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Category: Cycling Clothing & Shoes

What are Sportives?

Sportives are cycling events organised in advance for cyclists to ride a pre-determined route. Events are sometimes aimed at raising money for charity but can also be for the sole pleasure of introducing new routes to cyclists in parts of the country they may be less familiar with. Either way, they are known collectively as Sportives. In this section, I only list Sportives from personal experience, which is why many are based in Cheshire, Wirral & Merseyside. These are sportives that I have either participated in or plan to.

Bike Body Armour

All forms of cycling are hazardous and it’s crucial that you take every measure to protect yourself in case of an accident. The number one piece of protective equipment that every rider should own and wear without fail is...

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Cycling Shorts

If you’re about to buy a new pair of cycling shorts, or purchase specialist bike kit for the first time, it’s worth doing a little preparation first to understand what it is that best suits your needs. Local sports...

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