2014 Cyclo-sportive calendar: April

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LISTING KEY
CF – Changing facilities; ET – Electronic timing; FS – Feed stops; EOL – Entry on the line; ATC – Affiliated to a charity;  EM – Electronic mapping

April

Sunday April 6
South East
Essex Roads New Spring Lambs Sportive
Barleylands Farm, Billericay, CM11 2UD
150 km £17/£25
www.essexsportive.com
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday April 6
Central
Guide Dogs Tour of Berkshire
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, Hillfields, RG7 3YG
41.5/84/125 km £18 – £26
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/dengieevents
www.dengieevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 6
North West
Manchester Chester Manchester
Poynton Leisure Centre, Cheshire, SK12 1PU
30/60/100 miles £20/£25
www.manchester-chester-manchestersportive.blogspot.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday April 6
West Midlands
Shakespeare SPRING 100
Stratford-upon-Avon Park & Ride A3400/A46, CV37 0RE
62 miles £28
www.shakespeare100.org.uk
CF-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 6
East Midlands
The Igloo
Holmebrook Valley Park, Chesterfield, S41 8XP
65/130 km £TBC
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/DarkWhiteEvents
www.darkandwhite.co.uk/road-cycling.asp
CF-FS-FS-EM

Sunday April 6
Wales
The Devils Challenge
The Bromsgrove Hall, Llanwrtyd Wells, LD5 4RA
50/75/100/140 miles £28
www.redkite-events_pg_Inspire.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 6
South East
The Fool’s Errand III – Third Time Unlucky
Hadlow College, Tonbridge, TN11 0AL
60/120 km £10 – £25
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/Widehorizons_uk
www.widehorizons.org.uk/event/thefoolserrand
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 6
South
The Joker
Salisbury Racecourse, Netherhampton, SP2 8TN
60-150 km £29/£27
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cyclosportive
www.southernsportive.com
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 6
South
The Lainston House Hotel Sportive
Lainston House Hotel, Woodman Lane, Sparsholt, Winchester, SO21 2LT
60/120 km £30 – £35
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cycletoursuk
www.cycletoursuk.com
CF-FS-EM

Sunday April 6
Central
The Quattro
Cogenhoe Football Club, Northamptonshire, NN7 1ND
50/63/84 miles £25
www.justracinguk.com
CF-FS

Sunday April 6
East
Wiggle Spring Saddle Sportive
Newmarket Racecourse, Suffolk, CB8 0TF
38/73/100 miles £20/£30
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/ukcyclingevents
www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS

Sunday April 6
Blue Giraffe Bicycles North York Moors Spring Classic
Great Broughton and Kirby Sports Club, Stokesley, TS9 7HG
30/56 miles £15/£20
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/bluegiraffe1
www.bluegiraffebicycles.co.uk
CF-FS-EM

Saturday April 12 and Sunday April 13
South
Wiggle New Forest Spring Sportive
Brockenhurst, Hampshire, TBC
58/86 miles £33
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/ukcyclingevents
www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS

Sunday April 13
South
Action Bath 100
The Fry Club & Conference Centre, Keynsham, BS31 2AU
50/62/101 miles £30/£55
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/actionmedres
www.action.org.uk/bath_100
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 13
White Horse Challenge
Viscountess Barrington’s Memorial Hall, Highworth Road, Shrivenham, Oxon, SN6 8BL
90 miles £30
www.whitehorsechallenge.com
ET-FS-ATC

Sunday April 13
East
Action Peterborough 100
The Marriott Hotel, Lynch Wood, PE2 6GB
44/64/100 miles £30 – £55
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/actionmedres
www.action.org.uk/peterborough_100
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 13
Central
BIG & Little Dipper Chilterns Sportive
Shiplake College, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 4BW
62/100miles £25
www.f3events.co.uk/general/cycle-sportive
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday April 13
South West
The Jack ‘Hammer’
Salcombe Rugby Club, Devon, TQ8 8AX
60/100/150 km £25.99 – £29.99
www.hammersport.co.uk
CF-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 13
West Midlands
Telford Toothpaste
The Malthouse, Ironbridge, TF8 7NH
92 km £20
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/TelToothpaste
www.telfordtoothpaste.co.uk
CF-ATC

Saturday April 19
South East
The Longest Day Thames Valley Twister
Eton College Rowing Centre, Dorney Lake, SL4 6QP
100/180 km £25
www.f3events.co.uk/general/cycle-sportive
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday April 20
North West
The Pendle Witches Vintage Velo
Craven Heifer Pub Burnley Road Rawtenstal, BB4 8LA
13/53 miles £6.95/£16.95 (entry by post)
www.pendlewitchesvintagevelo.co.uk
ATC

