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The Giant Rutland CiCLE Tour

27/04/2019 - Oakham, Rutland - Sportive

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Previous Years Rating: 95.7% based on 51 reviews

Previous Years Event Ratings

Rated Event: 97.778%

mole2525 wrote:

This was the third time I have taken part in this event, and this was the best by far. The event HQ had a great atmosphere and the changes to the route made a huge difference, upgrading it from very good to fantastic. The weather helped but I thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the day from the moment I arrived. This has to rate as the best sportive I have ridden so far. Might have to step up to the long route next year just to improve the enjoyment levels even more.


Rated Event: 92.222%

ELaVieClaireVienne wrote:

Fantastic course, beautiful countryside, excellent organisation, very friendly atmosphere.


Rated Event: 96.667%

stuarward wrote:

Well organised great course


Rated Event: 98.889%

waynebrett wrote:

over thw last 3 years i have ridden 30+ sportives in some great locations across the heart of kent and the downs of west sussex. This event was not only based start/finish at a great family friendly location but was by far the most scenic and beautiful route i have ever ridden...it was amazing...i will be driving up from the kent coast to do this event again without doubt.


Rated Event: 100.000%

EdCarver wrote:

Excellent sportive , very well organised, good info right up to and including day of event by txt and email. Registration process easy and quick, good signage, great route, well stocked feed station and friendly organising team.


Rated Event: 95.556%

DaveThompson wrote:

Have ridden this four times now...today was the best...the weather helped..but the change in route really did make it a great ride...the front loading of Brooke and Ridlington rather than them being at the end made it more enjoyable...the marshals were great, quality of food at Owston was terrific and the friendliness of the riders was a credit too...nice one Ian..will be back next year too...


Rated Event: 96.667%

PaulSouthby wrote:

Great course blessed by great weather. Really well run event. recommended.


Rated Event: 94.444%

BrianBonser wrote:

1st ever Sportive and thoroughly enjoyed. Ticked all of my boxes and I achieved my personal goals. Will be doing many many more


Rated Event: 98.889%

StephenBarney wrote:

This was a very very well run event and a superby challenging course


Rated Event: 100.000%

JoanneLee wrote:

This was my first cycle sportive and it was brilliant. very well organised. Already signed up for the Lincoln GP!


Rated Event: 88.889%

TrevorJones wrote:

This was a thoroughly well organised event. Good pre-ride information, well chosen route (challenging but not impossible), exceptionally friendly and helpful mashalling throughout, route arrows all present and correct, excellent food. Will certainly ride it again next year.


Rated Event: 96.667%

cliveoakman wrote:

My first 'proper' sportive - glad I entered, will now ride more especially if this is an indication of the standard of others. Very enjoyable day, well done to organisers, helpers and the weather.


Rated Event: 98.889%

MarkWilson1 wrote:

Would definitely recommend this sportive, great countryside, well organised, and good food. Of course, the weather helped make a great day even greater.


Rated Event: 90.000%

marknicholson wrote:

Excellent ride - way tougher than most people expect. Having tried it before I did more training this year. Still hurt horribly, next stop Lincoln GP :-)


Rated Event: 100.000%

BenShannon wrote:

my first sportive and now not my last. the route was sublime


Rated Event: 97.778%

HenryPeace wrote:

My first and certainly not my last sportive. Great communication by the organiser. Very friendly staffing. Not a cheap bike ride but I can see organising this events shouldn't go unrewarded and we were well catered for.


Rated Event: 98.889%

DaveJoseph wrote:

I have done a handful of sportives and many organised running events and would put this up with one of the best organised events I have ever done! Cant wait for next year.
The only (very) minor gripe was the first food station could have done with being a tad further on the short route.


Rated Event: 98.889%

EdSmith1 wrote:

Fantastic event, best I've done to date. Superb organisation, constant communication leading right up to the event, well signed, good provisions in a beautiful part of the country. Check out their Lincoln GP Sportive too if you fancy a flavour of how good this was! http://www.itpevents.co.uk/events/the-lincoln-grand-prix-sportive.html


Rated Event: 96.667%

MichaelEdmond wrote:

Nice weather, excellent route and as others have said the sandwiches were very welcome!


Rated Event: 97.778%

TraceyPatmore wrote:

An excellent event and day and i shall be back next year





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