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Early Bird Offer – Don’t Miss Out!

With 100 people already signed up to 2019’s Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive, make sure to not miss out on our Early Bird offer. This offer entitles the first 200 people to sign up for the 2019 Sportive to a free bike tune up, including a brake and gear adjust, and a tyre and bolt check, all provided by our new sponsors Decathlon Belfast! To use your offer, just bring your booking confirmation email to t…


Thank You!

The Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive 2018 is over and we're delighted to say it was another huge success! We're grateful to all 1,153 of you that took part, whether in the 35 mile, 85 mile or 115 mile route. All of your feedback has been fantastic and we're well on our way to 2019's event already. You can find photographs from the day on the website of IndustryImage, our official event photographer. There …


How to enter our KOM / QOM

A great tradition of the Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive, is the annual King / Queen of the Mountain. A challenging 1.2 mile climb on the infamous Torr Head during which you have the option of trying to pick up the fastest time for that segment. If you'd like to throw your hat into the mix for the chance to win a top of the range race jersey from Primal Europe's Theta collection, you need to enter the Giant's Ca…


“Wonderful Losers” Documentary to get Belfast Screening

NI Screen supported documentary Wonderful Losers: A Different World will have its Northern Ireland premiere as part of the Belfast Film Festival on Sunday 12th August. Director Arunas Matelis spent four years following a series of ‘gregarios’ – the workhorse cyclists who toil for their team, and their team leader. Rarely in the spotlight, they sacrifice everything for the greater good, and accept it’…


10% Discount from McConvey Cycles

McConvey Cycles are providing this year's mechanical support at the Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive! Avid cyclists themselves, they are also offering all participants in this year's event a great 10% discount for bike fitting and bike servicing in the run up to the event. To use this great offer, just head to their store on the Ormeau road in Belfast between now and Thursday 6th September and show them your booki…


15% OFF With P&O Ferries

We have secured a great deal with P&O Ferries for anyone wanting to take part in the event from Great Britain! P&O Ferries are offering a 15% discount on sailings from either Cairnryan to Larne or Liverpool to Dublin and return for those taking part in the Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive. All instructions on how to avail of this offer is included in your sportive booking confirmation email. You can als…


TourismNI Awards

The Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive was one of a small number of events recognised on Thursday at the Tourism NI Awards, held in the Europa Hotel, Belfast. Nominated in the 'Most Promising Authentic NI Event or Festival Experience', the sportive came 3rd overall. We're delighted to have been recognised at such a prestigious event and want to thank everyone that has taken part in the Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive…


Family Run McConvey Cycles Partner Up With Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive

McConvey Cycles will be the official providers of mechanical support at this year’s Giant’s Causeway Coast Sportive. The Belfast based bike specialists will be bringing their mechanical expertise to Ballycastle for the first time this September and helping participants out with all the usual bumps, breakages and bike troubles. A family run business, McConvey’s are no strangers to the sportive scene having pr…


NEW Early Bird Offer!

We're offering all entrants a 'Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive' technical t-shirt, if they sign up before Tuesday 1st May 2018. This t-shirt is an exclusively designed sports top and is available for collection during event registration on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th September. To be eligible, all you need to do is enter Northern Ireland's most scenic sportive before 01/05/2018! …


Thank You To Tourism NI and Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council

As we get ready for this year's Giant's Causeway Coast Sportive event, we wish to thank Tourism NI and Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council for all of their support. Without their help, events such as our sportive couldn't run and we're grateful for all that they do. We are very fortunate to have the stunning scenery of the Causeway Coast and Glens of Antrim, which is a large part of what makes the Giant's Cau…

Outdoor Recreation Northern Ireland Cycle NI Decathlon

This event is an initiative of Outdoor Recreation NI, a not for profit organisation