Southern Sportive road cycling and cyclosportive events

Joker event results and rider photos »

Even the weather was playing pranks at The Joker this year, as constant wind and rian turned the day into a proper hard-mans ride. And while we don’t blame those of you who chose to stay at home, we do want ot publically salute everyone who came along – as always seems to be the ...
Posted by: martin@southernsportive on April 7, 2014 @ 4:04 pm
Filed under: News,Photos,Results

On the day entry for The Joker this weekend »

On the day entry for the Joker this Sunday (April 6th) is available from event registration. You can sign up at the event centre between 8:00-10:00am. On the day fees are £33 for the full course or £31 for the short course. Advance entry online for this event is now closed.
Posted by: martin@southernsportive on April 5, 2014 @ 8:33 am
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The best three words of advice you’ll read for improving your sportive performance this Spring. »

The sun is out, and the new season is nearly here – so you’re probably being inundated by good advice for how to improve your riding, fast-track all that training you should have been doing over the winter, climb better, recover faster and contort yourself into a super-efficient Bradley Wiggins-esque position on the bike. The ...
Posted by: martin@southernsportive on March 12, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
Filed under: Blogs,Comment,Features,Rides

New Date for Reigate Rouleur – July 13th »

Thanks ot all of you who have contacted us to point out that our regular slot for the popular Reigate Rouleur – the first weekend in July – clashes with the Tour de France Grand Depart in Yorkshire, and the opportunity to see that great race on home soil. As a good number of you ...
Posted by: martin@southernsportive on February 27, 2014 @ 2:00 pm
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TRAVEL UPDATE: Getting to the Woodcote CX tomorrow – Whitchurch Bridge closed »

This is an update for your journey to the Woodcote Wildwood CX tomorrow morning. Whitchurch Bridge is currently closed, meaning that you won’t be able to approach the event from the M4 junction 12 via Pangbourne and Whitchurch. if that was your planned route, you will need to find another way round. And if you are ...
Posted by: martin@southernsportive on January 25, 2014 @ 5:58 pm
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Wildwood CX on the day entry »

Advanced entry to the Wildwood CX Sportive at Woodcote this Sunday (26th Jan) is now closed, but you can still enter on the day at event registration. On the day prices are £2 extra to advance booking prices.
Posted by: martin@southernsportive on January 24, 2014 @ 9:58 am
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May 18th: New Date for 2014 Great Western Sportive »

The Great Western Sportive has a new date for 2014, moving from it’s traditional June date to the 18th May. The Swindon based event takes riders through the beautiful Wiltshire Downs, and past a host of ancient monuments including Avebury’s standing stones, White Horse Hill and Blowingstone Hill. The route also winds through the sumptuous ...
Posted by: martin@southernsportive on December 1, 2013 @ 9:28 am
Filed under: News

Revised, more winter friendly course for Salisbury Saxon CX »

The CX Sportive season begins this month, with the third outing of the Salisbury Saxon CX on November 24th. 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. For 2013, we’ve unveiled a revised route ...
Posted by: martin@southernsportive on November 3, 2013 @ 9:35 am
Filed under: Event Info,News

2014 Sportive Event Dates »

Following a record breaking season in 2013, we can’t wait for our new season of events, running from this November through to Autumn 2014. The winter season starts with the return of the CX Sportives, the mixed surface format that is catching riders imaginations everywhere and offers a perfect winter alternative to the dark, wet ...
Posted by: martin@southernsportive on October 29, 2013 @ 9:38 am
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Cotswold Edge Sportive Results »

(UPDATE – We have now finished making all notified adjustments and changes, and identifying any other discrepancies that we could). Well – what a day! We’re trying to remember when we’ve had such a consistently wet sportive as that, and apparently, we were on the (relatively speaking) drier side of the country! So congratulations to ...
Posted by: martin@southernsportive on October 14, 2013 @ 11:13 am
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