Cotswold Spring Classic sportive
- Easter Monday, 1st April 2024


The 2024 Cotswold Spring Classic is now open for entries, the perfect way to kick start your sportive season with a ride through the stunning Cotswold countryside on Easter Monday. The ideal way to burn off that Easter chocolate (before we give you some more on the finish line!!) and set yourself up for a summer of rides.

We've worked hard to keep the entry cost down to just £39.00 per person (or £35.00 if you're quick and one of the first 100 people to enter) without cutting corners so we can give you the best event experience possible. The sportive offers three route options (160km, 100km and 55km) through some of the best countryside the Cotswolds have to offer, meaning there's something for everyone. And if you want to really test yourself, keep an eye out for details of the new "Brutal Loop" that we'll be adding in to the 160km route option!!

The 55km route gives riders new to the sport, or getting back on the bike after the long winter, the perfect first ride back. And if you're planning on riding either the 100km or 160km events you won't need to decide on the route you're taking until you get to the split point on the day.

Each route will be comprehensively signed, with well stocked feed stations out on the route (one for the 55km and 100km routes and two for the 160km route), motorcycle outrider support, medical cover from the GWAS Indepentant Ambulance Service and mechanical support from Performance Cycles (at the start, each feed station and also in a support car out on the road).

Once back from the ride, riders can expect a finishers medal, a goodie bag (complete with the all-important Easter Egg!!), hot food and showers / changing facilities*. Add to this the ample free parking, electronic timing and sign-on goodies, and at just £39.00 per rider it stacks up to a great value day in the saddle!!

The Cotswold Spring Classic sold out it's 1,000 rider capacity in 2022 (as it has for many years) and we had to reduce numbers last year due to a restriction with out parking, so don't hang about - get your entry in now and set yourself up for a fantastic summer of riding in 2024.

If you've not ridden one of our events before, below are just a handful of comments we've had from riders over the last couple of years, and a pretty cool video put together by one rider that really captures what our events are all about...

Perfect spring sportive. I have nothing negative to say. Thanks! (James)

The whole event was a joy with proper timing chips, great road signage (the best I've ever had on a sportive), great enthusiam from all those involved in organising the event (the start / finish line team, those at signing on etc.) and a great route (Michael)

Brilliantly organised, great food stop and well marked. (Heather)

Just got home from the ride today. Only my second sportive.. Knocked spots off the first one for organisation and route markings (Paul)

Just like to thank you for an excellent event, well done, as long as it keeps going we'll keep coming. (Tom)

Great organisation and friendly and helpful people everywhere. (Michael C)

It was a great day........fantastically organised!!! Well done. (Dominic K)

I've ridden a dozen or so Sportive's over the last couple of years, and this was definitely the best value and best organised yet. A big thank you to you and the rest of your team for organizing it. Looking forward to the Autumn classic now. (John)

Superb organisation and just brilliantly run. (Loz)

This was a fantastic day - route challenging, well marked and fun. The atmosphere in the feed stations was brilliant and provided a much needed boost, especially on the long route before the fun really kicks in. Pasta at finish much appreciated. I wish all events had this atmosphere. (David)

I'll definitely enrol on any of your events as I think they are the best out there, right down to the pasta!! (Tom)

*see event T's & C's for additional information regarding provision of changing rooms & post ride hot food.

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