2021 Rapha Festive 500: Done! ✅

Riding the Festive 500 is always in the back of my mind each December. I completed it once in England during the depths of winter and last year here in Australia. I don’t think I need to tell you which season I prefer to ride it in! Riding the Festive 500 in summer almost feels…

2021 Rapha Festive 500: Your virtual miles will count once again

It’s that time of year again! The calendar hits December and thoughts turn to knocking out the Rapha Festive 500 challenge on Strava. Getting outside and completing the challenge is always best, but not all parts of the world are able to do that. Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic that just won’t quit, once…

How to ride the Rapha Festive 500 on FulGaz (updated for 2021)

In 2021, the Rapha Festive 500 Strava Challenge is once again open to virtual rides. Virtual distance was allowed for the very first time in 2020 due to many parts of the world struggling with COVID-19 and associated lockdowns. While this isn’t as big an issue in 2021, there are still many countries or cities dealing with…