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The Broken Spoke Sportive

07/08/2011 - Chester - Sportive

Rating: 85.2% based on 3 reviews - Rate this Event Now
Previous Years Rating: 79.9% based on 9 reviews

Welcome to the Broken Spoke 2011. What are you doing on Sunday 7 August 2011? Do you want a challenge?
The Broken Spoke Sportive is a cycling challenge running through the stunning scenery of Cheshire, Shropshire and north Wales. Participants have 2 routes to choose from; 80miles and 80KM. Both routes offer a serious challenge and feature epic routes. So whats different about our event? well first of all all proceeds go to our school - we have charitable status. We also aim to provide the best support to ensure you have the best day possible.
We have ample parking for 130 vehicles + 34 acres of field should we need more space
A dining hall seating 196 at any one time
Showers and changing facilities
Two feed stations for the Front Broken Spoke (the long route)
Stop 1 - tea and cake
Stop 2 - beans on toast - The Short Rear Broken Spoke goes directly to Stop 2
A pot of pasta on you return back to the HQ

All the above is included in your entry fee.
The longer route follows a fairly flat spin out from Chester to St Martins for the first stop before crossing the Welsh border and heading in to the hills, crossing to Llangollen, over the Horseshoe Pass then on to Ruthin for the second feed stop. At this point both routes will meet up before returning to Chester via the lanes of north Wales.
The Broken Spoke - Front 85Miles starts at 0900hrs £20 by post or £25 entry on the day
The Broken Spoke - Rear 55Miles starts at 1030 £15 or by post £20 entry on the day
HQ opens at 0800hrs
Please send entries to S Gauller, The Catholic High School, Handbridge, Chester CH4 7HS - Please make cheques payable to The Catholic High School. Entry forms are on our website - entries close at 400 riders or15 July - which ever comes first!

Event Website

HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 The Catholic High School
Address Line 2 Old Wrexham Road, Handbridge
Town Chester
County Cheshire
Postcode CH4 7HS
Event Facilities
Adequate Car Parking Facilities Adequate Car Parking Facilities
Changing Rooms Changing Rooms
Showers Showers
Sign-on at HQ Sign-on at HQ

Support for Participants
Route card with emergency contact details Route card with emergency contact details
SAG wagon following laster rider(s) SAG wagon following laster rider(s)

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