We want to encourage young riders to enjoy the pleasure of cycling. That's why all riders under 16 years old only have to pay a small fee to cover the entry process. All under 16 riders must be accompanied by a paying adult. Valid ID will be requested on the day.
When: Saturday 15th September 2018 Registration Opens: 7:20am Start Time: 7:20am – 10:40am
Where: Somerley House Ringwood Hampshire BH24 3PS
3 x Routes Available :
Epic (Sat & Sun) 100 Miles
Standard (Sat & Sun) 59 Miles
Short (Sat & Sun) 30 Miles
PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU CAN ONLY START WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS LISTED BELOW. Queue management will be in place to ENSURE riders start within the time allocated to their chosen route.
Epic (Sat & Sun) 100 Miles : Start between 7:20am – 9:15am
Standard (Sat & Sun) 59 Miles : Start bewteen 9:00am – 10:15am
Short (Sat & Sun) 30 Miles : Start bewteen 10:00am – 10:40am
Much like the Wiggle New Forest Spring sportive, which runs earlier in the year, this event also takes pride in being a ‘must do’ on many cyclists’ tick lists. As a result, this has also sold out long before the day on each of the years it has run, so book now to avoid disappointment.
One of the highlight of this ride are the first blushes of autumn colour present in the national park’s foilage — transforming the forest into a southern English wonderland. As a result of this mollifying scenery, combined with a relatively low 4,461ft of climbing, the Epic 100-mile route — for those who choose it — could potentially be one of the easiest century rides you’ll do.
You’ll start your ride by crossing the River Avon and soon head into the pretty New Forest village of Ringwood. Threading through country lanes on the outskirts of the Park, you’ll soon head into the Forest itself and through the small villages of Linwood and Fritham You’ll almost certainly come across free-roaming New Forest ponies, and maybe cattle or donkeys – slow down and give them a wide berth when they are on or beside the road.
Once at the village of Wick, Epic riders will head off for a long loop along the sheltered back lanes east of Salisbury, taking in attractive scenery in such areas as Farley, West Winterslow and West Dean. Once the extra miles have been added it’s time to rejoin the main route and you’ll skip back to the other side of the River Avon and head through Cranborne, Verwood and Three Legged Cross on the way back to the finish line. The short and punchy climbs will suit the budding puncheurs on the sportive circuit. Join thousands of other riders by signing up for your place now.
Somerley House and Gardens is not usually open to the public; however, as an added bonus, riders and supporters will have the chance to view some of the state rooms within the house and have access to the gardens on the event day.
This event takes place on two separate days!
Please make sure you choose the correct date that you want to ride, refunds and day swapping are not available.
On site catering
Bike wash facilities
Photos by SportivePhoto
Six Physio Massage@Events
All riders will receive well stocked feed stations, a well signed course, mechanical and medical support, with a high quality medal and t-shirt for finishing the course. The event village includes facilities and parking, bike washing facilities, and on site catering. Riders also receive online certificates, and electronic chip timing.
Ticket: Once your order has been processed by us you will receive a final email confirmation of the events you have booked and the rider info you have submitted along with a Unique ID for each rider for each event. Please print this email and bring it with you to the event as Proof of Entry.
Photo I.D: Please bring photo I.D as proof of age.
Cash/Card: Merchandise, food & drink will be available to buy before and after the event.
Dont forget to read UKCE Rules and Terms & Conditions We ask all riders to read and observe the New Forest Cycling Code: www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/cycling-code On the day entry is available if the event has not sold out (+ £5 surcharge, no Wiggle Discount) When you purchase this product you will be asked for additional details to complete your order: Rider Name, Emergency Contact Number, Mobile Telephone Number and Home Address. The Rider Name and Emergency Contact Number are required before you can check out. Please check this information carefully before submitting your order as mistakes cannot be rectified by Wiggle. Event entry fees cannot be refunded or transferred under any circumstances. Any queries will need to be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you. Please be aware that promotional vouchers and Gold/Platinum discounts cannot be applied when purchasing Wiggle Super Series Events.
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