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Beyond Cyclo XBridport, GB

The Beyond Cyclo X is an introduction to the world that is cyclo cross racing.

The event will be timed laps of a 3 km (Approx) course set in the Dorset countryside, the course will consist of gravel, grass, tarmacked road and will defiantly need for you to dismount and run up and over some stepped obstacles.

The event is fast and frenetic and as its an introduction to cyclo cross you can do it on any type of bike, Cyclo cross, road bike or MTB.

We are going to avoid any overly muddy patches but who knows in February.

Beyond Cyclo X
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Tour De Shane – The Pembrokeshire SportiveSaint Davids, Pembrokeshire, GB

Come and join the former Welsh Rugby Union Legend and now 2 time Ironman Wales finisher Shane Williams MBE on his ride to raise awareness and funds for the Velindre Cancer Charity. The Tour De Shane takes in some of the most beautiful little villages and roads that Pembrokeshire has to offer. The county that boasts the fact that its the only Coastal National Park in the UK and many of the iconic coastal sites will be visited and passed as you take on the TDS.

There are 2 distances of 50 miles and 70 miles making this ideal for an early season ride, whether your goal for the year is IronMan, a 100 mile sportive or a one-off personal fitness challenge and a chance to support a great charity.

2 reviews
£30 - £35
The 70 Mile • The 50 Mile
Tour De Shane – The Pembrokeshire Sportive
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King Edward 100Coddington, Nottinghamshire, GB

Sportive HQs cycling events are becoming legendary, riders that know our events understand why they sell out so quick, dont miss out on the latest instalment, the King Edward 100!

The King Edward 100 named after the King Edward the Elder, who established the Saxon Manor house in Newark, in the 11th Century, later to become the site of Newark Castle is a classic choice of routes for another of Sportive HQs great value sportives. With fantastic HQ location less than 5 minutes from the A1 its easy to get to from many directions!

Having some of the quietest roads we have ever seen, we wanted to share with you some fantastic riding along these lanes around North Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire. A few hills early on in the ride followed by some long straight flats into some of the most scenic villages Ancaster, Folkingham and Heckington to name but a few. On the longer routes you dont have to confirm your distance until after the feed station, so see how you feel on the day, no pressure.

5 reviews
£7.50 - £30
102 Mile • 59 Mile • 23 Mile
King Edward 100
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3 Counties 100 SportiveNorthampton, GB

3 Counties 100 Sportive covers the best cycle routes through Northamptonshire, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Starting from the courtyard at Holdenby House in rural Northamptonshire, riders choose between a stunning 100 mile, 112km or 21 mile ride that takes in the beauty of the Naseby Battlefields, Eyebrooke Reservoir, the Welland Viaduct, Rutland Water and the Cottesbrooke Estate.

£11.20 - £28
100 Miles • 112Km • 21 Miles
3 Counties 100 Sportive
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Yeovil SportiveYeovil, GB

A relaxed yet stunning tour around the Somerset levels, this fun ride is about taking your time, enjoying the views and just getting in some early season miles, with some amazing weather in 2018 and a great vibe.

This new sportive returns in 2019. Come join us for a smile that will last for weeks.

Be under no illusion the long route will still test you, its long with an iconic climb and the last 20 miles include a few more climbs just in case you haven't worked hard enough.

With 3 feeds for the long and 2 for the medium, we will refuel you, all you need do is enjoy the day.

£20 - £35
Long • Medium • Short
Yeovil Sportive
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Bike4Bart – Meon ValleyPortsmouth, GB

The Andrew Simpson Foundation is delighted to announce its second annual Bike4Bart Charity cycle ride for 2019!

Building on the success of 2018s inaugural Bike4Bart event, the Andrew Simpson Foundation are bringing this next cyclosportive to Portsmouth. Held at the charitys watersports centre based on Eastern Road, Portsmouth, Bike4Bart will take place on Saturday 27th April and aims to help increase participation in sport and promote health and wellbeing to all.

New for this year is our Bike4Bart Watersports Festival, combining sport, water activities and music and a welcome addition to the events calendar for ASWC Portsmouth!

Bike4Bart also helps to help raise awareness of the amazing work that is currently carried out by the Andrew Simpson Foundation around the world, and to raise funds, enabling the Foundation to continue delivering on its mission of improving the lives of young people through sailing.The ride will head out to the Meon Valley on road routes of varying distances and terrains! The event also boasts a Water-sports festival offering free water-based activities, in addition to music and activities for all the family to enjoy.


This year we'll be offering fundraiser ticket options for the price of 10 if you can pledge to raise 150 for the Andrew Simpson Foundation. Pay the listed entry fee and as soon as you hit the 150 target, we'll refund you the difference as a thanks for your support! Why not set up a fundraising campaign on our Bike4Bart JustGiving Page! Just go to

£33 - £45
Epic 99 Miles • Standard 65 Miles • Short 32 Miles
Bike4Bart – Meon Valley
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Wye Valley Brewery SportiveStoke Lacy, Herefordshire, GB

The Wye Valley Brewery Sportive is a fantastic adventure through the Malvern countryside from one of the best breweries in the West Midlands taking you along the most scenic routes. With two distances of 60km (37 miles) and 85 km (53 miles), this sportive is for everyone!

