Hitting the foot of Rosedale Chimney Bank is fearful enough for any cyclist. With 91 miles already in the legs over a shark-jaw profile, Struggle Moors riders will need to summon every ounce of oomph left in order to avoid a steep hike-with-bike.
In our latest video blog, Struggle's Matt Mannakee shows you what's in store when you reach Rosedale Chimney Bank, the ultimate climb on one of the hardest sportives in Yorkshire and the UK...
Rosedale Chimney Bank
Rosedale Chimney Bank is one of the UK's most feared cycling climbs. Rising...
Glaisdale Horror (aka Caper Hill on Strava) is an elusive hill concealed in the heather-clad North Yorkshire Moors. But once you’ve unearthed it, by jove you’ll know it. Discover more about this tasty climb and how to conquer it here…
Glaisdale Horror (Caper Hill) is 0.8 miles long with an elevation gain of 608ft, an average gradient of 14% and its steepest section is around 25%.
YouTuber Katie Kookaburra smashed Struggle Dales! Well done girl! Check out Katie's awesome review of Struggle Dales sportive where she conquered the 'cheeky monkey' Park Rash and battled the head wind - eating just bananas it sounds!
If you're heading to our Struggle Dales Express Sign-on, make the most of your day in Harrogate with our insider tips on what to do in Harrogate the day before the Struggle Dales Sportive.
At Struggle HQ we love our coffee and in our opinion the best place for a brew in Harrogate is Hoxton North. What’s more, this trendy brunch bar does an awesome bacon, eggs and avocado on sourdough.
They stop serving food at 3pm and in the evening turn into a casual bar. Here you can grab a
2 Weeks to Go!
Whether you're aiming for Gold or simply aiming to get round this gruelling Yorkshire sportive, here are a few things you should be thinking about with two weeks to go a Struggle sportive.