The Cotswold Edge Sportive

Cycle Sportive , Gloucestershire – Sunday, 13 Oct 2013

Event Details

Event URN:

248575

Start Date:

Sun, 13th Oct 2013

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Renishaw , Charfield, Wotton Under Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 8SP
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Event promoted by:

Southern Sportive/Trail Break

Event Website:

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Cheques payable to:

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Event Overview

Big wide smooth roads, twisty quiet lanes, steep climbs, flowing descents, fantastic views - This ride has features the perfect sportive mix! Starting from the quiet village of Hawkesbury Upton, the ride takes you through quiet, leafy villages and out onto the Cotswold Edge, where steep, twisting climbs take you through some of the prettiest parts of the country. The landscape delivers picture book imagery at every turn, and a series of stunning views over the meandering Severn Estuary, rising on the far bank to the Forest of Dean. On a clear day you might even see glimpses of the Black Mountains! You even get a choice of finishes on this ride – tackle the 1:5 Kilcott Hill at the end and finish your season on a high!

Info for Riders

The Cotswold Edge Sportive has moved to a new, bigger location to meet increased demand! Following a huge increase in demand for this event, we have moved to the Renishaw site near Wooton-Under-Edge to accommodate a bigger field of riders! Big wide smooth roads, twisty quiet lanes, steep climbs, flowing descents, fantastic views - The Cotswold Edge Sportive has it all! Starting in the heart of the countryside, the ride takes you through quiet, leafy villages and out onto the Cotswold Edge, where steep, twisting climbs take you through some of the prettiest parts of the country. The landscape delivers picture book imagery at every turn, and a series of stunning views over the meandering Severn Estuary, rising on the far bank to the Forest of Dean. On a clear day you might even see glimpses of the Black Mountains!


The Rides

Date Start Ride name Ride length
13/10/13 08:00 Long Route 135km / 84 miles
13/10/13 08:30 Medium Route 112km / 70 miles
13/10/13 09:00 Short Route 77km / 48 miles

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Ride Long Route
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 13/10/13 08:00 135km / 85 miles ---
Ride Long Route
Sun 13/10/13 - 08:00
135km / 85 miles
Ride Medium Route
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 13/10/13 08:30 112km / 70 miles ---
Ride Medium Route
Sun 13/10/13 - 08:30
112km / 70 miles
Ride Short Route
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 13/10/13 09:00 77km / 49 miles ---
Ride Short Route
Sun 13/10/13 - 09:00
77km / 49 miles

Sportive: Cotswold Edge new HQ

Posted 07/10/2013 - British Cycling

Bigger base for event revealed View Full Report

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