Five of our favourite Festive 500 pictures

Cyclists posted hundreds of Festive 500 photos to Twitter between Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve


The Rapha Festive 500 is now in the bag for hundreds of riders, and many of them tracked their progress on Twitter. Here are five of our favourite pictures from the seven-day challenge.

1. This guy found a novel way of relieving saddle sores. It's unclear whether he took to boat-like thing with him on the ride in the first place or not, though.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.