Universal Sports announces 2013 cycling schedule

With more than 135 hours of cycling programming this year, Universal Sports Network is firmly established as the leader in cycling coverage on American television. In 2013, Universal Sports presents a robust schedule of 21 cycling events, including the final grand tour of the season, the Vuelta a España. Other marquee events covered are the Tour of Basque, USA Pro Cycling Championships, BMX World Championships, Tour of Britain, the Road Cycling World Championships from Italy and the Mountain Bike World Championships from South Africa.

Universal Sports Network Schedule: March 18-28, 2013-Cycling

All times ET – Subject to change

DATE             TV TIME             EVENT                          
Mon., Mar. 18    8-9 PM ET           Volta a Catalunya: Stage 1
Tues., Mar. 19   8-9 PM ET           Volta a Catalunya: Stage 2
Wed., Mar. 20    8-9 PM ET           Volta a Catalunya: Stage 3
Thu., Mar. 21    8-9 PM ET           Volta a Catalunya: Stage 4
Fri., Mar. 22    11 AM – 1 PM ET     Grand Prix E3 Harelbeke
Fri., Mar. 22    8-9 PM ET           Volta a Catalunya: Stage 5
Sat., Mar. 23    8-9 PM ET           Volta a Catalunya: Stage 6
Sat., Mar. 24    1-2 PM ET           Volta a Catalunya: Stage 7
Tue, Mar. 26     5-6:30 PM ET        Three Days of De Panne: Stage 1
Tue, Mar. 27     5-6:30 PM ET        Three Days of De Panne: Stage 2
Tue, Mar. 28     5-6:30 PM ET        Three Days of De Panne: Stage 3

Universal Sports Network Schedule: 2013 Cycling Schedule

Jan. 21-27        Tour of San Luis                      Argentina
Feb. 20-24        Track Cycling World Championships     Belarus
Feb. 24           Kuurne-Brussels-Kurn (Cancelled)      Belgium
Mar. 18-24        Volta Ciclista a Catalunya            Spain
Mar. 22           Grand Prix E3 Harelbeke               Belgium
Mar. 26-28        Three Days of De Panne                Belgium
Apr. 1-6          Tour of Basque Country                Spain
May 1             Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop          Germany
May 1-5           Four Days of Dunkerque                France
May 12-19         Tour of California                    USA
May 22-26         Tour of Belgium                       Belgium
May 25-27         USA Pro Cycling Championships         USA
July 25-28        BMX World Championships               New Zealand
Aug. 12-18        Eneco Tour                            NED/BEL
Aug. 19-25        USA Pro Cycling Challenge             USA
Aug. 24-Sept. 15  Vuelta a España                       Spain
Aug. 26-Sept. 1   Mountain Bike World Championships     South Africa
Sept. 1           Grand Prix Plouay                     France
Sept. 15-22       Tour of Britain                       Great Britain
Sept. 18          Grand Prix Wallonie                   Belgium
Sept. 24-29       Road Cycling World Championships      Italy

For up-to-date broadcast and online streaming schedules, please visit http://universalsports.com/cycling/.

Ron Callahan is the chief cook and bottlewasher at Bike World News, doing everything from website design to bike reviews.

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