Struggle Dales is one of the hardest UK sportives in Yorkshire. It begins in the spa town of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, and takes riders over 108 miles of stunning yet unforgiving Yorkshire Dales terrain. The route has claimed cult status nationwide, with riders travelling hundreds of miles year after year to tackle the gruelling challenge again and again. Cycling Weekly reviewed it as: "One of the best events in the UK." The Struggle Dales route isn't one to be taken lightly, but with prior training, grit and guts it's achievable for almost any ambitious road cyclists.