All of our events are designed with the rider experience at the heart, we work alongside local clubs to produce events that riders will want to do every year. We listen to what riders want from an event and endeavour to meet those requests.
At Sportive HQ we like to keep things simple for our events; with ample free parking, showers, changing rooms, a timed event with well-spaced, well stocked feed stations and routes to challenge everyone of all abilities.
With a choice of three distances on all of our routes, there really is something for every rider out there. The shorter routes are a great taster for anyone new to cycling, and you won’t have to worry about directions as our routes are heavily signed so you can just enjoy the ride, we love getting people riding bikes.
The 100 Mile route was designed with two hours of rolling roads to get those legs warmed up, a quick break at the feed stop and then it’s on to 40 miles of relentless climbing, if you aren’t going up, you are going down. The final section is a roll off the Wolds and back down deep into the Trent Valley, finished with a final climb up to HQ.
The 100km ride shares the same start to the feed stop as the 100 Mile route but then darts off across a heavily marshalled section of Lincoln (just 2 Miles) and then back out towards Scampton with a few short but sharp climbs thrown in, a great route and what a way to finish the season.
The short route is a brilliant finish to the season and a welcoming ride to anyone who is new to cycling, join us for this and who knows what you will fancy attempting next year?
A great last get together of the season with the toughest of the 100 Series and just prove to yourself how you have improved over the season!
The Trent Valley 100 is produced by Sportive HQ in partnership with the Trent Valley Road Club.
After the event, there will be free photos to download from Adie’s Photography, a top local cycling photographer.
We hope that after you’ve tried the Trent Valley 100 you’ll be hooked on our value for money sportives where a great day out on the bike is all that matters.
Medals & merchandise
At Sportive HQ, we never felt that medals and merchandise were necessary, just great quality rides at the right price but we know that some people like a medal or something to remember the day with so we added these as options.
Our principal on this is not to charge a high price and give people free merchandise that they didn’t always want but to give you guys the choice.
So when you enter, you get to choose either the straight forward great value ride, or add a Medal, Giraffe Headwear, a tech t-shirt, a mug, a cycling jersey or the VIP Pack that includes medal, Giraffe Headwear and the Tech T-Shirt.
This choose what you want policy is what has helped us achieve our zero waste policy helping us to be an environmentally friendly company.