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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: 88.889%

JarrodChristieSmith wrote:

An excellent event. Definitely recommended, and will repeat next year.


Rated Event: 95.556%

WarrenSharpe wrote:

Great ride with fast flat start and finish with a surprisingly punchy hilly middle section in gorgeous countryside, the bright yellow rapeseed fields are the local version of french sunflower fields and what has to be one of the best last miles up the cobbled michaelate and into the beautiful castle square. Really well supported by local yellow bellies too!


Rated Event: 95.556%

StephanieNiven wrote:

Beautiful route through lovely countryside roads. Almost traffic free in parts, with plenty of friendly riders to form groups with. The finish up to the cathedral in the town centre was brilliant, and seeing the pros attack the cobbled climb the next day, having completed it already, was even better. As a regular sportive rider, I would truly recommend this one!


Rated Event: 91.111%

JeremyPatterson wrote:

My first timed Sportive. Quiet country roads on a relatively flat course. Fairly open and breezy. Great finish.


Rated Event: 94.444%

GarySylvester wrote:

Firts event of this type I have done - loved it will do more


Rated Event: 88.889%

GrahamPigott wrote:

The organisation was efficient, the feed stations good and well stocked with some nice cakes and crisps rather than the usual gels. Post ride there was sandwiches and hot drinks included in the entry fee. But what really set this event apart for me was the route. It was incredibly quiet and scenic and apart from riding in and out of Lincoln there wasnt a main road in sight. To cap it all off theres the finish up the cobbled street in Lincoln which makes you feel for a tiny moment like the pros who rode the course next day. This is a great little event.


Rated Event: 91.111%

NickWilson wrote:

Very enjoyable. Second year I have competed. Very nice course with a brilliant finish.


Rated Event: 81.111%

AndrewWaugh wrote:

Good sportive, very well organized and is that the best finish to a UK sportive?


Rated Event: 84.444%

TomDziadkiewicz wrote:

Really good.


Rated Event: 95.556%

gavinsykes wrote:

Would prefer something savoury and more like food than a cake at last feed station, like a sandwich. Obviously toilets are always going to be an issue at the feed stations, queues are inevitable i guess.

Will ride next year and bring at least 8 riders from out of the area


Rated Event: 90.000%

RobertFrear wrote:

Excellent organisation would recommend it to anyone will be doing it next year.cheers


Rated Event: 94.444%

TimGodden wrote:

Three of us came up from Kent, and we will all be back next year.


Rated Event: 100.000%

eonforman wrote:

be back next year


Rated Event: 91.111%

NickHill wrote:

Really great event with a fantastic finish at the top of the hill in Lincoln.


Rated Event: 97.778%

ChristopherOBoyle wrote:

Excellent


Rated Event: 87.778%

MatthewBourne wrote:

Didn't need/see outriders etc.
Great course, pretty much traffic free.
Nice finish up the cobbles.
Well signposted, no chance of getting lost.


Rated Event: 94.444%

jonathanoldroyd wrote:

very good event


Rated Event: 94.444%

RichardWoods wrote:

Excellent day for my first Sportive. Unfortunately, I broke my wrist within 200 yards of the finish line, when trying to remount my bike on the Michaelgate climb. Still finished on my bike though. Can't wait for next year.


Rated Event: 95.556%

TimDavison wrote:

Well planned, good communication, slick organisation on the day which made the whole event very enjoyable.


Rated Event: 97.778%

EdSmith wrote:

Fabulous event, challenging course, quiet and virtually traffic free roads, well supported and very picturesque. Organisation was faultless, Well done to all.





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