Suffolk Sportive This is the first sportive or organised ride I have been able to do since the London to Southend ride in July.  And what a return to cycling events it was.  Great route, very well signposted and with two nice climbs near the end.  Fantastic weather with a cooling breeze, not strong enough to … Continue reading Suffolk Sportive

Wiggle Essex Explorer 2013 – My ride

Sunday, 19 May 2013 Today was my first Sportive. And what a fantastic ride it was. A sportive is not a race but entrants’ times are recorded and riders are given their finishing position. In some sportives, you do need to finish within a certain time to avoid being disqualified. There weren’t any stipulations like … Continue reading Wiggle Essex Explorer 2013 – My ride

Signed up for my first sportive

So today I signed up for my first sportive, the Wiggle Essex Explorer.  Some may ask why it has taken so long.  I can only say "I don't know"! The Essex Explorer takes place the Sunday after next. I have opted for the 74 mile course and should be ok as I have been riding … Continue reading Signed up for my first sportive