Magpas Cambridge Cycle Challenge Sportive to donate all entry fees to Cambridgeshire emergency medical charity
A 100km route has been added to the 145km (90 mile) course for the popular Spring sportive Forest of Dean Classic Sportive on Sunday, 5th May
This year Help for Heroes have introduced an even more challenging element to their cycling portfolio in the form of the Dawn Raid Sportive.
One of the calendar’s most challenging Sportives is back for a 3rd year set in the beautiful North Yorkshire Moors.
There will be a choice of three routes for the 2013 edition of the Moor 2 Sea Sportive which takes place on September 7th.
Sweetspot pleased to announce two Tour Ride sportives for 2013 with entries now open for Sportives in Stoke-on-Trent and Scotland
With registrations looking to exceed the 1200 rider target, momentum is building for the second Bike Bath event running over the weekend 22-23 June.
Following on from a stellar 2012 event, it comes as no surprise that places are being snapped up quickly for this year’s Etape Cymru, having already passed 1000 entrants, a 145% increase against this time last year.
The Fool’s Errand II – More Fool You on Sunday 7th April is back in Kent
On the 8th of June, the inaugural Coningsby Sportive will provide a unique opportunity for cyclists to cover some beautiful Lincolnshire countryside
Entries are now open for the second running of the successful “Marlow Red Kite Ride” Sportive on Sunday September 1st.
Exciting changes to the route for the second edition of the Etape Pennines for 2013 to be held on October 6th
More than 1,000 riders have already signed up for this summer’s Virgin Money Cyclone Challenge rides – more than four months before they take place.
Entries opened today for the new Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Mercia which will take place on 18th August 2013 in Cheshire.
The route of Dawn Raid, Help for Heroes’ sportive which forms part of the charity’s 2013 Hero Ride has been released today and is bound to appeal to sportive riders planning their 2013 cycling calendar.
Last chance for early bird entries to East Midlands’ biggest bike ride, the Great Notts Bike Ride on June 23rd
Olympic physio Phil Burt supports 2013’s Giant’s Causeway Coast sportive
Dame Sarah Storey encourages legacy participation as ambassador of new Etape Series event in Cheshire
On April 6, the eve of the 111th Paris-Roubaix, the Paris-Roubaix Challenge will give amateur cyclists the chance to test their legs on the roads and cobbled sectors of the Hell of the North.
The 2013 Polka Dot Challenge will take place on May 26 run once again by Will’s Wheels cycling club
Following a successful ‘sell-out’ launch in 2012, the Moor 2 Sea Sportive will be returning to Exeter Racecourse on Saturday 7th September 2013.
The UCI accredited Magnificat has been taken over by ‘UK Cycling Events’ and the successful UCI event will be added to the extensive Super Series
Entries open for HotChillee’s Alpine Challenge 2013 on 23rd October 2012
The Cyclosport Industry Ride & Lunch sees the development of Strategic Directions for next season and beyond
Keith Simpson is organising an annual fund raising sportive in 2013
CTC, the national cycling charity, announce details of the final event of the 2012 Challenge Ride and Sportive Series.
‘The Rut’ takes place on the very last day of British Summertime which this year falls on Saturday 27th October.
The 3rd Lincoln Grand Prix Sportive will be held on the day before the popular Premier Calendar Lincoln Grand Prix.
Entries for one of the country’s biggest mass cycle rides, the 2013 Virgin Money Cyclone Challenge, are set to open on 1 November it has been announced.
2000 riders made their way across the start line of the inaugural Marie Curie Cancer Care Etape Pennines,
Cycling Holiday Spain have a limited number of entries to the Costa Blanca’s premier sportive, TROFEO Peñon de Ifach” on 28th October
All proceeds from Chariots of Fire sportive in Cambridgeshire on Sunday 23rd September raises funds for forces personnel charity
PLACES are still available for Ibbo’s Cake Quest sportive in Surrey Sunday on September 23. The event takes riders on some of the most picturesque roads of the North Downs and most popular cycling roads in the South East.
