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Bucks Road Sportive

Cycle Sportive , Hertfordshire – Sunday, 23 Feb 2020

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Event Summary

Event Overview

This event is a two distance road ride, the full 100km and a shorter 68 km route, both rides will feature some of the iconic Chiltern Hills, the long route will be a tough ride for early season and given the time of year good tyres are recommended.The route takes you through the undulating terrain of the Chiltern Hills via Chesham, Gt Missenden, Stokenchurch, Gt Kingshill and The Chalfonts with some steep climbs thrown in for good measure.  

The event will be limited in terms of numbers with a maximum field of 300 riders. the routes will be signposted and GPS files will be available.

This will be a ride to test yourself over the distance, no food stops will be provided but there will be plenty of food at the HQ for pre and post event carbs as well as the provision of a licensed bar for those not driving back.

This event has now been run for the last 10 years with people complementing the event for the friendly atmosphere and well marked challenging route.

Once again we will be starting the event at the Chiltern Sports and Social Club, Maple Lodge , Maple Cross which is easily accesible from the M25 /M40 where there is plenty of car parking, showers, catering and access to a licensed bar.

There will be a finishers memento for all pre entered riders that complete the event.


Riders will start in groups and there will be 3 times to aim for

Long route  
Gold  3.5hrs
Silver 4.15
Bronze  5.00

Short Route
Gold Route 2.30
Silver 3.00

Bronze 4.00

There will be a sag wagon at the rear of the event in the case of mechanical misfortune


Entry fee will be £15 pre entry and £20 on the day

On line entry will be via the British Cycling website , 

The event is organised by members of the West Drayton Multiple Bike Club, organisers of sportive events and races both on and off road for the last 30 years and current organisers of the popular West Thames series. 

We look forward to seeing you.

Chris Denman chris@westdraytonmbc.co.uk

Event Details

Event URN:

463412

Start Date:

Sun, 23rd Feb 2020

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Chiltern Sports & Social Club, Maple Cross, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 9SN

View map

Cheques payable to:

Enter online at British Cycling

Entry close date

Wed, 19th Feb 2020

Online Entry FAQs
Event promoted by:

WDMBC (website)

Event Website:

Visit Website

Event Organiser:

Christopher Denman
07860126356
chris@westdraytonmbc.co.uk

Safeguarding lead:

Sue Tebbs
suetebbs@blueyonder.co.uk

British Cycling Grading:

This event has been graded using data collected by British Cycling Mapping

Online entry method:

First come first served

Enter Online

About the Event

Info for Riders

The ride routes will be available to be down loaded via a GPX file to those pre entered and the route will be fully signposted and instructions will also be available at the HQ. Hot drinks/energy products/refreshments will be available both pre and post the ride.

 

The GPX routes will be sent out to all pre entered riders on the Thursday before the event once on line entry has closed.

 

Given the time of the year weather can be unpredictable and thus this can effect road conditions, please take ths into account.

Riders are expected to follow the rules of the road.

Groups of riders will be set out to try and keep riders of a similar ability together.

There will be a sag wagon at the end of the ride to assist anyone with mechanical failure.

On signing on riders will be issued with free energy gel or bar,on their completion of the ride each finisher will be given a bespoke memento..

Although there are no official feeding stations there are opportunities to refuel throughout the ride with a number of shops on the route.

The route is primarily on B roads, with small stretches of lanes and quiet A roads with most of the hillls in the last half of the ride.

There is car parking at the HQ, as well as catering, showers and a licensed bar. Please follow the instructions of the marshals when parking.

Any riders wishing to move from the short route to the long route or vice a versa can at the well marked split points, just please let us know if you do so we can adjust the standard times. 

Although there will be a sag wagon this will be for mechanical breakdowns and it is expected that riders will carry a spare tube/pump as a minimum.

Any updates on the event will be on the clubs facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/557235464401072/ and /or on the events website at www.buckssportive.co.uk.


Under 16's will accepted if accomanied by an appropriate adult.


Any Q'S feel free to e-mail the organiser  at chris@westdraytonmbc.co.uk

Entry Fees & Rides

Enter a Ride

2
100km Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 23/02/20 09:30 100km / 62 miles 106 140
Entry: Online: (£15.00 + £1.00 Application fee), On Day: (£20.00)
Sun 23/02/20 – 09:30
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British Cycling Grading: 106 | Est. Field Size: 140
100km / 62 miles  |  Entry: Online: (£15.00 + £1.00 Application fee), On Day: (£20.00)
2
68 km Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 23/02/20 09:30 68km / 42 miles 44 100
Entry: Online: (£15.00 + £1.00 Application fee), On Day: (£20.00)
Sun 23/02/20 – 09:30
2
British Cycling Grading: 44 | Est. Field Size: 100
68km / 42 miles  |  Entry: Online: (£15.00 + £1.00 Application fee), On Day: (£20.00)

Event Summary

Event Overview

This event is a two distance road ride, the full 100km and a shorter 68 km route, both rides will feature some of the iconic Chiltern Hills, the long route will be a tough ride for early season and given the time of year good tyres are recommended.The route takes you through the undulating terrain of the Chiltern Hills via Chesham, Gt Missenden, Stokenchurch, Gt Kingshill and The Chalfonts with some steep climbs thrown in for good measure.  

