Having only taken up cycling two years ago, Cyclosport guest writer, Alison Salthouse has enjoyed her first summer of sportives - including three 100km. She decided to end her season by facing her fear of hills at the Friends Life Tour Ride with Mark Cavendish.
On the weekend of the 16th-17th May 2015, join 2,000 other riders as they take on a 185 mile circumnavigating of London by bike, through some of the toughest but most beautiful landscapes the capital and its outskirts have to offer.
Aberystwyth-based Continental bike tyre distributors, Cambrian Tyres are again the organisers and sponsors of next year's Welsh Wild West Sportive. Now in its third year, the friendly event forms part of the four day Aberystwyth Cycle Festival.
The organisers of the Haute Route have confirmed the Grand Depart and arrival cities for the three Haute Route 7-day events of 2015. OC Sport have reversed the traditional routes so riders will tackle the Pyrenees, Alps and Dolomites' cols from the opposite direction.
Rob Hayles, Dani King MBE, Hannah Walker and Jon Mould are amongst the latest names that have confirmed their attendance at this year’s Champions of CycleSport Dinner in aid of children’s charity Action Medical Research.
Entries are open for the London Cycle Sportive, part of the Human Race Sportive Series and the most unique sportive in London. Set to take place on Sunday May 10th 2015, the event is expected to sell-out again as it has done for the past two years.
Having ridden the inaugural event in 2012 and thoroughly enjoyed it, Cyclosport's Sean Lacey was keen to return to the Isle of Man for this unique sportive that follows the course of the famous TT motorcycling event, and shows the very best of Manx scenery.
Cease Fire in the New Forest? 6,000 Cyclists - Across Two Separate Events - Enjoy Incident-Free Weekend
This weekend saw two events - the CTC Gridiron Ride and the Wiggle New Forest 100 - both take to the roads of the National Park. However, despite nearly 6,000 cyclists being involved across the weekend, it seems that there were no reported incidents.
Introducing The Col Collective - Inspiration, Education and Support for Conquering the Greatest Mountains in Cycling
Partnered with experts across every area of cycling, The Col Collective is a brand new online resource dedicated to providing cyclists with the inspiration, education and support needed to tackle the greatest mountains in the world.
Guest writer Jeremy Humphries tackles the Skyroad Granfondo based in Lousã, a small town in the centre of Portugal, surrounded by low mountains. He discovers a hidden gem with a route containing a great mix climbing on virtually traffic free roads with stunning scenery.