Sunday April 20
The Herts Easter Hunt
Chancellor’s School, Brookmans Park, Hatfield, Herts, AL9 7BN
30/50/90 miles £18/£20
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/Sportive_UK
www.sportiveuk.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday April 20
South East
The Tour of the Weald
Staplehurst Village Centre, Staplehurst, TN12 0BJ
160 km £15/£18
www.runningandriding.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EOL-EM

Monday April 21
South
Santini Cotswold Spring Classic
Cirencester College, Gloucestershire, GL7 1XA
55/100/160 km £24.50
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/VeloEventsUK
www.cotswoldspringclassic.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

April 22 – 27
South West
Dartmoor Cycle Training Camp
Dartmoor Youth Hostel, Bellever, Postbridge. PL20 6TU
Various £380 pp
www.dartmoor.biz
CF-ET-EM

Saturday April 26
East Midlands
Dare 2b Rutland CiCLE Tour
Giant Store Rutland, Rutland Water South Shore, LE15 8HD
21/57/75/100 miles £20-£30
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/itpcycling
www.itpevents.co.uk
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Saturday April 26
Yorkshire
The Open Wheel West Riding Classic
Clapham Village Hall, Clapham, North Yorkshire, LA2 8DZ
33/60/75 miles £26
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/TheOpenWheel
www.theopenwheel.com
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Saturday April 26
Wales
Tour Of Pembrokeshire
Oriel y Parc, St Davids, Pembrokeshire, SA62 6NW
50/75/100 miles £25 – £35
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/pembstour
www.tinyurl.com/o4onqs3
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday April 27
West Midlands
Action Warwickshire 100
Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse, CV37 9SE
37/64/102 miles £30 – £55
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/actionmedres
www.action.org.uk/warwickshire_100
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 27
South
BHF Dorset Bike Ride
Queen Elizabeth’s School, Wimborne, BH21 4DT
25/50/66/100 miles £5 – £15
www.bhf.org.uk/dorset
CF-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 27
North West
Brian Robinson Challenge Ride
Huddersfield New College, New Hey Road, Huddersfield, HD3 4GL
70 miles £28
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/martynbolt
tinyurl.com/p6tbe4r
CF-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 27
Central
Cambridge 100/50
Impington Village College, New Road, Cambridge, CB24 9LX
50/100 miles £20
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/BikeEventsTeam
www.bike-events_pg_Inspire.com/cambridge100
FS-ATC

Sunday April 27
Wales
Gran Fondo Conwy
Y Caban, Brynrefail, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 3NR
6.5/40/75/105 miles £31.99 – £39.99
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/aahevents
www.granfondoconwy.com
ET-FS-EM

Sunday April 27
East
IPEX 14
East
Park and Ride, London Road, Ipswich, IP8 3TQ
50/100 miles £20 – £25
www.black cycle events_pg_Inspire.co.uk
ET-FS-EM

Sunday April 27
South East
KM Big Bike Ride
Estuary View Business Park, Whitstable, CT5 3RD
25/65 miles £30
www.kmcharityteam.co.uk
ET-FS-ATC

Sunday April 27
North West
Lakeland Loop – Gt Langdale
New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel, Great Langdale, LA22 9JX
69 miles £20
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/EpicEventsLTD
www.epicevents.co.uk
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 27
Central
St. George’s Sportive
Princes Risborough School, Princes Risborough, HP27 0DT
78/112/133 km £19-£21
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/cyclosportive
www.southernsportive.com
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 27
Wales
The Brecon Devil
The Bromsgrove Hall, Llanwrtyd Wells, LD5 4RA
50/75/100/140 miles £28
www.redkite-events_pg_Inspire.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 27
Central
The Three Shires Sportive
The Dome, Buxton, SK17 6RY
60/110 km £15 -£20
www.threeshiressportive.co.uk
CF-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 27
North West
Tour of the Pennines
Radclyffe Athletics Centre, Chadderton, OL9 0LS
50/75 miles £20 – £25
www.tourofthepenninessportive.blogspot.co.uk
CF-ET-FS-EM

Sunday April 27
South West
Wiggle Cornwall Tor
Lanhydrock, Bodmin, Cornwall PL30 5AD
42/64/95 miles £25 – £35
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/kilotogo
www.kilotogo.com
ET-FS-ATC-EM

Sunday April 27
South
Wiggle Ups and Downs Sportive
Friends Life Building, Dorking, RH4 1QA
34/78/100 miles £20 – £30
Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/ukcyclingevents
www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk
CF-ET-FS

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