Sprint legend Mark Cavendish will be among those leading the field this week as a strong line-up takes on the Classic Brugge-De Panne in Belgium. The British racer will be hoping to impress here as he looks to get the nod for team Quick-Step's Tour de France line-up. Read on as we explain how to get a 2022 Brugge-De Panne live stream and watch UCI World Tour cycling online wherever you are.
Dates: Wednesday, March 23
Start: 11.55am CET / 12.55pm GMT / 8.55am ET / 5.55am PT/ 11.55pm AEDT
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As ever, this year's course spans the Flemish flat lands region towards the coast. While there are fewer hills and cobbles compared to other Belgium classics, the riders may have to contend with crosswinds which so often play a factor in this race.
The climax of three of the past five years has seen a bunch sprint finish, underlining its status as one of the most entertaining events on the cycling calendar.
Last year's race saw Sam Bennett secure the first one-day WorldTour victory of his career. Now turning out for BORA-Hansgrohe, expect Bennett to be in contention once more with Alpecin–Fenix's Tim Merlier leading the charge of a host of Belgian riders set to provide a challenge.
Read on for everything you need to know to watch a Brugge-De Panne live stream from anywhere in the world today.
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How to watch a FREE Brugge-De Panne live stream online
The great news is that you can watch a FREE Brugge-De Panne live stream.
Belgian cycling fans can watch a free Brugge-De Panne live stream on Sporza (opens in new tab).
If you're a resident of Belgium and you're abroad right now, don't worry about missing the action - all you need to do is download a VPN (opens in new tab) to re-connect to your home streaming coverage.
How to watch Brugge-De Panne 2022 from outside your country
If you're desperate to watch every stage of the Brugge-De Panne but you're away from home and the coverage is geo-blocked, then you could always use a VPN to access it (assuming you're not breaching any broadcaster T&Cs, of course). You may be surprised how simple it is to do.
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2022 Brugge-De Panne live stream: how to watch cycling online in the UK
For UK residents, Eurosport Player has you covered for live Brugge-De Panne coverage.
The streaming service is affordable, at just £6.99 a month or £39.99 for the year, and it's compatible with a wide array of devices and platforms.
Coverage of the race begins at 2pm GMT on Eurosport 1.
Another option is the GCN+ Race Pass, which also costs £39.99 for a year, but the caveat is that it's mobile-only.
And remember, to watch your home coverage from abroad, you can always use a VPN (opens in new tab), log back in to a server in your country and watch as if you were there.
How to watch Brugge-De Panne 2022: US cycling live stream details
US-based cycling fans can live stream the Brugge-De Panne with a GCN+ Race Pass, which costs $8.99/month or $49.99 annually.
Its a pretty unforgiving schedule for cycling fans Stateside, with start times varying between 8.55am ET / 5.55am PT.
If you're currently out of the US but want to watch the race, then don't forget to explore the VPN route (opens in new tab) set out above.
How to watch Brugge-De Panne 2022: live stream cycling in Australia for FREE
You can tune into the Brugge-De Panne with a GCN+ Race Pass, which costs AU$65 annually.
The race begins at 11.55pm AEDT on Friday night.
If you're not currently in Oz, you can download a VPN (opens in new tab) to tune into your home coverage of the race from anywhere.