Crossrider

Cycle Sportive , Oakham – Sunday, 01 Sep 2013

Event Details

Event URN:

265321

Start Date:

Sun, 1st Sep 2013

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Catmose Sports Centre, Huntsmans Drive, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6RP
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Event promoted by:

ITP Events

Event Website:

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Cheques payable to:

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Event Overview

New for 2013 is Leicestershire and Rutland's first cyclocross sportive, giving you the chance to discover parts of east Leicestershire and west Rutland you didn't know existed. Taking in a combination of off-road tracks, bridleways and green lanes, this event can be ridden on a cyclocross bike or mountain bike as it mixes the two disciplines. The surfaces vary from reasonable tarmac to grass to hard and uneven surfaces with the odd brook thrown in.  It is unsuitable for a road bike, unless you like falling off and shopping for new wheels.

The event is fully signposted as usual, with maps and gps provided, although as ever with an off road event, some navigation will be required. We will have mechanics within the event, but again this will not be so easy to provde off road, so some degree of self sufficiency is required.

The routes have been planned to be challenging without the prospect of walking through mud for hours. Most of the route is hard surface of varying quality or close to it.   

As always, the event has chip timing and feedstations along the way. 

Info for Riders

New for 2013 is Leicestershire and Rutland's first cyclocross sportive, giving you the chance to discover parts of east Leicestershire and west Rutland you didn't know existed. Taking in a combination of off-road tracks, bridleways and green lanes, this event can be ridden on a cyclocross bike or mountain bike as it mixes the two disciplines. The surfaces vary from reasonable tarmac to grass to hard and uneven surfaces with the odd brook thrown in. It is unsuitable for a road bike, unless you like falling off and shopping for new wheels.


The Rides

Date Start Ride name Ride length
1/09/13 08:00 Long Route 05 hr / 89km / 55 miles
1/09/13 08:30 Medium Route 69km / 43 miles
1/09/13 08:30 Short Route 03 hr 30 mins / 52km / 32 miles

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Enter a Ride

Ride Long Route
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 01/09/13 08:00 89km / 56 miles ---
Entry: Online: (£26.00), On Day: (£30.00)
Ride Long Route
Sun 01/09/13 - 08:00
89km / 56 miles
Entry: Online: (£26.00), On Day: (£30.00)
Ride Medium Route
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 01/09/13 08:30 69km / 43 miles 100
Entry: Online: (£26.00), On Day: (£30.00)
Ride Medium Route
Sun 01/09/13 - 08:30
69km / 43 miles
Est. Field Size: 100
Entry: Online: (£26.00), On Day: (£30.00)
Ride Short Route
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 01/09/13 08:30 52km / 32 miles ---
Entry: Online: (£26.00), On Day: (£30.00)
Ride Short Route
Sun 01/09/13 - 08:30
52km / 32 miles
Entry: Online: (£26.00), On Day: (£30.00)

Sportive Preview: Crossrider

Posted 26/07/2013 - British Cycling

The Crossrider is coming to Leicestershire and Rutland this September

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