Mega and Mini Monsters

Cycle Sportive , Uttoxeter – Sunday, 21 Apr 2013

Event Details

Event URN:


Start Date:

Sun, 21st Apr 2013

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)


Uttoxeter Racecourse, Wood Lane, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 8BD
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Event promoted by:

Wheels in Wheels Events Limited

Event Website:

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Cheques payable to:

Wheels in Wheels Limited

Event Overview

The MEGA is an event ideal for Etape training or tougher continental events.Smile

Perfect for testing your climbing legs and endurance. For those wanting a good challenging ride try the MINI at only 78 miles has a taste of the big climbs and follows much of the Mega route.

Following the 2012 poor weather and the re-run of these events we are pleased to announce that we are back again for 2013 with same start and finish venue, allowing us to open the entries up to 1000 riders for this oversubscribed sportive

Again we will be using the excellent facilities of Uttoxeter Racecourse Paddock Pavilion for the signing on and registration and to collect your numbers and timing chips with tea and coffee for all riders before the start.

The massive FREE car parking and a better route taking in 80% of the traditional route into the lower Peaks plus a couple of extra hills to make this a real “Monster “that will test early fitness.

We will continue to keep the 2 routes and offer 2 well stocked feeds for both rides at the traditional stops of Top of Stanton Bank and Ashbourne Leisure Centre. We will of course offer a ride snack on your return to the finish.

Many extras will be on offer to riders with backing from the Shimano and a full mechanical workshop at the start and our unique BMW SERVICE motorcycle out and about on the course to keep riders going.

Wheels in Wheels will continue to use their successful arrow routing on every turn with a 200m confirmation sign along with safety and warning signage to advise riders of hazards en route.

The rides will be fully timed and bike numbers will allow our photography team to capture your efforts.

There is camping and caravan facilities on the Racecourse through the Caravan club of GB

Details on

Registration will be available from 7 am on Sunday before the 8.00am to 9.00am start. Riders will be grouped in 10-15 to avoid bunching in the early parts of the ride. We hope to offer the best solely midlands based event on the calendar in 2013 look forward to seeing you there. (Please note Wheels in Wheels Events Ltd have now further connection with other events in the area).

Info for Riders

Uttoxeter Racecourse for registration, Start and Finish. Wood Lane, Uttoxeter, Staffs. ST14 8BD START AND FINISH UTTOXETER RACECOURSE RIDE STARTS between 8am and 9am Please follow the signs from around the town and main routes. FREE CAR PARKING adjacent to the Registration Pavilion FULLY TIMED and BIKE NUMBERS 2 EN-ROUTE FEEDS including CLIF BAR energy bars, gels, drinks, fruit and cake and a SNACK on return to HQ FEED distances LONG ROUTE at 33m and 69m SHORT ROUTE at 33m and 41m FULLY SIGNED ROUTES MECHANICAL SERVICE at the START and on the road PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICE 2 ROUTES LONG 102mls and SHORT 76mls ENTRY FEE on line £25* and on the weekend £30. Postal paper entries will be accepted up to 7days before the event, see download, for entry form WEBSITE and EMAIL CONFIRMATIONS, NEWSLETTERS and on line competitions.

The Rides

Date Start Ride name Ride length
21/04/13 08:30 Mega Monster 08 hr / 163km / 101 miles
21/04/13 09:00 Mini Monster 07 hr / 124km / 77 miles

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Enter a Ride

Ride Mega Monster
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 21/04/13 08:30 0 laps / 163km / 102m 60
Entry: Online: (£27.50), Postal: (£29.50), On Day: (£35.00)
Ride Mega Monster
Sun 21/04/13 - 08:30
163km / 102 miles
Est. Field Size: 60
Entry: Online: (£27.50), Postal: (£29.50), On Day: (£35.00)
Ride Mini Monster
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 21/04/13 09:00 0 laps / 124km / 78m 60
Entry: Online: (£27.50), Postal: (£29.50), On Day: (£35.00)
Ride Mini Monster
Sun 21/04/13 - 09:00
124km / 78 miles
Est. Field Size: 60
Entry: Online: (£27.50), Postal: (£29.50), On Day: (£35.00)

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