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Make a weekend of it with new Struggle Breaks

Make a weekend of it with new Struggle Breaks

With riders entering from far corners of the UK and surrounding islands, Struggle Events are excited to announce a new travel partnership to allow you to book a seamless cycling weekend in Yorkshire including entry to our flagship event. 

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All Things Ride

All Things Ride are an exclusive international travel operator providing cycling tours to some of the biggest foreign sportives across the world. All Things Ride has handpicked Struggle Events as their must-ride Yorkshire sportive to offer international cyclists the best...


Video: Discover how to tackle Trapping Hill

Video: Discover how to tackle Trapping Hill

Trapping Hill is the penultimate climb on the Struggle Dales. In our latest video blog we take you on a tour of this testing ascent and show you how to tackle it.

For more videos of climbs on the Struggle check out our Struggle Events You Tube page.


Cycling Weekly Recon of Struggle Dales Sportive Route

Cycling Weekly Recon of Struggle Dales Sportive Route

"If you’ve ever had the pleasure of riding in North Yorkshire, it’s highly likely you’ve tackled the roads used for the Tour De Yorkshire. But according to The Struggle organiser, Matt Mannakee, you’ve been missing out on some of the region’s most spectacular and untouched scenery," says Cycling Weekly. read their recon review here...

Struggle Dales sportive review

Image: The Stunning Scenery on surrounding Malham Cove Climb 

Why Ride Struggle Dales

Taking in seven of North Yorkshire’s killer climbs, the Struggle certainly lives up to its name. 108 miles in this neck of the woods is a serious day...


Cycling Plus attempts Struggle Dales for ultimate bike testing

Cycling Plus attempts Struggle Dales for ultimate bike testing

Cycling Plus uses our Struggle sportive course to put two cheap steeds to the ultimate test: "We take on one of the toughest sportive courses in the UK on two £250 road bikes to find out which breaks first – us, the bikes or our snobbish price preconceptions."

Cycling Plus reviews Struggle Dales sportive

Billed as Yorkshire’s hardest sportive, Struggle Dales already has a fearsome reputation. At 108 miles it’s short enough to trick you into thinking it’s relatively doable, but its elevation profile is a hungry parade of brutally sharp fangs. It doesn’t take long to show those teeth, nipping at our heels with the 260ft climb of Bedlam...


Discover Malham Cove Climb

Discover Malham Cove Climb

Weave your way between the drystone walls, remembering to leave something in the tank for the later stage of this cruel climb of two halves.

Malham Cove Yorkshire cycling climb

The Cove Road

The Cove Road, as it’s known by locals, is the steeper of your two get-outs from the village of Malham. Ignore the righthand road inviting you to Malham Tarn and force yourself left.

This notorious Yorkshire cycling climb is located at mile 38 on Struggle Dales sportive. The scenery surrounding Malham is famous for its drystone walls cutting through the landscape. It’s these suffocating restraints that form your narrow pathway...