This weekend’s LIVE women’s racing – Glencoe Grand Prix, Winston-Salem Classic Crit & Road Race, and the Albstadt MTB World Cup

It’s lovely, this time of year, with so much live women’s cycling, and this weekend we have FOUR live women’s races – a crit, a road race, and a cross country MTB World Cup.  And this is how we can watch them….

USA Crits #2, Glencoe Grand Prix, 30th May

The cycling scene in the USA is well known for innovative live streaming, and one of the conditions of joining the USA Crits series is broadcasting the race on the internet.  The women start at 4:15pm N American CDT (5:15pm EST, 10:15pm UK BST, 23:15 Euro CEST, 7:15 am Monday Aus AEST), but there are tons more races featured on the livestream, including men’s Cat 2/3 and elite, AND women’s CAT 3/4 – the stream’s over here, there’s more information, including the schedule, on the race website, and here’s how to watch the rest of the USA Crits.

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Winstom-Salem Classic Crit & UCI Road Race, 30th-31st May

You wait for one USA live race, and two come along at the same time…  In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, it’s a weekend of racing festivities, and for the women, a crit on Saturday and the UCI-ranked road race on Sunday – and both will be streamed live on Cyclingnews AND on livestream!

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MTB videos – Albstadt XCo World Cup and Tweedlove Enduro World Series

It’s been a big weekend of MTB racing – and of course there are a ton of videos and photos from the women’s races.

UPDATE!  26 minute highlights programme from all the races on Red Bull Bike

2014 Cross Country World Cup #4, Albstadt

No Downhill this time, just the Eliminator and Cross Country (XCo) this time – but wow, so much to see!

Eliminator

Highlights video below – and for full coverage of the women’s and men’s races, watch the full coverage on Red Bull tv

Full results on the UCI site

XCo

Highlights below – and if you want the full coverage of the race, it’s available to watch from the beginning on Red Bull tv

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Watch the Albstadt MTB World Cup live!

Another weekend, another MTB World Cup, this time Albstadt in Germany – and again, this one is just for the Eliminator and Cross Country riders.  Here’s the trailer:

As always, the races are streamed on Red Bull tv – and as soon as they’re over, the coverage will be archived at the same link.  Click through each race to get a count-down to work out timings in your timezone:

  • Women’s Cross Country, Sunday 1st June: 11:15 CEST (10:15am UK BST; 7:15pm Aus AEST; 5:15am USA EST; 2:15am USA PST)
  • Men’s Cross Country, Sunday 1st June: 13:45 CEST (12:45 UK BST; 9:45pm Aus AEST; 9:45am USA EST; 6:45am USA PST)

Look out for pre-race video, course previews, and post-race fun on Red Bull Bike  and PinkBike – and there’s lots of information on the Albstadt World Cup website.

Want to know what it’s like racing the Eliminator?  Kathrin Stirnemann’s helmetcam video from Nove Mesto.  And here’s Emily Batty‘s photoblog on travelling to Germany for the race

Lots of videos and links to last week’s World Cup round in Nové Město in this week’s podcast post.  And Annika Langvad talks about Albstadt: