Wiggle Bournemouth Sportive
27/05/2012 - Bournemouth - Sportive
Options & Prices:
Epic - £26
Standard - £24
U16 Epic - £0
U16 Standard - £0
Date: Sunday 27th May
Course Options: Epic (100miles) Standard (70miles)*distances are approximate
Registration Opens: 7.30am
Start Time: 8.00am – 10:00am
Entry on Day: Yes, if the event has not sold out. (£3 surcharge, no Wiggle Discount)
Epic – 3.5/5
Sun, Sea and Cycling... Set near the seaside town of Bournemouth and set across the 3 Counties of Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire. The route balances quiet roads, sublime scenery, and the challenge of the 3 quality climbs of, Win Green, Bulbarrow and Milton Abbas. You will enjoying the panoramic views of distant Somerset from Dorset’s highest point Bulbarrow, the picture postcard view of Milton Abbey School Playing Fields on the way down ...and the model village of Milton Abbas going up the climb of the same name.
Starting the convenient neighbouring town of Poole, the route goes north towards Salisbury, over to Shaftsbury, before heading to the stunning villages, quite lanes and hills of the north Dorset Downs and home. The route takes in villages such as Rockbourne, Ebbesborne Wake, Fontwell Magna, Fiddleford, Hilton, Winterbourne Stickland, Tarrant Rushton (home of “The Cliff” ).
All the routes will take you on peaceful roads and through secluded villages around beautiful Cranborne Chase, tried and tested by the local Bournemouth Arrow Cycle Club .
Bournemouth is convenient to get to and boosting some great attraction in addition to the fantastic cycling roads, so why not make a weekend of it!
The event includes all the sophistication you would expect, including: Showers / Toilets, electronic timing, well stocked feed stations, tarmac parking, over £10 of free energy products, event photography, mechanical support, bike wash facilities and most importantly an enjoyable and extremely well marked course!
So all you need to do is turn up and ride!
2011 Event Video:
Why not view one of last year’s Wiggle Bournemouth Sportive video to get you in the mood: