerton.
https://worlds.yorkshire.com/

Junior Men’s Road Race, Richmond to Harrogate, 147km, 26 September

UCI Road World Championships Men Juniors Road Race, Richmond–Harrogate
The junior men head into the Dales on a road race route that varies between punchy climbs and flat sections.
https://worlds.yorkshire.com/

Junior Women’s Road Race, Doncaster to Harrogate, 92km, 27 September

UCI Road World Championships Women Juniors Road Race, Doncaster–Harrogate
Two thirds of this route are flat but very exposed.
https://worlds.yorkshire.com/

Under-23 Men’s Road Race, Doncaster to Harrogate, 193km, 27 September

UCI Road World Championships Men U23 Road Race, Doncaster–Harrogate
The first 90km of the men’s under-23 road race race is flat, leading to a tough and testing three-loop finale.
https://worlds.yorkshire.com/

Elite Women’s Road Race, Bradford to Harrogate, 150km, 28 September

UCI Road World Championships Women Elite Road Race, Bradford–Harrogate
The elite women’s national teams race over 150km, including three laps of the Harrogate finishing circuit.
https://worlds.yorkshire.com/

Elite Men’s Road Race, Leeds to Harrogate, 285km, 29 September

UCI Road World Championships Men Elite Road Race, Leeds–Harrogate
The elite men’s road race winds its way through the Yorkshire Dales, where three significant climbs await riders, before seven laps of the punchy Harrogate finishing circuit.
https://worlds.yorkshire.com/