Worlds Photo Gallery: After the controversy of the Men's Under 23 race, the Dutch Elite Women made amends and took first and second places. Heather Morrison was 'Roadside' to take in the fun at the start and the finish. At least it was dry, no need for those umbrellas!
Sept 30, 2019 - The Yorkshire World championships came to climax with a ride through pouring rain and cold temperatures - Reports, results and video from Harrogate. Nils Eekhoff disqualification - Top Story. Bahrain-Merida sack Rohan Dennis, rider contracts, Michaelsen NTT head director, teams reject Classics Series, Boels-Dolmans, Euro cross champs and Bernal to ride Saitama.
Worlds Race Report: The new World cycling champion is Mads Pedersen of Denmark. The young Dane out-sprinted Matteo Trentin (Italy) and Stefan Küng (Switzerland). Top favourite Mathieu van der Poel (Netherlands) was part of the decisive leading group, but cracked on the run in, as did Trentin's countryman, Gianni Moscon. Peter Sagan (Slovakia) jumped away from the peloton for 5th.
Ed Roadside: The Men's Under 23 Road Race had it all! Hard conditions, tough racing and... Controversy. Not the best end to the day as 'winner' Nils Eekhoff was disqualified for spending a little too much time behind his team car after a crash. Ed Hood was there to see the full story unfold.
Worlds Race Report: Annemiek van Vleuten is the new women's World champion. The Dutch rider attacked 105 kilometres from the finish, from then on she never looked back and rode solo to the finish in Harrogate. Van Vleuten finished with a lead of over 2 minutes on her country-woman, Anna van der Breggen and Australian Amanda Spratt to win her first World title on the road.
Worlds Photo Gallery: Day 2 of Heather Morrison's World championships in Yorkshire wasn't the most successful, but it wasn't a great day for the Dutch either! Heather was there on the finish line in Harrogate to take in the action, confusion and, eventually, the joy of the Men's Under 23 World championship race.
Ed Roadside: After the Elite men's time trial, the Yorkshire World championships have jumped to the road race rainbow jersey competition and Ed Hood is in Harrogate for more action. First up was the stunning win by Quinn Simmons in the junior mens race.
Worlds Race Report: Two more road races today in Yorkshire: The junior women and the Under 23 men fought it out in wet conditions again. Both races were tough battles with rainbow jerseys going to Megan Jastrab of the United States and Samuele Battistella of Italy.
Worlds Photo Gallery: We not only have Ed Hood in Yorkshire for the World Championships, but our PEZ behind-the-scenes photographer, Heather Morrison is also 'Roadside' in England. First up for our intrepid pic-taker was the junior Men's road race - start and finish as seen by Heather.