FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
NBC SPORTS GOLD’S LIVE, EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF 2019 SPRING CYCLING SEASON CONTINUES WITH THE PARIS-ROUBAIX THIS SUN., APR. 14 AT 4:55 A.M. ET
NBCSN Presents Encore Coverage Monday, Apr. 15 at 1 a.m. ET/Sunday, Apr. 14 at 10 p.m. PT
NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass” Available for Remaining Spring Season at $19.99
NBC Sports Debuts New YouTube Show “In the Saddle”; Special Guest Taylor Phinney Joins First Episode
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 10, 2019 – NBC Sports Gold presents live, exclusive coverage of the remaining 2019 spring cycling schedule, continuing with the Paris-Roubaix on Sunday, April 14 at 4:55 a.m. ET. NBCSN will present encore coverage of the race on Monday, April 15 at 1 a.m. ET/Sunday, April 14 at 10 p.m. PT. Phil Liggett and Bob Roll will call the race on NBC Sports Gold and NBCSN.
The field is headlined by defending champion and three-time world champion Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) and 2017 champion Greg van Avermaet (CCC Team).
Earlier this week, NBC Sports debuted “In the Saddle,” a new YouTube show focused on hot-button topics in the Cycling world. The first episode features three-time Olympic cyclist Taylor Phinney, who discusses his training methods ahead of this year’s Paris-Roubaix and his growing social media presence. Phinney won the Under 23 Paris-Roubaix twice (2009, 10) and finished 8th in the Paris-Roubaix last year.
NBC Sports Gold’s 2018-19 “Cycling Pass” gives fans in the U.S. access to premiere cycling races through the 2019 spring cycling season, concluding in June. Following this weekend’s coverage of the Paris-Roubaix, NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass” provides live exclusive access to the La Flèche Wallonne on Wednesday, April 24 at 8:20 a.m. ET and the Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday, April 28 at 8:10 a.m. ET.
Remaining live coverage of the spring cycling season on NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass” concludes with the Amgen Tour of California, beginning on Sunday, May 12 and Criterium du Dauphine, beginning on Sunday, June 9.
Fan can visit NBCSportsGold.com now to purchase “Cycling Pass” for $19.99 for the Paris-Roubaix and the remaining portion of the 2018-19 cycling season (through June 2019).
ABOUT NBC SPORTS GOLD
NBC Sports Gold is NBC Sports’ direct-to-consumer live streaming product that provides sports fans with access to exclusive premium sports events and content, live and on-demand, at an affordable price. Launched in 2016 with a single cycling product, NBC Sports Gold currently offers 15 individual sports “passes” – nine domestic (PGA TOUR LIVE, Premier League, INDYCAR, Cycling, Track & Field, Speed Skating, Rugby, Supercross, and Snow, consisting of seven Olympic winter sports); two regional (Blazers and Philly); one combination (Supercross and Pro Motocross), two domestic and international (Figure Skating and Pro Motocross); and one international-only (Notre Dame Football). NBC Sports Gold will add Premier Lacrosse League later this year.
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