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The Great Gorilla Ride 2014

07/09/2014 - Unit 2, Oundle Wharf, Station Road, Oundle, PE8 4DE - Sportive

Rating: 86.7% based on 1 review - Rate this Event Now
Previous Years Rating: 94.4% based on 1 review


The Great Gorilla Ride - Sunday 7th September 2014

After an impressive debut in 2013 The Great Gorilla Ride is BACK.

Starting in Oundle, the three routes take you on a tour of Northamptonshire and the surrounding
counties most challenging climbs and descents. Come and see why Oundle has been
chosen for the Grand Depart of The Womens Tour of Britain 2014.  An exciting and noteworthy ride on the
sportive calendar and one not to miss!

Long Route: 104 miles 

Medium Route: 70 miles 

Short Route: 42 miles 

Entry Fees

Long Route: Pre-registered £26 (£30 on the day)

Medium Route: Pre-registered £26 (£30 on the day)

Short Route: Pre-registered £21 (£25 on the day)

Start Times

Long Route riders set off between 7.30 - 8.00am

Medium Route riders set off between 8.00 - 8.30am

Short Route riders set off between 8.30 - 9.00am

Riders are set off in staggered groups, with all riders on the road by 9am.

Event Includes:

Electronic Chip timing

Web results service

Full Route Marking

Rider Public Liability Insurance

Mechanical Support

Pick-Up Wagon

Event Photography

Well stocked feed stations

Free Parking at Venue

Refreshments at start

Rider pack including Energy Bar & Map

Hot lunch & pint of beer for all riders on return

Information:

All riders under 18 must have a parent/guardian with them on the day and a parental/guardian consent form must be signed at the registration desk.

Minimum age for participants is 16 years.

This is a non-competitive event and all riders must adhere to the safety guidelines.

Make the most of the local area and enjoy what Oundle has to offer, check out the following link for further details of where to stay and what you can get up to: http://www.oundle.info/

More Info Contact:  Gorilla Firm Cycling, Unit 2, Oundle Wharf, Station Road, Oundle, PE8 4DE, 01832 273783 www.gorillafirmcycling.com

Registration:

Online Registration via British Cycling:   https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/102963/The-Great-Gorilla-Ride

Feedback from The Great Gorilla Ride 2013:

"Thank you so much to everyone involved with organising the Great
Gorilla Ride. It was so hard but so brilliant. Lots of Hills! Cyclists really
are a lovely bunch of people." Jemima

 "Great route, I was wrong you do have hills over there!" Matthew

"Great event, very friendly helpful organisation, good signage
and top pasta (and beer). Will put on my calendar for next year." Liz

"Fantastic route, great feeds, superb atmosphere, us Norfolk
folks enjoyed the hills and didn't walk one inch of the way. Hope you run it
again next year?" Andy

"I would like to say what a fantastically well organised event,
it was my first sportive. Signage was second to none, never missed a turn."
Wayne

"I took part in the 100 mile event today and I just wanted to
say a huge thank you for organising such a great event. The route was fantastic
and hugely challenging but even more spectacular was the route passing through
so many beautiful villages and some exceptional countryside and views." David

 



 


Event Website http://www.gorillafirmcycling.com

HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 Unit 2, Oundle Wharf
Address Line 2 Station Road
Town Oundle
County Northamptonshire
Postcode PE8 4DE
 
Event Facilities
Adequate Car Parking Facilities Adequate Car Parking Facilities
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 The Gorilla Firm
Email Email Hidden
Phone 01832 273783
Address Line 1 Unit 2, Oundle Wharf
Address Line 2 Station Road
Town Oundle
County Northamptonshire
Postcode PE8 4DE






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