18 - 26 september

Because Flanders is cycling crazy, the unique anniversary of the 2021 UCI Road World Championships is the way to spoil the cycling tourist in our regions and on the official World Championships roads. A number of cyclotours has been created which will lift your World Championships experience to a higher level. Do not hesitate and register today, so that you too can be part of the biggest cycling party of the year.


Flanders 2021 Ride Knokke-Heist - Brugge 

The region around Bruges and Knokke-Heist forms the backdrop for the time trials of the 2021 UCI Road World Championships. On Saturday 18 September 2021, you can indulge yourself on the most important parts of the circuit just before the elite men officially open the World Championships with their time trials from Knokke-Heist to Bruges.

When: Saturday 18 September
Where: Knokke-Heist and Bruges
Distance: 30km - 37km - 65km 
Start: free between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. 



Flanders 2021 Ride Leuven

This ride departs from Leuven on Thursday 23 September and introduces you to all the climbs from the final of the road race of the 2021 UCI Road World Championships. Get your legs ready for, among others, the Smeysberg and the Moskesstraat. The feeling of release after this tour will only increase the World Championships fever.

When: Thursday 23 September 
Where: Leuven
Distance: 60 km - 100 km
Start: between 12h30 and 2p.m. for long distance or 12h30 and 2.30 p.m. for short circuit



Flanders 2021 Ride Antwerpen

On 25 September 2021, Antwerp will turn blue, red, black, yellow and green. This unique event sends you and your family through an animated World Championships-themed course. Get to know the city centre of Antwerp in a different way while cycling and experience the World Championships atmosphere.

When: Saturday 25 September 
Where: Antwerp
Distance: 10km 
Start: circuit open between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.



Flanders 2021 VIP Ride 

Sports enthusiasts looking for that “extra touch” will have the chance to do so on 26 September. Join the VIP Peloton, cycle the final of the road race of the 2021 UCI Road World Championships under guidance and let the many onlookers encourage you along the way just like the pros. Before and after your participation, you will be pampered thanks to our extensive VIP package and experience the world championships from a very nice spot along the course.

When: Sunday 26 September
Where: Leuven
Distance: 65km
Start: at about 8 a.m.