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Cycling events through the year.

Here is a list of local cycling events, these are either Audaxes, Sportives or Reliability trials, the list is not exhaustive and I’ve bound to of missed a few.

For those that are new to cycling or want to find more about each type of event we have included links below that explain each type and to provide more general information.

Cycling events are not cheap but, you will find they give you a great motivation to train and ride on a regular basis. They also give you the opportunity to see some different parts of the country. The events listed cover varying distances and climbing challenges so give a good spread to cover all abilities of the club.

What is an Audax?
http://www.aukweb.net/aboutauk/faq/#01

What is a Sportive?
https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/…/20100105-Get-Into-Cycli…

What is a Reliability Trial?
https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/…/20100105-Get-Into-Cycli…

Cycling Events 2019

February
Sunday 10th – Reliability – Ride Staffs Mammoth Reliability Ride, 58 Miles
https://ridestaffs.co.uk/…/ridestaffs-mammoth-reliability-…/
Saturday 23rd – Audax – Sunrise Express 120Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-511/
Saturday 23rd – Audax – Snowdrop Express 120Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-38/
Sunday 24th – Reliability – Wolverhampton Wheelers 50 miles in 4 Hours Reliability Trial.
http://www.wolverhamptonwheelers.co.uk/cms/reliability

March
Sunday 17th – Reliability – Nova Raiders Reliability, 30 or 50 Miles
https://www.novaraiders.org.uk/reliability-ride
Sunday 24th – Sportive – Mad March Hare, 66 Miles
https://www.madhare.cc/mad-march-hare
Sunday 31st – Audax – Midlander 100, 105Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-370/

April
Sunday 7th – Sportive – St Marys Ride the Reservoir, 75Km
https://www.birminghamhospice.org.uk/event/ride-the-res-2019
Sunday 7th – Sportive – Spring Forward 2019, 40 or 57 Miles
https://ridestaffs.co.uk/eve…/spring-forward-2019-uttoxeter/
Saturday 13th – Audax – Charnwood In the Spring, 103Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-812/
Saturday 27th – Sportive – Nova Raiders route 66, 33, 66 or 99 Miles
https://www.novaraiders.org.uk/route-66
Sunday 28th – Sportive – Tommy Godwin Challenge, 30, 73, 100Km
https://tommygodwinchallenge.weebly.com/

May
Sunday 5th – Sportive – St Giles Spring, 25 or 63 Miles
https://www.stgileshospice.com/…/tak…/cycle-stgiles-walsall/
Sunday 12th – Sportive – Velo Birmingham & Midlands, 100 Miles
https://www.velobirmingham.com/
Sunday 12th – Audax – Rosliston Roller, 54Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-654/
Sunday 12th – Audax – Staffordshire Lanes, 103Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-124/
Sunday 12th – Audax – Derbyshire Dales, 160Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-125/
Sunday 12th – Audax – Castleton Classic, 215Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-126/
Saturday 18th – Reliability – Stafford Road Club Reliability Ride, 50 or 60 Mile route
http://www.staffordrc.org/event/reliability-ride-2019/
Sunday 19th – Sportive – The Bank’s Round the Wrekin Sportive, 24, 67 or 102 Miles
https://www.comptoncare.org.uk/…/bankss-round-wrekin-sport…/

June
Saturday 8th – Sportive – Brewood Cycle Challenge, 50 or 100Km
http://www.brewoodcyclechallenge.com/
Sunday 9th – Sportive – Shropshire Cycle Ride, 85 Miles
https://www.shropshirecycleride.com/
Sunday 9th – Sportive – Danny Mason Highlands Challenge, 66 Miles
http://www.shropshirehighlandschallenge.co.uk/
Sunday 9th – Sportive – Tour of the Black Country, 70 Miles
http://cycleclassics.co.uk/tour-of-the-black-country-sport…/
Sunday 16th – Audax – Moira Furnace, 53Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-311/
Sunday 16th – Audax – Charnwood Forrest, 122Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-965/
Sunday 16th – Audax – Vale of Belvior, 200Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-964/

July
Saturday 6th – Audax – Brum 200, a loop around Birmingham, 200Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-82/
Sunday 7th – Sportive – Bournville Classic, 68 Miles
http://cycleclassics.co.uk/bournville-classic/
Sunday 7th – Sportive – Tour de Lewis 2019 Acton Trussell, 39 or 50 Miles
https://ridestaffs.co.uk/event/tour-de-lewis-2019/
Sunday 14th – Sportive – Bostin Peaks Sportive, 40, 70 or 100 Miles
https://bostinride.com/bostin-peaks-sportive-2019/
Saturday 20th – Audax – From Clee to Heaven, 125Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-415/
Saturday 20th – Audax – The Kidderminster Killer, 214Km
http://www.aukweb.net/events/detail/19-390/

August
Sunday 11th – Sportive – Staffordshire Cycling Festival, 38 or 78 Miles
https://ridestaffs.co.uk/…/staffordshire-cycling-festival-…/

September
Sunday 1st – Sportive – Mad Summer Hare, 73 or 102 Miles
https://www.madhare.cc/mad-summer-hare
Saturday 7th – Sportive – Giro d Joules, 27 or 56 Miles
https://www.novaraiders.org.uk/giro-d-joules
Sunday 8th – Sportive – Ride the Roaches, 30, 60 & 90 Miles
https://www.staffs-wildlife.org.uk/…/2019-09-08-ride-roaches
Sunday 22nd – Sportive – Cannock Road Sportive, 12, 33, 56 or 88 Miles.
https://www.evanscycles.com/evans-cycles-cannock-road-sport…

October
Sportive – Cat & Fiddle Sportive – Date TBC.

courtesy of James Vaughn.

 

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