Category: Sportives

Like most road cyclists thesedays, I’ve ridden a few sportive events. I have mixed feelings about these but still regularly support my local ones and a number further afield for different reasons such as the Norwich 100. New sportive riders can learn from my experiences and can see if they can beat my times!

Each sportive I’ve ridden since the beginning of 2013 is written about in the posts below.

Midlands Reliability Rides 2018

I’ve compiled a list of local club’s 2018 reliability rides for the Midlands area. This includes the West Midlands and the East Midlands. Dates and routes are to the best of my knowledge and...

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Velo Birmingham 2017 Review

I hadn’t planned on riding the 2017 Velo Birmingham. I was registered as tickets went on sale but I baulked at the £85 entry fee. About a month before the ride, a friend of...

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La Ronde Picarde 2017 Review

La Ronde Picarde was planned as the last big ride of 2017 and the last little trip away with the bikes. The plan was to do the long 180km route and see if we...