Following the success of last year at Tour du Mont Blanc, Hammer Sport CC was well represented in the 2018 edition. Promoted as ‘The World’s Toughest One Day Bike Race’ – 330 km & 8,731 m of climbing. 3 countries, 9 climbs, (including 5 super category climbs in succession), the Tour du Mont Blanc is, […]
In 2014, Human Race staged the UK’s first ‘ultra’ distance sportive – The Dragon Devil – and a legend was born!
The Belgian Ardennes are infamous for many reasons; the most notable being the final major battle of WWII and the home to the final week of one day spring ‘classics’ racing season. We’ll concentrate on the latter!
Andrew explains the differences between UK Sportives and the various types of sportive in Europe.
The European sportive has a competitive edge with teams, team cars and often prize money. Andrew focuses of sportive racing in this article.
Andrew explains what it takes to be successful in Europe and also focuses on the types of training you can employ to achieve your goals in the UK or Europe.
Andrew talks about equipment, gearing, travel logistics (the bike and you!), nutrition and recovery. All good advice wherever your sportive takes you.
Andrew has ridden the ‘daddy’ of ultra sportives, the Tour of Mont Blanc – find out how he got and what’s it’s like to be at the sharp of this amazing event!