Many different riders challenge themselves by taking on sportives, but even for the more experienced there are often extra little things we can do to ensure a smooth and fast…

This weekend represents your last chance to enter the 2013 Wiggle Etape Cymru, Britain's toughest closed road sportive

Fitness Editor Hannah Reynolds tackles the Granfondo San Gottardo in Switzerland...

Rick Robson takes on the Wheelbase Spring Classic, which was a wet and chilly day...

CW staffer Chris Catchpole takes on the Battenkill Grand Fondo last April...

Richard Hallett sets out at a steady pace in an attempt to survive - and enjoy - a century a day for three days in the picturesque West Country

Konrad Manning heads to the Peak District to chase wild hogs in Kinder Velo's inaugural Sportive

A three-minute film that shows you why the Maratona dles Dolomites is one of the most popular and beautiful mass rides in the world

Paul Harris represents CW in the Shakespeare Spring 100 in Stratford-Upon-Avon sportive

Hugh Gladstone takes on the rough stuff of the Tro Bro Leon Cyclo near Brittany

James West rides the Meon Valley Rider in Hampshire on April 7, here is how he got on...

Richard Hallett revisits one of the most iconic overseas 
cyclo-sportives, tackling the cobbles and bergs of Belgium in the Tour of Flanders sportive

Cycling Weekly’s web editor Nigel Wynn took up the challenge of riding the first in our series of sportives. His companion for the day? None other than the legendary Chris…