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The next best thing to roadside viewing: See all the biggest races live at Look Mum No Hands

Jack Elton-Walters
26 Apr 2019

Popular London cycling cafe and bike shop Look Mum No Hands is the ideal location to while away the hours watching professional cycling

Watching cycling by the roadside is a fantastic experience and a must-do for any serious cycling fan but for most of us it's not practical to take the whole season off work to follow the WorldTour around the roads of Europe and further afield.

Not that we're complaining, as sitting down to watch a full day's coverage of a Giro d'Italia stage or catching all the action from the World Championships on the television is a pretty good alternative.

To make the experience even better many of us will watch on a big screen in a fanzone or cycling cafe, beer (or soft drink) in hand and lunch within reach.

One such place to settle down for a full afternoon in front of the big screen is London's Look Mum No Hands. The Old Street cafe also has a bicycle workshop so you could get your pride and joy serviced while cheering on Tom Dumoulin and anyone else not in a Team Sky jersey as they battle for the win.

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, a plethora of coffee types and with several beers on tap, LMNH is the ideal place to catch a bike race when roadside viewing isn't an option.

What's more, if you visit LMNH over the next couple of months you'll be able to find out more about the Cyclist Track Days and see some of the bikes you can ride at the events.

If you're interested in a day spent riding the world's best bikes, buy your tickets here: cyclisttrackdays.com/tickets

In case of any doubt this isn't an advertorial for Look Mum No Hands, I'm just a fan of the cafe. There are many equally good bike cafes up and down the country – so find the nearest one to you and settle in for a day's viewing. You won't regret it.

LMNH's racing coverage schedule

Subject to change

April

28th April: Liège–Bastogne–Liège and Liège–Bastogne–Liège Femmes  
30th April - 5th May: Tour de Romandie

May

2nd - 5th May: Tour de Yorkshire  
3rd - 4th May: Women’s Tour de Yorkshire  
11th May - 2nd June: Giro d’Italia  
12th - 18th May: Tour of California  
16th - 18th May: Women’s Tour of California

June

9th - 16th June: Criterium du Dauphine  
11th - 16th June: Women’s Tour  
15th - 23rd June: Tour de Suisse

July

5th - 14th July: Giro d’Italia Femminile  
6th - 28th July: Tour de France  
19 July: La Course by Le Tour de France

August

3rd August: RideLondon Classique  
4th August: RideLondon-Surrey Classic  
9th - 11th August: Women’s Tour of Scotland  
24th August - 15th September: Vuelta a Espana

September

3rd - 8th September: Boels Ladies Tour  
8th - 15th September Tour of Britain  
24th - 29th September: Road World Championships