Crowds line the streets to welcome cyclists from the UCI Road World Championships.

Here are 22 amazing photos of Ripon during the UCI cycling championships

There is no doubt about it - the people of Ripon have shown more amazing community spirit to embrace the UCI Road World Championships and welcome the world.

We take a look at some of our favourite photos that capture the cyclists racing through Ripon, and the photo highlights from a special cycling event for schools to celebrate the championships.

Dutch rider Nils Eeekhoff on his way out of Ripon in the U23 Men's Time Trial to finish 7th. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

1. Ripon has taken centre stage to welcome the world for the cycling championships

Dutch rider Nils Eeekhoff on his way out of Ripon in the U23 Men's Time Trial to finish 7th. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.
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Ireland's Ben Healy on his way out of Ripon in the U-23 Men's Time Trial.'Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

2. Cyclists race their way through Ripon's stunning streets

Ireland's Ben Healy on his way out of Ripon in the U-23 Men's Time Trial.'Picture: Bruce Rollinson.
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German Juri Hollmann on his way out of Ripon in the U-23 Men's Time Trial. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

3. Ripon welcomes the world

German Juri Hollmann on his way out of Ripon in the U-23 Men's Time Trial. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.
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Spanish rider Inigo Elosegui Momene on his way out of Ripon in the U-23 Men's Time Trial. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

4. An amazing sight: Ripon turns out in force to show their support for the world's cycling elite

Spanish rider Inigo Elosegui Momene on his way out of Ripon in the U-23 Men's Time Trial. Picture: Bruce Rollinson.
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