February 11 - The routes for the cycling time trial and road racing events at the Commonwealth Games have been announced by Glasgow 2014 organisers and will see riders travel through the outskirts of the city as well as battling it out through the streets of Glasgow.
Following the announcement of the marathon route for the Games last week, competitors in both cycling events will also start their challenge for medals in Glasgow Green in the East End of the city.
The time trial race will then see riders head out into the countryside of east Dumbartonshire and north Lanarkshire on the single loop course.
They will then come back into the city's east end before racing to the line in Glasgow Green.
The time trial course is set at 40 kilometres (25 miles) for men and 30km (18.6 miles) for women.
The 14km (8.7 miles) road race route also starts in Glasgow Green and will see riders speeding through the city's streets, including Argyle Street, Buchanan Street and St Vincent Street, before carrying on to the West End of the city, where they will pass through Kelvingrove Park and circuit the west end before heading back towards the city centre and the finish.
For the men's race, competitors will complete 168km (104 miles) and lap the course 12 times, while female riders will complete seven laps and 98km (61 miles).
The road race course was used in last year's British Cycling National Championships.
"Cycling is among the fastest and most thrilling events at Glasgow 2014 with the road race and time trial offering fans the chance to experience the excitement of the sport up close," said Glasgow 2014 chief executive David Grevemberg.
"Road race riders will take in some of the best sites in Glasgow, as well as some challenging climbs, while those undertaking the time trial will hit the open roads and head out of the city in a challenging race to the finish.
"These competitions, along with the marathon, are free events to watch without tickets and we would encourage everyone to cheer the athletes on and enjoy what will undoubtedly be a unique Commonwealth Games experience."
The courses have been developed in collaboration with a range of sport, city and tourism stakeholders to ensure the technical requirements are achieved while balancing the unique opportunity to showcase the city and its surroundings to the world, according to Glasgow 2014.
Both routes have been endorsed by the International Cycling Union (UCI) and will receive final certification closer to Games time.
The time trial race is scheduled to take place on July 31 with the road race set for August 3.
"Following on from the record breaking success of the 2013 British Cycling National Championships, which were held on the same course, I am sure the road race will be a fantastic spectacle showcasing the best of Glasgow to the world whilst offering a true test to the riders, many of whom will be travelling directly from the Tour de France to compete," said President of Scottish Cycling Alasdair MacLennan.
"The time trial route has been designed to present the athletes with a truly sporting and testing course.
"This course will offer riders and spectators a variety of road types, surfaces and landscapes whilst also bringing a free Glasgow 2014 experience to the public in the neighbouring local authorities.
"Scottish Cycling believes by having world class events take place in Scotland it will aid the development of cycling in this country, by providing inspiration to our current riders and encourage spectators all over Scotland to try their hand at this fantastic sport."
Both the time trial and road race events are free to view for spectators along with the marathon event.
Glasgow 2014 opens on July 23 with an Opening Ceremony in Celtic Park.
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