BCB Radio has media access to the UCI World Championships.
Our volunteers are capturing the stories and the sounds of the event.
Monday 23rd September
Man on the ground in Harrogate for Drive
Junior Men Individual Time Trial
Reuben Thompson – NZ
First year riding in Europe. Finished 29th.
Joshua Amos Gudnitz – DEN
Oscar Nillsen-Julien – GBR
Leo Hayter – GBR
Top British Rider. Finished 8th.
Tuesday 24th September
A really wet day. Heavy stormy showers all day. The riders had to contend with flooded roads.
Rachael Moyes – A Proper Volunteer
Rachael tells us why she got involved as a volunteer at the event.
Men’s U23 Individual Time Trial
Johan Price-Pejtersen – DEN
Johan had a spectacular crash in a huge puddle on the course. The video clip has been replayed time and time again on TV. As a result, he was the slowest on the course finishing 59th.
Morten Hulgaard – DEN
Started first, spent a long time on the podium, and finished 6th.
Charlie Quaterman – GBR
Best of the British riders. Finished 14th.
Liam Magennis – AUS
Women’s Elite Individual Time Trial
Because of the weather conditions the start of the race was delayed by almost an hour.
Chloe Dygert – USA
Alice Barnes – GBR
Top British rider in 16th position.
Hayley Simmonds – GBR
Anna Turvey – IRL
From Sunderland, Anna rides for Ireland. Finished 34th.
Wednesday 25th September
Elite Men’s Individual Time Trial
Rohan Dennis – AUS
The reigning world champion took the title for a second year running despite not having raced since July when he walked off the Tour De France in the middle of stage 12. There has been much speculation about his health, and the relationship with his current team.
He was asked how it felt to have his family present to witness his win.
Alex Dowsett – GBR
In a very strong field, Alex finished 5th.
John Archibald – GBR
After winning Bronze earlier in the week in the Mixed Team time Trial, John was a last minute replacement for Geraint Thomas. He put in a good ride early on and spent a long time in the leaders hot seat eventually finishing 14th overall.
Eddie Dunbar – IRL
Eddie is well known locally as he performed well in the Tour De Yorkshire earlier in the year. Finished 26th.
Thursday 26th September
Junior Men’s Road Race
Quinn Simmons – USA
Magnus Sheffield – USA
Won 3rd place in four man sprint to the line.
Alfie George – GBR
Highest finishing British rider in 7th place. Has strong connections to the area.
Leo Hayter – GBR
With 8th place in the time trial earlier in the week, Leo finished 15th.
Sam Watson – GBR
Local Leeds lad, finished 28th.
Joshua Amos Gunditz – DEN
Spoke to Joshua earlier in the week – see above. Finished 47th.
Friday 27th September
Junior Women’s Road Race
Megan Jastrab – USA
Elynor Backstedt – GBR
Finished 5th today, after getting a bronze in the individual time trial earlier in the week. The GB team also got a podium place in the nations cup.
Men’s U23 Road Race
Tom Pidcock – GBR
Elevated to 3rd place after the winner was disqualified for drafting behind the team car earlier in the race. Hugely disappointed not to win.
Fred Wright – GBR
Stuart Balfour – GBR
Finished 39th. Stuart is supported to ride on the continent by the Dave Rayner fund which was set up in memory of the Shipley rider.
Mathew Walls – GBR
Saturday 28th September
Elite Women’s Road Race
Lizzy Diegnan – GBR
Despite a brave attempt and going with the breakaway, Lizzie finished 31st.
Sunday 29th September
Elite Men’s Road Race
Mads Pederson – DEN
Matteo Trentin – ITA
Stefan Kung – CHE