The Mad March Hare was, for a very long time, the first event I did every year. From what I think was the very first one in 2009, until 2014 in fact. And then for a couple of years I didn’t, for various reasons, and maybe the novelty had worn off a little... So when they got in touch and asked if I’d like to come back this year and do it again, I was quite keen.
The Tour of Wessex, the UK’s biggest multi stage cyclosportive, announced today that the Safari Simbaz Charity Trust (Europe) will be the event’s official charity going forward. David Kinjah, the founder, will be on hand to launch the Safari Simbaz charity in the UK and to ride all three stages of the Tour of Wessex starting on the 27th May.
When you start a journey you may have a destination in mind, you might not. There are occasions when you may take a different path to get to the same end that you might not have considered at the outset.
We are something of creatures of habit. We get used to things being done in a certain way or at a set time. It isn’t that we can’t adjust but it can be uncomfortable. I have done the Haywards Heath Howler a few times over the years but never in March. The route is still as challenging as it ever was but the weather can come into play.
Sunday 23rd April saw over 800 cyclists saddle up to tackle one of the three distances on offer at the beautiful Gran Fondo Conwy cycle sportive.
The Silverstone Circuit will once again play host to the annual Northamptonshire Parent Infant Partnership (NorPIP) charity bike ride on Monday 1st May.
Wheels in Wheels Events Ltd, sportive and training camp organisers, is pleased to announce the return of the popular early season sportive the Forest of Dean Classic Sportive on Sunday 30th April 2017.
Five-time Tour de France champion, Miguel Indurain, returns to the Mallorca 312 three years after his tribute with the number 312 dorsal during the 2014 edition.
By mid-April, nearly 1,500 cyclists were already registered for the 9th edition of the Pearl Izumi 24 Hours Cycling of Le Mans, among which about ten nationalities and a hundred women come to compete in the 100% Women or mixed team categories.
Bristol Airport and KLM have been announced as joint sponsors of The Tour Series 2017 when it comes to Bath on Saturday 20 May Bath will host the first ever Saturday night stage of The Tour Series and the Matrix Fitness Women's Grand Prix with a brand new city centre route, starting and finishing on Great Pulteney Street.