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Full details of the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championship schedule

Kade Edwards does a no hander on a jump at Fort William
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The 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships will be held in Scotland between the 3rd-13th August next year. This will be the first time the Cycling World Championship will be held as a mega multi-discipline cycling event, with events being held in Glasgow and across Scotlands Borders and Highlands. 

With 13 events being spread across 11 days it's a busy schedule with at least three disciplines taking place on every given day. With many cycling disciplines, it will be an event that showcases the very best of cycling from road racing, mountain biking, and BMX. 

For cycling fans, it will be a packed week whether you make the pilgrimage to watch the events trackside or tune into the TV coverage.

The 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships will kick off with Track racing in the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome as well as qualifying for the Downhill which will take place in Fort William.

2023 UCI Cycling World Championships schedule

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The Downhill will finals will be held on Friday and Saturday, followed by the mountain bike Marathon race which will be held at Glentress in the legendary Tweed Valley on the 6th of August.

The cross-country mountain biking continues at Glentress with Short Track kicking off with qualifying on the 8th and finals on the 10th. The E-MTB Cross-Country and Cross-Country Team Relay will be held on the 9th. The Cross-Country Olympic will be held on the 10th, 11th, and 12th for the Juniors, U23's, and Elite respectively.

There will be team, 20-inch, and 26-inch trials held in Kelvingrove between the 9th and 12th. There are also BMX events, covering Flatland (8th-10th), Freestyle Park (5th-7th), and Racing (12-13).

If you wish to attend the event you can register for ticket alerts on the UCI Cycling World Championship website (opens in new tab)

Graham Cottingham
Senior reviews writer, Bike Perfect

Graham is all about riding bikes off-road. Based in Edinburgh he has some of the best mountain biking and gravel riding in the UK right on his doorstep. With almost 20 years of riding experience, he has dabbled in downhill, enduro and, most recently, gravel racing. Not afraid of a challenge, Graham has embraced bikepacking over the last few years and likes nothing more than strapping some bags to his bike and covering big miles to explore Scotlands wildernesses. When he isn’t shredding the gnar in the Tweed Valley, sleeping in bushes or tinkering with bikes, he is writing tech reviews for Bike Perfect and the muckier side of Cyclingnews 


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