After launching early bird prices for both the Cheshire Cat and the Tour of the Peak Sportives, Velo29 Events have been inundated with entries, both of which have in the region of 1400 entries already.
Scotland secures closed road UCI Gran Fondo World Series event with Tour of Ayrshire, 29 & 30 April 2017
Masters cyclists in the United Kingdom can now qualify for the 2017 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships at the Tour of Ayrshire from Kilmarnock on 29 & 30 April 2017. This new event on the 2017 UCI Gran Fondo World Series calendar was confirmed at the recent Doha UCI Road World Championships.
UK Cycling Events, the UK's largest cycling event organiser, are excited to launch the 2017 Wiggle Super Series. The Wiggle Super Series consists of 42 events, catering for both road cyclists and mountain bikers and includes the iconic Wiggle New Forest 100 and Wiggle French Revolution.
CX/Gravel riding is is gaining in popularity by the day it seems, and long term proponents of the trend, CX Sportive, have added another event to their calendar for 2016; Badlands CX from Henley-on-Thames, on November 27th.
Entries for the legendary Snowdonia Etape Eryri open at midday on Friday 28th October with 2016 offering a unique twist on the classic routes!
OC Sport, the owner and organiser of the Haute Route Series - the world's highest and toughest cyclosportives - is delighted to announce today the renewal of the event's partnership with the global diabetes charity, Team Type 1 Foundation (TT1).
Spaces are already filling up for the 2017 Great Weston Ride and, if the feedback from this year's participants is anything to go by, riders are in for yet another cracking West Country day out next year.
Following the announcement of the 2017 Tour de France route, the second most eagerly awaited route of 2017 is the Etape du Tour - the sportive that follows a stage of the biggest race in the world, and next year will see participants take on Stage 18, from Briancon to the Col d'Izoard.
Entry for the ever popular, sell-out, Cotswold Spring Classic opens at 9am on Monday morning (17th October). This Easter Monday event has fast become an early season must-do ride for many, giving riders an early season test of their legs.
As summer fades into a distant memory, and the leave start to change colour and fall from the trees, plus that chill starts to cut through the air. Everyone's motivation to ride starts to waver due to these changes so the Evans Cycles RIDE IT team are challenging you to keep on riding with the launch of their new autumn and winter dates.
A very lovely drive up the Gorge, over the top of the Mendips and on beyond, into the rising sun, with the fields around shrouded in low lying mist. All very beautiful, all very positive, all good so far.
Entry for the Snowdonia Etape Eryri 2017 will open at mid-day on Friday 28th October with some major changes made to the legendary sportives North Wales cycle routes.
The Cotswold Edge Sportive next weekend (October 9th) brings Southern Sportive's road season to a close with spectacular Autumn flourish.
Velo 29 Events have been organising race events, race series and sportives for several years, including the National Championships in Stockton this year. Now, they've stepped in to save the Cheshire Cat Sportive from extinction.
With the Tour de Force, it is possible for an amateur cyclist to take on the entire gruelling ride of the Tour de France themselves, or even 'just' take on a couple of stages without the pressure of a race.