Christmas is just around the corner, which means lots of food and booze, and not much cycling. Or does it? It seems there's no such thing as the 'off season' these days, so here's our list of Top 5 December events so you can enjoy your christmas pudding guilt free...
Next up for the Col Collective is one of founder, Mike Cotty's favourite climbs of all - the Passo Gavia - a true Italian beauty, made famous by the iconic snowy images of Andy Hampsten from the 1988 Giro d’Italia.
Ever dreamt of riding the Tour de France? Well, now you can! The Tour de Force offers a fully supported event that follows the same route as the pros, just one week ahead of the actual Tour. Just 25 places remain though, so you'll need to act fast.
Shutt Velo Rapide Teams Up with the Chiltern Cycling Festival to Provide Special Edition Vintage Prizes
The organisers of the GE Chiltern Cycling Festival are delighted to announce that Following the recent launch of Shutt Velo Rapide's retro inspired "Heritage Jersey", the Oxfordshire-based outfit will be providing prizes for competitors in each of their events.
Ben Swift, Nicholas Dlamini & Shameeg Salie Help HotChillee to Second at the Coronation Double Century
HotChillee 2, the team that included British pro, Ben Swift and HotChillee development rider, Nicholas Dlamini - who has recently signed for the MTN-Qhubeka development team - came second at the Coronation Double Century this weekend in a time of 5hr 9min 49sec.
Science in Sport (SiS), the leaders in endurance nutrition, have launched a new SiS GO Energy + Caffeine gel in Double Espresso flavour, with 150mg caffeine content per gel - twice the amount of a standard SiS GO Energy + Caffeine gel.
Treat yourself and your friends to a present with a difference this Christmas by registering for one of Action Medical Research's RIDE-100 events. Sign up on Friday 5 December 2014 - 'Festive Friday' - the official launch day of the 2015 series, and you'll get 50% off entry too.
Three Haute Route Compact Events Announced for 2015 Offering the Best of the Pyrenees, French Alps and Dolomites Swiss Alps
For the first time, three compact editions of the world's highest and toughest cyclosportives will run over shortened two-day or three-day formats, showcasing the very best of the Pyrenees, French Alps and Dolomites Swiss Alps.
Outstanding HotChillee development rider, Nicholas Dlamini has signed his first pro contract. He has joined the feeder team for the South African based MTN-Qhubeka, who announced their squad this week.
The route has been confirmed for the 2015 edition of the official Corsa Rosa sportive - the Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia. The event will take place on 17 May, and like the Etape du Tour, allows amateur riders to take on the same route as the professionals just days before.