Battle of Bradfield Preview

The Battle of Bradfield Sportive Stannington, Sheffield | Sunday 29/3/15 Kick start your road biking/sportive season with Dark & White Cycling’s new short but tough sportive the Battle of Bradfield (B.O.B) taking place on Sunday the 29th of March from Stannington, Sheffield. This challenging cycling event on the North Eastern fringes of the Peak National…

Try a Sportive | Ride 4 | Report

Try a Sportive – Thornbridge Saturday 27th September Plenty of sportive newbies set off on the years final Try a Sportive taking place from Thornbridge Outdoor Centre near the quaint Peak District village of Great Longstone. The British Cycling supported series is a great way for anyone new to cycling events to come along and…

Tommo | Report

Tommo 2014 – Report Sunday 14/9/14 – Carsington Water nr Ashbourne, Derbyshire A day of superb Autumn road biking in the White Peak and Staffordshire Moorlands – dry roads, clear skies and a light wind, what more could a sportive rider ask for?! Certainly the best weather the Tommo has experienced over the three years.…

Buxton Spa Report

Buxton Spa Report Sunday July 27th The inaugural Buxton Spa sportive took place in absolutely perfect riding conditions: dry roads, minimal wind, sunshine and blue skies. With three route options to choose from: 136km (3006m of ascent), 88km (2064m) and 55km (1009m) 150+ riders rolled out from the iconic Pavilion Gardens & Opera House in…

Try a Sportive Foremark Reservoir Report

Foremark Reservoir, South Derbyshire – Try A Sportive – Saturday 12th July “Big thanks….fantastic day at Foremark …very well organised… (PW)” Foremark was a new sportive venue for us at Dark & White Cycling and a move away from the undulations, hills and dales of the Peak District. The aim was to provide two routes…