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Black Rat 3 Bridges Ride

18/05/2014 - Bristol, Somerset - Sportive

Rating: 91.5% based on 17 reviews - Rate this Event Now
Previous Years Rating: 85.3% based on 109 reviews

Previous Years Event Ratings

Rated Event: 100.000%

steverosewarne wrote:

well managed event from start to finish, helpful info provided regularly in advance of the event,

Rated Event: 91.111%

AlanDoran wrote:

Excellent, spacing of the manned feed stations not perfect for the 100 milers, although I know it's difficult with the two distances.

Rated Event: 92.222%


Great event

Rated Event: 83.333%

Leevasey wrote:

Great day organised by a friendly bunch who were good on the day and the lead up to it.

Rated Event: 66.667%

michaelgregory wrote:

enjoyed trhe ride, helped by the good weather. venue was easy to find but thought there could be a little more with regards to the event village. The day was slightly spoilt by the thoughtlessness of some individuals. do they find it amusing to move route matkers., or are they simply pathetic people?

Rated Event: 96.667%

PhilHenley wrote:

excellent event thanks

Rated Event: 95.556%

johnburnett wrote:

this was a great course signage was 99% a couple of late sign when at speed, staff were very helpful this was 3rd black rat and its getting better each year, a friend had a mechanical and was picked up straight away and taken back to the school can`t say fairer than that.
as for some of the comments posted these people are not welcome and should ride on there own, it should be a fun day out you dont get much for £25 these days.
thanks guys see you next year.

Rated Event: 87.778%

DaveWride wrote:

Great all round sportive experiance!

Rated Event: 81.111%

stevelay wrote:

Very tough - especially first 27 miles!! But very enjoyable. Feed Station at Bad Ass was a little bare - some more variety on food needed? Water was low. Pity about the heavy traffic near Axebridge - so noisy and dangerous after the quiet country lanes. That aside, my brother and I greatly enjoyed it and the weather was perfect..

Rated Event: 85.556%

jamescoller wrote:

Failed to achieve my target time thanks to sign tampering which added another 4 miles overall. Will beat it next year though!

Rated Event: 94.444%

TracyQuintanaParker wrote:

My first 100 mile event went well. Slow and steady got me through it as well as plenty of food and liquids. Only had to walk partways up the worst climb! Well run, friendly organisers and mostly well sign posted. My husband was able to follow the 100km route in his car using only the course markings. Of course, I was on the 100 mile route...

Rated Event: 84.444%

KrisFoster wrote:

Not helped by people trying to spoil it by moving signs (from people old enough to know better but pathetic enough to go and interrupt other peoples days). Other than that it was great.

Rated Event: 97.778%

JuliePowell wrote:


Rated Event: 91.111%

GeorgeSparks wrote:

Was a great day. First time i've done a sportive and now want to do one again !

Rated Event: 91.111%

BenHunter wrote:

I had a bit of a fall before the second feed stop and cut my thumb open. There was no first aid kit at the station which was a bit disappointing. However didn't ruin my day at all.

Rated Event: 78.889%

cyclingmonkey wrote:

Great route, friendly and well-organised crew, only let down was some poor signage. Some of the slow signs were badly placed (after the apex of a tight bend) and some of the direction arrows were hard to spot (this is in addition to one being moved by a saboteur, which could happen anywhere); otherwise it was an excellent day out.

Rated Event: 96.667%

johnoakes wrote:

superb event

Rated Event: 97.778%

SteveDent wrote:

Excellent challenging route, Thoroughly well organised sportive. This is the 2nd time I've ridden it and I'll definitely be back next year.

Rated Event: 94.444%

robdavey1 wrote:

overall a good sportive, only one gripe, first climb very narrow and most of us had to dismount to get past a 4x4 and horse box that had to stop coming down the hill. The lady was apologetic, I think she was sat there for quite a while!

Rated Event: 92.222%

NeilCogswell wrote:

One sign was mising reported stolen. But all good

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