Road Cycling events in Ipswich September 2018

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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 in Ipswich September 2018

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The 5th Ipswich Cycle Swarm is on Sunday 1 October 2017. Choose from 25, 50 or 100 mile routes that start and finish at Christchurch Park.

All riders are welcome, so whether youre an experienced cyclist or a beginner there is a route to suit you.

The routes head out of Ipswich and pass through Woodbridge before the 50 and 100 mile riders split off to head out to Framlingham and Dennington.
All routes pass through some lovely towns and villages before heading safely back into Ipswich.

Ipswich Cycle Swarm

Ipswich, Suffolk, GB
Ipswich Cycle Swarm

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