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Oban Sportive 2018

The Oban Sportive - 22nd April 2018


START your 2018 Sportive calendar with an action packed two day Oban Sportive – the “must do” charity event that takes riders on a choice of two routes, 56 miles or 87 miles (the latter with 6237ft of climbing) along quiet back roads on Scotland’s Adventure Coast and on the banks of Loch Awe.


We are delighted to welcome Mark Beaumont to the 2018 Oban Sportive. Mark will be setting our target time on the Inaugural Ben Cruachan Inn Hill Climb on Saturday 21st April and then giving a riders' talk in the evening of the 21st of April, before riding the Sportive on the 22nd.

Oban Sportive is a back country challenge making use, in large part, of Route 78 of the National Cycle Network. Both routes make use of single track roads and you can expect todeal with variable tarmac and cattle grids. That said, a road race bike with reasonably robust wheels and tyres no less than 23mm is the most suitable type of bike. You can also expect plenty of climbing, steep descents and winding roads.

Participants on both routes will ride through incredible west coast scenery - some of the most stunning in the UK, with marked routes, food stops a-plenty and a real Scottish welcome!

Awesome courses
All proceeds to charities and good causes
Souvenir drinks bottle
Legendary home baking at feed stations
Chip Timing
Changing/Showers
Cafe Facility
Waymarked/Marshalled route
Team entries at reduced rate
Soup and rolls at finish

The two routes are detailled on the Sportive Website, mapped at the link above, and you can use the Si entry system here or use the link above.


The event is a collaborative project between North Argyll Cycle Club and Oban Rotary Club and all proceeds will go to good causes. The event will be fully supported with chip timing, route cards, feed stations, signage, marshalls and a broom wagon on each course.

Oban Rotary Club is a fund-raising organisation and passes on funds to many worthwhile causes and charities each year. Please help us by using the event to raise sponsorship funds for us.

You can print off a sponsorship form here. Once this is completed, hand it in at registration before you start the event or return it by post.

Main Sponsors



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Junior Vice -
Thomas MacQuade
Iain MacIntyre
Douglas Small
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David Finlayson
Colin Crawford
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