Penny Comins puts her fitness to the test after a night of live bands, Cornish cuisine and cider with a Cycletta sportive and a trio of beach sports...
You voted the Dartmoor Classis your favourite sportive of 2012 despite its unseasonal, inclement weather. Chris Sidwells went to see what makes this even so special.
300km around a Swedish lake fuelled by Blueberry soup. A truly epic sportive
We rode the first closed-road sportive in England to see if it was one of the toughest
The world junior time trial champion rides the circuit she uses to prepare for racing against the clock with her sister
CW's very own Nigel Wynn takes on the Circuit of Kent, Sevenoaks, Kent, September 9
Now in its second year, the Etape Cymru is a closed-road sportive through an often-overlooked corner of Wales. David Else tests his legs against the landscape.
David Else talks us through the 2012 Cotswold Spring Classic
Now in its second year, the Paris-Roubaix Challenge follows the route of professional cycling's toughest race. David Else samples the notorious pavé
CW photographer Chris Catchpole rides the 2012 London to Brighton Night Ride