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TOP FIVE SPORTIVE DOUBLES

In professional cycling, the Triple Crown is the name given to winning 3 major titles in the same year. Usually the Giro d’Italia, the Tour de France and the World Championships. Not many riders have achieved this remarkable feat. Eddy

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New Sportives with Sportive Breaks

It’s what we do and it’s in our name so we’re always on the lookout for new events to add to our line up of the best Sportives and Gran Fondos. Over the last few weeks we’ve been busy at

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2022 Etape du Tour Review

Sportive Breaks rider Chris Breckon took on the 2022 Etape du Tour on Sunday 10th July. The 2022 Etape du Tour took place on a tough route between Briancon and Alpe d’Huez. L’Etape du Tour is probably the most well-known

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Tips for cycling in hot weather

It’s July and it’s prime cycling season. Many of us will be taking part in the big amateur cycling events in the mountains. It has been very hot in Europe so here are some tips to bear in mind this

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Back in the Saddle: Where to Ride in 2022

Sportive Breaks is back in 2022! Destination Sport Experiences has taken over the running of the brand and even though we haven’t been around for very long as a business, the team at Destination Sport Experiences have years of experience

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Cycling Hospitality Experiences in 2022 and 2023

Sportive Breaks are part of the Destination Sport Experiences Group. As well as a wide range of Sportive Breaks and Cycling Tours and Weekenders, Destination Sport Experiences also offers a full calendar of cycling hospitality experiences. Get the best seats

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Best Cycling Videos on Youtube

When life gives you lemons, take the time to brush up on classic bike races and crazy feats including descending the Stelvio no handed. Enjoy some of our favourite cycling videos ever on YouTube: Look Mom, Stelvio No Hands Giuliano

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10 Reasons We Love The Haute Route

A multi day sportive was a rare phenomenon, more commonly found in North America than Europe, where there were just a handful of local events. Since it’s launch in 2011, the Haute Route has completely redefined the genre with sensational

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Steph Mottram riding in the UCI
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Guide Spotlight – Steph Mottram

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we sat down with former-UCI rider and 24-hour time triallist, Steph Mottram, who gives us insight into her life, cycling career and inspiration. Away from the UK, you’ll find Steph as an expert leader on

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