2023 UCI World Championship Pro bikes - the fast, the wacky and the wonderful

Our guide to the latest and greatest race bike tech from this years UCI World Championships in Glasgow

World tour bikes in 3x3 grid
(Image credit: Future (Andy Jones))

The 2023 UCI World Championships are underway, and it's a particularly big year for pro bike tech, especially inside the velodrome. With Paris 2024 looming ever closer, the Glasgow World Championships mark the deadline for track bikes due to be battling it out for gold medals to make a public appearance. 

Add to that arguably the biggest road bike release of the year, the Specialized Tarmac SL8, and the asphalt outlook is just as bustling as on the boards. 

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Joe Baker
Tech Writer

Joe is Cycling Weekly's tech writer. He's always had a love for bikes, since first riding a two wheeled steed before the age of four. Years down the line, Joe began racing at 16, and enjoyed great experiences internationally, racing in Italy, Spain and Belgium to name a few locations. Always interested in tech, Joe even piloted his Frankenstein hill climb bike to a Junior National Title in 2018.  After taking a step back from elite level racing in April 2022, Joe joined our team as a freelancer, before becoming Tech Writer in May 2023. 

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