Fancy a challenge this summer? Taking on 100km is certainly a goal to be proud of!
Take on your own tour and cycle 100km this summer. Why not challenge yourself to complete the 100km in one ride?
But if you’re stuck for route ideas, we’re here to help! Find some of our 100km suggestions below:
Tour of the Peak Sportive comes in at 99.4km with over 5000ft of climbing, making it a challenge to be sure! This route starts from Bakewell Showground and passes through plenty of hills including the Cat and Fiddle (one of our favourite climbs), as well as the Killer Mile of Winnats Pass. Read more.
A mostly flat route out and back into the city, this route by Condor Cycles is ideal if you want to test your stamina with a longer route without the hill climbs! Make sure to pop into Cinnamon Café while in Windsor – one of our top cycle friendly cafes. Read more.
Named after the many cattle grids you’ll pass over, the Gridiron follows a figure of 8 route alongside Brockenhurst and Ringwood (why not pop into Café Velo while you’re there?) before ending back in Lymington. Read more.
If you’re after a scenic challenge route, there’s no better option than the Lake District. Starting in Mungrisdale, through Cockermouth and returning via the Whinlatter Pass through the Thornwaite Forest, the Lake District 100km is for experienced riders looking for a tough route. Read more.
Just outside of Glasgow, Pedal the Park takes you around Scotland’s largest regional park, Clyde Muirshiel. With the mostly smooth riding peppered with the odd hill climb, you can enjoy views alongside Loch Thom, Brisbane Glen and the Firth of Clyde. Read more.
Want to plan your own route? Cycling UK has a handy journey planner so you can map it out and find the fastest or quietest routes. They also have over 200 cycling routes planned out from 1 to over 1000 miles, so you can take on whatever sized challenge you need.
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