Road Cycling events in Kingston upon Hull 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 Kingston upon Hull September 2018

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Charity Tickets

Leave the buzz of the city behind you as you face the challenge of a 54 mile journey on two wheels on the iconic London to Brighton Cycle. You will start from Clapham Common, travelling through idyllic country lanes as you ride through Mitcham, picturesque Carshalton, Chipstead, Banstead, Haywards Heath and finally finish on the colourful and bustling Brighton seafront. The spirit of the event is 'taking part' not 'winning' so you can go as fast or as slow as you like.

London to Brighton Cycle

London, GB
London to Brighton Cycle
Official Partner

Open your season with this stunning sportive. The Black Legend is the tale of forbidden love, passion and murder, played out on top of the highest and most sacred hill on the Wiltshire Berkshire border and the Black Legend Sportive will take you up this very same hill. Set in the beautiful countryside of the Berkshire, Lambourn and Marlborough Downs, the three well designed, anti-clockwise routes, roll along quiet country lanes passing through picturesque country villages. Each of the three courses starts and finishes at the John OGaunt School in Hungerford.

The Black Legend Epic, Standard and Short

Hungerford, West Berkshire, GB
3 races
£25£29
The Black Legend Epic, Standard and Short
Official Partner

The Tour de Pirinexus is a cycling challenge taking place for the second year running in 2018 between 26th - 30th September 2018.

In 2017 we raised funds for ABF The Soldiers Charity. This year we will be fundraising for The Cure Parkinsons Trust - the only charity in the UK solely dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinsons.

Based on the Pirinexus route, the event takes place over 3 days and loops between Spain and France over the shoulders of the Pyrenees. Starting in Girona, a cycling hub for over a quarter of pro Tour cyclists, the route will wend along the regions beautiful backroads linking the villages, towns and wonderful wineries of the Empord. 300km in total through an array of stunning mountain and rural landscapes, with the best of local Catalan wine and cuisine to match!

Once you have made the booking through Let's Do This, the Bacchus on Bikes team will be in touch for further details before your trip!

Tour de Pirinexus Cycling Challenge – Autumn

Girona, Catalunya, ES
Tour de Pirinexus Cycling Challenge – Autumn

137km cycling event starting from Old Ma's Tattenhall, Cheshire. Controls at Chirk, Ponderosa Cafe, Llanarmon-yn-lal and Cross Keys Llanfynydd, plus 3 information controls.

A continuously interesting route through Cheshire lanes into North East Wales. The hilly middle section from Chirk to The Horseshoe Pass summit boasts outstanding mountain views. Scenic return over Hope Mountain.

Momma’s Mountain Views

Chester, GB
Momma’s Mountain Views

50km cycling event starting from Old Ma's Tattenhall, Cheshire. Controls at Bunbury Tilly's Cafe and Tilston; Carden Arms, plus 1 information control.

A pleasant, undulating ride through the delightful north-west Cheshire lanes. Designed as an introduction to Audax riding. A scenic, flat and not too demanding excursion into the countryside.

Momma’s Leafy Lanes

Chester, GB
Momma’s Leafy Lanes

209km cycling event starting from Old Ma's Tattenhall, Cheshire. Controls at Chirk, Pistyll Rhaeadr, Lake Vyrnwy Dam, Bala and Cross Keys Llanfynydd, plus 3 information controls.
A challenging and continuously interesting route through West Cheshire & North Wales. Pistyll Rhaeadr waterfall at 240ft is one of the wonders of Wales. Outstanding views throughout this hilly ride.

Pistyll Packing Momma

Tattenhall, Cheshire West and Chester, GB
Pistyll Packing Momma

Theres a reason holidaymakers flock to the Cotswolds in their droves its amazingly scenic countryside makes for the perfect weekends cycling. A selection of great climbs and miles of rolling rural roads provide an ideal mix for a day in the saddle.

Soon after you set off from the venue, youll be faced with one of the first major climbing tests of the event straight away. Moving up Round Hill, make sure to catch your breath and check out the magnificent surrounding views as you crest the climb.

