Sportive Breaks announces launch of travel & spectator packages for the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships

May 15, 2023

Travel & spectator packages for the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships are now on sale and available to purchase via the recently updated Sportive Breaks website

15th May 2023 – Manchester UK /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Sports travel experts Sportive Breaks offer bespoke premium travel packages for cyclists looking to take part in Europe’s most prestigious cycling events, cycling breaks and weekenders. Be it that you are looking for your next big endurance challenge or simply some time away cycling with like-minded people, Sportive Breaks promote a host of packages for all types of riders.

The team are excited to announce the launch of their travel and spectator packages for the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships spanning thirteen different UCI World Championships in Glasgow and across Scotland, from 3 to 13 August 2023. Bringing together the world’s best athletes from different popular cycling disciplines; including road, time trial, track, mountain bike downhill and BMX racing, it looks to be one of the most incredible experiences for the keen cycling spectator.

And as an official travel partner for the event, Sportive Breaks are providing a range of hassle-free packages for cycling enthusiasts, with bespoke packages include a range of cycling tours, accommodation and hospitality and VIP experiences for customers to feel part of this unique event on the cycling calendar. All accompanying travel logistics will be managed by their team of experts, to ensure that the experience is one to remember for all involved.

For those cyclists who want to do more than spectate, there is also the option to qualify to participate in the UCI World Championships Gran Fondo event. Participants wishing to qualify will need to finish in the top 25% of their age group at one of the qualifying races for a chance to race shoulder-to-shoulder with the world’s best. Sportive Breaks offer hotel and support packages for those participating in this event, and for those not yet qualified, there is the option to book and cancel for free ahead of 15th June 2023.

Alex De Waard, Director at Sportive Breaks said:

“We are really excited to be launching our travel and spectator packages for the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships. With our new Sportive Breaks website having launched last month, we are enjoying a very busy start to 2023, and very much look forward to further building upon our event portfolio. And with thirteen different UCI World Championships to choose from, covering all of the most popular cycling disciplines, there is something for everybody”

Stuart Turner, Chief Operating Officer for the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships said:

“It is fantastic to see the launch of the travel and spectator packages from Sportive Breaks, our Official Travel Partner for the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships. Through these bespoke packages, cycling enthusiasts can not only be part of and enjoy an exceptional experience at the Championships but explore all that Scotland has to offer as a world-class cycling tourism destination.”

For more information about these exciting new packages, visit www.sportivebreaks.com

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About Sportive Breaks

Sportive Breaks caters for athletes who want to participate or spectate in the very best cycling across the world.

Created by Portman Travel Group, who have made significant moves in the sports travel industry in recent years launching Clarity Sports, Sportsbreaks.com and Amaze. Sportive Breaks is part of the larger group Destination Sports Experiences and Marathon Tours & Travel which is headed-up by Managing Director, Brendan Fox, who alongside his team, has decades of experience working in the global sports travel industry.

Sportive Breaks offer travel packages and guaranteed entry to sportives, cyclosportives , grand tours, and cycling holidays around the world, together with VIP hospitality access to many of the top professional cycling events.

The Sportive Breaks team offer an impressive assortment of packages, including the UCI Cycling World Championships, Mallorca 312 and Etape du Tour – the only event that gives riders the chance to ride the exact same route as Tour de France pros, amongst many other great trips.

Sportive Breaks are fully ABTA bonded with an ATOL license, in line with the consumer financial protection requirements of UK travel law and proud winners of the Platinum Trusted Service Award from Feefo for three consecutive years.

The team have also opened offices in the US and Australia, with cycling travel brand Sportive Breaks and world leading running brand Marathon Tours & Travel joining the family.

About the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships

From 3 to 13 August 2023, the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships will be hosted in Glasgow and across Scotland. It will be the single biggest cycling event in history, bringing together for the first time 13 existing UCI World Championships into one mega event.

This historic and innovative event will welcome more than 8,000 amateur and elite cyclists from more than 120 countries and crown over 190 UCI World Champions across 13 UCI World Championships, which includes: BMX Freestyle Flatland; BMX Freestyle Park; BMX Racing; Gran Fondo; Indoor Cycling; Mountain Bike Cross-country; Mountain Bike Downhill; Mountain Bike Cross-country Marathon; Para-cycling Road; Para-cycling Track; Road; Track; Trials.

The anticipated global TV audience will place the event in the top-10 most watched sporting events in the world, rivalling the Olympics and Commonwealth Games and placing Scotland on the world stage as a destination for elite cycling and cycle tourism.

Currently the UCI stages annual UCI World Championships in each of its disciplines in different host cities around the world throughout the year. Starting with the inaugural event in 2023, the UCI Cycling Worlds will bring these championships together every four years, the year prior to the Olympics

The 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships is more than just an event. It will be a catalyst for behavioural change across Scotland by giving everyone the opportunity to experience the freedom riding a bike can bring to their lives. By working in collaboration with cycling and wider partners, it will amplify and unify existing work and activity across health, transport, tourism and participation.

The event will be delivered in collaboration between the UCI, Scottish Government, Glasgow City Council, UK Sport, British Cycling, Glasgow Life and VisitScotland with its EventScotland team through 2023 Cycling World Championships Ltd, with the partnership creating a blueprint for future editions by ensuring the inaugural event is authentic, innovative, and distinctive. www.cyclingworldchamps.com

Venues and Locations already announced include:

● BMX Freestyle Park (Glasgow Green, Glasgow)

● BMX Freestyle Flatland (Glasgow Green, Glasgow)

● BMX Racing (Glasgow BMX Centre, Glasgow)

● Gran Fondo (Dundee and Angus and Perth and Kinross)

● Indoor (Emirates Arena, Glasgow)

● Mountain Bike Cross Country (Glentress Forest, Tweed Valley)

● Mountain Bike Downhill (Nevis Range, Fort William)

● Mountain Bike Marathon (Glentress Forest, Tweed Valley)

● Para-cycling Road (Dumfries & Galloway)

● Para-cycling Track (Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Glasgow)

● Road (Road Starts: Edinburgh, Loch Lomond; Road Race Finish: George Square, Glasgow; Time Trial: Stirling)

● Track (Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Glasgow)

● Trials (Glasgow Green, Glasgow)

For full schedule and event information visit https://www.cyclingworldchamps.com

About the UCI

Founded on April 14, 1900, in Paris, France, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is the worldwide governing body for cycling. It develops and oversees cycling in all its forms and for all people: as a competitive sport, a healthy recreational activity, a means of transport, and also just for fun. The UCI manages and promotes the ten cycling disciplines of road, track, mountain bike, BMX Racing, BMX Freestyle, cyclo-cross, trials, indoor cycling, cycling esports and gravel. Five of these are featured on the Olympic Games programme (road, track, mountain bike, BMX Racing and BMX Freestyle), two in the Paralympic Games (road and track), and four in the Youth Olympic Games (road, mountain bike, BMX Racing and BMX Freestyle). For more information: www.uci.org