Check this climb out in from the legendary Bealach na Ba event in Scotland!
After six months of training three BBC cyclists set off for France for the test of their lives
Part 2 of our 3 part series covering the Dave Lloyd MEGA Challenge, the hardest UK sportive.
After taking photos at the Circuit of the Cotswolds, The Autumn Epic and all of the Gore Sportive series this year, Jon Brooke of www.rightplacerighttime.co.uk.
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Leading the camp will be SPORTSTEST'S Dr Garry Palmer, a leading sports coach and author of the highly successful "Cycling: Successful Sportives". Garry has joined forces with John Fegan of Train in Spain to put together a comprehensive week of training on and off the bike. This will be THE training camp for those riders who want to gain the edge for the season ahead. Â
Cracknell and a team of three elite riders will take part in the HotChillee End To End Challenge starting at 05.00 on Saturday, October 17th.Â Â It will be an attempt to establish a world record for a cycle relay team riding from one end of the UK to the other.
Double Olympic champion, James Cracknell, and Team HotChillee have set a stunning new record for cycling from Land's End to John O'Groats. Cracknell and a team of three elite riders rode the 842 miles in relay in 34 hours, 54 minutes and 04 seconds (34:54:04). Their average speed was a staggering 24.10 mph!
Spain's Gran Fondo and UCI Golden Bike sportive, Quebrantahuesos, had over 15,000 riders trying to get one of the 7500 places in the lottery draw in December.Â If you didn't manage to get in but still would like the chance to ride this amazing event, then there are still a few places left via Train in Spain, but hurry the offer closes soon!