Everything tagged with sportive

Blog post: Get set for your first sportive

Preparation is the key to meeting your cycling goals says Ross Muir from the Cycling Academy. Here’s our eight-week plan and some useful tips Ride out into the countryside or a nice Sunday roast at the pub? The temptation to delay the sta...

Blog post: RideLondon promises a weekend of cycling fun across the capital in 2013

Hot on the heels of incredible success for Team GB’s cycling stars, the Mayor of London has confirmed plans for London to host a two-day festival of cycling in 2013. RideLondon will feature events for amateur, club and elite cyclists.&nbs...

Discussion: How many calories for a 80-mile sportive?

It's probably different for everyone, but I'm doing a long-ish sportive next Sunday and wondered how much food I should aim to take in. 80 miles with 1500 metres of climbing, so maybe 6+ hours. more than a piece of flapjack, I imagine?