Bucks Road Sportive – Sunday 26th February 2017
The event is a two distance road ride the full 100km and a shorter 85 km , both rides will feature some of the iconic Chiltern Hills, it will be a tough ride for February and will avoid the main roads. Good tyres are recommended.
The event will be limited in terms of numbers with a maximum field of 300 riders. the routes will be signposted and GPS files will be available.
This will be a ride to test yourself over the distance, no food stops will be provided but there will be plenty of food at the HQ for pre and post event carbs as well as the provision of a licensed bar for those not driving back.
This event has n0w been run for the last 6 years with people complementing the event for the friendly atmisphere and well marked challenging route
This year the event has moved to a better HQ to enhance the event and this years HQ is the Chiltern Sports and Social Club Maple Lodge , Maple Cross which is easily accesible fromthe M25 /M40 which will entail a slight change to the route of last years ride
Riders will start in groups and there will be 3 times to aim for in the longest distance, 3-3.5hrs -Gold Standard, 3.5-4.15hrs Silver Standard and 4.15 to 5hrs Bronze standards
Read more at the British Cycling Website here
Notable dates below
Nov 25th-27th South Wales weekend
Dec 9th Club’s Xmas Party
Feb 26th Bucks Road Sportive
March 18th / 25th / April 1st Specialized Crits Hillingdon
April 1st -7th Morocco MTB Trip
June 12th to 17th French Road Trip