Red Bull driver's sportive takes in Northants and Buckinghamshire...

Well, it's Friday afternoon, Tiffin has been taken, and we've managed to tear our eyes away from Holland vs Brazil, Murray vs Nadal and of course the Tour de France build-up to set the random number generator to work, and we've found two lucky winners for Mark Webber's Ride to the Horns Schwag.

So without much further ado, it's Nellybuck who gets the jersey and the free entry to the ride, while Jonathan Wyatt misses out on the jersey, but also gets free entry to the sportive - we hope you both have a great day, and look out for an email winging its way towards you from road.cc very shortly.


This weekend sees Red Bull Formula 1 star Mark Webber, who walked away unscathed from a 190mph crash at the European Grand Prix in Valencia, swap four wheels for two as he hosts his annual Ride To The Horns sportive in Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire – and we have two entries up or grabs, as well as a jersey signed by the Aussie motor racing ace himself.

The 93-mile ride takes place this Sunday 4 July and starts and finishes at The Stag restaurant in the village of Mentmore near Leighton Buzzard, with riders departing between 8am and 8.30am. After a gentle start through a gated road that takes you onto a route initially reminiscent of Flanders, things get a bit bumpier later on with some pretty steep climbs including Brill, Whiteleaf, the Crong and Ivinghoe Beacon.

Webber himself will be there on Sunday to hopefully ride the full distance and will also be posing for pictures and signing ride jerseys and shorts at Mentmore Village hall, but thanks to organisers Wheels in Wheels, one lucky road.cc user will get a signed jersey plus free entry to the ride, which normally costs £30, while another will get the ride entry free.

Even if you don't win, it's still not too late to enter the Ride to the Horns, and full details of that, as well as the shorter, 50-mile Stag ride and a family-friendly, 7-mile ride are available on the event website, and there will also be a full programme of activities throughout the day on the village green at Mentmore to keep everyone entertained.

To enter, just make a comment in the thread below – normal road.cc rules apply so just one entry per person. We’ll be making the draw tomorrow afternoon at around Tiffin time, so good luck!

Born in Scotland, Simon moved to London aged seven and now lives in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds with his miniature schnauzer, Elodie. He fell in love with cycling one Saturday morning in 1994 while living in Italy when Milan-San Remo went past his front door. A daily cycle commuter in London back before riding to work started to boom, he's been news editor at road.cc since 2009. Handily for work, he speaks French and Italian. He doesn't get to ride his Colnago as often as he'd like, and freely admits he's much more adept at cooking than fettling with bikes.