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Sportive Guides

Riding the Tour of Flanders Sportive

Our trip to ride Flanders has been planned for some time. Looking for accommodation we booked through Sportive Breaks and got ourselves sorted: 3 nights based in Kortrijk and registrations for the ...
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Sportive Guides

The 19 Best European Sportives of 2019

The sportive calendar has evolved quickly in recent years. Not long ago the only pro race that had a major sportive was the Tour of Flanders & the Tour de France. Now, every one day classic has an ...
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Stelvio Night

Climbs & Routes

Top 10: Bucket List Rides you need on your Palmeras

Over your lifetime you will clock tens of thousands of kilometres on your bike. When you look back at the end of it a few rides will stick out. These are our top 10 bucket list rides you need to ...
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Cycling Challenges

Chasing Geants: Joining the Club des Cingles du Mont Ventoux

It's one of the great challenges in cycling: riding all three sides of Mont Ventoux in a day. Your prize: treasured membership of one an elite club - the Cingles du Mont Ventoux. We sent Tim, one of ...
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Riding the Tour of Flanders Sportive

Our trip to ride Flanders has been planned for some time. Looking for accommodation we booked through Sportive Breaks and got ourselves sorted: 3 nights based in Kortrijk and registrations for the ...

The 19 Best European Sportives of 2019

The sportive calendar has evolved quickly in recent years. Not long ago the only pro race that had a major sportive was the Tour of Flanders & the Tour de France. Now, every one day classic has an ...

Riding Mallorca 312

Having completed many Sportive’s over the years I was interested in trying a closed road variant, as I was told how good they were.  In 2017 I was fortunate enough to participate in Ride London and ...

Climbs & Routes

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Top 10: Bucket List Rides you need on your Palmeras

Over your lifetime you will clock tens of thousands of kilometres on your bike. When you look back at the end of it a few rides will stick out. These are our top 10 bucket list rides you need to ...

Top 10 Climbs: Stelvio Region

The area around Bormio in the Italian Alps is one of the most famous cycling regions in the world. Home to the Gavia, Stelvio & more, this part of northern Lombardy regularly hosts the Giro and is ...

World's Best Cycling Routes: Mallorca Coast to Coast

Without a shadow of doubt, one of the world's best one day rides is the stunning coast to coast route in Mallorca from Andratx to Port de Pollensa following the MA-10. This is an absolute must for ...

Training & Nutrition

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Cycling Training: Expert Advice

From our personal experience and from speaking with hundreds of riders after a big event, cycling glory doesn't come from grinding up the last climb in pain. Cycling glory is the result of a great ...

How to Stay Hydrated on Your Big Sportive

How to stay hydrated on a sportive You have signed up for a major sportive where the route is likely to be longer, hotter and with more elevation than anything else you will ride this year. If you ...

Measuring Improvement

As cyclists, we all have the ability to measure whether we are improving our personal performance on the bike. From heart rate, power and RPE (Rate of Perceived Effort) we can see if we are becoming ...

Destinations

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March Last Minute Breaks

Winter is nearly over, the cycling season is kicking off and there are some great spring training trips and sportives to ride. Get in touch to book your last minute break. Our top four March trips ...

The Two Wheel Guide To: Group Cycling Breaks

A cycling break to Europe with your mates is one of the best trips you can go on - discovering new roads and climbs during the day with the sun on your backs and then carb loading on amazing local ...

The Two Wheel Guide To: The Dolomites

There are so many great places in the world to ride. How do you choose where to ride next? If you like amazing views, a mix of easy and hard climbs, a rich local culture and some great food, your ...

Cycling Challenges

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Chasing Geants: Joining the Club des Cingles du Mont Ventoux

It's one of the great challenges in cycling: riding all three sides of Mont Ventoux in a day. Your prize: treasured membership of one an elite club - the Cingles du Mont Ventoux. We sent Tim, one of ...

The Mental Battle of the Paris Roubaix Sportive

This is a story of one man’s cycling baptism of fire.

Your Year of Cycling Challenges

Looking for a big challenge for your cycling year? Look no further. From the tough to the insane, these are the rides that cyclists are judged by, from hard one day sportives to multi day rides over ...