Dragon Ride given UCI Golden Bike status

Verenti Dragon Ride 2010

The Wiggle Dragon Ride will become one of the UCI's golden bike sportives in 2012, joining seven others to hold the prestigious title for the year.

The Dragon Ride is the second biggest sportive in the UK after the Etape Caledonia, and will attract 4,150 cyclists when its 2011 event sets off a week on Sunday.

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