Sportives

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Etape Caledonia

www.etapecaledonia.co.uk 81 
miles or 72 if you ended up behind the broom wagon before mile 55 5,200 Number of 
participants 4,233 Number of 
finishers One Major climb It’s hard to…

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Riding L’Eroica Britannia

Ian Parr takes to his vintage steel steed and rides in the inaugural L'Eroica Britannia in the Peak District

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Marrakech Atlas Etape

With climbs rougher and tougher than Alpe d’Huez, the Marrakech Atlas 
Etape lies at the more challenging end of the sportive spectrum. For the second time, the Atlas Etape in…

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Dunkirk-Roubaix

Website: www.dunkerque-roubaix.com Distance: 165km Major climbs: None Terrain: Flat with 
cobbled 
secteurs Participants: 33 Best: Riding on closed roads with Geraint Thomas and Magnus Backstedt Worst: Being totally unprepared for…

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Etape
 Loch Ness

Scottish highlands may not have the ideal weather for a 67-mile sportive ride but it did provide a picture perfect route for the inaugural Etape Loch Ness..

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Slate Stinger – Sportive Preview

The northern Cumbrian mountains are breathtaking, both literally and figuratively. They look beautiful in almost any weather; sunshine or showers, every rise and view seems more stunning than the last.…

Vatternrundan

Vatternrundan: Sweden’s epic lake ride

The Vätternrundan — a 300km circuit of a vast lake in southern Sweden that has been run since 1966 — ought to be on every cyclist’s bucket list. Held over…