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Hill Billy 50 Mile Sportive Challenge Ride

07/09/2014 - Staffordshire Moorlands - Sportive

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  • This event is a 50 Mile Hilly Challenge Ride. Enjoy the day
  • Please make sure you consult your doctor before participation and that you are physically fit enough to ride a bicycle for 5+ Hours in a Hilly location
  • There is an over flow carpark, which is Churchill China Business Car Park next to the Start HQ. This car park will be open from 08.00am until late and is secure.
  • The riders will be set off in small groups from 08.30 am until 10.00am.
  • Groups of riders should be no more than 10 riders per group
  • Rules of the road must be obeyed at all times.
  • All riders must be aware of Junctions, concealed entrances, farm traffic, occasional rough road surface, sharp corners on declines and narrow roads.
  • ALL RIDERS MUST CARRY a form of identification showing their name, address and the contact details of a person to be advised in the event of an accident/Incident
  • We suggest riders carry food, drink, money, a mobile phone, spare inner tubes, a working pump, a basic tool kit and spare clothing sufficient to complete the ride being undertaken, taking into account the route and possible adverse weather conditions.
  • Participants will be responsible for their own cycle which must be fully roadworthy.
  • You must sign on and sign off, this is essential. If you forget to sign on or off you must contact Andy on 0785 302 8994
  • On arrival at the Sandyford Fire Stn all competiters will recieve a route card and emergency contact details/phone number ect before participation of event.
  • Facillities such as toilets, seating and refreshments will be available on site at 09.00 am and open until 6.00pm. After 6.00pm all facillities will be closed.
  • The Hill Billy is approx 50 miles and is mostly Hilly. It takes approx 5 to 6 hours at a steady pace to complete.
  • Entry fee for Hill Billy 50 mile Challenge ride are as follows:
  • Adults £ 10.00
  • Children under 16 £ 5.00 and must fill in a parental consent form, send it to the address below.
  • There will be directional signs on route
  • First Aid will be available on Site via Staff
  • Marshalls will be placed on possible hazardous junctions and will be mobile. Directional sign will be on route.
  • You can pay Online or if paying by cheque please make sure you enclose the correct amount of money, made payable to Kidsgrove Wheelers Cycling Club and send to:

Andrew Barratt (General Secretary)
23 Hurricane Grove,
Stoke On Trent,
Staffordshire, St6 5xJ

Contact Telephone Number is 0785 302 8994 or 01782 82 11 03

Alternatively, you have the option of entering on the day, which is £ 15.00

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HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 Sandyford Community Fire Station
Address Line 2 Marlborough Way, Off Reginald Mitchell Way
Town Stoke On Trent
County Staffordshire
Postcode ST65NZ
Event Facilities
Adequate Car Parking Facilities Adequate Car Parking Facilities
Changing Rooms Changing Rooms
Food & Drink (Pre/Post Event) Food & Drink (Pre/Post Event)
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)

Organiser Details
Name Andy Barratt
Email Email Hidden
Phone 01782821103
Address Line 1 23
Address Line 2 Hurricane Grove
Town Tunstall
County Antrim
Postcode ST65XJ

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