Road Cycling events in Luton July 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 Luton July 2018

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Redbourn is a wonderful little village with a rich cycling heritage. Its easily accessible from London and the surrounding areas by both road and rail.

Weve put together 3 spectacular routes that we feel will suit most levels. With the buzz of the crowd and being part of something bigger than your usual group ride, this organized bike event will allow you to push the boundaries of your usual comfort zones, knowing youll be supported both in the well-stocked feed stops and in your mechanical needs.
Coupled with the last day of the Tour de France, youll certainly be fired up and raring to get on your bike after having watched the pros battling it out for 3 weeks. Therell even be enough time to get home for the evening proceedings where hopefully itll be a GB rider topping the podium.

Redbourn Road Rider

Redbourn, Hertfordshire, GB
3 races
£20£25
Redbourn Road Rider
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600km cycling event starting from Leighton Buzzard. Controls at Pangborne, Chandler's Ford, Salisbury, Sherborne, Exeter, Wells, Cirencester and Brackley.

The Buzzard 600

Leighton Buzzard, Central Bedfordshire, GB
The Buzzard 600

Cycletta will this year be incorporated into some of the UKs most highly-regarded sportives for the first time. As more and more women have taken to their bikes over the course of Cyclettas lifespan, demand has shifted away from introductory-style rides to more challenging courses, which is why we have chosen to incorporate women only waves into our prestigious series of cycling events.

Unrivalled route management and support ensure that your focus is 100% on your ride, whether the Chiltern 100 is your main challenge in 2017 or a crucial leg of a longer journey.

Firmly established as one of the toughest sportives in the UK and situated right on Londons doorstep, the Chiltern 100 takes in the finest riding the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has to offer proving that brutal can be beautiful. The sportive is a best of the regions many gruelling climbs, including the infamous Whiteleaf Hill (as featured on Simon Warrens list of the 100 Greatest UK Cycling Climbs) and Wardrobes. Unrivalled route management and support ensure that your focus is 100% on your ride, whether the Chiltern 100 is your main challenge in 2017 or a crucial leg of a longer journey.

Chiltern 100 Cycling Festival

Penn Street, Buckinghamshire, GB
Chiltern 100 Cycling Festival

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