Alzheimer's Research UK, the UK's leading dementia research charity, has announced a year-long partnership with UK Cycling Events for 2017. UK Cycling Events runs over 70 events across the UK every year. These range from mass-participation road sportives to off-road mountain biking courses. Distances and difficulty vary between events, meaning there's something for all abilities of rider.
The Chilterns Wildwood CX Sportive returns this weekend (Feb 12th) for it's seventh year. Pre-empting the gravel bike boom in the UK, CX Sportive was started by the Cycle Events Organisation in 2011, as a new generation of CX bikes started to emerge that perfectly complimented their long history in both MTB and road riding, with the Wildwood CX being their first event.
Eroica Britannia, one of the most talked about events in the cycling and festival calendars has been hailed as one of this year's most anticipated UK Family Festivals following an announcement that two iconic Headliners will be included in this year's line-up, a first for the event.
Golazo Cycling, the organisers of the Tour of Ayrshire and Tour of Cambridgeshire cycling festivals, announce a new and unique event at their festivals; Tour Classic - a 50 miles timed road race for riders on pre-1987 road bikes.
Invited to "blow off the festive cobwebs", Cyclosport's Caven O'Hara keeps his New Year's Resolution and takes to the roads of Hampshire for the first Wiggle Sportive of the year.
With the New Year behind us thoughts have already turned to what the year might hold, what challenges will be accepted? To achieve those goals, it is now that those winter base miles need to be ridden to give yourself a chance of hitting those targets. It just happens to be that time of year in the UK when the weather can be at its worst.
Set your alarm early for Friday 3rd February when entries will open for the newest event from the Struggle.
After a successful 2016, which has seen over 25,000 riders take part in the RIDE IT series, Evans Cycles are back again with a packed calendar of events for 2017. The new series includes some old favourites that are now well established along with some new venues and routes to look forward to.
Entries are now open for the 2017 Cycletta series of women-only bike rides. Returning for a seventh summer of promoting fun and fitness on two wheels, Cycletta will be incorporated into some of the UK's most highly-regarded sportives.
The team behind Tour de Norfolk is hoping Friday the 13th is lucky for them as they officially launched the 2017 event, to be held on Sunday September 17th.
The team behind the renowned Mad March Hare Sportive have announced a brand new event due to take place in the Midlands on September 3rd 2017. The Mad Summer Hare Sportive will comprise a 100-mile route through rural Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire and include four iconic Cotswold climbs Snowshill, Saintbury, Dovers & Campden.
The Inaugural Mavic Haute Route Rockies Offers a Classic Course in the Heart of American Road Cycling
The course for the inaugural Mavic Haute Route Rockies - which is announced today by event owner and organiser OC Sport - has all the ingredients of a classic week of racing in one of the world's most iconic mountain ranges.
Entries are now open for the first edition of the Chiltern 100 Cycling Festival on Sunday 16 July 2017. The event brings together two existing highlights of the cycling calendar; the Chiltern 100 Sportive and the Chiltern Cycling Festival. The features that have made both events so popular in their own right will be retained, with the merger allowing entrants to enjoy these on a single day and a grand-scale at a unique celebration of cycling. Over 3,000 riders are expected.
Cyclists of all abilities have been tasked with an exciting challenge as three routes were unveiled today for the 2017 Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride on Sunday 30th April.
If you like your challenges on the tough side with a mix of unpredictable weather conditions, then you need to get involved in Rapha's #Festive500. Devised in 2010 it lays down the gauntlet of riding 500Km in the 8 days between Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.