News

16th
Aug

The Great Shakespeare Ride 2016 Results

Well done to everyone who was involved in The Great Shakespeare Ride 2016! We have raised a huge amount for The Shakespeare Hospice. Click here for the 100 Mile Sportive Results 2016 Click here for the 100 KM Challenge Results 2016 Click here for the Friendly 40 Mile Results 2016 Thank you to everyone!!

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19th
Aug

#LikeMyLycra

Thank you to everyone who took part in our #LikeMyLycra competition on Facebook and Twitter on the day of the Great Shakespeare Ride. Christine Bertram gained the most likes for her tweet after completing the Friendly 40 route, and has won a free place in our 2016 ride!

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19th
Aug

Grand Raffle

Congratulations to our Grand Raffle winner Steve Mathers, who won a Cannondale Synapse Road Bike kindly donated by Cycle Studio.

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19th
Aug

Cycle Studio Hill Climb Challenge

Congratulations to all our 100 KM and 100 Mile cyclists who put their legs through our Cycle Studio Hill Climb Challenge on Lady Elizabeth Hill. The fastest cyclists up the hill were: King of the Hill – Griffin O’Rourke – 04:05 Queen of the Hill – Vikki Sivertsen – 05:03 Young Climber of the Year […]

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19th
Aug

Taylor Wimpey Team Challenge

Congratulations to the teams victorious in our 2015 Taylor Wimpey Team Challenge. Team Shipston Cycling were fastest around the 100 KM route, well done to David Martin, Gary Gristwood, Paul Atkinson and Daniel Rusher. Team Phillips 66 were the quickest team on the 100 Mile route, well done to Paul Fytche, Jane Clarke, Robert Danson […]

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12th
Jun

Johnsons Monthly Prize Draw – June

Congratulations to Great Shakespeare Rider Jason Wills for winning May’s prize of SiS goodies. Everyone who enters the event during June will automatically go into the next draw, with the chance to win an Altura Lightweight Windproof Gilet. Click here to enter the Great Shakespeare Ride now.

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12th
Jun

Why Take Part?

The ‘Shakespeare 300’ told us why they are taking on a cycling challenge in aid of The Shakespeare Hospice. “In May last year, our friend and neighbour, Steve Rowan, died following diagnosis of a brain tumour. Steve was just 39 years old and left a loving wife and young family. At Steve’s funeral, a small […]

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12th
Jun

Team BOB

‘Ladies of a certain age getting into lycra for charity’ Caroline, a volunteer at The Shakespeare Hospice, tells us about her experience of joining the cycling world as a beginner when she signed up for a 100 km charity bike ride last year.   “On New Year’s Eve, under the influence of a few too […]

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12th
Jun

Beginners Cycling

Event Fundraiser Lily, a beginner cyclist herself, has taken on the challenge of cycling London to Paris later this year and shared her story with us: “Just before Christmas, during a meeting about The Great Shakespeare Ride, I had a lightbulb moment and decided to sign up for our London to Paris cycle challenge. I […]

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