More information about Ride with Brad to follow

August 11th 2013
Ride with Brad 2013

Officially one of the best Sportives in the country

Congratulations to all riders - what an amazing day we had! You can view your timings here. Thank you to everyone who has supported the event including cottages4you, Eric Wright Group, Pendle Leisure Trust, Hope and Halfords who all worked hard to make it such a great day. 

The Sportive

The second annual Ride with Brad cyclosportive took place in Lancashire on Sunday 11 August. Over 1000 participants took part, many having the opportunity to ride with Sir Bradley Wiggins and fellow Olympic Champions Laura Trott and Dani King, all in support of the Bradley Wiggins Foundation.

The event, organised by Pennine Events, built on the huge success of last year’s inaugural Ride with Brad. This year, riders could choose one of three routes; 160km, 100km and 50km, all of which were based on Wiggins’ favourite training roads. read more

Cycle Show and Festival of Sport

A cycle show and festival of sport, was also held at the Event Village in Barnoldswick to ensure that fans and family and friends of those riding the event remained entertained throughout the day. Activities on offer included sports taster sessions and circus skills workshops, as well as rider hospitality, which was provided by local holiday rentals company Cottages4you. The most popular taser sessions this year were Fencing, Cycle Balancibility and Orienteering!  A very big thank you goes to Pendle Leisure Trust,  Learn2Fence, Cycle Sport Pendle and many local sports clubs who were all involved in the day. read more

 

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Wiggins Overwhelmed

Taking on the scenic 100km route, Wiggins spent time talking to the other riders and fans on the course, sharing words of encouragement. He was overwhelmed with the number of people who turned out to support the ride.

Sir Bradley Wiggins said: “It’s great to see so many people out on the roads supporting the event and the foundation; this is what cycling is all about.”

He continued: “Our goal is to use the event to raise awareness, and importantly, funds so that the foundation can continue to support and help give opportunities in both grassroots and elite sport.”