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Men's Elite Road Race (Video 6/7), UCI Cycling World Championships, Glasgow 2023

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 8.489 mi


 101.60 Watt(s)



 486 ft

 Tower Road, Glasgow G64 4AE, UK

 174 Great George St, Hillhead, Glasgow G12 8AJ, UK


Men's Elite Road Race, UCI Cycling World Championships, Glasgow 2023 (Video 6 of 7)

I'm incredibly lucky that the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships are based in Glasgow and even luckier that the Men's Elite Road Race passes the end of the road where I live on Sunday 6th August. Much of the route I have already cycled and filmed and is available here on Kinomap, but I decided to film these again as close to the race as possible. The Scottish government is investing over £300m in repairing the roads that the UCI competitors will be using in the championships.

The Men's Elite Road Race covers 271km between Edinburgh and Glasgow finishing with 10 laps of a 14km route through Glasgow's City Centre.  Some of the route I cannot film as it is over roads that will be closed for the race but which cyclists are not allowed on normally - e.g. the new Queensferry Crossing over the River Forth.

This video (#5b) covers the route from Torrance just outside Glasgow into the start of the Glasgow City Steet Circuit (video 6). It features a mix of main country roads and then City streets.  Note that the very end of the route was closed to traffic and I travelled it at walking pace but still left the video in to let you see the route. It's only a couple of hundred metres  

The whole route is 271km, far too long for my old legs to do all in one go (and also too long for my old GoPro camera to film!) so I have divided the route up into six 'small' chunks that I could cycle and film as follows: 


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 Strava segments

Portions of this video are actual Strava segments

Torrance to Boclair Road
 2.949 mi
  203 ft
balmore rd 2 lump
 259 yd
  39 ft
Motion Lotion Sprint
 431 yd
  7 ft
 389 yd
  0 ft
 176 yd
  59 ft
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2 00:19:15 12/10/2023
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5 00:20:19 7/31/2023

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