Do you want to ride with two of the biggest names in professional cycling on some of the best roads in Ireland?
The launch of Nicholas Roche's The Project Cycle Series gives cycling fans the chance to ride with the star Irish rider and his special guest Philippe Gilbert on Sunday October 20.
The sportive will start at Palmerstown House Estate in County Kildare and take in some of Roche's favourite training roads through the Wicklow mountains.
This will be preceded by a gala dinner and Q & A with Roche and Gilbert at the same venue on Saturday October 19.
Both riders are coming to Ireland on the back of some stunning form after impressing at the Vuelta a Espana, where Roche took the leader's red jersey for the second time in his career and Gilbert, this year's Paris-Roubaix winner, claimed two stage victories.
The former Irish national champion was forced out of the race after crashing on stage 6 but will be back on his bike next month.
You can register for the both the sportive and the gala dinner at www.theprojectnr.com
To celebrate the launch of The Project Cycle Series, the Irish Independent and Independent.ie are giving our readers the chance to win a BMC road bike courtesy of ROCA Sports, jerseys signed by Nicholas Roche and Philippe Gilbert and tickets to the sportive and gala event.
Enter the competition here: