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.

Virtual Amstel Gold Race Sportive to take place for the first time

Virtual Amstel Gold Race Sportive to take place for the first time

English below! ​​Toerversie Amstel Gold Race voor het eerst virtueel verredenDoe mee op zondag 19 april en test jouw skills in de ultieme finale van de Amstel Gold Race Dit weekend fietsen wielerliefhebbers én profs toch ‘gewoon’ de Toerversie Amstel Gold Race. Hoe? Vanuit hun eigen huis, tuin of garage. De Amstel Gold Race wordt …

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Velo Birmingham and Midlands 2019 Sportive Review

Velo Birmingham and Midlands 2019 Sportive Review

After the fun of the 2017 edition of the Velo Birmingham, the event made its belated return in 2019. A completely different route saw the riders head east into North Warwickshire instead of west into Worcestershire. This made a difference to the parcours with a flatter profile and smaller rolling hills. It also meant paying …

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