The High Peak Hog Sportive

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

Kieran Frend, Staffordshire ride

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

Daniel Shand, Yorks and Lancs ride 2010

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

Chris and Paul Young, West Yorkshire 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.

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

Andy Roche Isle of Man

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