Tour O The Borders - Closed Road Sportive

Closed Road Sportive

Sunday 4 September 2022

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"One of the best all-round rides in the UK... a masterpiece of route planning."


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Welcome to the most beautiful Closed Road sportive in the UK.

Choose either 120km or 88km of sublime cycling in the Scottish Borders. Starting and finishing beside the River Tweed in the lovely town of Peebles, the ‘Touro’ route travels through stunning scenery on a true cyclist's course. It includes some classic Scottish climbs but is accessible to all levels of riders. You're promised fantastic riding, a warm welcome and the best event organisation.

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  • “It was hands down the best day I’ve ever had out on the bike, I’m looking forwards to 22!”

    — Touro 2021 Participant
  • “Having done just about every sportive in Scotland over the years, there’s nothing close to topping this one. I honestly can’t think of any way it could be better. Absolutely 10/10 from me.”

    — Touro 2021 Participant
  • “For me this route will stand out as being one of the best all-round rides I have done in the UK. The climbing was not unduly challenging, the scenery stunning and the descents memorable. It’s a masterpiece of route planning.”

    — Cycling Active Magazine

10 reasons to Touro!

  1. The best closed road sportive route and event in the UK
  2. Stunning scenery
  3. Closed road cycling heaven
  4. A genuine classic cyclists’ course
  5. Award-winning pies!
  6. Home-made cake for all
  7. Awesome finishers medal
  8. Free Touro neck tube
  9. The best safety and medical support
  10. Full support and results straight to your phone
  • Tour O The Borders - Reasons
  • Tour O The Borders - Reasons
  • Tour O The Borders - Reasons