Mod Rocker Sportive ’18

A beautiful day spent following the Pedalling Squares Mod Rocker sportive across 65 miles of MoD land that cuts above Elsdon, Hepple, Rothbury and Holystone. Absolutely stunning scenery and great organisation for this one-of-a-kind event.

Tomasz Szott and John Grant discussing Spring 2018 style before the start
Tomasz Szott and John Grant discussing Spring 2018 style before the start
Red Kite Cycling out in force at the start line of the Mod Rocker
Red Kite Cycling out in force at the start line of the Mod Rocker
Pedalling Squares at the front on the start line of the Mod Rocker sportive
Pedalling Squares at the front on the start line of the Mod Rocker sportive
Cliff Carroll (270) and Bryan Robinson (204) lead the first group off the start
Cliff Carroll (270) and Bryan Robinson (204) lead the first group off the start
Just a few minutes from the start is the first climb of the day that ascends approx 1000ft over 11 miles just to get your legs warmed up
Just a few minutes from the start is the first climb of the day that ascends approx 1000ft over 11 miles just to get your legs warmed up
Descending down into the valley
Descending down into the valley
Two cyclists cycle on a long straight road in Otterburn Range, Northumberland
Take in the views on roads like this.
Views for days. Just you, your bike and stunning scenery.
Views for days. Just you, your bike and stunning scenery.
Lone cyclist on Otterburn Range, Northumberland during the Mod Rocker Sportive.
No this isn’t photoshopped. That could be you cycling on one of the best sportives in the UK. 65 miles across glorious Northumberland countryside.
Cyclist in aero tuck position on a descent during the Mod Rocker Sportive.
Wahoo. Aero tuck for the descent.
Cyclist alone in the hills of Northumberland
It doesn’t get any better than this.