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Sportive HQ Events Selling Fast!

Sportive HQ Events Selling Fast!

This years Sportive HQ events are selling very fast this year, with their June event, Flat n Fast 100 is already sold out of 700 places, 4 months ahead of the event. The event is only accepting waiting list places at the moment as the organisers try to secure additional parking for their super popular Roux Bikes 100 Series events.

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Kinesis UK Surrey Hills Gravelcross returns 4th March

Kinesis UK Surrey Hills Gravelcross returns 4th March

As we finally prepare to put winter behind us, the Kinesis UK Gravelcross season rolls on with the Surrey Hills Switchback, based from the village of Chilton, close to Guildford.

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Full Details Revealed for Vélo South - Major New Closed Road Sportive

Full Details Revealed for Vélo South - Major New Closed Road Sportive

The inaugural Vélo South - a brand new 100 mile closed road sportive for the UK - was officially launched at the London Bike Show today by Rugby World Cup Winning Captain Martin Johnson CBE and British cycling icon and 1982 UCI World Road Race champion Mandy Jones.  

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Another Successful Christmas for Sportive HQ

Another Successful Christmas for Sportive HQ

Sportive HQ, managed to raise over £7000 for two charities with their Festive Fifty Sportives. Two events back to back over the New Years Weekend. On speaking to Matt Porter of Sportive HQ, we find out what it's all about.

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Entries Open for Brand New Sportive in Spectacular South Downs

 Entries Open for Brand New Sportive in Spectacular South Downs

Entries are now live for a brand new road cycling sportive, taking in the spectacular rolling hills of South Downs and the best of the less-travelled West Sussex countryside.   

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Great Exmoor Ride is Coming

Great Exmoor Ride is Coming

The Great Exmoor Ride is a new city-to-coast challenge bike ride from the team behind the hugely-popular Great Weston Ride and, following on from a successful test event in 2017, it is set to return on Sunday 2nd September 2018.

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Join the Tour de Yorkshire's Army of Valued Volunteers

GB Flag Join the Tour de Yorkshire's Army of Valued Volunteers

Welcome to Yorkshire are on the lookout for a record number of Tour Makers for the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire (May 3-6). Tour Makers are passionate and reliable volunteers who are deployed along the race route to provide a warm welcome to the millions of fans who watch the action in person.

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Kinesis UK Wildwood Gravelcross Returns in February

Kinesis UK Wildwood Gravelcross Returns in February

The Kinesis UK Gravelcross Series returns for 2018 with Kinesis UK Wildwood on February 11th. Based in the village of Woodcote, north of Reading, the Wildwood was the original CX Sportive, starting in 2010, before the words 'gravel' and 'bike' were even being commonly joined together in the UK.

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Yorkshire becomes County of Cruel Cycling Challenges

Yorkshire becomes County of Cruel Cycling Challenges

Cult-status cycling event organisers Struggle Events, based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, are set to release entries for yet another monster road cycling challenge. The organisers of Struggle Dales, which attracts aspirational cyclists from across the country are now offering 'The Daddy' to their flagship event, named Struggle Moors which opens for entries on Friday 02 February 2018.

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Velo29 Warns You to Fear The Yorkshire Beast in 2018

Velo29 Warns You to Fear The Yorkshire Beast in 2018

Velo29 Events, well known for taking over the Cheshire Cat and Tour of the Peak Sportives after the unfortunate demise of Kilo to Go in 2016 have set the bar higher again with their newly dubbed Ultra Sportive The Yorkshire Beast!

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Zwift Announced as Official Training Partner of Prudential RideLondon

 Zwift Announced as Official Training Partner of Prudential RideLondon

Zwift, the online fitness platform born from gaming, and Prudential RideLondon, the world's greatest festival of cycling, today announces a partnership that sees Zwift become the Official Training Partner for 2018.

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Ballot Entries Now Open for Fred Whitton Challenge

Ballot Entries Now Open for Fred Whitton Challenge

At 10am on Wednesday 3 January 2018 until 5pm on Monday 15 January 2018 the ballot for the Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge 2018 is open. With only 2,000 places allocated by ballot, this event is hugely oversubscribed every year.

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Race Programme Announced for the World Cycling Revival

Race Programme Announced for the World Cycling Revival

This June, the P&P World Cycling Revival, the greatest celebration of the bicycle the world has ever seen, will take place between 14th-16th June 2018 at Herne Hill Velodrome in London. The event will be a high-end heritage sporting, music and lifestyle festival celebrating 200 years of the bicycle. 

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SportiveUK Announce The Festive 50 Sportive

SportiveUK Announce The Festive 50 Sportive

Christmas is a wonderful time of year. A time to spend with family and friends. It's also an exciting time for cyclists as our stockings are often filled with bike related goodies and there's the christmas sales that can fuel our obsession with 2 wheels and pedal power even more.

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Hackney GT London Gravel Christmas Thames Ride Out Announced

Hackney GT London Gravel Christmas Thames Ride Out Announced

You could say Christmas is coming late this year. 2 days late to be precise in the form of the Lea valley, River Thames gravel ride brought to you by Hackney GT and their friends and local bike shop Hub Velo. 

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