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FUCHS Silkolene Tour of the Potteries Returns for Second Year on Sunday 25th June 2017

FUCHS Silkolene Tour of the Potteries Returns for Second Year on Sunday 25th June 2017

The FUCHS Silkolene Tour of the Potteries sportive returns to Stoke-on-Trent for a second year on Sunday 25th June 2017. Following on from a successful first outing last year, the Tour of the Potteries sportive returns to Hanley in Stoke-on-Trent in June with revised routes in to the Peak District National Park.

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Cyclists Record 276,818 Commutes on Strava's Global Bike to Work Day

Cyclists Record 276,818 Commutes on Strava's Global Bike to Work Day

Strava, the social network for athletes, has announced figures from their second Global Bike to Work Day, which took place on Thursday 11th May. A total of 276,818 commute activities were logged by 180,539 cyclists on Strava around the globe on 11th May.

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Tour of Cambridgeshire UCI Gran Fondo Pre-entries Close Sunday 14th May

Tour of Cambridgeshire UCI Gran Fondo Pre-entries Close Sunday 14th May

The remaining UK round of the UCI Gran Fondo World Series (UGFWS), the Tour of Cambridgeshire, takes place from Peterborough on Sunday 4th June 2017 but pre-entries for the event close at midnight on Sunday 14th May 2017.

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Lezyne Add £900 of Gear to Battle in the Bowl Prize Pool

Lezyne Add £900 of Gear to Battle in the Bowl Prize Pool

The Prize pool for Battle in the Bowl has just received a big boost in the form of £900 worth of assorted Lezyne goodies, to be given out along with over £600 of CNP energy products, Velopilot Merino gear and more!

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Cyclists Travel the Distance of Manchester to Tibet in 24 hour Velodrome Challenge

Cyclists Travel the Distance of Manchester to Tibet in 24 hour Velodrome Challenge

The only event of its kind in the UK, and the first 24 hour event to take place at The HSBC National Cycling Centre, Cyclone 24 saw people put themselves through physical exhaustion and mental fatigue in a challenge of endurance, determination and team spirit, taking over the velodrome track at the Home of Team GB in Manchester, as they cycled non stop for 24 hours.

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Strava Hosts Second Annual Global Bike to Work Day on 11th May

Strava Hosts Second Annual Global Bike to Work Day on 11th May

Strava, the social network for athletes, invites cyclists to join the second annual Global Bike to Work Day Challenge on Thursday, 11th May 2017. Strava athletes join the Challenge in a bid to make a difference as a worldwide movement of cyclists on one single day. The hashtag #CommutesCount can be used on other social media channels in support of a better future for cycling.

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London Voted the UK's Best Endurance Sport City

London Voted the UK's Best Endurance Sport City

A new infographic from MoneySuperMarket finds the best cities in the UK for running, swimming, cycling, triathlons, and obstacle courses. Manchester had the highest number of cycling events in 2016. Coventry has the most options overall outside of the capital.

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The Stroke Association Announce The Thames Bridges Bike Ride for 2017

The Stroke Association Announce The Thames Bridges Bike Ride for 2017

From The Stroke Association's new event hub alongside the Thames at Kings House Sports Ground, Chiswick, saddle up and take on a brand new 55, 35 or eight-mile circular route. They'll lead you through our capital city; taking in world-famous landmarks, crossing iconic and beautiful Thames Bridges.

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Entries for 2017 Cotswold Autumn Classic Supporting Against Breast Cancer Open Now

Entries for 2017 Cotswold Autumn Classic Supporting Against Breast Cancer Open Now

Following the sell-out success of Easter Monday's Cotswold Spring Classic, the organisers Velo Events are pleased to announce their partnership with Against Breast Cancer will continue for the Cotswold Autumn Classic later in the year, that opened for entries at 9am on Monday (1st May).

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Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge Partners With Le Tour de France Owners

Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge Partners With Le Tour de France Owners

The guardians of the Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge and the Lakes Road Club have decided, after nurturing the legend of Fred through this iconic sportive since 1999, to team up with mass event organisers Human Race, owned by Le Tour de France owners (Amaury Sport Organisation), to help continue to develop the event for many years to come.

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REVIEW: Mad March Hare Sportive 2017

REVIEW: Mad March Hare Sportive 2017

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.

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Critic's Rating: 86.7%

Chris Froome's Mentor David Kinjah to Launch the Safari Simbaz Trust at the Tour of Wessex

Chris Froome's Mentor David Kinjah to Launch the Safari Simbaz Trust at the Tour of Wessex

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.

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REVIEW: Amstel Gold Race Sportive 2017

NL Flag REVIEW: Amstel Gold Race Sportive 2017

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.

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REVIEW: Wiggle Hayward's Heath Howler 2017

REVIEW: Wiggle Hayward's Heath Howler 2017

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.

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Perfect Cycling Conditions for the Fourth Gran Fondo Conwy!

Perfect Cycling Conditions for the Fourth Gran Fondo Conwy!

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. 

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