The 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships will be held in Glasgow and across Scotland It will provide the stage for some of the world’s best riders as the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships come to Scotland this year.
The event will see the 13 existing UCI World Championships combined for the first time to create one mega event, creating the single biggest cycling event in history and one of the largest events ever hosted north of the Border.
However, with less than six months to go, organisers have found themselves addressing concerns over potholes and the potential dangers the condition of some of the nation’s roads could pose to the safety of competitors.
An estimated 8,000 elite and amateur cyclists from more than 120 countries will be competing over 11 days of competition at cycling centres, arenas and other locations across the country, including the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow, Glentress Forest in the Tweed Valley, Fort William, and the Glasgow BMX Centre, Scotland’s only World and Olympic standard BMX Racing track.
The event, which starts on August 3, is also predicted to bring in an estimated £67 million to the Scottish economy .
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A Glasgow cyclist has issued a call to David Lappartient, president of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), to ensure the roadsbeing used for the event are repaired, amid fears a failure to do so could see the showpiece event “remembered for all the wrong reasons”.Liam McReanan […]
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