UK Cycling Population Reaches 8,741,000

Posted Monday 24th November 2014 – Sports Marketing Surveys (SMS Inc.), one of the UK’s leading independent sports research firms has completed a new report into the UK’s cycling population, revealing a participation level of close to nine-million. The news means that cycling is the third most participated sport in the UK, behind swimming and running. … Continue reading “UK Cycling Population Reaches 8,741,000”

Southern Sportive 2015 Season Announced

Posted Thursday November 13th 2014 – Dates have been confirmed for all of Southern Sportives returning favourites for 2015. There are still some new dates to be added to their growing CX Sportive event roster, as this exciting new continues to gain popularity. One to note in the 2015 is the Southern Sportive on September … Continue reading “Southern Sportive 2015 Season Announced”

CX Sportive Returns This Weekend

Posted Friday 31st October 2014 – The CX Sportive season begins this month, with the fourth outing of the Salisbury Saxon CX on November 9th. CX Sportives mix different surfaces throughout their course to create a varied, well paced and rideable experience that is a refreshing autumn/winter alternative to straight road or MTB riding. CX … Continue reading “CX Sportive Returns This Weekend”

UKCE and Ordnance Survey Launch New Sportive Series

Posted Thursday 30th October 2014 – UK Cycling Events today announced that it has signed a new partnership, with Britain’s mapping agency, Ordnance Survey. The partnership will see them jointly promote a series of 5 winter / early season sportives, which include: Ordnance Survey Nutcracker Sportive – Newmarket – 10th January 2015 Ordnance Survey January … Continue reading “UKCE and Ordnance Survey Launch New Sportive Series”

Powerbar and UKCE Agree Partnership

Posted Friday 24th October 2014 – PowerBar today announced that it has signed a new partnership with the leading UK “Cycle Sportive” organisers UK Cycling Events Ltd. The partnership will see PowerBar supply all sports nutrition at UK Cycling Events extensive series of sportive rides including the Wiggle Super Series from the beginning of 2015. … Continue reading “Powerbar and UKCE Agree Partnership”

2015 Wiggle Super Series Launches Soon

Posted Monday 20th October 2014 – The 2015 Wiggle Super Series will officially launch on Wednesday 22nd October 2014. The hugely popular series attracted almost 60,000 riders across 45 events all over the United Kingdom in 2014. With Over 70% of the 2014 Wiggle Super Series events reached capacity well in advance of the event it … Continue reading “2015 Wiggle Super Series Launches Soon”

Great Weston Ride Numbers On The Rise

Posted Wednesday 8th October 2014 – Entry is now open for the 2015 Great Weston Ride and, after another runaway success this year and with more and more people coming from further afield to take part, the organisers expect that the Ride will attract a record number of entries for the sixth year in a … Continue reading “Great Weston Ride Numbers On The Rise”

Dartmoor Classic 2015 Dates Announced

Posted Wednesday 1st October 2014 – Organisers have just announced the opening date for entries to the 2015 Dartmoor Classic Cyclo-Sportive which takes place on the weekend of 20-21st June 2015. Now in its ninth year, the event takes on a new look next year with a new website, ride jersey and updated branding. Described … Continue reading “Dartmoor Classic 2015 Dates Announced”

Performance Cycles Launch Winter Mini-Sportive Series

Posted Thursday 18th September 2014 – Performance Cycles ( have confirmed that their annual winter mini-sportive series of six events will be back for its fifth year. These ever popular events, that sell out every month, are a great way to make sure you continue to clock up the miles during the winter months. With … Continue reading “Performance Cycles Launch Winter Mini-Sportive Series”