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Training Tips: How To Taper for Struggle

Training Tips: How To Taper for Struggle

The actions you take between now and Sunday could spark the different between ‘Gold’ and ‘Just Got Round’. Get your training right in the week leading up to the Struggle Dales Yorkshire sportive by tapering like a pro.

Photos - Struggle Dales 2023

Photos - Struggle Dales 2023

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Training Tips: How to Ride Park Rash Cycling Climb

Training Tips: How to Ride Park Rash Cycling Climb

Park Rash comes around 50 miles into Struggle Dales, one of the toughest sportives in the UK featuring 108 miles over 7 climbs including Park Rash, Greenhow Hill, Trapping Hill and more.

Training Tips: How to Ride Hartwith Bank cycling climb

Training Tips: How to Ride Hartwith Bank cycling climb

Struggle Dales sportive takes you off Yorkshire’s beaten track and over some of the most narrow, steep and unforgiving climbs. Here we talk you through what to expect when you tackle Hartwith Bank.

Hartwith Bank

Local Knowledge

After a warm-up over Bedlam Hill you’ll hit Hartwith Bank at mile 10, a climb not as forgiving as its precursor.

This secret segment is unknown to the outsider. But rather than shooting through Summerbridge on their way to tackle the infamous Greenhow Hill (which comes later), hardcore locals swing right behind the highstreet and straight up onto this hidden hill.

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Results - Struggle Dales 2022

Results - Struggle Dales 2022

Here you'll find the official Struggle Dales 2022 results >>