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Become a Struggle Coached Rider

Become a Struggle Coached Rider

Struggle Events has always aspired to offer training plans, to provide winter motivation and help get riders around the epic parcours in the best shape possible.

But we're big believers that training plans should be individual and adaptive. That's why we're so excited to offer an exclusive limited number of personal coaching packages in association with Mint Cycling.

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Struggle Resident Coach

We've carefully selected Mint Cycling as Struggle Events' resident coaching provider. Director of Mint Cycling Tom Murray is a former British professional, a three-time national medal holder, has regularly raced...


Off-Season Advice from Struggle HQ

Off-Season Advice from Struggle HQ

October is off-season; time to rest, relax, recover - and indulge - before we press the reboot button and ramp up winter training. However, it’s often difficult to enjoy October without feeling restless and fidgety. Here’s what we do to optimise October…

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1. Set Up Indoors

Today’s technology makes indoor training more efficient, effective - and enjoyable - meaning you can train hard throughout the winter and roll into spring ready to smash 2019. Spend time planning and setting up your optimal winter training rig. Check out:


Struggle Dales: 18 Reasons to Ride one of the hardest sportives

Struggle Dales: 18 Reasons to Ride one of the hardest sportives

Outside being one of the UK's hardest sportives, Struggle Dales combines excellent organisation with detailed riders considerations to make it one of the best sportives out there.

Struggle Dales riders aspire to achieve against this challenging parcours - then come back year on year to smash their PR. Struggle Dales is a sportive for cyclists - by cyclists - with an awesome atmosphere created not just by our friendly team but by our like-minded returning riders who we love to see on the start line year on year. Here's our non-exhaustive list of why we believe Struggle Dales has become an iconic sell-out Yorkshire sportive. 


What to do for cyclists in York

What to do for cyclists in York

If you’re heading to Express Sign-on this Saturday at Giant Store York, why not enjoy the day in the cycling-mad city of York. Here’s our top tips for cyclists on what to do in York.

Giant York bike shop

Giant York

Express Sign-on is held at Giant York from 12 – 4pm on Saturday 7th July. Our friends at Giant York have kindly offered to provide free pre-ride bike checks. Grab some last-minute spares, nutrition or kit and check out the latest top-end Giant bikes on display. Parking is available at Monk Bar Car Park, St John’s...


Video: Struggle Moors Recon

Video: Struggle Moors Recon

We head into the Yorkshire Moors to carry out our pre-event check - and we thought we'd take you along with us. Check out the stunning views and listen to Struggle Events' Matt give you a run down of the climbs and how to tackle them.

Check out our Rosedale Chimney recon video or find out more and enter Struggle Moors sportive.