Richmond Meet Sportive 2007

Anyone seeking an ultra-distance sportive should be looking to the Emerald Isle. The 2008 Tour of Ireland Cycle Challenge in May will cover over 500 miles in four days. The anti-clockwise route starts in Lisburn in the north and takes in Cavan, Galway and Kilkenny before finishing in Dublin.

Last year?s inaugural event attracted a small field of 100 riders but having won the ?Best International Cyclosportive? award from Cyclosport, and with glowing reports from those who rode it, entries for the 2008 look like getting closer to the 500 limit.

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