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How to stream cycling live online with a VPN

Updated: September 14, 2020
How to stream cycling live online with a VPN

Watch the 2020 Tour de France on ITV for free

Price: Free

Channels: ITV 4

UK network ITV will have live coverage of the 2020 Tour de France. You can catch the races live via ITV Hub with highlights shows running regularly on the night of every stage. The best part? It’s completely free!

To watch the Tour de France on ITV:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the UK.
  3. Sign up at ITV. You may need to supply a valid UK postal code (e.g., WC1X 0AA).
  4. Start watching for free!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome or Firefox.

Watching on mobile? You can also use the ITV Hub app (on Android and iOS).

Learn more about streaming ITV with ExpressVPN.

Stream Tour de France 2020 free online on France TV

Price: Free

What better way to watch Tour de France than on a French channel? France TV Sport will broadcast the Tour de France for free on its site. The broadcast will be in in French.

To watch TdF live on France TV:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in France.
  3. Head to France TV.
  4. Stream the event live!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome or Firefox.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the France TV app on your Android or iOS device.

Stream the 2020 Tour de France free on RAI

Price: Free

RAI has the official Italian broadcasting rights for the 2020 Tour de France. The best part? The stream is completely free! The broadcast will be in Italian.

To watch TdF on RAI:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in Italy.
  3. Go to RAI.
  4. Start watching for free!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome or Firefox.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the RaiPlay app on your Android or iOS device.

Watch the 2020 Tour de France live online on RTBF

Price: Free

Channels: RTBF

RTBF picked up broadcasting rights for the 2020 Tour de France in Belgium and will offer a free stream of the event. The broadcast will be in French.

To watch TdF on RTBF:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in Belgium.
  3. Visit the RTBF website.
  4. Enjoy watching for free!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome or Firefox.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the RTBF Auvio app on your Android or iOS device.

Watch the 2020 Tour de France live stream on Eurosport

Price: 5 GBP/month and up

Channels: Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2

Eurosport in the UK will also provide live coverage of the 2020 Tour de France.

To watch the Tour de France on Eurosport:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the UK.
  3. Sign up at Eurosport. You may need to supply a valid UK postal code (e.g., “WC1X 0AA”).
  4. Stream the event live!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome or Firefox.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the Eurosport Player on your Android or iOS device.

Stream the 2020 Tour de France live on NBCSN

Price: 20 USD/month and up

Channels: NBCSN

NBC picked up broadcasting rights for the 2020 Tour de France. The event will be streamed live on NBCSN. You can watch Tour de France on NBCSN via various seven-day free trials.

To watch the Tour de France on NBCSN:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Head to fuboTV (60 USD/month), YouTube TV (65 USD/month), Sling TV Blue (20 USD/month and up) AT&T TV Now (55 USD/month), or Hulu (55 USD/month) and use the free trial.
  4. Enjoy the games!

Note: If you already have a U.S. cable subscription or if you subscribe to any of the cord-cutting services above, you can sign in on the NBC Sports website with your credentials and stream the event on NBC Sports.

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome or Firefox.

Watching on mobile? Fire up the fuboTV app (on Android and iOS), the YouTube TV app (on Android or iOS), the Sling TV app (on Android and iOS), the AT&T TV Now app (on Android or iOS), or the Hulu app (on Android or iOS).

Learn more about watching fuboTV, YouTube TV, Sling TV, Hulu, and AT&T TV Now with ExpressVPN.

Watch cycling streams on NBC Sports Gold live online

Price: 55 USD

NBC Sports Gold will broadcast every 2020 Tour de France stage commercial-free. Watch live multi-stage races, one-day classics, and relive the 2019 Tour de France and Vuelta a España on-demand. Subscription auto-renews prior to the start of the next season.

To watch the Tour de France on NBC Sports Gold:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a server location in the U.S.
  3. Head to NBC Sports Gold. You will need an active NBC Sports Gold subscription.
  4. Enjoy the event live!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome or Firefox.

