Bucks Road Sportive
26/02/2017 - Chiltern Sports and Social Club, Maple Lodge Cl, Maple Cross, , Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 2SQ - Sportive
The event is a two distance road ride the full 100km anda shorter 85 km , both rides will feature some of the iconic Chiltern Hills, it will be a tough ride for February and will avoid the main roads. Good tyres are recommended.
The event will be limited in terms of numbers with a maximum field of 300 riders. the routes will be signposted and GPS files will be available.
This will be a ride to test yourself over the distance, no food stops will be provided but there will be plenty of food at the HQ for pre and post event carbs as well as the provision of a licensed bar for those not driving back.
This event has n0w been run for the last 5 years with people complementing the event for the friendly atmisphere and well marked challenging route
This year the event has moved to a better HQ to enhance the event and this years HQ is the Chiltern Sports and Socail Club Maple Lodge , Maple Cross which is easily accesible fromthe M25 /M40 which will entail a slight change to the route of last years ride
Riders will start in groups and there will be 3 times to aim for in the longest distance, 3-3.5hrs -Gold Standard, 3.5-4.15hrs Silver Standard and 4.15 to 5hrs Bronze standards
Entry fee will be £10 and £12 on the day
On line entry will be via the British Cycling website , it is anticipated there will be a small memento for all successful finishers.
Photo's from last years event can be viewed at https://www.facebook.com/27327170637/photos/pb.27327170637.-2207520000.1443106624./10153063302080638/?type=3&theater
The event is organised by members of the WDMBC organisers of sportive events and races both on and off road for the last 25 years
Read more at https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/138547/Bucks-Road-Sportive#uEJYWMfVATwyCukF.99