Sky ride ( Ride Strong )

Discussion in 'General Cycling Discussions' started by 146gaza146, 11 Jul 2012.

  1. 146gaza146

    146gaza146 Member

    Me and my cycling mate decided to enter for a 28 mile sky ride. Now, who has experience of these Sky Rides which are classed as "strong" or "strong+" and could tell me if these things are competitive and you get placed as you cross the line, i.e 1st 2nd 3rd and so on. Basically, is it a race?
  2. jdtate101

    jdtate101 Ex-Fatman

    Boring Birmingham
    No it's just a social ride. The rating is a guide to how tough and who fit you need to be. IMO most guided sky rides are pretty slow and tame compared to your avg club run.
  3. GlasgowGaryH

    GlasgowGaryH Über Member

    I only do sky rides rated strong and a woman on a shopping bike turned up and rode once. Depending on who turns up to ride, the best you can hope for is the a steady group club ride. It's not a race and loads of stops waiting for people to catch up
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