16 men's WorldTour teams will do battle on a virtual Tour de Suisse parcours and we're streaming it LIVE 23-27 April via our site and SBS On Demand.
Cycling Central

14 Apr 2020 - 4:06 PM  UPDATED 24 Apr 2020 - 3:31 PM

With the Tour de Suisse unfortunately cancelled for 2020, the event's organisers are teaming up with Velon and indoor virtual cycling platform Rouvy to bring you the Digital Swiss 5 race series.

And we're streaming it LIVE via our site / SBS On Demand! 

Riders from Total Direct Energie, Rally Cycling, the Swiss National Team and 16 of the men's WorldTour teams will virtually race five separate events on some of the parcours slated for this year's Tour de Suisse. 

We will be streaming each race live with catch up on our site / On Demand available later each day.

Thursday April 23 - 01:10 - 03:00 (AEST) - Race 1 (Hilly): Moudon to Leukerbad (27km, elevation 1,192m). WATCH the replay here

Friday April 24 - 01:10 - 03:00 (AEST) - Race 2 (Flat): Frauenfeld to Frauenfeld (40-50km TBC). WATCH the replay here

Saturday April 25 - 01:10 - 03:00 (AEST) - Race 3 (Summit finish): Fiesch to Disentis - Sedrun Part 1 (33km elevation 1,521m) 

Sunday April 26 - 01:10 - 03:00 (AEST) - Race 4 (Hilly): Tortour to Oberlangenegg-Langnau (37km elevation 444m)

Sunday April 26 - 22:10 - 00:00 (AEST) - Race 5 (6km final climb): Fiesh to Disentis - Sedrun Part 3 (36km elevation 950m)

Teams will provide three riders per race per day.  

Rider line-ups will be finalised later this week but will feature riders from the following teams: AG2R La Mondiale, BORA-hansgrohe, CCC Team, Deceuninck - Quick-Step Team, EF Pro Cycling, Groupama-FDJ, Israel Start-Up Nation, Lotto Soudal, Mitchelton-SCOTT, Movistar Team, NTT Pro Cycling, Rally Cycling, Swiss National Team, Team Bahrain McLaren, Team INEOS, Team Jumbo-Visma, Team Sunweb, Total Direct Energie, Trek-Segafredo.