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RIDE IT Mendips Sportive 2019

Our RIDE IT Mendip Sportive takes place on Sunday 24th March starting from the city of Wells which as well as laying claim to being one of the smallest city in England and having an impressive Cathedral also doubled as Sandford, the fictional village in the Hot Fuzz film. Being based locally I've tried to include lots of my favourite roads including the fast flat roads of the Somerset Levels, out to the coast at Sand Bay, the views from the top of Canada Coombe, the fun descent down Burrington Coombe and of course the climb up Cheddar Gorge. …

RIDE IT Cyclopark Sportive 2019

The RIDE IT sportive series heads back to the popular Cyclopark venue on Sunday 17th March 2019 offering riders the chance to sample the dedicated cycle track before taking in one of 4 marked sportive routes around the Kent countryside. The routes are a great test of fitness as we head into spring and have a good mix of rolling terrain and fast flat sections plus few tough climbs especially on the longer route that will be a good test of your fitness as we head towards spring.…

RIDE IT HIGH5 Nutrition Guide

Getting your nutrition right can make all the difference to getting across the finish line and enjoying your ride. HIGH5 is the on course sports nutrition at Evans Cycles RIDE IT series so here’s a guide to help you plan your nutrition strategy for the ride.…

RIDE IT South Wales Sportive 2019

For 2019 our RIDE IT South Wales Sportive moves to a new spring date taking place on Sunday 31st March. We’ll be heading to the Parc Bryn Back country park in Tredegarwith a choice of road sportive rides which will see riders take on some challenging terrain in the Brecon Beacons National Park including Gospel Pass for those riders on the long route.…

RIDE IT Havant Sportive 2019

After a break from the South Downs in 2017 we're returning to the area this year with our RIDE IT Havant Sportive based from a new venue and with new routes starting from the outskirts of Havant. From the start point we're well placed to explore the roads through the South Downs National Park where you can expect some challenging terrain including Old Winchester Hill and Harting Hill which will be sure to test your fitness as we head towards spring.…

RIDE IT South Wales MTB 2019

We’re heading to the Parc Bryn Back country park near Tredegar for our RIDE IT South Wales MTB Ride but this year we have a new spring date and a new 75km endurance route option for those looking for more of a challenge. The event takes place on Saturday 30th March and there will be a choice of mountain bike rides which will see riders climb towards Trefil before heading past the stunning Talybont Reservoir, over the Gap Road and a host of exhilarating forest trails. The new endurance route option includes a loop that takes in the Gap Road over to Talybont-on-Usk passing some of the best views the Brecon Beacons has to offer.…

Prudential RideLondon Training Ride Sportive Entrant Information

On Sunday 19th May the Evans Cycles RIDE IT team will be hosting a 50 mile Prudential Ride London Training Ride Sportive from our Head Office near Gatwick. It will be the perfect way to help with your training for this summer’s Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100, meet other riders taking part in the event and get a chance to have a practice run up Leith Hill, the toughest climb you’ll face on the Prudential Ride London route.…

RIDE IT West London Sportive 2019

To kick start your 2019 sportive season, on Sunday 17th February, we're heading to the National Trust's Osterley Park, a hidden oasis just of the A4 and not far from Heathrow, for our escape the city themed RIDE IT West London Sportive. Starting from such an urban location the routes are a bit different from usual but the aim is to get you out of the city for a few hours on the bike with the route heading through the Chalfonts and skirting the edge of the Chilterns before returning past Windsor.…

RIDE IT Sussex Sportive

A new road sportive venue for RIDE IT in 2019 offering an undulating course making the most of our local knowledge of the riding in the West Sussex lanes close to our head office. For this early season ride we have a choice of roughly 50km or 100km routes with the longer route taking in some more challenging terrain including Kidds Hill, also known as The Wall, which features in the UK Top 100 Road Climbs.…

RIDE IT Sussex Sportive Cross 2019

After the success of last year we're teaming up with Crawley Wheelers again on Sunday 10th February, this time to host alongside the LDN and SE Cyclo-Cross Team Championships. Join us for a mixed terrain CX sportive in the morning including a chance to test your skills with a starting lap on the Cyclo-Cross Team Championships course then watch the racing after your ride. Our sportive cross course includes a mix of lanes, cycle tracks and bridleways so is suitable for MTB, cyclocross, adventure road bikes with tyres that can handle some off road riding. …