The event will be limited in terms of numbers with a maximum field of 300 riders. the routes will be signposted and GPS files will be available.

This will be a ride to test yourself over the distance, no food stops will be provided but there will be plenty of food at the HQ for pre and post event carbs as well as the provision of a licensed bar for those not driving back.

This event has now been run for the last 10 years with people complementing the event for the friendly atmosphere and well marked challenging route.

Once again we will be starting the event at the Chiltern Sports and Social Club, Maple Lodge , Maple Cross which is easily accesible from the M25 /M40 where there is plenty of car parking, showers, catering and access to a licensed bar.

There will be a finishers memento for all pre entered riders that complete the event.


Riders will start in groups and there will be 3 times to aim for

Long route  
Gold  3.5hrs
Silver 4.15
Bronze  5.00

Short Route
Gold Route 2.30
Silver 3.00

Bronze 4.00

There will be a sag wagon at the rear of the event in the case of mechanical misfortune


Entry fee will be £15 pre entry and £20 on the day

On line entry will be via the British Cycling website , 

The event is organised by members of the West Drayton Multiple Bike Club, organisers of sportive events and races both on and off road for the last 30 years and current organisers of the popular West Thames series. 

We look forward to seeing you.

Chris Denman chris@westdraytonmbc.co.uk

Event Details

Event URN:

463412

Start Date:

Sun, 23rd Feb 2020

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Chiltern Sports & Social Club, Maple Cross, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 9SN

View map

Cheques payable to:

Enter online at British Cycling

Entry close date

Wed, 19th Feb 2020

Online Entry FAQs
Event promoted by:

WDMBC (website)

Event Website:

Visit Website

Event Organiser:

Christopher Denman
07860126356
chris@westdraytonmbc.co.uk

Safeguarding lead:

Sue Tebbs
suetebbs@blueyonder.co.uk

British Cycling Grading:

This event has been graded using data collected by British Cycling Mapping

Online entry method:

First come first served

Enter Online

About the Event

Info for Riders

The ride routes will be available to be down loaded via a GPX file to those pre entered and the route will be fully signposted and instructions will also be available at the HQ. Hot drinks/energy products/refreshments will be available both pre and post the ride.

 

The GPX routes will be sent out to all pre entered riders on the Thursday before the event once on line entry has closed.

 

Given the time of the year weather can be unpredictable and thus this can effect road conditions, please take ths into account.

Riders are expected to follow the rules of the road.

Groups of riders will be set out to try and keep riders of a similar ability together.

There will be a sag wagon at the end of the ride to assist anyone with mechanical failure.

On signing on riders will be issued with free energy gel or bar,on their completion of the ride each finisher will be given a bespoke memento..

Although there are no official feeding stations there are opportunities to refuel throughout the ride with a number of shops on the route.

The route is primarily on B roads, with small stretches of lanes and quiet A roads with most of the hillls in the last half of the ride.

There is car parking at the HQ, as well as catering, showers and a licensed bar. Please follow the instructions of the marshals when parking.

Any riders wishing to move from the short route to the long route or vice a versa can at the well marked split points, just please let us know if you do so we can adjust the standard times. 

Although there will be a sag wagon this will be for mechanical breakdowns and it is expected that riders will carry a spare tube/pump as a minimum.

Any updates on the event will be on the clubs facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/557235464401072/ and /or on the events website at www.buckssportive.co.uk.


Under 16's will accepted if accomanied by an appropriate adult.


Any Q'S feel free to e-mail the organiser  at chris@westdraytonmbc.co.uk

Entry Fees & Rides

Enter a Ride

2
100km Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 23/02/20 09:30 100km / 62 miles 106 140
Entry: Online: (£15.00 + £1.00 Application fee), On Day: (£20.00)
Sun 23/02/20 – 09:30
2
British Cycling Grading: 106 | Est. Field Size: 140
100km / 62 miles  |  Entry: Online: (£15.00 + £1.00 Application fee), On Day: (£20.00)
2
68 km Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 23/02/20 09:30 68km / 42 miles 44 100
Entry: Online: (£15.00 + £1.00 Application fee), On Day: (£20.00)
Sun 23/02/20 – 09:30
2
British Cycling Grading: 44 | Est. Field Size: 100
68km / 42 miles  |  Entry: Online: (£15.00 + £1.00 Application fee), On Day: (£20.00)

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