The inaugural Witches' Curse Sportive on September 9th welcomes Merlin Cycles and Sensa Bikes as sponsor for 2012. The event, which starts in Clitheroe, Lancashire, offers riders 7,500 ft of ascent on the longer 68 mile route.
Merlin Cycles and Sensa Bikes

The Witches' Curse Sportive, a new event for 2012, is pleased to bring on board Merlin Cycles and Sensa Bikes as title sponsor. The Challenge ride takes place on September 9th in Clitheroe, Lancashire. Merlin Cycles will be on hand on the day to service bikes and show their new and exclusive range of Sensa Bikes.

The ride will be one for the climbers, regardless of distance chosen. The long route is 68 miles, with 7,500 feet of climbing and the short route at 45 miles still has more than 5,000 feet of climbing.

Entries for this and all CTC Challenge Rides can be made online at www.ctcchallengerides.co.uk [2]

Merlin Cycles and Sensa Bikes can be viewed at www.merlincycles.com [3]

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