Tour of Wessex

Cycle Sportive , Somerset – Saturday, 25 May 2013

Registered Sportive

Event Summary

Event Overview

The Tour of Wessex is the biggest Multi stage cyclosportive in the World. Expect quintisentially English countryside though the lanes and byways of the South West. Each individual stage has its own unique mix of monuments, history and challenging terrain which sets it apart from other events; add the challenge of riding three days back to back and you have truly unique event.

Classic climbs include Cheddar Gorge, King Alfreds Tower, Lulworth Ranges, Quantock Common and Porlock Toll Road.

Riders can choose to enter the Standard or Medium option for all three stages, entries are are also available for individual stages.

Many riders choose to camp and will for the first time now be able to stay onsite in a luxury Pop up Hotel.

Not only does the event showcase the superb countryside but all participants can expect  to sample local products some of which are included as part of the goody bag each rider receives.

Disposable timing chips does away with having to hand back chips after the ride and with 5 timing splits on each route and a personalised online video makes sharing your experience which your friends  and family easier than ever before.

Rotary are the official Charity Partner of the Tour of Wessex.

Event Details

Event URN:

246911

Start Date:

Sat, 25th May 2013

Finish date:

Mon, 27th May 2013

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Somerton Sports Club, Gassons Lane, Somerton, Somerset, TA11 6HS

View map

Event promoted by:

Pendragon (website)

Event Website:

Visit Website

About the Event

Info for Riders

The Tour of Wessex is the biggest Multi stage cyclosportive in the World. Expect quintisentially English countryside though the lanes and byways of the South West. Each individual stage has its own unique mix of monuments, history and challenging terrain which sets it apart from other events; add the challenge of riding three days back to back and you have truly unique event. Choose from 335 miles, 213 miles or ride an individual stage.

The Rides

Tour of Wessex Stage 1 Medium Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 25/05/13 08:30 05 hr / plus 1 laps / 117km / 73 miles 200
Entry: Online: (£30.00 + £0.60 Application fee)
Sat 25/05/13 – 08:30
Est. Field Size: 200
05 hr / plus 1 laps / 117km / 73 miles
Tour of Wessex Stage 1 Standard Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 25/05/13 08:30 05 hr / plus 1 laps / 172km / 107 miles 1500
Entry: Online: (£35.00 + £0.60 Application fee)
Sat 25/05/13 – 08:30
Est. Field Size: 1500
05 hr / plus 1 laps / 172km / 107 miles
Breeze Ride Somerton - Street - Somerton Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 25/05/13 10:00 03 hr / plus 1 laps / 32km / 20 miles 50
Entry:
Sat 25/05/13 – 10:00
Est. Field Size: 50
03 hr / plus 1 laps / 32km / 20 miles
Breeze Ride Somerton to Street Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 25/05/13 10:00 01 hr 30 mins / plus 1 laps / 16km / 10 miles 50
Entry:
Sat 25/05/13 – 10:00
Est. Field Size: 50
01 hr 30 mins / plus 1 laps / 16km / 10 miles
Breeze Ride Street to Somerton Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 25/05/13 12:00 01 hr 30 mins / plus 1 laps / 16km / 10 miles 50
Entry:
Sat 25/05/13 – 12:00
Est. Field Size: 50
01 hr 30 mins / plus 1 laps / 16km / 10 miles
Tour of Wessex Stage 2 Medium Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 26/05/13 08:30 05 hr / plus 1 laps / 133km / 83 miles 200
Entry: Online: (£30.00 + £0.60 Application fee)
Sun 26/05/13 – 08:30
Est. Field Size: 200
05 hr / plus 1 laps / 133km / 83 miles
Tour of Wessex Stage 2 Standard Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 26/05/13 08:30 06 hr / plus 1 laps / 186km / 116 miles 1500
Entry: Online: (£35.00 + £0.60 Application fee)
Sun 26/05/13 – 08:30
Est. Field Size: 1500
06 hr / plus 1 laps / 186km / 116 miles
Tour of Wessex Stage 3 Medium Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Mon 27/05/13 08:30 05 hr / plus 1 laps / 92km / 57 miles 200
Entry: Online: (£30.00 + £0.60 Application fee)
Mon 27/05/13 – 08:30
Est. Field Size: 200
05 hr / plus 1 laps / 92km / 57 miles
Tour of Wessex Stage 3 Standard Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Mon 27/05/13 08:30 06 hr / plus 1 laps / 186km / 116 miles 1500
Entry: Online: (£35.00 + £0.60 Application fee)
Mon 27/05/13 – 08:30
Est. Field Size: 1500
06 hr / plus 1 laps / 186km / 116 miles

Event Summary

Event Overview

The Tour of Wessex is the biggest Multi stage cyclosportive in the World. Expect quintisentially English countryside though the lanes and byways of the South West. Each individual stage has its own unique mix of monuments, history and challenging terrain which sets it apart from other events; add the challenge of riding three days back to back and you have truly unique event.

