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Next date: 3rd August

ONLINE ENTRY WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY 1st AUGUST 830AM

Here’s a preview of what to look forward to this Saturday: Youtube

The Long course has had to be shortened due to extended road works which have resulted in closed roads.

Once you’ve entered online, collect bike number and chip at the main reception of the Surrey Sports Park from 7:15am.

Fully supported with mobile mechanics, chip timing, well stocked feed-stations (water, energy drink, bananas, gels and cake!), sweeper truck, photographer, and patrolling First Aid.

Routes – Download the GPX files from Map My Ride:

Long Course

Medium Course

Short Course

 


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What
3rd August 2014
A cyclo sportive with 3 distances on offer.
Long course: 122k (76 miles) 3 climbs £26
Medium course: 106k (65 miles) 2 climbs £24
Short course: 69k (43miles) 1 climb £20

Where
Starting and finishing at The Surrey Sports Park, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7AD
When

3 August 2014 - 08:00 - 9:00 start


Registration
Registration, where you sign on, will open at 7am.
Collect your time chip, bike number and map from registration in the main reception of The Surrey Sports Park.

Parking
Lots of free parking at the Surrey Sports Park.
Travel
Surrey Sports Park - Guildford is the nearest train station. The Surrey Sports Park is a short bike ride out of town in the Cathedral and hospital direction. When you get near follow the signs.

What to wear
Whatever you feel comfortable in to cycle your preferred distance.
You must wear a HELMET. No Helmet, no ride!

Course
The links to the routes are above. The beginning of the courses are fast and easy rolling. But you should save something in the tank for the end when the climbing starts... The short course will climb once, the medium course twice and the long course three times. The medium and long course will climb the lesser known Tanhurst lane, the steepest way up Leith Hill, which needs to be seen to be believed. All courses will go up Barhatch Lane.

Short course profile

Medium course profile

Long course profile



Timing
Electronic chip card timing.
First aid
First Aid will be patrolling the course in their response vehicle. The number of the event director will be at registration. Be sure to save it to your phone and make sure you take your phone with you! If in the unlikely event you are involved in an accident, dial 999 if you can. There will also be first aid kits at the feed stations.
Toilets
Toilet facilities will be available at the start, at each feed station and at the finish. If you do need to go in between feed-stations, please find a discreet spot - i.e. behind a tree, in the bushes, out of sight and away from local resident's driveways, hedges etc.

Water
Manned feed stations will be stocked with homemade cake, GU Energy gels, energy drinks and water.
Refreshment
At the end there will be homemade cake and other refreshments as well as Starbucks in the Surrey Sports Park.
Don't forget
Bike helmet
Mobile phone - remember to put our mobile contact details in there just in case you need us!
Road bike shoes
Spare inner tubes
Pump
Tyre levers
Chain breaker
Spare chain links
Multi tool
GU energy gels (collected from registration)