Sunday 28 June 2015

Sunday 16th August 2015

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

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Clare (on right, above) says: “I took part in this event in 2014. I’d wholeheartedly recommend it. The sportive was well organised and fun with a well signed route and great stops with friendly faces.”

Michael said: “Loved it. Great organisation, food and route. Will be back next time.”

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Two opportunities to take part in a fully supported, non-competitive road cycle ride through either the Surrey and Hampshire country lanes or the undulating roads of W. Sussex and challenging climbs of the Greensand Ridge aka The Surrey Hills!

28th June 2015
A long and a short course on offer. Both will roll out of Surrey and into the Hampshire country side. The routes will be as they were in 2014 with feed-stations at Tilford and Headley.
£22 for long 104k (64 miles) Route Map - Map My Ride
£20 for short 61k (37 miles) Route Map - Map My Ride

16th August 2015
A long, medium and short course on offer. All will roll and wind their way through and over the Surrey Hills. Prepare for some fierce climbing... and lots of cake! Find out more.

Courses are subject to change due to un-announced road works, flooding, fallen trees etc!

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

28 June 2015 - 08:00 - 9:00 start

16 August 2015 - 08:00 - 9:00 start

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

Lots of free parking at the Surrey Sports Park.
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!
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The courses for both dates are the same as 2014. 
So rolling hills, green meadows, quiet hamlets, great road surfaces on the majority of the roads, feed-stations and the odd challenging climb....

Links to routes will follow.

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.
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.

Manned feed stations will be stocked with homemade cake, GU Energy gels, energy drinks and water.
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
Tyre levers
Chain breaker
Spare chain links
Multi tool
GU energy gels (collected from registration)