The Individual Time Trials in Stirling – all you need to know

Stirling will welcome visitors and cycling fans from across the globe this week as it stages the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships Individual Time Trials (Wednesday 9 – Friday 11 August).

Start line at the Individual Time Trial events
Stirling is hosting the Individual Time Trials at the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships

The world’s elite riders will race against the clock in the Individual Time Trial events to the stunning backdrop of Stirling’s historical city centre and picturesque communities. 

Stirling will stage the Individual Time Trials from Wednesday 9 August to Friday 11 August for all categories - Men Elite, Women Elite, U23 Men and Men and Women Juniors.

You can make sure that you’re fully prepared to enjoy these world-class events by checking out the following information:

Fan Zones and Spectator Guide

Five designated fan zones at key points of the Time Trial route have been set up at The Smiddy at Blair Drummond; the Gargunnock Inn, the Woodhouse in Kippen, King Street, Stirling and City Park near the starting area. A map of all the fan zones can also be downloaded here.

Fans can gather near the action and follow the riders on screens broadcasting the event. Full information on the fan zones is available at

The spectator guide for the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships can be found at:

Race Times and Route

The routes that riders will navigate during the Individual Time Trials is available to view at: The full schedule for each event taking place in Stirling is also available to view at:

Road Closures

To ensure the Individual Time Trials can be held safely, certain roads across Stirling will be closed at certain times between 9-11 August.

Residents have been issued letters with detailed information on local access points and closure times. The latest information on road closures and access arrangements is available at:

Getting into Stirling

The best way to get into Stirling is via train. Services directly from Glasgow are regular and convenient. Motorists can also make use of free park and ride facilities at Springkerse and Castleview. However, motorists are urged to plan ahead and consider road closures and diversions prior to travelling.

More info can be found on the Traffic Scotland website. Travel updates can also found on the Traffic Scotland Twitter feed:

Preparing for the events

The 'Get Ready' section of is a practical hub for local residents and businesses, while a new Business Guide has also been added for organisations across Scotland to prepare for and welcome the Champs.

Key links

Further information is available at and