Northallerton celebrates news of World Championship men’s cycling elite start!
Northallerton is really getting noticed in the world of cycling, due to being featured in a number of international cycling events, such as 2018’s Tour de Yorkshire. On Wednesday 25th September 2019, Northallerton will form the start of the most high profile race to ever grace our streets, as the town plays host to the UCI World Championships men’s elite individual time trial.
Steve Cowley, owner of Cowley Cycles in Zetland Street, Northallerton, said: “This is the biggest sporting event Northallerton has ever seen and we are thrilled to be hosting the World Cycling Championships in North Yorkshire’s county town. To have so many of the world’s biggest stars on our doorstep will be truly inspirational.
“Not only will the championships bring huge tourism benefits for Northallerton, a high-profile event of this kind will encourage many more people to take up cycling and enjoy all the health benefits that brings.”
BID Manager Julia Robinson said “Local businesses are very proud of our town and will work with all partners to ensure Northallerton looks its’ best when we are featured on the international stage at the start of this prestigious race. The world will be watching so you can expect a great turnout in the county town!”