- Event URN:
- Start date:
- Sun, 8th Sep 2013
- Event Type:
- Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)
- Churchers College Ramshill, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 4AS ( View map )
- Online Entry FAQs
- Info for Riders:
- ONLINE ENTRY at southernsportive.com closes midnight Thursday Sept 5th.
The Southern Sportive is a fantastic 155k road challenge event that takes in the best road climbs the South Downs has to offer. And with 112k mid and 71k short options, the event is open to a wide range of riders and abilities. And the new Wilier Gauntlet gives you the chance to up the challenge to an incredible 192km!
- Preview Rides:
Date Start Ride name Grade BCG Duration 8 Sep 13 07:30 Gauntlet --- --- 192km / 120m 8 Sep 13 08:00 Long Route --- --- 155km / 97m 8 Sep 13 08:30 Medium Route --- --- 112km / 70m 8 Sep 13 09:00 Short Route --- --- 71km / 45m
A South of England classic event in it’s eighth year, now featuring the 192km Wilier Gauntlet. making it the toughest sportive challenge in the south.
The Southern Sportive covers the best roads on the South Downs, taking advantage of a wealth of superb riding both north and south of the ridge. The route bisects the massive rolling chalk downs several times; travelling over the tops on it's way to and from the coast, and passing through some of the most picturesque villages in the country along the way. The result is a flowing route that combines challenges and rewards in equal measure, with a stunning landscape backdrop throughout. Find out why it’s consistently praised as one of the best and most beautiful rides on the calendar!