The spectacular Beast but this year for different reasons- horrific weather failed to dampen 1000 cyclists spirits

Riders criss-cross on a decepitively hilly course through the archetypal English hedgerows and out onto the quiet undulating roads of Surrey, East Sussex and Kent

Riders tackle the giants of the Surrey Hills in one of five new events for Action Medical Research.

Riders attack a 'tougher than expected' course with severe climbs, quiet roads and stunning scenery.

The Manchester 100 charity event proved a sportive need not be a suffer-fest for a sense of achievement.

The Southern Sportive has managed to pull off great weather every year and with a clear blue sky and a lovely autumn sun, it looked like they had done it…

Army troop sergeant Duncan Urquhart is back on his bike with the Endura RT after two years away from the racing scene with his First Royal Tank Regiment in Iraq

The Lakeland Loop is famous for its stunning scenery and gruelling hills. This is what makes it one of Britains biggest sportive test.

The Raleigh-sponsored team is back and better than ever with new bikes, exciting objectives and a cunning plan

The cycle chain’s sportives are designed to appeal to anyone who enjoys riding their bike