The Land of Hops & Glory is back. This early season sportive set in the beautiful rolling Herefordshire countryside between the Malverns and the Wye Valley.

Once again the event will be based in Stoke Lacy at the home of Wye Valley Brewery. As in previous editions of the event the route is set in an area of the country labelled the "Hop Shires".

£20 - £30
Full Pint - 53 Mile • Half Pint - 37 Miles
Wye Valley Brewery Sportive
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Cycle Derby Sportive – Spring ClassicDerby, GB

Three distances are on offer, all of which take in Derbyshire and Leicestershire's fantastic scenery, on mainly quiet roads heading out as far as Cannock Chase on the 160km route, whilst the 80km and 40km routes take in country lanes around Tutbury, Needwood Thurvaston and Dalbury.

£10 - £35
160km • 80km • 40km • 5 Parks Family Ride
Cycle Derby Sportive – Spring Classic
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Cycle HorsmondenHorsmonden, Kent, GB

In aid of Walking With The Wounded and sponsored by Artemis, this popular bike ride consists of 3 cycling routes (75, 50 or 25 miles) through the beautiful Kent countryside.

There is a registration donation of 30 (all costs are being covered by the generous sponsor Artemis) and any further donations for this worthwhile cause will be gratefully received.

75 Mile • 50 Mile • 25 Mile
Cycle Horsmonden
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Purity Brewing Co SportiveGB

This sportive starts and finishes from one of the best and most innovative award-winning breweries in the Midlands-based on a farm just outside Alcester. The Purity Brewing Co Sportive will wind its ways around the beautiful Warwickshire countryside and pass through beautiful villages. With two distances of 25 miles and 60 miles, this sportive is for everyone!

£22.50 - £35
Full Pint - 60 Miles • Half Pint - 25 Miles
Purity Brewing Co Sportive
Dulux London RevolutionLondon, GB

Join 2,500 riders for the UKs greatest 2-day cycle challenge. An unforgettable weekend of riding right around the capital with everything provided, for everyone to enjoy

An inclusive weekend designed for all levels of riders. Full support before, during and after the weekend for for those new to cycling
A challenging 185-mile route for even the most seasoned club rider or racing snake looking to push beyond a one-day sportive. One and two day packages available.

Ride the best parts of inner and outer London. Pedal past iconic sights like Tower Bridge and the gleaming towers of the City
Test your legs and lungs on the hidden back roads of the stunning North Downs, historic Thames Valley and the unrelenting Chilterns. Leg-busting climbs, fast flats and sweeping descents.

£54 - £199
The Ultra • Full Route - 2 Days • Day 1 - South London Leg • Day 2 - North London Leg
Dulux London Revolution
Etape CaledoniaPitlochry, Perth and Kinross, GB

Welcome to Etape Caledonia.

Etape Caledonia is a mass participation cycling event that has attracted more than 35,000 people since it debuted in 2007. With 5,000 places on offer each year, this sell out event attracts riders from all over the country to take on one of the most breathtaking rides through the spectacular Scottish Highlands.

It is hard for riders to not enjoy the views, whilst taking breaks at the number of food and drink stations placed around the course. Once completed, it's time to sit back, relax, and soak up the atmosphere in the Event Village. Riders can stick around to raise a glass with friends and family to toast their cycling achievement.

£40 - £79.99
85 Mile • 40 Mile
Etape Caledonia

What you need to know about road cycling

Discover UK and International Road Cycling events. Featuring Sportives, Gran Fondos and Charity Bike Rides in our 2018 Cycling Calendar. Cycling is a hugely popular sport but can sometimes seem a closely guarded secret, there’s a lot of jargon and kit but once you pop, you absolutely can’t stop. It’s a great weekend activity, go with friends and cruise round city parks or country lanes, you’ll be addicted in no time.

Different road cycling event types

We sort our cycling events by Short (0-50km), Medium (50-100km), Long (100-200km) and Ultra (200km+). Most of these are Sportives. Here are some cycling event names defined:

  • Gran Fondo — a mass participation cycling event at least 120km long. A large event with closed roads, usually chip timed. People travel all over Europe to compete in these events.
  • Century — a cycle of 100 miles (160.9 km) or more within 12 hours, usually as a club sponsored event. A large event with closed roads, people can get there PBs here. Usually chip timed.
  • Sportives — most of the cycling events on our site are sportives, these are the most popular endurance cycling events. They’re held all over the world and rarely exclude traffic. They’re more relaxed and whilst people do go for PBs it’s a much more convivial atmosphere than the more formal Gran Fondo races.

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