The UCI Road World Cycling Championships are underway

Over 250 million people are expected to tune in and absorb the cycling spectacle and carnival atmosphere on the streets across Yorkshire - because the UCI World Championships are here.

The first three days of the competition have delivered everything organisers wanted. More than 1,400 athletes have descended on towns and villages across the region and they're joined by thousands of spectators lining the race routes and filling the fan zones.

What events can I see in our region?

HARROGATE • Monday 23 September - Women Junior Individual Time Trial & Men Junior Individual Time Trial

RIPON • Tuesday 24 September - Women Elite Individual Time Trial & Men U23 Individual Time Trial

NORTHALLERTON • Wednesday 25 September - Men Elite Individual Time Trial

RICHMOND • Thursday 26 September - Men Junior Road Race

Want some tips about the best spectator spots? Click here.

  • Take a look at some of the routes - will you see them pass by?

Sunday 22 September: Team Time Trial Mixed Relay

The first official race of the championships was watched by thousands in Harrogate. Team Great Britain, featuring Harry Tanfield from North Yorkshire, won a bronze medal.

Monday 23 September: It's another Bronze for Team GB


Taking the top spot of the Women's Junior Individual Time Trial was Russian Aigul Gareeva and standing in the middle of the podium for the Men's Junior Individual Time Trial, was Italian Antonio Tiberi.

Elynor Backstedt added to Team GB's medal count.

Tuesday 24 September: Women Elite Individual Time Trial & Men U23 Individual Time Trial

Day three is underway with the Individual time trial between Ripon and Harrogate. The elite women and U23 men are battling it out - but it's not ideal conditions out on the road.

Marking the half-way point through the competition in Yorkshire, the weather made a turn for the worse.

  • Watch: cars submerged in floodwater in Ripon


For the third UCI World Championships in a row, Mikkel Bjerg from Denmark has won the U23 Men's Time Trial.

The women who took to the podium were USA's Chloé Dygert Owen in first place, Anna van der Breggen from the Netherlands scooped silver and Annemiek van Vleuten, also from the Netherlands, took home bronze coming in third.

Wednesday 25 September: Men's Elite Individual Time Trial

The greatest show on two wheels continues. Australia's Rohan Dennis took little over an hour and five minutes to cover the 54km race.

Day 4: UCI World Championships receive a special welcome from the town Masham