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Wiggle French Revolution

16/06/2013 - Dover - Sportive

Rating: 88.5% based on 3 reviews - Rate this Event Now
Previous Years Rating: 95.1% based on 33 reviews

Previous Years Event Ratings

Rated Event: 96.667%

PhilBooth1 wrote:

Really well organised; P&O, Port of Dover Police, even the UKBA were happy and smiling and knew all about the event. Maybe worth not having the initial registration and handing out of goody bags to people as they came into the car park; it did cause a rather large tail back through Dover at 5.30am, but overall a very good and enjoyable day out.


Rated Event: 100.000%

grant359 wrote:

A fantastic event and the organisation was brilliant, especially when you consider the involvement needed of the Port Authorites (both sides of the Channel) and the Ferry company. One of the best Sportives I've ridden.

Brilliant


Rated Event: 97.778%

HelenCoote wrote:

Brilliant day out, we only had a problem getting into the car park which left us short on prep time. Toilets would have been a bonus but didn't present a major problem. Very well organised as usual. Thanks


Rated Event: 100.000%

SusanBlandford wrote:

Everything went so smoothly, very well organized , Thanks to Ukcycling events, Wiggle and P&O ferries for such a great day out.


Rated Event: 100.000%

wrote:

Faultless - what a ride, great value, first time riding in France... Awesome!!


Rated Event: 85.556%

JamesTate wrote:

The staff and organization were top notch as usual, but I wouldn't ride this one again simply for the fact that we spent far too long hanging around waiting for ferries. I know that this is part of the deal with this type of ride, but I'm the sort of guy who likes to turn up, get out on the road quickly, then once finished packup and leave. I tried the ride this time as an experiment, and whilst it was fun the waiting did kinda lower my enjoyment of the day (plus I blew three spokes and had to abandon at 50miles in).
Please guys, can you do some events further up north? I really like the way you do your rides but they are all on the south coast, how about some in the midlands or south yorkshire for a change?


Rated Event: 96.667%

SteveBowman wrote:

A superb ride through some stunning scenery in northern France, granted it was a touch on the warm side. But there's nothing that can be done about that.

Great orginisation, excellent goody bag and great staff.


Rated Event: 100.000%

MatthewChantry wrote:

Loved the ride, and think you should hold more of the rides in france, maybe a french series ... For the money what more could you ask for! Food, support, mechanic at the end of a phone and friendly staff!


Rated Event: 92.222%

ScottWilliams wrote:

Great day, well planned - good stuff thanks.


Rated Event: 84.444%

TomNorman wrote:

Loved the ride - very well organised and going to be back next year!


Rated Event: 93.333%

RussellKing wrote:

This was my first sportive so I have nothing to compare it to, but I can hardly fault it. Organisation and marshalls were superb and the course was beautiful and challenging. Had to wait ages for a return ferry, but appreciate that can be unavoidable. Brilliant day and I will definitely be signing up for some more


Rated Event: 100.000%

Danny7060 wrote:

Excellent day out, nice tough course. Loved it.


Rated Event: 97.778%

JonBarnhill wrote:

An absolutely fantastic day. Thank you for all the organisation & planning behind the event. Really first class. That was my first 'wiggle sportive', ill be booking my next one asap (White Peak). Going accross to France & riding their roads certainly made the event special. It was an event ill remember for a long time & if there's another, or similar, ill be there. Thanks again for a great day.


Rated Event: 94.444%

JulieGreen wrote:

Rating of 2/2.5 out of 5 possibly not justified. More like a 3/3.5.

Brilliantly organised by Martin and team. Friendly, efficient and great touches like cofee and croissant on the boat, jam sandwiches etc


Rated Event: 100.000%

KirstiEldridge wrote:

Fantastic day, UK Cycling events are a credit to British cyclng


Rated Event: 86.667%

JeffMeager wrote:

I liked the event but I'll say that it's unlikely I'll do it again as the time taken overall versus ride time wasn't great. That's ferries for you I know and I can check that off as done. You did a fab job of it, don't get me wrong, but 16 hours for 4 odd hours riding was a tad too much.
Thanks very much for a fabulously run event guys.
Jeff





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