Highclere Castle Sportive

British Cycling issued a press release in support of the Highclere Castle Victor Ludorum sportive having advised organisers to remove prizes awarded according to riders? times - crossing the narrow dividing line between leisure ride and race.

The event, due to take place this Sunday (June 8), listed on its website awards such as ?male cyclist that achieves the most minutes gained under the gold standard from all age categories?. These have now been removed.

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