Chiltern Hundred Challenge

Cycle Sportive , Chesham – Sunday, 02 Jun 2013

Event Details

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Start Date:

Sun, 2nd Jun 2013

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)


Chiltern Hills Academy, Chartridge Lane, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, HP5 2RG
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Event promoted by:

Chiltern Hundred

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Info for Riders

All the fondos amply capture the essence of the Chilterns with fantastic 'Red Kite country', superb scenery, and demanding hills that will be a robust challenge for any good club rider. The hills are not big but have demanding gradients of up to 21% and for the 'Gran' the hills are relentless and brutal. Don't think that these rides will be easy. Experience shows that the frequent climbs on the 'Gran' and 'Medio' Fondos are tough, strength and energy sapping, and a robust challenge for all good sportives. Excellent pace judgement will be your only friend. Consider yourself warned. To be clear, the Gran Fondo is targeted at the good club rider. The descents are thrilling, full on, and a couple are technical. The nature of the Chilterns means that there are junctions at the bottom of these descents so care and excellent braking are required. Please take time to read the hazards page. Each ride has refreshment stops which will provide free fluids and an assortment of foods on the day.

The Rides

Date Start Ride name Ride length
2/06/13 07:45 Gran Fondo - 180 km 180km / 112 miles
2/06/13 09:00 Medio Fondo - 120 km 120km / 75 miles
2/06/13 09:30 Corto Fondo - 88 km 88km / 55 miles

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Ride Gran Fondo
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 02/06/13 07:45 0 laps / 180km / 113m ---
Entry: Online: (£20.00)
Ride Gran Fondo
Sun 02/06/13 - 07:45
180km / 113 miles
Entry: Online: (£20.00)
Ride Medio Fondo
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 02/06/13 09:00 0 laps / 120km / 75m ---
Entry: Online: (£20.00)
Ride Medio Fondo
Sun 02/06/13 - 09:00
120km / 75 miles
Entry: Online: (£20.00)
Ride Corto Fondo
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 02/06/13 09:30 0 laps / 88km / 55m ---
Entry: Online: (£20.00)
Ride Corto Fondo
Sun 02/06/13 - 09:30
88km / 55 miles
Entry: Online: (£20.00)

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