On Sunday, the time has come for the cycling race in Frankfurt 2022 to start. Here you can find out what else you need to know about the traffic situation, favorites and our live broadcast.
The Eschborn-Frankfurt cycling classic is approaching: From Sunday at 12.00 Hessischer Rundfunk broadcasts the race on TV and on the internet at hessenschau.de (click here for livestream). Cycling fans should already tune in at 11.15, which is the documentary 60 years of cycling. Before firing the starting pistol, we answer the last important questions here in compact form.
Several roads will be closed, and in addition to car traffic, tram and bus lines will also be affected by the closures. The racetrack in Frankfurt’s urban area is closed on Sunday from around 8.30 to 18.30, as far as possible.
The Reuterweg between Grüneburgweg and Bockenheimer Landstraße, where the finish line has been set up, has been closed since Saturday. And because it all has to be disassembled again after the race, there may still be obstacles in this section until early Monday.
The Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund (RMV) and the local public transport company traffiQ recommend using the S-Bahn and U-Bahn. You can find a complete overview here.
The return to the traditional race date on May 1 is celebrated with great enthusiasm. 11 teams from the World Tour send riders to Hesse. the starting list promises great sports. The full podium for the 2021 edition is there. Last year’s winner Jasper Philipsen, local hero John Degenkolb and record winner Alexander Kristoff.
But that was not the end of sonorous names. Italian sprint star Giacomo Nizzolo, Germany Tour winner Nils Politt
or newcomer sensation Biniam Girmay from Eritrea promises an exciting race again this year. Read more about the favorites here.
Yes. With the return to the traditional date, the spectators also return. After the race in 2020 had to be canceled and only 800 people were admitted to the Alte Oper in the autumn of 2021, there are no restrictions this year.
Whether it’s in the city or by the icons of Taunus: This year, the fan festivals are finally promising the best cycling classic atmosphere again.
11.15: Mr television starts the cycling holiday and shows the documentary “60 years cycling “. ARD cycling commentator Florian Naß looks back on the beginning of the race in May 1962, which originally aimed to make Henninger Turm and the eponymous brewery popular. In addition, he draws a line over six decades to the ideas for the future.
12:00: The live broadcast on hr-tv, in the stream on hessenschau.de and our live ticker begins.
Around 4pm: Now the warm phase of the race begins. Will an eruption end at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt? Or is there another mass sprint?
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