What ? The Road Cycling World Championships Road Race.
Where ? In Belgium, between Antwerp and Louvain. A 268-kilometer course in two parts, with two loops to complete at the finish and a total vertical drop of 2,500 meters. The cyclists race under their national colors, with the Belgian Wout Van Aert, the French Julian Alaphilippe and the Italian Sonny Colbrelli as big favorites.
When ? The start in Antwerp was given at 10:40 a.m. and the arrival in Leuven is scheduled for around 5:22 p.m. if the riders follow an average pace of 40 km / h.
Who live? Florian Lefèvre and Denis Ménétrier, from the Austerlitz cauldron.
On which channels? France 3 and Eurosport.
What we won’t talk about? The many excesses of French supporters since the start of the football season.
A little reading, in the meantime:
Italian Elisa Balsamo crowned world champion in road cycling.
Thomas Voeckler, strategist boss of the France team.
Wout van Aert’s Global Appetites.
Italian Filippo Ganna world time trial champion.