Road race - 156 km
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Route - 156 km (Men 19-59 and women 19-49)
UWCT Final will start at BTC City (main shopping area in Ljubljana), then turns left to Šmartinska street. Then we took take Kajuhova street, continue to Zaloška, Litijska and Poljanska street. The we go through the old town of Ljubljana, first control is on Tromostovje. After that we follow Čopova street and reach Slovenska cesta. From Slovenska cesta we turn left to Bleiweisova street and then right to Tržaška.
We continue along Tržaška street until Brezovica (Prigo), where the UWCT Final officially starts with a fly start (I thought that we would stop the whole peloton and start per age category from here?) at the beginning of an uphill (4,7 km uphill, average gradient 4.1%, max.gradient 7%) and then Logatec. At Kalce we turn right and ride through Godovič (dangerous descent) towards Idrija and Želin. There is a complete road block on the descent between Godovič and Idrija (G 102 road) between 09.55 and 13.05.
We turn right at Želin, towards Cerkno. A feed zone is situated on the main square in Cerkno. The principal uphill to Kladje starts from here (7km, average gradient 6,3%, max. gradient 10%). Another feed zone is situated atop of Kladje hill. Following Kladje, there is a 10 km long dangerous descent (with bad road paving sections) until crossroads in Trebije. Road from Cerkno to Kladje and Trebije is closed for all traffic from 10:55 to 15:00.
We turn left in Trebije towards Gorenja vas. You will find another feed zone in Gorenja vas, in front of Town hall. After that, we continue in direction of Škofja loka. There is a dangerous right-sided turn, followed immediately by a left-sided turn at the entry to Škofja loka (please, pay attention at this section, even if it will be secured). Another feed zone is situated after a short ascent in Škofja loka.
At the end of Škofja loka, we turn right (onto road 314) towards Jeprca and Vodice. In Vodice, we turn right onto road 323 towards Šmartno. Final feed zone will be in Šmartno (14 km until finish). We continue towards Tacen and then Nemška street until Dunajska street, where we turn right until crossroads with Baragova street, where we turn left. At the end of Baragova street we turn right onto Vojkova street until crossroads with Kranjčeva street, where we turn left.
We continue along Kranjčeva street until Žale roundabout. Take the 4th exit onto Pokopališka street and continue towards crossroads with Šmartinska street, where we turn left. Šmartinska street will take us to the finish in BTC City.
-> Descent from Godovič towards Idrija at 50th km (road G102). Road will be closed for all traffic from 09:55 to 13:05.
-> Descent from Kladje towards Trebije at 86th km (bad road paving sections). Road will be closed for all traffic from 10:55 to 15:00.
-> Dangerous right-sided followed by left-sided turn at the entry to Škofja loka (at 118th km)
-> Dangerous short descent and left-sided turn right after refreshment point in Šmartno (at 144th km)
In addition, please pay attention during the start, where a large crowd of cyclists is expected.
Following roads will be closed for all traffic during the World Championships :
Descent from Godovič to Idrija (from 50th to 60th km); road will be closed between 09:55 and 13:05
Uphill and descent from Cerkno to Kladje and Trebija (from 80th to 95th km); road will be closed between 10:55 and 15:00.
Road between Tacen and BTC City (finish) (from 146th km to 156th km); road will be closed between 12:30 and 17:00.
Road race - 97km
The timing and route of the short distance of these World Championships is designed to follow the route of the long distance race. They both start at BTC City in Ljubljana; the route is identical for the first 7 km, up to Dolgi most, where the 97km route continues through Kozarje, Dobrovo, Horjul, Vrzdenec until Lučine and Gorenja vas where it again meets the long distance route. From there, it continues along the original route until the finish in BTC City.
The 97km route will be ridden in a closed fashion until Dobrova (at 17th km), which is where the race officially starts with a fly start. (Same remark as above?) A timing carpet will be placed at the beginning of the hill (8 km uphill, 5% average gradient, 9% max. gradient).
-> Dangerous right-sided followed by left-sided turn at the entry to Škofja loka (at 61st km) evaren vstop v Škofjo Loko z ostrim levim in takoj nato desnim ovinkom (na 61. kilometru).
-> Dangerous short descent and right- sided turn in Šmartno, right after feed zone (at 85th km).
In addition, please pay attention at the start, where a large crowd of cyclists is expected.
Following roads will be closed for all traffic during the marathon
- 1. Road from Vrzdenec to Gorenja vas (from 27th to 45th km)
closed between 11:00 and 13:00.
- 2. Road from Tacen to BTC City (finish) (from 87th to 97th km)
closed between 12:30 and 17:00