How to follow the (November 2014) Guadalajara Track World Cup LIVE
I’ve specified the month, because we’ve seen a lot of UCI Track action in Mexico in the last few years – in fact without the Mexican rounds of the World Cup, and the able-bodied and Paracycling Track World Champs being held there this year, the UCI would be in real trouble. So first off, THANKYOU Mexican Cycling Federation!
The first of the 2014/15 Track World Cups is 7th-9th November 2015. There will be a stream with live action from the final session mixed with highlights from previous day on the UCI youtube from Sunday 9th November, from 4pm in Mexico CST (10pm UK GMT, 23:00 Euro CET, 5pm USA EST, 9am Monday Australian AEDT):
This will also be shown on different tv stations, and you can find out where/when on the UCI’s tv guide. Update! and it’s being streamed in Aus on Cycling Central from 8:30am AEDT Monday 10th. But what about following before then?
Guadalajara is in the Central/North American CST timezone – that’s 6 hours behind the UK, 7 behind Europe, 1 behind USA EST and 17 behind Australian AEDT. So when you’re looking at the programme, hopefully that’ll help you.
As always, Tissot Timing provides live results. If they’re doing real-time updates, their live timing app is here, and the results will be here as soon as possible. Anything in red has already been raced and updated – white means there’s nothing there.
There should be some live updates on twitter – usually British Cycling, the Belgian Cycling Team and Cycling Australia are very good at country-specific information, and BC and CA have reports and photos on their websites – Cycling Australia’s track portal and Day 1 report; British Cycling’s Track portal and Day 1 news (with great gallery of photos). And Guy Swarbrick, who took those lovely photos, will be live-tweeting all the way through on the @trackcycling twitter account (he’s taking photos first, tweeting second, but he’s fantastic not just for results, but also for pithy commentary) – you can find a great preview on the competition on their website. And to follow the riders’ experiences, I’ve got a twitter list of track cycling women here.
There’s more information about the Track World Cup on the UCI’s page – and I’m on twitter as @_pigeons_ if I can help you with anything else. As always, if you find any more useful sites or sources of information, tell me in the comments or tweet me.