KevinPParticipantMarch 5, 2015 at 12:40 pmPost count: 56
Thought I had better start a new post as I was posting under Ride London 2014.
The e-mail has just come out again for the Team ride in this years London Prudential 100. The Team needs to consist of four riders. Since we rode last year I believe we get one automatic Team place but we could apply for more.
I applied for the individual and was again unsuccessful. Is anyone interested in riding the team event? We need to get the Team application in by the 23 March. The ride is on Sunday 2 August 2015 and is a closed road event. Jorge, Darren, DaveE and I did last year in the rain and it was still a great day.
I’m keen to have another go.
I’m with you on this KevinP. Would love to see 2 teams this year. Not sure we do get an automatic entry however…
How did you find out about the club challenge this year? I haven’t seen anything yet…
If there are enough spaces might join in, but would like to give the option for those that were interested last year but did not make it to get a space this year.
E-mail came to me from British Cycling stating that the Team entry was open and:
Any club represented in the 2014 Club Challenge is guaranteed, upon application, a minimum of one team in the 2015 Club Challenge. There are places for 400 teams in total. If applications are received for more than 400 teams, a ballot will be held.
Every rider in a team must be a current British Cycling member at the time of entry and on the day of the event.
Riders who hold an Elite or 1st Category British Cycling Race Licence are not eligible to enter the Club Challenge.
Riders who have already secured an individual place through the original entry ballot or a charity place are not eligible to enter the Club Challenge.DarrenParticipantMarch 5, 2015 at 1:36 pmPost count: 707
OK I got the email yesterday, texted Chris and acted quickly.
I’ve put in for 1 x male team (4 men) and 1 x mixed team (2 men & 2 women) on behalf of WDMBC / Specialized Ruislip
We’ll see what comes back.
It’s £58 each and British Cycling membership required.DarrenParticipantMarch 5, 2015 at 1:39 pmPost count: 707
FYI. The application reference number is: 79041443KevinPParticipantMarch 5, 2015 at 1:48 pmPost count: 56
Well done Darren, at least we are guaranteed one team place anyway. We may gat the mixed team as well. I know other clubs had two or three teams entered last year. Would love the chance to ride this again and complete the full course hopefully not in the deluge that was last year.chrisKeymasterMarch 5, 2015 at 2:41 pmPost count: 13345
Think John Jones has also applied for some club teams and posted up on the clubs Facebook page.DarrenParticipantMarch 5, 2015 at 3:14 pmPost count: 707
I know that John has applied before so if we get a guaranteed team I think he should be given a place on the team.johnjParticipantMarch 5, 2015 at 7:00 pmPost count: 473
I have applied for 4 teams, if they get accepted then we have until April 19th to submit our entries. As Chris said I posted up n FACEBOOK.
I would like to rider in one of the teams.chrisKeymasterMarch 5, 2015 at 7:04 pmPost count: 13345
Wow, seems this year things are going quite faster!!!
Let’s see how they deal with 2 different requests for teams from the same club.
From a couple of friend,s that are TCC members, said TCC had 7 teams!!!chrisKeymasterMarch 5, 2015 at 7:35 pmPost count: 13345
Steve Heatley a new member is up for one place if its going.nick parfittParticipantMarch 7, 2015 at 6:53 pmPost count: 93
I’ve got my place for the Surrey 100 be nice to join a team count me inchrisKeymasterMarch 9, 2015 at 7:48 pmPost count: 13345
Paul Carpenter is another club member after a spotchrisKeymasterMarch 12, 2015 at 9:31 pmPost count: 13345
I am a member of British Cycling and would be keen to ride in the mixed team if there are any spaces.johnjParticipantMarch 13, 2015 at 7:43 amPost count: 473
We will know by the end of March if we are successful in the ballot.chrisKeymasterMarch 15, 2015 at 5:05 pmPost count: 13345
I am a director of a local charity, Peterson’s Fund for Children. We have five spots in this year’s race and are looking for riders. we are also interested in sponsoring teams for the 4 person competition that has been added this year. Please let your club members know about these spots and pass them our email address at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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