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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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Save the Date for the Toughest Cycling Event Close to the Capital

Save the Date for the Toughest Cycling Event Close to the Capital

As cyclists across the country put their feet up for the Christmas break, the Chiltern 100 Cycling Festival announces a new brand, exciting new website and the date for the 2018 event; your focus for New Year training - Sunday 15 July 2018.

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RideLondon Riders Raise a Record £12.75 Million for Charity in 2017

RideLondon Riders Raise a Record £12.75 Million for Charity in 2017

The organisers of Prudential RideLondon announced yesterday that riders in the 2017 events raised £12.75 million for charity to set a new European record for a cycling event, beating the previous record of £12 million. Cyclists have now raised more than £53 million for charity over the first five years of the world's greatest festival of cycling.

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World Record Breaking Cyclist Mark Beaumont Joins Myeloma UK Charity Ride

World Record Breaking Cyclist Mark Beaumont Joins Myeloma UK Charity Ride

Record breaking round-the-world cyclist Mark Beaumont is set to join Myeloma UK for the third time, as their London Paris Ride Ambassador in September 2018. 

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Yorkshire Bank Bike Library Scheme Wins International Award

Yorkshire Bank Bike Library Scheme Wins International Award

The Yorkshire Bank Bike Library scheme has beaten off stiff competition to be named the winner of an international award at a ceremony in Monaco.

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Fred Whitton Charity Entries Now Open

Fred Whitton Charity Entries Now Open

With only 2,500 places allocated in a lottery, the iconic Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge is the most highly coveted amateur cycling event in the UK. Famed for its difficulty, this 112mile sportive (with 3950m of climbing), is hugely oversubscribed every year.

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Golazo Cycling Announce the 828 Gravel Enduro Relay

Golazo Cycling Announce the 828 Gravel Enduro Relay

Golazo Cycling Ltd are very pleased to announce a completely unique event to the Tour of Cambridgeshire Festival, with the 828 Gravel Enduro Relay. The 828 GE Relay will be held on Friday 1st June, with a start time of 8:00pm. Teams of four will battle it out for 12-hours for those all-important podium positions.

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Science in Sport Announced as Official Nutrition Partner to UK Cycling Events

Science in Sport Announced as Official Nutrition Partner to UK Cycling Events

UK Cycling Events (UKCE) has joined forces with Science in Sport (SiS), the sports nutrition pioneers, in a new two year partnership designed to help cyclists gain an extra edge to their riding. 

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Sigma Sport Signs Up to Headline Sportive Series

Sigma Sport Signs Up to Headline Sportive Series

UK Cycling Events (UKCE) has joined forces with online cycling and triathlon retailer, Sigma Sports, to launch a new 2018 cycling series featuring some of the UK's most popular sportive rides. 

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The Haute Route Alps and Haute Route Pyrenees Reveal Two Stunning Courses for 2018

The Haute Route Alps and Haute Route Pyrenees Reveal Two Stunning Courses for 2018

During a landmark year for the Haute Route in 2018 both of the flagship 7-day events in Europe are returning with revamped and rejuvenated courses that are sure to please amateur riders from across the globe.

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New Venue Announced for 4th Annual Dragon Tour

New Venue Announced for 4th Annual Dragon Tour

Born from the famous Dragon Ride L'Etape Wales by Le Tour de France, the Dragon Tour offers two or three days of spectacular stage riding. In 2018, the Dragon Tour will take place from brand new venue, the Glanusk Estate in the heart of the Brecon Beacons in South Wales.

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Experience Red Bull Timelaps with brand new racing team TEKKERZ

Experience Red Bull Timelaps with brand new racing team TEKKERZ

The first ever edition of Red Bull Timelaps saw 536 riders take full advantage of the clocks going back by racing over a whopping 25 hours. In the world's longest one-day road cycling race, riders pushed their physical and mental limits by racing through the night on a 6.6km closed circuit within the stunning Windsor Great Park. 

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