The Fred Whitton Sportive takes you past some of the most breath-taking scenery in the UK
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New for 2014
From 2014 The Fred Whitton will start & finish in Grasmere
‘The UK’s ultimate one-day challenge’ – Cycling Weekly
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The official Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge Jersey is available to purchase
Grasmere here we come!
The Saddleback Fred Whitton Challenge
From 2014 it starts & finishes at Grasmere, and the route includes the climbs of Kirkstone, Honister, Newlands, Whinlatter, Hardknott & Wrynose passes.
The Fred Whitton Challenge 2014 will take place on Sunday 11th May
Entries are now closed for the 2014 ride. See the rider list for full details.
All riders Note’s and I D card details are now with the printers and will be sent out to all riders next week, we apologize for the slight delay but Easter has slowed things down again.
Please Note, some reserve places are now coming available.
Riders on the reserve list will be informed when this happens.
Looking forward to moving the event to the village of Grasmere in the heart of the Lake District…exciting times!
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Not long to go now to Fred Whitton Challenge 2014 and our brand new starting point in Grasmere. We are proud to be continuing the fantastic sporting tradition that has built up over the years in the area. Just to give you a feel for the place we have a short…
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A long time ago, when I was in a young racing team in Yorkshire, an old well-respected professional rider who ran a cycle shop in Bradford gave us some really good advice. It went along the lines of this: “Life is like a stage race, you have good days and…