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Ride in the summer sun in the superb Ross Tiger 100. Great for cyclists of all abilities, the three different courses offer something for everyone as they wind through the Lincolnshire Wolds. Come for the outstanding scenery or for the challenging climbs.

Review summary

57 Reviews
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  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere


Lyn D
"fab event, really supportive volunteers and excellent feed station. looking..."


David C
"Excellent ride with very good refreshment stops. Well marshalled on quiet..."


Mike A
"This was my first sportive event recommended to me by a friend at work who had..."
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How to enter the Ross Tiger 100

  1. 107 Mile

    Bike 100mi
    Event passed
  2. 58 Mile

    Bike 100km
    Event passed
  3. 25 Mile

    Bike 25mi
    Event passed

Ross Tiger 100 routes

The 107 Mile route is a true test of a rider's strength and ability. Starting near the seaside, riders will head into the scenic and challenging Lincolnshire Wolds. The route has three notably tough climbs and it is important to leave some energy in the tank for the final climb, the Tiger will still have some bite at the end.

The 58 mile route is gentler than its longer counterpart. Riders are still treated to some outstanding climbs along lovely country lanes but this route shows you the very best of the Wolds, without all the pain of the 107 mile route.

The short route is a superb taster of what the Lincolnshire Wolds have to offer. From the outset you will see that whilst it certainly isn't flat, the views and scenery are well worth the lactic acid build up.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Marshalled Course
  • Aid Stations
  • Refreshment Stations
  • Free Photo Downloads
  • Great Value Ride

Sportive HQ focus on great quality rides at great prices. With this in mind, medals and merchandise do not come as standard. If you would like one of these items, please select the appropriate ticket. For merchandise, Sportive HQ are selling some great merchandise including buff, mug, replica cycling shirt. Email [email protected] for more info.

Raceday Logistics

Provisional Itinerary

06:30 - Parking Opens
06:45 - Registration Opens Long and Medium Route
07:45 - Time Trial Riders - Ride Starts
07:50 - 08:15 Long Route Riders Start
08:15 - 09:00 Medium Route Riders Start
08:45 - 09:00 Registration Short Route
09:00 - 09:15 Short Route Riders Start
10:30 - Long Route Option Closes at 28.6 Mile Point
17:00 - Ride Finishes


  • At registration you will receive an envelope with your rider number, twist ties and a sticky back timing chip to put on your helmet.
  • Please arrive in plenty of time in order to complete the registration process

Tandem Bikes

You can ride a tandem bike but please email [email protected] before purchasing a ticket

Kit List
  • Bike (in good working order)
  • Helmet
  • A towel and a change of clothes (there are showers at the end)

Spectators are welcome. The event is close to the seaside so family and friends can wave the riders off before heading for an ice cream on the beach.


If you would like to volunteer for this event, please contact [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be medical support?
There will be 2 Motorbike Riders circuiting the course on the day from Medi- Bikes. They are both fully qualified paramedics and can assist with many incidents, whilst they are there just for the safety of all of the riders doing the event, if you are find yourself in an emergency situation please do not hesitate to call 999 if needed.
Is there an age restriction for this event?
Riders must be at least 14 to participate. If you are under the age of 18 please contact ([email protected]) to request a parental consent form in advance.
Will there be mechanical support available?
There will be a mechanical support HQ as well as mobile support from fully qualified cycle mechanics.
Can I ride a tandem bike?
Yes, you can ride a tandem but please email [email protected] before purchasing a ticket.

Ross Tiger 100 weather forecast

Possible light rain in the morning.

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IconModerate breeze possible, up to 16mph

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Sportive HQ
Sportive HQ was formed by Matthew Porter in 2014, after having approximately 10 years experience in the organisation of various types of cycling events. It was very much the feeling that sportives were becoming more expensive over the last few years and that need not be the case, value for money can be put alongside quality events. Sportive HQ works alongside local clubs to produce events that riders will want to do every year. We listen to what riders want from an event and endeavour to meet those requests. At Sportive HQ we like to keep things simple, ample free parking, showers, changing rooms, a timed event with well spaced, well stocked feed stations and routes to challenge everyone of all abilities. Sportive HQ helps in the production of many local charity events and have helped raise, alongside local clubs, in excess of £50,000 for local charities over the last few years.

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Ross Tiger 100 reviews (57)

4.9 out of 5 stars

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    Mike A

    Did the 107 Mile in 2019

    This was my first sportive event recommended to me by a friend at work who had learned that I was a keen cyclist and handed me a leaflet from SportiveHQ so I signed up for the next event on the calendar, the Ross Tiger and I went in at the deep end choosing to take part in the 100mile sportive. I turned up on the day on my own with my bike and was very well looked after by event staff and fellow riders. It was easy to find my way around the place and the amenities at the start were excellent with lots of space to park and set up bikes. The course was extremely challenging for me as a beginner but I managed a reasonable time of 7hours10minutes taking full advantage of the very well planned (and much needed) stops along the way. The scenery was stunning and some of the views will stay with me for a while, coupled up with the atmosphere of being surrounded by other cyclists with the same goal of achieving a quite spectacular achievement was very thrilling for me. The course felt like one giant hill after another and I was sore for days afterwards, but it had some great downhill and flat sections too, it was well sign posted and this was very reassuring for me as I wasn’t familiar with the area. Once I’d past the finish line I bought my medal (loved the design of it) and received my official time ticket, I had a nice chat with the event staff and other cyclists that finished around the same time as me and set off home feeling quite good about myself. Definitely will do this course again, and I have done an another event with SportiveHQ and plan to do many more! 11/10 from me.
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    Hugh O

    Did the 107 Mile in 2019

    I have ridden the Ross Tiger twice now and the organisation and implementation of the ride has exceeded my expectations on both occasions. Friendly staff and organisers make this one of the best sportives on the calendar.
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    Andy S

    Did the 107 Mile in 2019

    This sportive is one event for any cyclists diary, great value for money and well organised and great food at the feed stations. I’ve done this event more than once and I suggest you all do it.
    Thanks Sportive HQ.
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    Andrew C

    Did the 58 Mile in 2019

    Really well organised, excellent signage and briefing beforehand. Free photos a nice touch too.
    Well done, I look forward to doing more of your events next year.
  • Did the 107 Mile in 2019

    Excellent ride with very good refreshment stops. Well marshalled on quiet roads, would highly recommend
  • Did the 58 Mile in 2019

    fab event, really supportive volunteers and excellent feed station. looking forward to next year's.
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    Alan T

    Did the 25 Mile in 2019

    Really enjoyed the day, brilliant event, very well signpost, very professional very friendly and lovely food at the finish
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    Verne C

    Did the 25 Mile in 2019

    Well organised by a friendly supportive team. Very encouraging to all cyclists abilities. Good choice of routes
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    Debb H

    Did the 107 Mile in 2019

    My first time doing the Ross Tiger this year, and booked it as a training ride for the Outlaw that I was doing later that same month. I had done a couple of sportiv hq events with friends previously and was confident enough with the set up and organisation to enter on my own, knowing I would probably meet some lovely people to ride with, which I did! Route was challenging enough but not too hard, with fantastic views, feed stations were brilliant and well stocked as always. I’ll be back next year!
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    S Cannings

    Did the 107 Mile in 2018

    As ever an excellent event, thoroughly enjoyed it and the organisation was first class. Great food stations and the marshalls/volunteers are the best I've encountered anywhere
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