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Tour of Cotswolds 2016

17/07/2016 - Cotswold - Sportive

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Now in to its 5th year, the Tour of Cotswolds Sportive will be held on 17 July 2016 and offers 2 beautiful rides through the heart of England & Wales' largest area of outstanding natural beauty.

Both rides will flow from beautiful Cotswold village through rolling countryside lanes to the next beautiful village with some challenging climbs on the way - with 52 mile route takes in 3 climbs and has 3927ft of climbing to test the legs.

The sportive will start from Shipston on Stour and both routes will be comprehensively sign posted, route cards with emergency contact details will be provided to each rider and full .gpx files will be available for riders to upload to their sat navs.

Entries close on Thursday 14 July 2016 at 2355 and the sportive has a maximum entry of 500 riders to ensure a quality event where all riders needs are fully met, the route doesn't get over crowded and the event respects the outstanding villages and countryside it passes through

- The sportive is a British Cycling registered event
- Electronic timing provided provided with finish line videos available
- Courtesy of our event partners Total Fitness Bath, a mechanic service (minor adjustments only) is on hand prior to the start and then the mechanics will be out on the course too to get you going in the event of a repairable mechanical or get you back to the HQ should it be required. 
- Full medical cover provided out on course in conjunction with MediBike
- The now near famous Velo Sportives feed station is located at half way round both rides in the beautiful village of Guiting Power and the main challenge for the riders is not to over indulge in the great spread as there are still 2 climbs to go!
- Ample car parking, changing and toliet facilities and catering / bar available at the HQ at Shipston on Stour Rugby Club prior to start and on return from your ride

Please go to to enter at £25 per rider

Event Website

HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 Shipston on Stour
Address Line 2 Shipston on Stour
Town Shipston on Stour
County Region
Postcode Shipston on Stour
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

Organiser Details
Name D Rolley - Velo Sportives
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County Antrim

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