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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 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 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. …

RIDE IT Rochdale 2019

Now in its 10th year, this route is a fantastic example of the stunning road cycling on offer in the north of England. The natural contours of the land make for a hilly, challenging route that will reward riders for their winter efforts! The route loops over the picturesque Todmorden and Hebden Bridge, taking in the local moors for a great stretch of remote, panoramic riding. The challenging nature of the ride continues but will also provide some boasting rights amongst friends with a spin over Crag Vale, the longest continual climb in England and feature of the 2014 Tour de France! This ride is an excellent opportunity to blow away the winter cobwebs whilst clocking up some mileage in the great British countryside.…

RIDE WITH US Gatwick Store Ride

With the festive period over we’d like to invite you to join us for a free to enter ride from our Gatwick Head Office. We’ve chosen two route options and whilst these won’t be waymarked we’ll publish GPS files and provide maps to make navigation easier. You are free to complete the ride at your own pace or for those that would like to ride with others we’ll have some of our staff riding at various different paces and you're welcome to ride in a group with them.…

Looking ahead to RIDE IT 2019

With a successful 10th year firmly under the belt in 2018 we were never going to just sit back and relax. We take a brief look at some of the highlights from our upcoming RIDE IT 2019 event calendar.…