Mendip Madness Sportive – Spring 2017

When:
April 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2017-04-09T09:00:00+01:00
2017-04-09T15:00:00+01:00
Where:
Ston Easton Village Hall
Green St
Ston Easton, Radstock BA3 4DA
UK

Thank you to you everyone who participated!

The event attracted almost 100 riders and was a great success.

Photos can be downloaded (for free) on the SVCC Flickr page: www.flickr.com/photos/somervalleycyclingclub/albums/72157679730607173

Overview

  • There is a choice of a 60 mile (96km) or a 40 mile (64km) route.
  • Start and finish at Ston Easton Village Hall at 9.00 a.m.
  • Hall open from 8.00 a.m.

Registration

Now free for SVCC members!

For non-SVCC members, preferred entry is via the British Cycling website:

Anyone can just turn up and register on the day, if preferred.

Costs

SVCC Members

The Sportive is now free for all SVCC members – please use the link above to register on this website (do not use the BC website to register).

Non-Members

Pre-registration fees for all non-members is £8.00 (plus an additional £1.00 BC admin fee applies).

Postal and On-the-Day Entries

Again, free for SVCC members! All postal entries for non-members also cost £8.00 but all on-the-day entries will cost £10.00. For postal entries, please email the organiser for more information: guyworsdall@doctors.org.uk.

The Routes

60 Mile Route

40 Mile Route

More Details

The fifth running of this popular event provides some of the best views in the Mendips. Some of the sights you may see are:

  • Views of Chew Magna and Blagdon Lakes
  • A fantastic view of Bristol, including the suspension bridge and the two Severn Bridges (60 mile route)
  • Views of the River Severn, Wales and the Quantocks
  • Cheddar George (40 mile route)
  • The Somerset Levels and Glastonbury Tor

In summary, this ride takes you to parts of Mendips that others don’t!

The ride starts with a cup of tea or coffee and has a refreshment stop near Blagdon. The ride finishes with tea, coffee and cakes.

We can’t promise good weather but we are sure that you will enjoy a good ride in the company of many friendly riders.

For all riders the following facilities will be available:

  • Car-parking
  • Changing rooms, toilets and showers
  • Refreshments at the start
  • Feeding station (flapjacks, bananas and water) when you need it most
  • Refreshments at the finish including cakes
  • Signed route
  • Emergency backup
  • Finishing certificate

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