How To Plan And Prepare For A Sportive | Ridesmart

Published on November 1st 2015


Ridesmart is a series in partnership with British Cycling aimed at Sportive riders. It's a cliche, but, failing to prepare really is preparing to fail. Get everything right with our guide to getting ready for your next sportive. Click here to subscribe to GCN: Make sure that you're as well prepared as possible ahead of your next sportive with the advice in this Ridesmart guide. Plan ahead and know the route, make sure that you take the right nutrition with you, check that your bike is event-ready and have the right clothing to deal with whatever the weather throws at you. What's your number one piece of sportive advice? Let us know down in the comments. Buy GCN cycling kit - USA: Rest of World: Get GCN T-Shirts and hoodies: Photos: © Bettiniphoto / & ©Tim De Waele /