Classic climbs include Cheddar Gorge, King Alfreds Tower, Lulworth Ranges, Quantock Common and Porlock Toll Road.

Riders can choose to enter the Standard or Medium option for all three stages, entries are are also available for individual stages.

Many riders choose to camp and will for the first time now be able to stay onsite in a luxury Pop up Hotel.

Not only does the event showcase the superb countryside but all participants can expect  to sample local products some of which are included as part of the goody bag each rider receives.

Disposable timing chips does away with having to hand back chips after the ride and with 5 timing splits on each route and a personalised online video makes sharing your experience which your friends  and family easier than ever before.

Rotary are the official Charity Partner of the Tour of Wessex.

Event Details

Event URN:

246911

Start Date:

Sat, 25th May 2013

Finish date:

Mon, 27th May 2013

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Somerton Sports Club, Gassons Lane, Somerton, Somerset, TA11 6HS

View map

Event promoted by:

Pendragon (website)

Event Website:

Visit Website

About the Event

Info for Riders

The Tour of Wessex is the biggest Multi stage cyclosportive in the World. Expect quintisentially English countryside though the lanes and byways of the South West. Each individual stage has its own unique mix of monuments, history and challenging terrain which sets it apart from other events; add the challenge of riding three days back to back and you have truly unique event. Choose from 335 miles, 213 miles or ride an individual stage.

The Rides

Tour of Wessex Stage 1 Medium Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 25/05/13 08:30 05 hr / plus 1 laps / 117km / 73 miles 200
Entry: Online: (£30.00 + £0.60 Application fee)
Sat 25/05/13 – 08:30
Est. Field Size: 200
05 hr / plus 1 laps / 117km / 73 miles
Tour of Wessex Stage 1 Standard Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 25/05/13 08:30 05 hr / plus 1 laps / 172km / 107 miles 1500
Entry: Online: (£35.00 + £0.60 Application fee)
Sat 25/05/13 – 08:30
Est. Field Size: 1500
05 hr / plus 1 laps / 172km / 107 miles
Breeze Ride Somerton - Street - Somerton Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 25/05/13 10:00 03 hr / plus 1 laps / 32km / 20 miles 50
Entry:
Sat 25/05/13 – 10:00
Est. Field Size: 50
03 hr / plus 1 laps / 32km / 20 miles
Breeze Ride Somerton to Street Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 25/05/13 10:00 01 hr 30 mins / plus 1 laps / 16km / 10 miles 50
Entry:
Sat 25/05/13 – 10:00
Est. Field Size: 50
01 hr 30 mins / plus 1 laps / 16km / 10 miles
Breeze Ride Street to Somerton Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sat 25/05/13 12:00 01 hr 30 mins / plus 1 laps / 16km / 10 miles 50
Entry:
Sat 25/05/13 – 12:00
Est. Field Size: 50
01 hr 30 mins / plus 1 laps / 16km / 10 miles
Tour of Wessex Stage 2 Medium Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 26/05/13 08:30 05 hr / plus 1 laps / 133km / 83 miles 200
Entry: Online: (£30.00 + £0.60 Application fee)
Sun 26/05/13 – 08:30
Est. Field Size: 200
05 hr / plus 1 laps / 133km / 83 miles
Tour of Wessex Stage 2 Standard Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 26/05/13 08:30 06 hr / plus 1 laps / 186km / 116 miles 1500
Entry: Online: (£35.00 + £0.60 Application fee)
Sun 26/05/13 – 08:30
Est. Field Size: 1500
06 hr / plus 1 laps / 186km / 116 miles
Tour of Wessex Stage 3 Medium Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Mon 27/05/13 08:30 05 hr / plus 1 laps / 92km / 57 miles 200
Entry: Online: (£30.00 + £0.60 Application fee)
Mon 27/05/13 – 08:30
Est. Field Size: 200
05 hr / plus 1 laps / 92km / 57 miles
Tour of Wessex Stage 3 Standard Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Mon 27/05/13 08:30 06 hr / plus 1 laps / 186km / 116 miles 1500
Entry: Online: (£35.00 + £0.60 Application fee)
Mon 27/05/13 – 08:30
Est. Field Size: 1500
06 hr / plus 1 laps / 186km / 116 miles

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