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Register Now for RideStaffs Sportives to Avoid Missing Out!

GB Flag Register Now for RideStaffs Sportives to Avoid Missing Out!

Due to huge demand, RideStaffs has increased the capacity of its Ride68 and INTO22 Sportives on Sunday, 3rd July 2016. Having sold out of the usual number of allocated spaces 6 weeks ahead of the event, organisers have increased the capacity to a total of 800 - but with spaces still selling fast, those wanting to take part should act fast.

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Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle Returns

GB Flag Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle Returns

Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle, part of the world's greatest festival of cycling, returns on Saturday 30 July 2016 with an enhanced route and a new Festival Zone on the Southbank. 

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MP Complains of Inconvenience of Velothon Wales Road Closures

GB Flag MP Complains of Inconvenience of Velothon Wales Road Closures

Monmouth MP David Davies, and 'incensed' locals have complained the extensive road closures will "imprison" people in their own homes when Velothon Wales takes place on Sunday.

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Scott join as sponsors for Battle in the Bowl CX

GB Flag Scott join as sponsors for Battle in the Bowl CX

The Cycle Events Organisation have announced Scott as the latest sponsor of their new Super CX race, Battle in the Bowl, on June 12th.

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REVIEW: Dartmoor Demon 2016

GB Flag REVIEW: Dartmoor Demon 2016

Cyclosport's Jennifer Trotman heads to Exeter for the Cycling Weekly Dartmoor Demon - a scenic sportive of ups, downs, some more ups, and tourists.

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Critic's Rating: 94.4%

Professional Teams Announced for 2016 Velothon Wales

GB Flag Professional Teams Announced for 2016 Velothon Wales

An exciting mix of youth and experience from across Europe will contest the 2016 Velothon Wales UCI sanctioned professional race. Sunday's 194km race takes place shortly after 12,000 amateur cyclists set off for a 140km sportive around a stunning close-road route throughout South Wales.  

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Velothon Wales to Provide Boost to Welsh Tourism Industry

GB Flag Velothon Wales to Provide Boost to Welsh Tourism Industry

The benefit of Velothon Wales on the Welsh tourism industry has been revealed, with almost half of all cyclists taking part coming from outside Wales. Taking place on Sunday 22 May, this month's Velothon Wales will see around 12,000 cyclists completing a 140km closed-road route around South Wales. 

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Brighton Rock 110km Audax : Pinkie Brown Returns May 22nd 2016

GB Flag Brighton Rock 110km Audax :  Pinkie Brown Returns  May 22nd 2016

Sun, sea and a Stoney beach, Brighton Rock Audax is back for the sequel Pinkie Brown Returns. It's a challenging 110km spin on an early summers day around the city of the 1947 film Brighton Rock.  

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REVIEW: Tour of Pembrokeshire 2016

GB Flag REVIEW: Tour of Pembrokeshire 2016

Cyclosport's Jennifer Trotman drove the three and a half hours to "as far West as you can go" to enjoy the amazing scenery, food and, well, bathtubs of the Tour of Pembrokeshire.

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Last Few Entries Available for the Chiltern 100

GB Flag Last Few Entries Available for the Chiltern 100

The last few places are remaining in the toughest sportive close to the capital. The Chiltern 100 takes place on Sunday 15th May and challenges cyclists to 2,700m of climbing over 110 miles. The stunning setting of the Chilterns will test each and every rider as they take on the formidable inclines including Whiteleaf Hill and Wardrobes.   

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Very Cool Events and Golazo Join Forces in the UK

Very Cool Events and Golazo Join Forces in the UK

The Very Cool Events Company, organisers of the hugely successful Tour of Cambridgeshire and Marmotte Ecosse are proud to announce that they have joined forces with Europe's leading mass participation sports events company Golazo. To reflect the strength of the partnership and the commitment to amateur cycling in the UK, the Very Cool Events company has changed its name to Golazo Cycling.

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Riding The Cobbles with Stephen Roche and Kenny Van Vlaminck

FR Flag Riding The Cobbles with Stephen Roche and Kenny Van Vlaminck

On Saturday 23rd April, after far too little sleep, I boarded the Eurotunnel to Calais followed by the short drive to Dunkerque. The destination was the Quality Hotel (a nice enough venue with a great bar and a beautiful lake), and the reason was The HotChillee Dunkerque-Roubaix ride.

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TOP 5: Hilliest UK Sportives

GB Flag TOP 5: Hilliest UK Sportives

For those who want to push their legs to the limit, here are some of the five hilliest sportives in the UK, as suggested by our Cyclosport Reviewers. See what the organisers and our writers have to say about some of the biggest tests on the sportive calendar.

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Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity Invites You to Saddle Up for Special London to Paris Challenges

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity Invites You to Saddle Up for Special London to Paris Challenges

Once again Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity is inviting people to take part in its very special London to Paris Cycle Challenge for 2016, including a unique opportunity to experience the exciting finale of the Tour de France.

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REVIEW: Ronde Van Vlaanderen Cyclo

BE Flag REVIEW: Ronde Van Vlaanderen Cyclo

"When the idea was first mooted as to which 'Spring Classic' we would ride, Flanders got the thumbs up for several reasons. It was the 100th edition of the famous Belgian classic, the 25th edition of the sportive and it is only a short hop across the channel and into Belgium." Cyclosport's Caven O'Hara couldn't resist the lure of the cobbles for the Tour of Flanders Sportive.

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Critic's Rating: 90.0%