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The Santini Lincoln Grand Prix Sportive

11/05/2013 - Lincolnshire - Sportive

Rating: 92.8% based on 22 reviews - Rate this Event Now
Previous Years Rating: 90.5% based on 136 reviews

Previous Years Event Ratings

Rated Event: 85.556%

MartinSteele wrote:

Very well run event with the best finish in the country. Much better organisation than last year.

Rated Event: 97.778%

AndyWardle wrote:

An excellent event. Well organised and a great course.

Rated Event: 93.333%

MarkTetchner wrote:

Excellent event, really well organised. This was my first sportive, and I will definitely be signing up for next years.

Rated Event: 100.000%

SamSpencer wrote:

Much improved event, did it last year and ITP events have obviously listened and learn't from that experience to deliver an improved route and very well organised event. Look forward to doing it again next year, well done.

Rated Event: 81.111%

samuelholley wrote:

Really enjoyed this one. Route was excellent with a very exciting finish on the cobbled hill climb that had riders buzzing with anticipation during the ride. Did not stop at feeds so could not comment on them except for was at a good distance. Loved the printout at hq of your current position. Would have been good to of had time standards to ride for. Can't fault the route, 63 miles. Was very fast. Signage was adequate and riders friendly. Finishing in such an iconic and historic part of Lincoln was fab. Perfect to grab a post ride pint and a pie. Was great to be cheered and clapped up the final climb. Well done. Hope to be back next year to do the longer route

Rated Event: 88.889%

KarlJensen wrote:

Very pleased with event overall and thought organisation was excellent.
Looking forward to next event.

Rated Event: 65.556%

NeilSmalley wrote:

This may sound a little negative but i believe for a 25 pound entry fee i feel a little short changed. For one the course distances were changed only being told due to road closers a week before the event. The timing chip did not take into account feed stops. Basic phone apps have this function. There was no goodie bag at the end. I have recieved a lot more at sportives that have cost a fraction of the price. On the plus side the roads were lovely and quiet. And the company along the way was great. I believe that the organisers of such events really need to look at the pricing of these events. I feel they could be damaging an obviously growing passtime. And also pricing certain sections of the community getting involved.

Rated Event: 88.889%

JohnKeen wrote:

Great event, well organised

Rated Event: 93.333%

LukeMorgan wrote:

Very enjoyable, well organised and well supported sportive. Recommended

Rated Event: 86.667%

JayneMcConochie wrote:

Great to have such a well run sportive on our doorstep...more please! Lincolnshire is a fabulous county to cycle around and contrary to popular belief, not all flat...the Wolds are very up and down and beautiful and provide the perfect mix for cycling. Well done and thank you.

Rated Event: 92.222%

SophieNoble wrote:

This was my first sportive event. I loved it. I felt supported though I cycled a lot of the time on my own. The route was clearly marked out and the roads beautifully quiet. My chip did fly off the ribbon it was on, so had to go back and find it on the road, but fortunately it wasn't far back. I would certainly do the whole thing again. Had a wonderful weekend. Thank you to all those who organised the event.

Rated Event: 76.667%

LukeHaslam wrote:

It was a great day.

Rated Event: 70.000%

saulfletcher wrote:

not bad

Rated Event: 100.000%

DrewSmith wrote:

Very well run and proffesional in all aspects.Well done.

Rated Event: 95.556%

francisbrogden wrote:

an excellent day out - would recommend it to anyone and will be back next year

Rated Event: 94.444%

JonJohnson wrote:

Excellent day, sign on was an absolute breeze (far better than 2011).
Great flapjack at Tetford!

Rated Event: 92.222%

andrewclarke wrote:

Very enjoyable,well organised event

Rated Event: 86.667%

DavidMoon wrote:

Not a great fan of having to 'dip' your chip, delay in recording time when a group arrive at the same time. Much prefer activation as you ride under start/finish.

Rated Event: 100.000%

carlswaby wrote:


Rated Event: 98.889%

b7shs wrote:

Loved the event, great finish.
My only criticism would be that on other events I have participated in with a similar fee have rewarded riders with goody bags/medals or T shirts on completion.

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