Thanks for the link. The guys that did it seem to have enjoyed it.Flying_Monkey said:Yes, it's the most expensive sportive in the UK, run by the same people who do the London Triathalon. They justify this on the grounds that they have closed roads, but it's a gimmick as most of the roads would be pretty low traffic anyway...
You can read more about it here:
in the section of the forum devoted to these events (which are not races).
There are plenty of excellent and far cheaper events in Scotland and the rest of the UK (inlcuding our own Cyclone)... see www.cyclosport.org for more details of the whole range of cyclosportives here and abroad.
I baulked at the price last year too and my dropped bar road bike was about to arrive the end of that month and I didn't fancy it with the flat bar road bike but all reports are good. I'm giving it a go this year though. My only chance of finishing in the top 100 if there were only 100 entrants, giving there's 992 alreadywakemalcolm said:Have to say I was pretty scathing about it last year but as the reports about it were universally positive (apart from the weather) I'm giving it a chance.
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