Road Cycling events in Norwich

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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.

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Welcome to the 6th edition of the Tour de Broads cycle sportive. It is the regions biggest locally run and organized cycling event. As a social enterprise, all profits from the event are reinvested into local cycling projects with over 100,000 raised for local and international charities and cycling schemes in 2017.

Our Summer event is part two of the Tour de Broads series that starts and finishes the cycling season. We again aim to make your day out an experience to remember with a festival atmosphere in the event villages. We have two venues, updated routes to take in more Broads and more Broads villages, and we continue to offer complimentary drinks and food en-route, a warm welcome home with a unique commemorative medal and a hearty handshake.

Tour de Broads – North

Coltishall, Norfolk, GB
5 races
£5£25
Tour de Broads – North

As the light draws in and the evenings get shorter, youll want to get out on the bike when you can. The Wiggle Royal Flyer is the perfect autumn sportive taking in the Royal Sandringham Estate in Norfolk and the tree-lined avenues around it, allowing you to charge through the autumnal leaves on the ground before crossing the finish line for a well-earned end-of-season break.

Setting off from the event centre on Fakenham Racecourse, this sportive starts off with a few gentle climbs as riders will head east and roll through the pretty villages of Guist and Hindrigham, and onto the equally-appealing St Marys Benedictine Priory and Binham.

Staying inland, youll continue westwards on this typically flat section of east England heading through South Creake, Stanhoe and Docking. A feed station gives riders chance to catch their breath before the route enters the grounds of the Sandringham Estate, which always looks grand in autumnal colours.

Only a short ride then separates you from the royal grounds and a finishers medal back in Fakenham, passing the Royal Stud and continuing on back lanes through Anmer, East Rudham and Helhoughton. The short climbs on the Wiggle Royal Flyer may test untrained legs but this should be a welcome challenge for more seasoned riders to get a fast sportive time in the bag before turning to the turbo for winter.

Wiggle Royal Flyer Sportive 2018

Fakenham, GB
2 races
£3£45
Wiggle Royal Flyer Sportive 2018

100km cycling event starting from Carlton Colville, nr Lowestoft, Suffolk. Controls at Loddon, plus 2 information controls.

This ride initially goes through many narrow, quiet and pretty lanes through the Waveney vslley taking in quiet and picturesque villages. If you perceive all East Anglia as completely flat, you might be surprised

how undulating the Waveney valley is. That said, the hills are short and hardly major feats but you might be a little surprised by the steepness of one or two of them. There are some surprisingly nice views from the top of the hills. After leaving the Waveney valley the route crosses into south Norfolk, which is flatter but sill through pleasant lanes and villages. The control at Loddon is opposite the river and is pleasant. After the second information control it is back into Suffolk and the district of Waveney just west of the pleasant market town of Beccles. Hope I've persuaded you to enter! If entering by post ONLY ONE reply envelope required as card can be signed and returned on finishing

The Waveney Wander

Carlton Colville, Suffolk, GB
The Waveney Wander

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