2012 DATE is now confirmed as Saturday May 5th This will be the7th running of what is Scotland's oldest Sportive. We will be keeping to the same routes that were so popular last year. The main challenge route is exactly 100 miles, just slightly easier than the 104 mile route from 2010. Alternatively you can finish your ride at the lunch stop back at Drumlanrig after 62 miles of glorious virtually traffic free roads. The second part of the 100 mile route takes you to the highest village in Scot...
Events in May 2012
A 3 day challenge covering the C2C route from Whitehaven to Tynemouth in aid of Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland.
On May 5th 2012 the Tumble will be the scene of this incredible challenge. The climb starts in Llanfoist at 54 m altitude. The top is reached after 6 km, at the altitude of 512 m. Cycling the Tumble 15 times adds up to 6870 heightmeters. That is even more than climbing the Alpe d’Huez 6 times ! Indeed, cycling doesn’t get any tougher than this !
A fully marked 113k or 72k sportive, taking in the rolling roads of Sussex and the less well-known punishing climbs of the Greensand Ridge - aka The Surrey Hills. Starting and finishing at Albury Cricket Pitch, riders will start any time during the half hour start window. Feed stations on the course and at the finish supplying homemade cake will be available to all riders. Roaming marshals on motor bikes from NEG will be also be on hand to offer puncture repair as well as first aid in the...
Wheels in Wheels Events are proud to present the 2013 edition of this Classic road sportive, with the start and finish at the New Monmouth Show grounds on the edge of the town. This year we are adding a shorter ride as a taster of the Classic for those riders wanting to try out the Forest of Dean. Nearly 80% of the shorter route will follow the Classic but with only 8 of the climbs to complete; these will of course include the famous Symonds Yat to finish. The route at just over 100kms is st...
Taking place the first Sunday in May each year, the adventure starts in Lower Manhattan. The ride heads north through the heart of Manhattan into Central Park and continues on to historic Harlem and the Bronx, returning south along the East River on the FDR Drive. From there it crosses into Queens and then Brooklyn, where cyclists take over the highway before making the thrilling climb up—and down—the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to Staten Island.
Have you ever dreamed of biking round the Big Apple? Cycling through Central Park? Battling the bridges of Brooklyn and the Bronx. Then why not join the 30,000 other people who will be taking to the streets of New York to cycle through all 5 Boros in one day. Ride for Laureus to get your spot in this sell out event.
A Date for the Diary!…..The Tour of Sligo 2012 Cycle is back again for another year. The date has been fixed for Sunday 6th May 2012. This year the Family event will take place on the day before - Sat 5th May
Now in her fifth year and third incarnation, the 2012 Preseli Angel moves from strength to strength. We have completely redesigned the course to give riders a real sense of 'making progress' whilst retaining the essence of the Preseli Angel that so many year-on-year competitors love - the mountains themselves.
The Cheddar team who organised the May 2011 Somerset Hills Gran Fondo are excited to announce that we shall be “doing it again” for 2012. The date is Sunday May 6th. Our first Gran Fondo was a great success, not because we had hundreds of riders but because everything ran so smoothly and we did not have one complaint only a few suggestions on how we could improve the day.
Come and join us on this popular 30 or 60 mile bike ride, cycling through pretty villages and lush Spring countryside alongside the River Thames as it winds from south Oxfordshire up to Abingdon and into the Vale of the White Horse.
These camps are designed to build your endurance fitness. Ideal for those training for century / double century rides or multiday events, or for those that just want to improve their overall endurance or climbing fitness on some of California’s best cycling routes.
Kent-based San Fairy Ann CCs 118km Cyclo Sportive is being run on Bank Holiday Monday, to provide a moderately challenging ride (compared to some of the ones in Wales and other more hilly parts of the country) and to raise money for the Kent Air Ambulance There are plenty of short climbs and rolling roads in the 118k ride, starting at Marden. Every junction is signed, with marshals at some junctions, two controls and free refreshments at 80k. Engraved gold, silver or bronze medals to everyone wh...
106km cycling event starting from Alveston, North of Bristol. Controls and refreshments at Tetbury, Sapperton and Kingscote, plus 3 information controls. Popular scenic ride through quiet lanes to the Cotswolds with plenty of time to enjoy the beautiful countryside. Please note On the day entries are NOT being accepted for this event