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by Shane Stokes
April 19, 2018
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FloSports, an Austin-based digital brand focused on live-streaming sporting events and original content, has announced the addition of 63 cycling events, covering 188 days of racing, on FloBikes.com. Races include the Giro d’Italia and Tour de Suisse, as well as the 2019 editions of Milan-San Remo and the Tour of Flanders. Subscribers in the U.S. and Canada. will have access to live and on-demand coverage of the top road and cyclocross races in the world; that list also includes the Amstel Gold Race, Tour of the Alps, Tour de Romandie, and Il Lombardia (in 2018 and 2019).
“These events give FloBikes the most well-rounded live cycling schedule in North America,” said Adam Fenn, FloSports SVP Global Rights Acquisition and Strategy. “For a long time, cycling fans have been neglected in terms of live, high-quality, and in-depth media coverage. The addition of these premier events not only gives fans access to top-notch coverage like never before, but a platform to follow their favorite cyclists, including interviews, documentaries, and more.”
To access live and on-demand coverage of these events, visit FloBikes.com and become a monthly or annual subscriber. A monthly subscription costs $30, an annual subscription costs $150. Either subscription unlocks access to premium content across the entire FloSports network. Races can be watched on TV screens by downloading the FloSports app on iOS, Roku, or Apple TV 4.
“As a lifelong fan of professional cycling who often struggled to access live and on-demand video of the sport’s best races, I’m incredibly excited to have these events on FloBikes,” said Ian Dille, FloBikes Senior Editor. “These events represent the very pinnacle of the sport. Every cyclist, from juniors to current professionals, dreams of competing in the Giro d’Italia, Milan-San Remo, and the Tour of Flanders. I’m thrilled about our year-round coverage.”