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Great Weston Ride

21/07/2013 - Bristol - Sportive

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The Great Weston Ride is a stunning city-to-coast recreational bike ride that offers a significant physical challenge for cyclists AND the opportunity for a fun day out by the sea with family and friends. The Ride starts in Bristol and then weaves its way along the highways and byways of North Somerset, following a spectacular course through the Mendips and across the Somerset Levels, before finally finishing on the seafront in Weston-super-Mare. It's not a race, and everyone's welcome to come along and sample the delights of the Somerset countryside en route to the coast - the objective being to enjoy the day and the sense of achievement that completing the Ride will bring! And the route itself is designed to appeal to everyone - experienced cyclists, recreational riders, commuters, and even non-cyclists who are willing to rise to a challenge. All you need is a bike, a bit of determination and a sense of adventure! And, of course, with the Ride ending by the sea it's the perfect opportunity for friends and family to meet the riders at the finish line, celebrate their achievement and then enjoy a family day out on the beach. The Ride itself takes place on predominantly quiet country roads, with a clearly-marked and marshalled route and full mechanical and medical support throughout. Official refreshment stops are also provided, and of course for those of a more leisurely disposition there will be many other opportunities to stop and sample the famous West Country hospitality and/or take in the breathtaking scenery! And riders are more than welcome to use their efforts to fundraise for charity - it's entirely optional, but participants are encouraged to fundraise if they can and once again the 2012 event helped to raise over £30,000 for a range of different charities. The Great Weston Ride got absolutely rave reviews from riders in 2012 (see the feedback on the website) - it's quite simply a great destination challenge ride and well worth a try!

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HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 Long Ashton Park & Ride
Address Line 2 Long Ashton
Town Bristol
County Bristol
Postcode BS3 2HB
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

Support for Participants
Route card with emergency contact details Route card with emergency contact details
SAG wagon following laster rider(s) SAG wagon following laster rider(s)

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