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New September Date for White Horse Ridge CX Sportive

New September Date for White Horse Ridge CX Sportive

The White Horse Ridge CX Sportive has a new calendar slot for 2016 to take advantage of late summer conditions. The event launched in November in 2015, but moves to a new date on Sept 25th this year, which should mean warmer weather and nice dry trails!.

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Henley Highwayman Sportive to Rub Shoulders with Returning Olympic Heroes

Henley Highwayman Sportive to Rub Shoulders with Returning Olympic Heroes

The Henley Highwayman Sportive on September 17th will run side by side with the return of the Team GB Olympic rowing medalists to the famous regatta town. The Highwayman Sportive starts and finishes in the town's beautiful Market Square, where, after the phenomenal GB success in the Olympic rowing events, the town now plans to celebrate the returning heroes too.

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Hertfordshire 100 Teams Up with Phil Liggett and Helping Rhinos

Hertfordshire 100 Teams Up with Phil Liggett and Helping Rhinos

With Team GB cleaning up on the track in Rio, and Chris Froome back in action in The Vuelta a Espana this week, there's no better time to get that itching motivation into full swing by signing up to the Hertfordshire 100.

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British Superbike Rider Shane Byrne to Ride Tour of the Potteries

GB Flag British Superbike Rider Shane Byrne to Ride Tour of the Potteries

The Tour of the Potteries sportive on Sunday 4th sponsored by international motorcycle/cycle lubricant manufacturer FUCHS Silkolene, will have one of the biggest names in British motorcycle racing taking part with Shane 'Shakey'  Byrne riding.

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The Col Collective Take You Up Colorado's Mount Evans

US Flag The Col Collective Take You Up Colorado's Mount Evans

If there's one climb that stands above all in Colorado it's Mount Evans. Not only is it the highest summit of the Chicago Peaks, in the Front Range of the Rockies, but to top it off it's the highest paved road in north America at a whopping 14,130ft (4,307m) elevation!

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Severn Bridge Sportive and Castle Combe Family Cycling Day Takes Place on 28th August

Severn Bridge Sportive and Castle Combe Family Cycling Day Takes Place on 28th August

With just under two weeks to go plans are rounding up for the Castle Combe Family Cycling Day and Severn Bridge Sportive. Once again Help for Heroes are the charity partner for the event and will be attending with their merchandise stand and "Hero Bear".

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Ballot Registration for Prudential RideLondon 2017 Opens Today

Ballot Registration for Prudential RideLondon 2017 Opens Today

The Mayor of London's 2017 Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling will take place over the weekend of 28-30 July 2017 with the 100-mile sportive on Sunday 30 July. The exact routes will be confirmed following the full review of this year's event.

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Strava Improves Athlete Safety with Beacon, a New Feature for Strava Premium

Strava Improves Athlete Safety with Beacon, a New Feature for Strava Premium

Strava, the social network for athletes, introduces Beacon, a new safety feature available now for Strava Premium members. Beacon allows athletes to share their real-time location information with selected safety contacts, offering peace of mind for them as well as their friends and family.  

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ITP Events Present Two Late Summer Sportives in 2016

ITP Events Present Two Late Summer Sportives in 2016

ITP Events have two late summer sportives, one an established Lincoln favourite and one a new event in Rutland for 2016. Le Petit Grand Prix takes place on 4th September 2016 and the Rutland Arriverderci premiers on 2nd October 2016.

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REVIEW: Bike Bath

GB Flag REVIEW: Bike Bath

Although Cyclosport's Jennifer Trotman may have been disappointed about the lack of "tanks crossing", she was not disappointed in her performance in the Bike Bath sportive.

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Cyclists Can't Ignore the 2017 Grand Départ Classic for Prostate Cancer UK

Cyclists Can't Ignore the 2017 Grand Départ Classic for Prostate Cancer UK

You couldn't ignore Mark Cavendish in this year's Tour de France, and having paved the way for the Manx Missile in Normandy this month, riders can help set the scene in 2017 as Prostate Cancer UK's Grand Départ Classic heads into Germany.

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The Col Collective Take You Through the Final Tour de France Climb - Col de Joux Plane

FR Flag The Col Collective Take You Through the Final Tour de France Climb - Col de Joux Plane

Taking its name from the mediaeval term meaning "the seven mountains", referencing the Cuidex, Vigny, Folly, Oddaz, Bostan, Chardonnière, Freterolles and La Vullie peaks that surround the alpine village, starting in Samoëns in the Vallée du Giffre the Joux Plane is a tough ride, and one that's far harder than its credentials on paper may have you thinking.

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Rouleur Classic is Set to Return in November 2016 at a Brand New Venue

GB Flag Rouleur Classic is Set to Return in November 2016 at a Brand New Venue

Victoria House, the neoclassical landmark in Bloomsbury Square is a stunning location and will play host to an amazing experience over 3 days. Being just a five minute walk from Holborn tube station, the Rouleur Classic is more accessible than ever.

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Chris Froome to attend ICAP L'Etape London by Le Tour de France

Chris Froome to attend ICAP L'Etape London by Le Tour de France

Chris Froome, twice winner of the world's most famous cycle race, will be joining thousands of amateur cyclists at ICAP L'Etape London by Le Tour de France on Sunday 25 September. Riders still have the opportunity to enter England's only official Le Tour de France sportive and 'have their day in yellow'.

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The Gloriously Hilly Bucks Bumps Sportive Takes Place This Sunday 10th July

GB Flag The Gloriously Hilly Bucks Bumps Sportive Takes Place This Sunday 10th July

With the Tour de France in full swing, what better way to experience some of the climbing that the pros are going to be put through in the following weeks - except on local territory. 

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