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25/05/2014 - SUSSEX - Sportive

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The 1066 cyclosportivePart of the SRS Events 2014 cyclosportive series



This event opens on the 3rd February

with reduced entries available to the first 150 entrants 

Burgess Hill 1066 Cyclosportive

Sunday 25th May 2014
Four fabulously undulating courses have been designed for entrants to enjoy the magnificently, rural and scenic 1066 countryside along with the other parts of the Weald and Ashdown Forest, this is a cyclosportive not to be missed.

With the start in Burgess Hill, the 1066 Ride has four different distances which are:-

Classic @ 104 miles, Click here

Challenge @ 85 miles, Click here

Tour @ 66 miles, Click here

Kermesse @ 40 miles Click here

Riders on the different routes in this cyclosportive have some challenging terrain to ride over as they travel through the beautiful countryside of Sussex.

The Classic route is the longest and hardest of the four routes. It is a ride of 104 miles and is based mainly in East Sussex leading the riders From Burgess Hill to Battle. The route passes through some lovely scenic roads of the the South Downs, Ashdown Forest and the rolling roads of the Lower Weald. With 2259 meters of ascents there are plenty of places to practice your grimacing and various other pain induced facial expressions more than likely be caught by avelo images only to be replaced invariably with a hard to wipe away smile due to the amount of fun the routes on 1066 produces.

All the four routes will prove to be unforgettable and riders will want to come back again and again. These really are quality routes on this cyclosportive.

The Classic route along with the other rides should prove to be a major battle for any cyclosportive warrior.

All riders on the 1066 Cyclosportive no matter what route they do, have to conquer the infamous Cob Lane Hill (12 miles before the Finish) which at 20% and with tired legs is a definite cleat breaker. Many cyclosportive warriors in the past have found that walking is the only way up Cob Lane, the walk of shame on this short but cruel hill is common and probably to be expected due to the miles beforehand taking their toll.

SRS Events have excellent support for riders as they tackle the courses most notably the feed stations which are invariably in village halls to make sure riders are comfortable when they stop for something to eat and drink. All Feed Stations have free Sport in Science drinks and energy foods like bannanas flapjacks etc and you can even stop for a cup of coffee or tea with cake and buscuits and enjoy the views if setting a fast time is not important.

Along with the feed stations the riders on route are supported by mechanics, medical emergency staff and broom wagons to pick riders up and get them back to the HQ if things don't go quite to plan.

On finishing riders will receive their time, digitally calculated by SPORTident along A certificate proving that they are true cyclosportive warriors can be downloaded off the internet for free after the event. 

HQ after care

Cyclosportive Warriors definitely need feeding immediately after battling their way to victory. After collecting your time achieved for the ride from Sportident, riders are invited to enjoy the free food and a hot drink laid on by SRS Events in Oakmeeds College main hall which serves as a good place to socialise with fellow riders.

Those travelling by car to the event will have the benefit of free parking at the HQ at Oakmeeds Community College or if that is filled up then the town centre car parks which are only 5 minutes away from the HQ.

The Burgess Hill train Station is also only 5 minutes walk away from the HQ, although riders should check with the train company they are using to make sure travelling with bikes on a Sunday is possible.

The closing date for this event is the 22nd May 2014 But we recomment that you  enter as soon as possible to make the most of the early bird prices.

£24 - Lucky bird on-line entry (first 150 riders)

Lucky bird entries open on the 3rd February  & close 25th February 2014

or when the 150 limit is reached.

£26 - Group entry 4 or more riders

enter 4 or more riders to get a 20% reduction on the standard price !

£27 - Early bird Si Entries on-line entry

Carrying on from when the the lucky bird entries end,  early bird prices end on the 25th March

£27 - British Cycling Members Entry

If you are a member of British Cycling you can get a 10% reduction on the standard entry price at any time before the event.

£27 - Postal entry

Opens on the 3rd February and ends on the 10th May all postal entires must be received before the 15th May

£30 - Standard entry

Standard entry price starts at mid night on the 25th March and ends on the 15th May 2014

£35 - Late on-line entry

Late entry starts on midnight of the 15th May and ends mid day Thursday  22nd May 2014

£40 - On the day entry (cash only accepted)

Please down load an entry form and bring it along fully completed to the signing on desk which opens at 7.40am

£100 - Enhanced Corporate Entry

For deatils of enhaced corporate entry see below.

£20 - ON THE RIVET Velo Club entry

Specially reduced entry price available only for 1st Claim members of the ON THE RIVET Velo Club. Members must wear their team kit  on this cyclosportive to get the discount.  OTRvc members don't have to enter on-line they can just turn up on the day  via the specially arranged OTRvc sign on area at all SRS Events. For more info about the club join their forum

Continental Tyres FREE inner tubes !

inner tubes

To make this cyclosportive even greater value than it already is all riders taking part in the 1066 Cyclosportive will receive a FREE Continental 700c Race inner tube worth rrp £4.9


To find out how to enter follow the link below. 

The Sussex Heart Charity 

sussex heart charity
This event along with other events that SRS Events organise, is raising funds for the Sussex Heart Charity.


Are you Ready for this ride? Are you ready for Battle?

Enter the 1066 Cyclosportive today. For more details go to the website at


  1. Free Parking 
  2. Fast signing on procedure. 
  3. Separate Male and Female changing rooms with showers
  4. Garmin etc digital map downloads from "Ride with Gps"
  5. Safe drop off point for belongings on the day of the event. 
  6. Canteen opens from 7.40am for those that wish to purchase food 
  7. Three great routes to suit different abilities.
  8. Free food and a hot drink after the ride to immediately replenish the energy you've used
  9. Totally recommended after your ride is the super recovery massage available for £6 from professional sports masseuses at the HQ
  10. Electronic timing by Sportident for this event will mean that riders will get their time immediately after finishing. With full results listed the next day. 
  11. Different time standards bronze silver and gold for men and women and also different age groups ensures all taking part have a chance of getting a gold standard award for your particular group, but you will have to train hard. 
  12. Certificate can be downloaded after the event free of charge
  13. Free Continental Race 700c inner tube (rrp £4.99) for all riders who take part
  14. Professional Medical Staff on call at the event
  15. All routes comprehensively marked with arrows
  16. Mechanics on call 
  17. Broom wagon avaialble if to bring you back to the HQ if needed
  18. Excellent feed stations where you might be in danger of eating more calories than you burn 
  19. All feed stations have toilets
  20. Avelo images the official photographers offering digital downloads and professional produced prints of entrants at a reduced rate special for this event. 
  21. If you enter on-line with Si Entries you will also get a 10% discount on future SRS Events Cyclosportives.

See the video of the event CLICK HERE


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Loyalty Scheme

When you enter on-line with SI Entries you will get at least 10% off the standard price of all future cyclosportives in the 2014 series. 

Group Entry Discount 

If a group is bigger than 3 then an automatic discount will apply on the 4th person making the price when four people enter £26 each. 

For more details about reduced entries go to the entry info page for this event click here

Event Website

HQ/Start Address
Address Line 2 STATION ROAD
County East Sussex
Postcode RH15 9EA
Event Facilities
Adequate Car Parking Facilities Adequate Car Parking Facilities
Changing Rooms Changing Rooms
Showers Showers
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)

Organiser Details
Name SRS Events
Email Email Hidden
Phone 01273 695107
Address Line 1 PO BOX 5198
Address Line 2 NORTH STREET
County East Sussex
Postcode BN50 9XB

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