Road Cycling events April 2019 near me

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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.

Trending Road Cycling events April 2019

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The Tour of Flanders or Ronde van Vlaanderen, Belguim. Probably the biggest Sportive on the calendar.

Tour of Flanders had its 101st edition in 2017. Today it is one of the five Monuments of cycling and one of the two major cobbled classics along with ParisRoubaix. This race stops Belgium. Fabian Cancellara won in 2014 and 85.7% of the population of the country watched his victory either live or on television!

The Tour of Flanders weekend will offer you the opportunity to ride in the amateur event "We Ride Flanders" 16000 riders tackle the course before watching the Pros on Sunday. Flanders is famous for featuring short, sharp climbs with cobbled sections.

Tour Of Flanders Sportive

Gent, Vlaanderen, BE
Tour Of Flanders Sportive
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Also known as "The Hell of The North", it is the biggest 1 day race in professional cycling and you can test yourself over the same course 24 hours before the Pros. One of the easiest races to get to for UK riders, it is also one of the hardest to ride. The cobbles have to be experienced since words will never do them justice. We can ensure you are as prepared as possible. Basing you in Roubaix is ideal for soaking up race weekend atmosphere and seeing the Race.

Paris Roubaix Sportive

Paris, Île-de-France, FR
Paris Roubaix Sportive
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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.

Yeovil Sportive

Yeovil, Somerset, GB
3 races
£20£35
Yeovil Sportive
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Liege Bastogne Liege

Known as 'La Doyenne' ('The Old Lady') Lige Bastogne Lige is one of the 5 Monuments. Its recognised as one of the key Belgian one day races, enjoying a heritage of over 120 years.

The Liege Bastogne Liege Sportive is the day before the pros, following the same course. The route itself is a challenging one, with the full course consisting of 279km. (There are 167km and 85km options too)

Liege Bastogne Liege Sportive

Houffalize, Wallonie, BE
Liege Bastogne Liege Sportive

The 2019 event will take place on April 6 & 7.

The California Classic Half Marathon and the California Classic Century rides are on the same weekend again! Join us Saturday April 6th 2019 as we will host 2,000 riders as they get to experience the ONLY bike ride that closes a freeway! Then on Sunday April 7th 2019 we will host 3,000 runners in our Half Marathon and Half Marathon Relay as participants run through African Adventure in Fresno Chaffee Zoo, with a grand finish along home-plate inside Chukchansi Stadium. Or choose our Rock and Run 5k, it doesn't go through the Zoo, but has all of the other benefits of the Half Marathon.

California Classic Weekend

Fresno, California, US
3 races
$65$75
California Classic Weekend

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