Five key factors to consider when choosing an event

Severity, distance, climate, preparation time, logistics

From sportives to road racing or even just a personal challenge that you have in mind, what’s obvious is that as cyclists we’re a competitive bunch – sometimes against ourselves and sometimes against others.

Whatever your motivation it’s important to ensure that aside from the right planning and preparation the challenge itself is right for you and your ability as a rider.

Pick an event that will motivate and challenge your ability as a rider. pic: ©Media 24

There’s no point biting off a chunk of the hardest sportive in Europe in January as a goal only to find out it’s more than you can chew come July, so it’s important to find the right event that brings fulfilment and satisfaction to your life as opposed to sleepless nights and possible failure. Here we take a look at five factors to consider when choosing your next event.

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