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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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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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Ride Report: Mallorca 312

Mallorca 312 has quickly become one of the biggest sportives in Europe. Sportive Breaks joined over 6,500 riders on the road to take it all in… Arriving in Mallorca & Warm up days Mallorca is the most popular destination in

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How To Stay Hydrated On Your Big Sportive

How to stay hydrated on a sportive You have signed up for a major sportive where the route is likely to be longer, hotter and with more elevation than anything else you will ride this year. If you want to thrive

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Hill Climbing Techniques

One of the great challenges for us amateur riders is dealing with long climbs on sportives, particularly as most of us live in flatter areas. So many riders focus just on getting miles in their legs or weight loss and

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Best Of The Cobbled Classics

The two weeks from Gent Wevelgem to Paris Roubaix are packed with some of the best pro races and sportives of the year. Flanders buzzes with excitement and the sport is rarely off the front pages. Thousands of amateur riders

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Breakfast Plan For Cycling Sportives

Our cycling breakfast plan for race day We’ve all had those days where you just can’t seem to find the energy for training. But have you thought that maybe it’s something to do with what you’re eating? Or not eating?

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Bucket List Climbs: Col du Tourmalet

What Makes the Col du Tourmalet so Special? The original classic climb. The Col du Tourmalet was the first of the really big mountain passes used in the Tour when it was included in the 1910 route. Up to 2017,

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