Cyclo-sportive: Verenti Cheshire Cat

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

Staffordshire with Kieran Frend

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

Nove Colli 2010

Nove Colli cyclo-sportive (Italy)

It’s been 39 years since a group of 17 cyclists departed at five am from Cesenatico on Italy’s northern coast, setting in motion a chain of events which would lead…

Daniel Shand, Yorks and Lancs ride 2010

Lancs & Yorks with Daniel Shand

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

West Yorkshire with Chris Young

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

Matt Rowe, Cotswolds ride 2010

The Cotswolds with Matt Rowe

Pro racer Matt Rowe rides part of the route of the Breast Cancer Care’s Bike Blenheim Palace sportive

Flat out in the fens

Cyclo-sportive: Flatout in the Fens

Flat is the key word here, but don’t be fooled into thinking that makes it easy: 156 miles at a relentlessly regular cadence