Konrad Manning heads to the Peak District to chase wild hogs in Kinder Velo's inaugural Sportive

The sportive season arrived good and proper with the fourth edition of the Cheshire Cat. James Shrubsall hit the road for his first taste of Northern riding

The rising pendragon-Le Col-Colnago rider on a challenging training ride through Staffordshire’s rolling hills

A Team Raleigh rider, back home after several years of racing in Belgium, shows Chris Sidwells his favourite UK ride

Former top pro road, mountain bike and cyclo-cross racer Chris Young's all-purpose training ride, with a cobbled surprise near the end

The Manchester 100 charity event proved a sportive need not be a suffer-fest for a sense of achievement.

The Lakeland Loop is famous for its stunning scenery and gruelling hills. This is what makes it one of Britains biggest sportive test.

Hard working Andy Roche grabs a few hours off to go for a ride on the cyclist’s island