Sportive Reviews

Dartmoor Classic, Sportive

Dartmoor Classic 2012

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.

Elinor Barker, Meg Barker in South Wales

Ride: Elinor Barker in South Wales

The world junior time trial champion rides the circuit she uses to prepare for racing against the clock with her sister

Circuit of Kent

Circuit of Kent

CW's very own Nigel Wynn takes on the Circuit of Kent, Sevenoaks, Kent, September 9

Etape Cymru Sportive

Etape Cymru Sportive

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.

Paris Roubaix Challenge 2012

Paris Roubaix Challenge 2012

Now in its second year, the Paris-Roubaix Challenge follows the route of professional cycling's toughest race. David Else samples the notorious pavé

Severn Bridge Sportive

Severn Bridge Sportive

David Else tackles the 2012 Severn Bridge Sportive, which coincides with the Castle Combe Cycling Festival