Saddleback Sodbury Sportive News

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13th May 2020 - 2020 Sodbury Sportive cancelled due to Covid-19.  Refunds will be issued to those that have already entered.  See you in 2021

20th April 2020 - Update on the 2020 event More >>

June 2016 - Thanks to Forever Sports Magazine for the Sodbury Sportive mention in their June issue - Get on your bike

Tuesday 1st December - Entries are open!

Wednesday 18th November - Entries will open on the 1st December

Friday 7th August - Panache Steel Band to play at the finish 

Wednesday 5th August - Join the Sodbury Sportive Strava Challenge More >>

Tuesday 30th June - Jason from Lifecyle runs through some Fitness and Nutrition FAQs More >>

Monday 8th June - Taster ride with Chipping Sodbury Cycling club 21st June More >>

Wednesday 6th May 2015 - Sodbury Sportive helps to provide life support for two local charities - More >>

Tuesday 31st March 2015 - 6 x Shelter boxes sent to Islands devastated by Cyclone Pam More >>

Wednesday 31st 2014 - Entries are now open for the 2015 Saddleback Sodbury Sportive

Friday 12th 2014 - Date for next years Saddleback Sodbury Sportive is Sunday 16th 2015

Online entries will close at midnight 13th Aug 2014

Friday 13th June - Marshfield Bakery to support the Sodbury Sportive - tasty!

Saturday 1st Feb 2014 - Entries are now open, click here to enter

Wednesday 22nd Jan 2014 - Online entries to open on the 1st February

Sunday 19th Jan 2014 - Online entries should be open in the next couple of weeks - Sorry for the delay this year, we've had to look at an alternative entry system due to large price rises from the system we used last.  A new system has been well and truely tested by being used for the Fred Whitton Entries so we're just getting ready to use the same system. Thanks for your patience

Wednesday 14th August 2013 - Online entries are now closed but you can still enter on the day.  For those still thinking about entering we have decided for this year to gurantee entry for any riders that arrive up to 8am on the day

Tuesday 13th August 2013 - Online Entries close tonight at midnight - Enter Now!

Friday 9th August 2013 - Great News - Waitrose have kindly agreed to support the Sodbury Sportive by supplying the Post ride food. Something to look forward to at the end of your ride - some nice food all included in your entry fee; Sneak preview of the menu here

Friday 26th July 2013 - Entries up 110% on last year!  At this rate we should sell out before the day so don't wait too long before you get your entry in for the Saddleback Sodbury Sportive.

Tuesday 9th July 2013 - On site camping available - If you're travelling from a distance and want to have a bit more sleep, want to make a weekend of it or you just fancy a night under the canvas then you can camp on site on Saturday night before the Grand depart.  Pitches need to be pre booked and are priced at £10 per tent.  Contact us to book or for any more information 

Wednesday 12th June 2013 - Toll House Clinic offer support - Great news for returning riders, the Toll House clinic team will be on hand to offer sports massages to help your muscles recover.

Thursday 9th May 2013 - Sodbury Sportive offer from Blast - Blast Bikes are offering all Sodbury Sportive entrants 10% of all products in store (except cycle scheme or sale items).  Additionally, anyone purchasing an adult Felt bike will get a free bottle cage, bottle and Scicon seat pack (worth £34.99). 

Wednesday 13th Feb 2013 - The routes are now set for the 2013 Saddleback Sodbury Sportive.  Thanks for everyone's feedback and input with the new routes.  We think we've come up with some great routes for 2013.  The map of each route including a gradient profile is now available from a link on the route details page.  More descriptive detail will follow shortly.

Thursday 1st November 2012 - More good news.  Julian James Photography has joined the Saddleback Sodbury Sportive team as official photograher.  Julian James photography is one of the south wests leading photographers providing the highest quality photography for every occasion.  Having Julian James as part of the team will gurantee some excellent photos for you to remember the event and will be available to purchase for a small donation.  Find out more about Julian James Photography by clicking here 

Tuesday 11th October 2012 - Great News we have a new partner for the sodbury sportive!  Saddleback the distributor of elite performance products (including Felt bikes, Castelli clothing, Enve wheels and Bont cycling shoes) has joined the team.  It's great for the event to have a major cycling company involved while also being local with there HQ just a few miles from the start of the Sodbury Sportive.  Find out more about Saddleback by clicking here 

Wednesday 12th Sept 2012 - The date is set for next years Sodbury Sportive.  It will be on the same weekend which is the 18th August 2013.  Hopefully the sun will shine on us again.

Friday 17th August 2012 - Water arrives from Cotswold Spring.  Preparations are going well ready for the weekend.  Boxes of food, pallets of water and hundreds of bananas.  Everyone knows their jobs and running smoothly.  Only thing we can't control is the weather but hopefully the sun will shine.

Friday 17th August 2012 - Online entries are now closed but you can still enter on the day at a £5 extra charge.  Registration opens at 7am with the first riders leaving at 8am so please arrive in plenty of time

Tuesday 14th August 2012 - Journalist Jennifer Trotman from cyclosport to ride and review the Sodbury Sportive.  Jennifer will be doing the 100 mile route.

Thursday 9th August 2012 - Some of the U3A group were out yesterday enjoying the sun and to check the course.  They rode the 60 mile route and the summary was 'a very enjoyable, if testing circuit'.      

Wednesday 8th August 2012 - Rider manaul now available for download.  Please take the time to read through and contact us if any questions.  Click here to download the rider manual

Wednesday 1st August 2012 - Former Olympian and pro cyclist Philip Bayton to ride the Sodbury Sportive. Philip was a pro cyclist for over 15 years with 42 professional wins and also came close to a medal in the 1972 Olympics in which he came 4th in the road race.

Monday 30th July 2012 - Medal target times for each distance published on the website Click here to view

Wednesday 18th July 2012 - Sodbury Sportive are pleased to announce that Cotswold Spring will be providing the water for the event

Saturday 30th June 2012 - Sodbury Sportive Team Challenge. Get together and enter the Team Challange Find out more >>

Thursday 21st June 2012 - Event HQ to be Chipping Sodbury Rugby Club. Changing rooms and hot showers available at the finish as well as free hot food. The bar will also be open at the finish for those who deserve a pint!

Tuesday 12th June 2012 - Information on the routes added to the website and entries are flooding in. Thanks to all the entries so far and if you haven't entered yet enter soon to guarantee your place.

Tuesday 1st May 2012 - Sodbury Sportive featured on Radio Bristol. Replay available for the next 6 days (feature is at about 1.52 into the programme)

Friday 13th April 2012 - Hopefully not a bad omen, Website goes live and entries are open!











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