Mathieu Van der Poel | The Build Up

Join us as we prepare for an iconic weekend of racing, with the rare chance to meet special guests and athletes from the pro cycling world.

The unstoppable star of 2019, Mathieu Van der Poel as well as reigning World Champion Alejandro Valverde will be attending for a meet and greet with fans. After this, Simon Mottram (Founder and CEO of Rapha) and Roman Arnold (Founder and CEO of Canyon) will have a conversation about how their brands came about and what they're looking forward to at the Worlds.

The Starling Cafe, 47 Oxford Street, 6-8pm.

Free entry.

Rapha + Canyon at the Worlds

Rapha and Canyon are joining forces at the Yorkshire World Championships to host two pop-ups from 21-29th September. The first is an expansive pop-up store in the Official Fan Zone, the second a community-focused hub hosted by The Starling Independent Cafe, just a stone’s throw away from the finish straight, where we’ll be joined by fitness technology experts Wahoo.


  • Friday 27th September, 6-8pm.
    Free entry
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