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Newsreaders are the headliners at Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

Newsreaders are the headliners at Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

This year's Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 will feature a trio of TV presenters who are more used to announcing the news than making it. The BBC Breakfast duo of Louise Minchin and Naga Munchetty and Sky News's Dermot Murnaghan are three of the best-known presenters in the country. But the trio will swap the TV studios for the open roads on Sunday 29 July when they take on the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100.

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Entries Open for the Dulux London Revolution and ULTRA 2019

Entries Open for the Dulux London Revolution and ULTRA 2019

Entries for next year's Dulux London Revolution on 11th-12th May 2019 open on 11th July. The first to sign up for the 2019 event, a 300km ride around the capital in one day or a weekend will be entitled to an early bird discount. Everyone is welcome, from elite cyclists to heroic fundraisers who have never been on a bike before.

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Taunton Cider Joins The Great Exmoor Ride

Taunton Cider Joins The Great Exmoor Ride

The Great Exmoor Ride, a new Somerset city-to-coast challenge bike ride taking place on Sunday 2nd September, has joined forces with the recently re-launched Taunton Cider Company to help riders celebrate their achievements at the end of this year's challenge.

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REVIEW: Dulux London Trade Revolution

REVIEW: Dulux London Trade Revolution Stamp of Approval

Everyone now and then an event captures your attention for all sorts of reasons. It might be the location, the distance, the food stops and occasionally you get a mix of all of this and more and you can't help but get drawn in. I've known mates who raved about the Dulux Trade London Revolution for many years, the current sponsors are in their third year of getting behind one of the capital's biggest cycling events. 

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HotChillee Partners With Cure Leukaemia to Raise £500,000

HotChillee Partners With Cure Leukaemia to Raise £500,000

Leading cycling events company HotChillee today confirmed a three-year partnership with Cure Leukaemia with the goal of raising half a million pounds. The money will be used to fund 10 new specialist research nurses at centres across the UK to connect blood cancer patients with potentially life-saving or life-extending drugs that are not currently available through standard care. 

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MTB Legend Christoph Sauser to Race The Rainmaker RollerCoaster

ZA Flag MTB Legend Christoph Sauser to Race The Rainmaker RollerCoaster

HotChillee today announced that songo.info will be a charity partner for their new seven-day gravel race, the Rainmaker RollerCoaster, and that songo.info founder and MTB legend, Christoph Sauser, will be riding for the charity. Swiss national, Christoph, is the world's best-known marathon MTBer, having been a former World Champion, won five ABSA Cape Epics, and 14 UCI World Cup wins.

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The Sun Shines On 4,000 Dragon Slayers

The Sun Shines On 4,000 Dragon Slayers

Close to 4,000 riders completed the Dragon Ride L'Etape Wales 2018 this weekend. Temperatures hit 25 degrees, and riders sweated it out tackling one of the four routes, from the Macmillan 100 (100km), right up to the Dragon Devil (300km) - the UK's longest one day sportive.

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New 19-mile Event Added to Prudential RideLondon

New 19-mile Event Added to Prudential RideLondon

A new 19-mile mass participation cycling event on traffic-free roads was launched today (Wednesday) as part of the Mayor of London's Prudential RideLondon 2018, the world's greatest festival of cycling, with 100,000 riders expected to participate in eight different events over the weekend of 28-29 July.

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Searing Heat And A Scorching Pace Make Fourth Tour Of Cambridgeshire A Red Hot Hit

Searing Heat And A Scorching Pace Make Fourth Tour Of Cambridgeshire A Red Hot Hit

With the East of England Showground bathed in glorious sunshine and temperatures soaring to a high of 28 degrees, an international field of over 5000 riders turned the Fens into the UK's Centre of Cycling at the 4th Tour of Cambridgeshire over the first weekend in June. 

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SportiveUK's Suffolk 100 Set to be Sunny

SportiveUK's Suffolk 100 Set to be Sunny

The Suffolk 100 is less than a week away. With summer in full swing, what better way to spend your Sunday then cycling through seaside villages and quiet forestry lanes. Conditions for cycling this Sunday are also looking to be perfect: 20ºC and Sunny!

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HotChillee Announce World's First 7-Day Point to Point Gravel Stage Race

HotChillee Announce World's First 7-Day Point to Point Gravel Stage Race

The Rainmaker RollerCoaster, the world's first seven-day point to point gravel stage race, will take place from 6-12 October 2018 in the Western Cape, South Africa. The Rainmaker RollerCoaster is the latest offering from HotChillee, the cycling event group behind the renowned LONDON-PARIS and Cape Rouleur races.

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Chilterns Dubbed "Area of Outstanding Natural Brutality" in Cycling Book

Chilterns Dubbed "Area of Outstanding Natural Brutality" in Cycling Book

What Simon Warren, UK cycling author, doesn't know about climbs isn't worth knowing. But Simon is just the latest of UK cycling legends including David Millar, Stephen Roche and Luke Rowe, to dub the Chiltern Hills an "Area of Outstanding Natural Brutality".

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Thousands of Riders Tackle the 19th Annual Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge

Thousands of Riders Tackle the 19th Annual Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge

With over five thousand riders entering the ballot this year, the 2.370 lucky enough to secure a place at the infamous and highly coveted Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge, conquered the challenge this weekend.

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World's Longest One Day Cycle Race Returns for 2018

World's Longest One Day Cycle Race Returns for 2018

The World's longest one day cycle race, Red Bull Timelaps, is returning for a second year on 27th-28th October and entries are now open. 800 rider entries will be available on May 22 at 10:00 am at Redbull.com. 

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REVIEW: Tour of Pembrokeshire Prologue 2018

REVIEW: Tour of Pembrokeshire Prologue 2018

Thanks to winter and the flu and a whole heap of other reasons, I've not been riding the bike much for a few months. That wasn't going to stop my partner Matt and I doing this year's Tour of Pembrokeshire Prologue ride however.  What, miss a good excuse for a weekend in Pembrokeshire, with bikes, and beaches, and all?  Not likely! 

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