Struggle Dales

By Struggle Events 27th May 2018
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire, GB
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Struggle Dales will take place on 27 May 2018. The event begins in the spa town of Harrogate, North Yorkshire and takes riders over 108 miles of stunning yet unforgiving Yorkshire Dales scenery.
The route has claimed cult status nationwide, with riders travelling hundreds of miles year after year to tackle the challenge again and again. Cycling Plus called it: One of the best events in the UK.

Test your mind, challenge your mates and rip off your legs on a sportive in Yorkshire that will bury you into the darkest depths of bike riding.

Spanning 108 miles and taking in seven of North Yorkshires notorious killer climbs, the Struggle sportive makes a century ride feel like your average Sunday club run!

Dare to dig yourself out of the black hole, down that last gel and block out the lactic-acid-burn as you crest the final climb back to Harrogate to complete one utterly epic day on the bike.

The Struggle sportive is set within North Yorkshires stunning scenery along the regions best cycling roads. Whether you rock up and ride alone, smash in through-and-off style with your team mates or roll out in club kit full peloton the Struggle offers a day of fun, camaraderie and bike-riding banter.

Races

  1. Race Name: 108 miles

    • Bike 108mi
    • Elev Gain 9,430ft
    Race Date: Sun 27 May 2018
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