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White Horse Challenge

13/04/2014 - Shrivenham, Oxfordshire - Sportive

Rating: 96.3% based on 45 reviews - Rate this Event Now
Previous Years Rating: 94.7% based on 100 reviews

This Years Event Ratings

Rated Event: 90.000%

RichardCooper1 wrote:

Simply the best sportive in the UK. Great people/organization, faultless timing/routing, very little traffic, superb route, great mix of fast flats and spectacular white horse climbs. It also helps that I live locally & train on sections of thr rt. I have spread the news on this event to mates in other parts of country, and we can have up to 20 gathering for beers afterwards


Rated Event: 94.444%

AlisdairMacnair wrote:

Have only done a couple of organised rides. I was very impressed. The Shrivenham base was very well organised and everyone friendly. Beautiful route and the again the organisation was impressive. The flapjack was amazing. Thank you and well done.


Rated Event: 98.889%

JamesRockhill wrote:

Well organised, thoughtfully chosen course, friendly marshals and helpers, well stocked feed stations and good food at the finish. Couldn't ask for more!


Rated Event: 98.889%

AlecHarwar wrote:

Fantastic! As the youngest rider I loved cycling with other cyclists who encouraged me, and really enjoyed overtaking some of them up the hills. The last few miles were quite tough but I will definitely be doing it again!


Rated Event: 92.222%

Arrannolan wrote:

Beautiful and very challenging event. a must on anybodys calendar.


Rated Event: 100.000%

DavidZimmer wrote:

Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant.


Rated Event: 97.778%

BrianWilliams wrote:

A very enjoyable and well organised ride.


Rated Event: 96.667%

wrote:

One of the best sportives


Rated Event: 96.667%

IanLyne wrote:

A great event - I really enjoyed it!


Rated Event: 83.333%

IanMason wrote:

Overall rating under values my views on this outstanding event and its excellent organisation. The arrangements at the Shrivenham start and finish were amazingly good and cannot be praised enough. Registration, collection of timer strip, medal, t-shirt and the refreshments and tea were perfect. One junction wasn't signed properly. Shrivenham is a bit small so inevitably there will be parking problems. I really enjoyed it - although there were one or two hills on the course that I rather struggled with! I don't know what you mean by 'timing' so rated it as '5'


Rated Event: 98.889%

DaveMaine wrote:

Outstanding!


Rated Event: 97.778%

bathpaul wrote:

Well organised, fantastic event - will be back again next year!


Rated Event: 100.000%

GuyBuckland wrote:

I have ridden this event every year for the last 5 years and it continues to be one of the best events in the calendar. Exceptionally slick in organisation, tremendously friendly people and participants and a beautiful but not too demanding course, as befits the time of year (April). Always good weather too. The scenery is fantastic and the climbs will test your legs, with the King of the Hill a nice touch on Dragon Hill. Should be on your "must ride" list. One of my blog posts about the event is here:

http://mendiprouleur.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/i-dont-know-how-it-gets-better-than.html


Rated Event: 94.444%

JamesSnowden wrote:

First sportive and it has set a very high standard - great course, friendly organisation and good support / facilities.


Rated Event: 97.778%

wrote:

Excellent day, the course was well set up & signed & went through some lovely areas, will be back to ride next year. Thank you to all those that helped to make a great day


Rated Event: 97.778%

simonreid wrote:

This is the fourth time i have done this event, great for the start of the season and one of my favourites. Brilliant organisation, keep you informed in run up to the event and on the day and really friendly helpful team. Most of course is on very quiet country roads if a little exposed to the elements, only one part of route on a main road to but it is up one of the white horses. Shame a temporary diversion spoilt the run in which is again my favourite 6-8miles mostly decline to the finish line.


Rated Event: 98.889%

PhilipRichings wrote:

Another well planned event by Fergal and his team!


Rated Event: 90.000%

wrote:

Definitely going to do this one again. Fantastic sportive, really well run and in some beautiful countryside.


Rated Event: 97.778%

BertrandDijoux wrote:

Great Ride. One to put on the calendar for next year.


Rated Event: 94.444%

AndyPearce1 wrote:

Done it 4 times always enjoy the ride and the facilities have improved in the time I have been doing it. The feed stations are much better now. Could do with maybe more toilets at the second feed station.





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