Once youve reached the top of this climb, its plain sailing until the next big ascent as you can concentrate on peddling away the miles and taking in the surrounding scenery at the same time. A reassuring downhill drop will open up just before passing Toddington Stanway hold onto your bars, as this is fast one.

Sure enough, as inviting descents come, uphill challenges will lie in wait as youll be out of the saddle again soon after to tackle the next hill between Snowshill and Saintbury. As soon as this is behind you, though, youll be able to power through the final few miles on a series of fast and technical country lanes leading back to Cheltenham. A finishers medal, t-shirt and well-earned PowerBar recovery product wait for you at ride HQ.

Wiggle Cotswolds Sportive

Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GB
3 races
£3£40
Wiggle Cotswolds Sportive

Cycle from the city of York, through the scenic moors and countryside of North Yorkshire. Choose your challenge from 26 and 41-mile routes and join the fight for every heartbeat. Both routes start from the historic city of York and take in some of North Yorkshire's breathtaking countryside.

Heart of York Bike Ride

York, GB
2 races
£15£60
Heart of York Bike Ride

This event has been used in the past as a warm up the day before to the Spring Onion. In 2017 we decided to move it to Good Friday but in 2018 we have moved it to 2/9/2018 as we do not want it to impact the 10th Spring Onion and so it has an identity of its own. The name of event is derived from the chain set most of us use and is a shorter sharper course which could attract riders who don't want to do higher mileage - so something for every body.

Providing you complete the course within the cut off time you will automatically go on the European Cycle Events list for a 25 voucher for any European cycle trip on their web site. These vouchers can not be transferred to anybody else and can not be used in conjunction with any other offer ,valid for any event taken by 31st December 2019. To claim your discount on a trip email [email protected]

Compact 50

Cobham, Surrey, GB
Compact 50

Our Essex 100 charity cycling sportive is one of our most popular rides attracting over 700 riders. You can enjoy some excellent cycling terrain on this bike ride raising funds for vital research for sick babies and children. Three route options take you on a journey through quiet villages and the farmlands of Essex where the undulations will have you in and out of the saddle.

The Essex 100 offers a Cool 40 mile route that is ideal if youre new to cycling or havent had time to train! The Classic 60 mile route is more challenging as is the Champion at 101 miles - ideal if youre an experienced Sportive rider.

Expect a great day in the saddle with the Action Medical Research team on this cycling event with first class support throughout the day.

Essex 100

Chelmsford, Essex, GB
3 races
£26£38
Essex 100

A cracking ride in the Scottish Borders. Welcome to the Tour O The Borders, a top class, closed road event which takes you through stunning scenery on beautiful Borders roads.

Starting in the Borders town of Peebles, the Touro route will travel mainly over quiet back roads, and climb several stiff hills along the way. Challenging but rewarding, the routes (short and long) will feature some amazing natural scenery what better way to take your mind off your efforts than by enjoying this beautiful part of Scotland!

Were confident this is the best value-for-money closed road sportive in the country, and its 100% organised by local riders.

Tour O The Borders

Peebles, Scottish Borders, GB
2 races
£68£115
Tour O The Borders

Join us on the 2nd of September at Le Petit Grand Prix and you will quickly find yourself on some of the quietest roads anywhere in the country.

We pride ourselves on detailed route planning, making sure all junctions are safe for cyclists and that the most picturesque areas are included. You won't find yourself stuck on A roads for miles in an ITP Events sportive.

Enter Le Petit Grand Prix and enjoy a trouble free day out on the bike, with comprehensive route signage, gps and printed map, feedstations with a good variety of food to keep you going, including free tea and coffee and mechanical support if you have a problem. Then, when you've finished, collect your medal and enjoy the free hot food and tea and coffee back at Yarborough Leisure Centre.

Le Petit Grand Prix

Lincoln, Lincolnshire, GB
Le Petit Grand Prix

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