Event URN:
248758
Start date:
Sun, 14th Apr 2013
Event Type:
Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)
Venue:
Turweston Aerodrome
Biddlesden Road, Westbury, Brackley, Northants, NN13 5YD
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Event website:
http://www.velosportives.co.uk
Event organiser:
Mr Duncan Rolley
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Info for Riders:
The 2 routes start from Turweston Aerodrome nr Brackley and will follow rolling country roads through the heart of England's countryside to offer a good early season test whilst allowing for riders who are still finding their legs after the winter months.

With the 90 mile EPIC offering 4800ft of climbing and the 55 mile CHALLENGE offering 2800ft these are challenging but sensible routes.

Entries open on 28 November 2012, close on 10 April 2013 and the sportive is limited to 300 riders
Preview Rides:
Date Start Ride name Grade BCG Duration
14 Apr 13 08:00 Ride the Rose of Shires - Challenge 55m --- --- 05 hr / 88km / 55m
14 Apr 13 08:00 Ride the Rose of Shires - Epic 90m --- --- 08 hr / plus 1 laps / 144km / 89m

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Ride the Rose of Shires Sportive offers 2 rides starting from the easily accessible Turweston Aerodrom near Brackley, and heads out into the very of heart of England’s countryside - Northamptonshire, England’s Rose of Shires.

The 2 routes will follow rolling country roads to offer a good early season test whilst allowing for riders still finding their legs after the winter months.  With the 90 mile EPIC offering 4800ft of climbing and the 55 mile CHALLENGE 2800ft these are challenging but sensible routes.

The rides will take in the best the south of the county has to offer with Silverstone Motor Racing circuit, Stoke Bruerne, Salcey Forest, Castle Ashby, Pitsford Reservoir, Althorp House and Canons Ashby all points of interest on a stunning, varied and quiet route before returning to the HQ.

There will be well stocked feed stations with toilets and catering will be available at the HQ prior to the start and at the finish.

Mechanical support will be available at the HQ prior to the start for any last minute tweaks to equipment and riders will be able to purchase any essential items such as bottles, nutrition, tyres and tubes if required.

A 'broom wagon' will follow the ride and offer limited mechanical support at the roadside and will ensure all riders get back to the HQ should you incur a non-repairable mechanical.

Event Location:

Biddlesden Road,
Westbury,
Brackley,
Northants,
NN13 5YD

Ride: Ride the Rose of Shires - Challenge 55m

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Online entry closed 2 years 1 month 17 days 19 hours 41 minutes 8 seconds  ago
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
14 Apr 13 08:00 05 hr / 88km / 55m --- ---

Ride: Ride the Rose of Shires - Epic 90m

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Online entry closed 2 years 1 month 17 days 19 hours 41 minutes 8 seconds  ago
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
14 Apr 13 08:00 08 hr / plus 1 laps / 144km / 89m --- ---

Provisional Results

Ride name: Ride the Rose of Shires - Challenge 55masdf

Finishers

Ian Baugh
Robert Bill
Paul Corrie
Paul Coyne
stephen  Crabb
Chris Davies
STUART DUFF
Richard Gordon
Carl Hart
Dave Hayes
Julie Hinds
Mark Holling
Michael Hughes
Steve Hunt
Chris Hurst
Dinah Kinnear
Andy Labrum
Robin Lattaway
Jon Lauder
Paul McEnery
Brian Mooney
Martin Orrill
Trevor Pethick
John  Pollock
Hester Pollock
Laura Quirke
Richard Randall
Andrew Robbins
anne rowley
Tim Scarff
Charles Sinton
Anthony Smith
Simon Storer
John Swain
Tony Talbot
Rob Taylor
Keith Thompson
Barry Thompson
Nicki Tipping
Clifford White
Daniel White
Jamie Yapp

Provisional Results

Ride name: Ride the Rose of Shires - Epic 90masdf

Finishers

Martin Binks
Dan Butcher
Chris Chammings
timothy driscoll
David Durow
Roger Fletcher
Christopher Grimble
Francis Hale
David Hall
Andrew Hall
Martin Hamilton
Anthony Harriss
Rob Hayday
Stephen  Haynes
Dominic Hex
Nigel Jackson
James Lakner
Damon Largent
Rob Livesey
Steve Long
Kelsey Lynn
Matt Mannings
Steve Moore
Paul Ong
Rick Perry
Robert Pettitt
Stephen Pope
Brandon Yellow Jersey Ransley
Kevin Rayner
Andrew Richards
Heather Robinson
Phil Ross
Nic Simpson
Ian Simpson
Simon Skinner
Raymond Taylor