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508 Bicycle Race

The 508 Bicycle Race – October 4-6, 2014

An epic of an American ride and this year marks the 31st Anniversary of The 508 Bicycle Race, which is now officially known as the Silver State 508, and was founded by John Marino in 1983; it’s widely regarded (certainly promoted) as ‘The Toughest 48 hours in Sport’.   This
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Sportive and Cycling Challenges

Whether for the personal glory and the pushing of boundaries or for the noble act of charity fundraising, taking on your first major sportive or organised cycling challenge can be a daunting prospect, but with a little preparation and a common sense approach there’s nothing to
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Polocini Kegs and Legs – May 14

This is something that Cyclo really likes the sound of: a combined Sportive and Beer Festival (with the usual sensible get-out of saying don’t drink and ride of course). Three routes on offer, suitably entitled the Half Pint (38miles), Pint (54miles) and Yard (70miles) which
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The Cotswold Spring Classic – April 25

Work off those chocolate egg-cesses (sorry) with this fantastic sportive on Monday April 25. Now in it’s third year The Cotswold Spring Classic offers two routes (100 and 160km) both starting and ending in Cirencester and include chip timing, feed stations, mech support, free
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The Pendle Witches Vintage Velo – April 24

How’s this for something a little different? On Sunday April 24 you can take to the saddle on a vintage or classic bike (new-fangled modern contraptions also welcome though) for a jaunt around Lancashire. Two distances are available: “The Trial” (£12.50) a 53mile circular route
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Redbridge RideIt Sportive and Cycle Show – March 19

How’s this for a sportive with a difference? Four ride distances on offer (10, 30, 60 and a proper tough 90miles) – level 2 grading so no threat of big climbs just a rip out and back from the Redbridge Cycling Centre through Hainault and nearby Epping Forest with all the usual
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