Sportive

Average Speed 21-24Kmph

Tranquil country lanes leading to beautiful rural villages.  Moderate paced  group riding typically covering 80 to 110km per day depending on terrain.

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The group is structured and co-ordinated to ensure efficient cycling with the objective of going to places of interest, all sharing the pace and riding as an organised and coordinated sporting group.

Moving in unison to assist each other to get to a place ensures skill development and after your stay, fitness will be developed allowing you to progress onto bigger sportive challenges.

This is discovering the unknown Cheshire, unexpected locations, tranquil country roads, beautiful rural villages, scenic climbs

Days that include rolling roads, hill climbs, Cheshire has it all and its waiting for you to see it, smell it and taste it with this sportive group.

 

 Endurance

Average Speed 25-28kmph

A regulated even paced riding group for those looking to build stamina for sportive events and endurance charity rides. Coordinated group riding that is structured to develop fitness and comfort over long distances. Taking in some of Cheshire’s  most scenic climbs and rolling countryside.

The pleasure from sportive or charity challenges is being able to complete them in comfort and with a fitness that allows you to enjoy the event and the social ambiance associated with such events. It’s about having the confidence in your fitness and skill to have fun on the bike.

Efficiency of cycling is fundamental and so each daily ride will be structured and co-ordinated to gain from the benefits of group riding and shared pace setting, learning the dynamics and protocols of group cycling technique.

Your stay will increase your fitness and the time cycling will increase your comfort threshold.

Skills will be developed to allow close proximity riding in a group with relaxation and comfort. The pace will be regulated and steady so as to develop core strength and permit recovery, each ride thus increasing core conditioning to give a solid foundation of fitness to allow objectives to be comfortably attained.13330941_10154937167636808_9184300040176879514_n

A social element is fundamental to this mainstream element of cycling and so routes will visit some of Cheshire’s  most beautiful Villages  for coffee  whilst also incorporating the varied beautiful countryside and scenic climbs.

This is the group that focuses on the majority of cyclists involved in the sport, because cycling tends to become addictive, you either have been or you most likely will be cycling more frequently in the future, with friends or may be in a club.

The benefits gained in the Sunsport Velo Endurance group will positively enhance all your future cycling and make objectives more attainable.

 

Performance

Average Speed 28+Kmph

Fast paced riding developing disciplined and coordinated close group riding skills. Typically 80 mile to 100 mile plus days using all the variable terrain types and climbs Cheshire has to offers. A structured program that builds strength and speed.

The performance group is orientated toward those riders with sporting aspirations, it is facilitated to be progressive and disciplined developing core cycling fitness at training a strong endurance base. Core conditioning is the physical objective and the benefit of Cheshire’s  roads ensures this core conditioning will be attained with a speed element that will raise the base riding speed of those within the group.

The group will be structured and co-ordinated to gain positive development from utilising group riding. Skill development using pace line formations, pace judgement and close formation bike handling will make these groups challenging and rewarding with emphasis on the protocol and dynamics of organised cycling.13312729_10154685493445016_5034915596137755935_n

Using the variety of Cheshire’s terrain and road network the progression of the group will introduce various challenges over the duration of your stay to ensure each day is varied and demanding.

If you are a racing cyclist, time trialist, triathlete or perhaps seeking high performances at sportive events, this is the group to consider, the group will be facilitated so as everyone is inclusive and contributing, this is about team riding where everyone has a role to play, the opportunity to be part of a co-ordinated team ride, how the professionals ride, the chance for a fantastic and challenging cycling experience.