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White Horse Challenge

21/04/2013 - Shrivenham, Oxfordshire - Sportive

Rating: 96.1% based on 57 reviews - Rate this Event Now
Previous Years Rating: 92.9% based on 43 reviews

Previous Years Event Ratings

Rated Event: 89.910%

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Superb event - really enjoyed it. Beautiful route and very well organized.


Rated Event: 97.680%

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Fantastic event for both 1st timers and experienced sportivers. I thoroughly enjoyed this one, with it not being over hilly it allowed groups to form, which is always nice to ride with others. Well placed marshalls in the correct places. Everyone seemed to be in good spirits, probably helped with the great weather :-)


Rated Event: 87.690%

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Rated Event: 72.150%

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Great route in lovely terrain, quiet roads.

Poor signage on one fast descent, otherwise ok.

HQ poor for toilets and lack of free tea.


Rated Event: 97.680%

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Superb event. Great welcome and lovely cycling country.


Rated Event: 87.690%

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A fantastic event which is very well run. No free food at finish, not even a cup of coffee and not enough toilets at HQ are only minor faults i can come up with. Agree with robertcole, lots of people happy to slipstream not enough happy to do their turn on the front.


Rated Event: 98.790%

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My first sportive and compared with my usual Audaxes and obviously v professionally organised but obviously more expensive. Worth the extra cash - I think so - signage was v good and supportive marshalls strategically placed. Feed stations were well stocked and gels at the last one was a good idea. Being presented with medal at the end was great ! Minor issues were the ramp at the end and the fact that refreshments were not free at the end. In relation to riders not working on the front - organisers cannot be blamed for this surely !


Rated Event: 88.800%

AJC wrote:


Rated Event: 84.360%

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Rated Event: 89.910%

Lee C wrote:

Good, balanced and interesting route, though you need get the 17% warning changed to something closer to what the Froxfield climb is! Wouldn't work without a run along the 361 and A4. Signage was spot on and highly visible with good use of route confirmation markers after turns. Friendly marshals. Well organised sign on and finish (Could do with a friendly ramp though).
Thanks.


Rated Event: 95.460%

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Organisation was efficient and friendly. Route was perfect for this time of year with just enough hills to provide some challenge/interest. Would definately do again (hopefully with some more training miles in my legs).


Rated Event: 86.580%

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Excellent event, very friendly, very pleasent country side, route well marked, shame about the main road section.
Only managed to see one white horse though!!!!!!!!


Rated Event: 97.680%

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Excellent event. Nice route that was scenic and varied and challenging (but not over the top), really very good signage, quick check in, friendly and well stocked feedstations, nice overall atmosphere. One of the best I've done anywhere. All that's missing (like all UK sportives) is a nice big hot meal afterwards !


Rated Event: 96.570%

jamespiggot wrote:

Great course and friendly welcome make an outstanding sportive, can't think of any faults really.


Rated Event: 86.580%

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excellent event- highly recommended.


Rated Event: 97.680%

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Rated Event: 94.350%

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Great event, excellent location and route, friendly organisers and good well placed feed stops.


Rated Event: 98.790%

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excellant early sportive . not grindinly hard like some. well balanced mix of climbs,scenery,and places of interest.


Rated Event: 91.020%

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Second time I have done this event and still my favourite from the 8 other events I have entered over the last few years. Food stations are the best out there. Route goes through some amazing countryside on decent, quite roads. A must, early season ride.


Rated Event: 79.920%

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Ramp at the end onto finish would be good.





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