Summer Breeze Sportive

Cycle Sportive , Heybridge – Sunday, 07 Jul 2013

Event Details

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Start Date:

Sun, 7th Jul 2013

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)


Plantation Hall, Colchester Road, Heybridge, Essex, CM9 4NN
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Cirdan Sailing Trust

Event Overview

Alex Dowsett, stage winner in this year's Giro d'Italia, supports the Summer Breeze Sportive

This is an 88 mile Sportive event in the lanes of Essex.  The sportive starts near Maldon and heads east towards Peldon and Abberton Reservoir then northwest towards Finchingfield before heading over North Hill on the way to the finish.
We are running a 25 mile event for those who want the enjoyment of the lanes of Essex without the distance!
There will be event photographers on the course and plenty of hot food at the finish.

Enter now to ride the Sportive supported by Alex Dowsett exactly one year before the Tour de France comes through the roads of Essex. Alex is aiming to ride the Tour next year - so this will be his only chance to ride the Summer Breeze Sportive!

Info for Riders

The Summer Breeze Sportive and Charity Bike Ride are supported by Alex Dowsett this year. The event is on Sunday 7 July 2013. Once again, at the request of returning riders, we intend keeping the routes more or less the same as in previous years and after the success of running the event from our base last year the start and finish for the ride will again be at Plantation Hall, Colchester Road, Heybridge, near Maldon. The 85 mile long Sportive route starts at 9am and has an entry fee of £20. The shorter 25 mile route starts at 10am with an entry fee of £15. There is a reduced fee for riders collecting sponsorship – forms are available from the Cirdan office. As in previous years, there will be a barbecue and refreshments back at base for riders and their supporters.

The Rides

Date Start Ride name Ride length
7/07/13 09:00 Summer Breeze Sportive - 141 km 141km / 88 miles
7/07/13 10:00 Summer Breeze 25 mile - 40 km 40km / 25 miles

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Enter a Ride

Ride Summer Breeze Sportive
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 07/07/13 09:00 0 laps / 141km / 89m 100
Entry: On Day: (£20.00)
Ride Summer Breeze Sportive
Sun 07/07/13 - 09:00
141km / 89 miles
Est. Field Size: 100
Entry: On Day: (£20.00)
Ride Summer Breeze 25 mile
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 07/07/13 10:00 0 laps / 40km / 25m 100
Entry: On Day: (£15.00)
Ride Summer Breeze 25 mile
Sun 07/07/13 - 10:00
40km / 25 miles
Est. Field Size: 100
Entry: On Day: (£15.00)

Alex Dowsett helps ensure Summer Breeze Sportive success

Posted 11/07/2013 - British Cycling

Giro stage winner Alex Dowsett helps ensure Summer Breeze Sportive success View Full Report

Summer Breeze sportive takes in roads of Tour de France 2014

Posted 05/06/2013 - British Cycling

Alex Dowsett supports the ride View Full Report

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