Watching on mobile? You can also use the NBC Sports Gold app (on Android and iOS).

When and where is the 2020 Tour de France?

The 2020 edition of the Tour de France starts on Saturday, August 29 and ends on Monday, September 20. You can also check the official ITV, NBC, or Eurosport schedules for broadcast times. The races usually start at around 7 a.m. ET.

DateStart and finishTerrain and distance
Saturday, August 29, 2020Nice Moyen Pays > NiceFlat (156 km)
Sunday, August 30, 2020Nice Haut Pays > NiceMountain (186 km)
Monday, August 31, 2020Nice > SisteronFlat (198 km)
Tuesday, September 1, 2020Sisteron > Orcières-MerletteHilly (160.5 km)
Wednesday, September 2, 2020Gap > PrivasFlat (183 km)
Thursday, September 3, 2020Le Teil > Mont AigoualHilly (191 km)
Friday, September 4, 2020Millau > LavaurFlat (168 km)
Saturday, September 5, 2020Cazères-sur-Garonne > LoudenvielleMountain (141 km)
Sunday, September 6, 2020Pau > LarunsMountain (153 km)
Monday, September 7, 2020La Charente-MaritimeRest day
Tuesday, September 8, 2020Île d’Oléron Le Château-d’Oléron > Île de Ré Saint-Martin-de-RéFlat (168.5 km)
Wednesday, September 9, 2020Châtelaillon-Plage > PoitiersFlat (167.5 km)
Thursday, September 10, 2020Chauvigny > Sarran CorrèzeHilly (218 km)
Friday, September 11, 2020Châtel-Guyon > Puy Mary CantalMountain (191.5 km)
Saturday, September 12, 2020Clermont-Ferrand > LyonFlat (194 km)
Sunday, September 13, 2020Lyon > Grand ColombierMountain (174.5 km)
Monday, September 14, 2020IsèreRest day
Tuesday, September 15, 2020La Tour-du-Pin > Villard-de-LansMountain (164 km)
Wednesday, September 16, 2020Grenoble > Méribel Col de la LozeMountain (170 km)
Thursday, September 17, 2020Méribel > La Roche-sur-ForonMountain (175 km)
Friday, September 18, 2020Bourg-en-Bresse > ChampagnoleFlat (166.5 km)
Saturday, September 19, 2020Lure > La Planche des Belles FillesIndividual time-trial (36.2 km)
Sunday, September 20, 2020Mantes-la-Jolie > Paris Champs-ElyséesFlat (122 km)

Complete 2020 cycling calendar

Here’s the 2020 cycling calendar. Check your streaming site of choice for times. Dates listed here may be subject to change. Major events are in bold.

DateRace and locationCategory
August 29 – September 20, 2020Tour de FranceWorld tour
September 7 – 14, 2020Tirreno-Adriatico – ItalyWorld tour
September 11 – 19, 2020Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – ItalyWorld tour
September 24 – 27, 2020Championnats du Monde Route UCI / UCI Road World Championships (Amateur)World championships
September 29 – October 3, 2020BinckBank Tour – BeneluxWorld tour
September 30, 2020La Flèche Wallonne – BelgiumWorld tour
October 4, 2020Liège-Bastogne-Liège – BelgiumWorld tour
October 3 – 25, 2020Giro d’Italia – ItalyWorld tour
October 10, 2020Amstel Gold Race – NetherlandsWorld tour
October 11, 2020Gent-Wevelgem In Flanders Fields – BelgiumWorld tour
October 18, 2020Ronde van Vlaanderen – Tour des Flandres – BelgiumWorld tour
October 20 – 21, 2020AG Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne – BelgiumWorld tour
October 20 – November 8, 2020La Vuelta ciclista a España  – SpainWorld tour
October 25, 2020Paris-Roubaix – FranceWorld tour
November 6 – 8, 2020Ceratizit Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta – SpainWorld tour

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