Riders’ legs including those of Rapha Condor Sharp’s Dean Downing tested by some youngsters in the first two Stages of The Alpine Challenge
One for the climbers – 7500 feet of climbing in 68 miles – Clitheroe, 9th September
Eleven year-old Max McClellan, taking part in his very first Sportive on Sunday, was delighted to win a Sky sponsored GB team jersey autographed by many of the stars of London 2012 including Sir Chris Hoy, Phillip Hindes and Jess Varnish.
Unique dual start event takes place in Cambs and Rutland on Sunday 2nd September
It is now less than two weeks until the closed-road Etape Cymru, which takes place on Sunday 9th September 2012 on fully closed roads in the stunning Welsh countryside.
Organisers for this coming Sunday’s Marlow “Red Kite Ride” Sportive have increased capacity to 350 to allow entries to be taken on the day.
Rapha Condor Sharp’s Dean Downing will join HotChillee on The Alpine Challenge 2012, a multi-stage alpine sportive that starts on the 6th September with a 10km timed mountain prologue.
The success of the recent ‘Ride with Brad’ Sportive has once again proved that Pennine Events are one of the leading mass-participation sporting event management companies in the country.
Adam is out of this world as he climbs on the highest through road in the whole of Europe over a landscape that looks a bit like the moon
Adam Tranter on the challenge that one cyclist says is definitely the strangest way he’s spent a holiday
Alpe d’Huez time trial for the cyclists in the 2012 Haute Route, Adam Tranter tells all
Adam Tranter’s blog on day 3 of the Haute Route sportive, the toughest marathon stage that included three big climbs, Col de la Madeleine, Col du Glandon and Alpe d’Huez.
Adam Tranter, who is taking on the 780km on the back of a motorbike, which we’re fairly sure is cheating, blogs about day 2 at Haute Route.
The second edition of the Haute Route is underway. 780km and 19 mountains; a monumental challenge for every one of the 600 riders
Only a few days until Bradley Wiggins will host the first event on the Bradley Wiggins Foundation calendar, the ‘Ride with Brad’ sportive.
Bradley Wiggins and Sir Chris Hoy top the bill as the ultimate cycling companions
Team Raleigh professional rider Simon Holt to ride tough Peak District course at the Phil Liggett CTC Challenge Ride & Sportive (19th August)
OC Sport announces the creation of the Haute Route™ Pyrenees, a year after its twin sister the Haute Route™ Alps was established as the ‘Toughest and Highest cyclosportive in the World’.
The Mega Monster sportive is a re-run of the original Wheels in Wheels event from April which was affected with the horrendous weather in the Peak District at the time.
Saturday, 22nd September in Wing, Buckinghamshire sees a sportive that needs more entries if its to be held.
Two months before cyclists take on the Etape Cymru and the infamous Horseshoe Pass & over 1,000 entrants have already signing up to challenge themselves on the UK’s toughest closed-road sportive.
Organisers of the 2012 Cycle Show have unveiled details of a brand new sportive to celebrate the Tour of Britain 2012 featuring two distances, a 96km challenge and a 150km pro ride on Sunday 30 September.
Sunday August 19th – Come and join Bradley Wiggins on a challenging ride through the stunning Lancashire countryside and experience the roads and climbs he regularly trains on.
Organisers of the E.ON Great Notts Bike Ride have revealed three brand new routes for the event’s 31st year, offering something new and exciting for riders of all ages and abilities.
Wiltshire, Sunday 8th July – Pain on the Plain sportive on Sunday 8th July to raise funds for the official Armed Services charity SSAFA Forces
Buckinghamshire event returns on Sunday 1st July with traditional hilly 97 mile & new 56 mile route through the Chilterns
Bike Blenheim Palace sportive takes place as part of the two-day ‘Festival of Cycling’ in August