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Bike to broadcast Crankworx World Tour in UK

UK pay-television channel Bike has acquired rights to the European leg of mountain bike series the Crankworx World Tour.

The event in Les Gets, France will take place from June 15-19. Bike, which launched as a specialist cycling channel in the UK in December, has secured live and exclusive coverage of the dual speed and style event on June 16, along with pump track on June 17 and downhill on June 19.

In addition to live coverage, Bike will air delayed programming throughout the staging of the event. Bike has acquired the rights from the IMG agency.