The World Championships are coming to you!
Thursday 24 June 2021
In September, Flanders will host the 2021 UCI Road World Championships. Everyone can then spot the absolute top of the peloton between Knokke-Heist and Bruges and between Antwerp and Leuven. But this summer, the World Championships are coming even closer to you. The Flanders 2021 Roadshow, a travelling World Championships experience village for anyone with a passion for cycling, is warming up the whole of Flanders for the rainbow week in September.
From 24 July to 11 September, the Flanders 2021 Roadshow will stop at no less than 16 locations in Flanders, Brussels and Wallonia: the four host cities, the five World Championships villages, numerous provincial domains in Flemish Brabant and a few places in the country where big races take place in the summer.
The Roadshow is an experience village that introduces you to the World Cup and its history, but also to technology and innovation in cycling and cycling. The village pays special attention to the very young and to G-sports.
The KOERSbus looks back on 100 years of the World Cup. It is a cycling museum on wheels, an initiative of KOERS. Museum of Cycling (Roeselare).
Flanders 2021 Experience trailer: here we focus our gaze on the (cycling) future with a presentation of numerous innovations. Visitors are immersed in the virtual world where they can explore the World Championships circuit, you can ride up Moskesstraat and discover the perfect time trial position in the wind tunnel. Everyone can participate in one of the challenges and win great prizes.
For the youngest cycling enthusiasts, there is Little Champions, an initiative of Cycling Vlaanderen. With an agility track for children, they are looking for potential young talent.
Adapted Bicycles is an initiative of Sport Vlaanderen and wants everyone to get to know the wide range of adapted bikes (racing tandems, handbikes, ...). Visitors can experience these bikes on a closed circuit.
So the Flanders 2021 Roadshow is literally for everyone: young and old, racing fan, active cyclist or whoever is curious about the World Championships. The roadshow is always in a public place, is completely free and easily accessible.