RIDE INTRO Another new addition to our calendar for 2014 and a return to the north east for our RIDE IT series after. There’s some great cycling in this part of the country taking you through some amazing countryside. The climbs are big in places and whilst some have steep sections most have long and consistent […]

UPDATE 08/11/14 We’ve been out setting up the courses over the last two days, it’s been really wet but the forecast is looking better for tomorrow so hopefully you don’t have to endure the same conditions. A couple of things to be aware of – There is a road closure on Sudeley Hill, the climb out […]

Update 4.40 Friday 31st Hi All. MTB GPX files now on line. Just a reminder that the Sportive on Sunday is SOLD OUT. There will be no on the day entries and no reserve lists. Ta Dean   Please read below so that you get the most out of the day. PLEASE BRING YOUR HELMET […]

RIDE INTRO A new addition to our calendar for 2014 see’s head to Wiltshire College’s Lackham House on the outskirts of Chippenham for our RIDE IT Wiltshire Downs Sportive. The routes are more rolling countryside than mountainous terrain but expect a few climbs along the way including the long drag from Marlborough to the top of Hackpen […]

Sportive cross is the new addition to our RIDE IT series that offers the opportunity to switch between fast flowing road miles and the muddy joys of trails and singletrack. A world of freedom is being opened up by the rise of cyclocross and adventure road bikes, but not everyone who enjoys the variety fancies […]

A new addition to our calendar for 2014 sees us head to Malton on the edge of the Howardian Hills, and a short drive from York City Centre, for our RIDE IT North Yorkshire Sportive. The routes offer some great varied cycling and stunning views from the rolling countryside of the Howardian Hills, a designated […]

Hi All October the 2nd and I was riding in shorts and a T-shirt today Let’s hope it stays that way for you guys……… The sportive generally starts in the hills, does a stretch on the flat and then returns to the hills . The MTB stays in the hills…… Sportive road conditions – generally […]

A new addition to our calendar for 2014 see’s head to Tavistock on the edges of the Dartmoor National Park, for our RIDE IT Dartmoor Sportive. Expect a tough ride with some big climbs which start almost as soon as you leave Tavistock with the route heading up into Dartmoor via the Rundlestone climb as featured in […]

Hi All We’ve been out in the great Welsh countryside putting out the Sportive route today – in the sunshine!!  I rode the SHort again this year and it’s a great ride with scenic start over some high moorland. A fantastic descent brings you to the Long and then Short splits. Carrying along the Short you […]

A new addition to our calendar for 2014 see’s head to Wells, one of England’s smallest cities, for our RIDE IT Somerset Sportive. As I live in Somerset it’s my  local event and I’ve been keen to devise a route that showcases the best of the varied terrain that the area has to offer.  The routes take […]

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