Sportives are well signed, mass-participation bike events over a variety of distances, usually on the road and over the course of a single day.
They tend to be timed, but for most people it’s more about challenging yourself to complete the distance rather than racing. Here’s everything you need to know to find a suitable sportive and prepare for it.
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These seven easy-to-follow tips from one of the greatest cyclists of all time will help you get the most out of your first sportive.
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