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Wheelbase Spring Classic Cycle Sportive, 25th March 2018

How do I enter?
Click here to enter the Wheelbase Spring Classic

 

The Wheelbase Spring Classic starts and finishes in Staveley Mill Yard, near Kendal. There are two great routes to choose from, either the long course which is 70 miles or the short course which is 44 miles. Both routes have been designed to include an early timed hill climb over Shap, supported by Wheelbase. The fastest male and female up the 1.7 mile climb will receive a riders jersey and the title king / Queen of the Mountain. The short route returns via Grayrigg and the long route via Sedbergh. The long route is supported with an optional food and hot drink stop in Sedbergh, but don't get too comfy, it's a bit 'lumpy' on the way back and you wouldn't want to stop for too long and let your legs to go to sleep.

 
Address:
Mill Yard
Staveley
LA8 9LR
 
 
Date and Time:
Starting at 9am on Sunday 25th March 2018
 

What do I need to enter the event?

  1. A roadworthy bike (mountain bikes and hybrids are acceptable) and recognised cycle helmet.
  2. You must be medically sound and if you have any history of illness or injury, consult your GP beforehand.
  3. You must be 16 years of age or over for the long route on the day of the event. We accept riders aged 12-15 in the 'short route but they must be accompanied by an adult.


How much to enter?

Entries cost £20/£25 (short/long route) and will close either at 12 noon on the Thursday prior to the event or when the event fills, whichever occurs first.
 
Included within your entry fee is:
  • Free Parking at Start/Finish Area
  • Well stocked feed station on the long route
  • Mechanical and medical support
  • Electronic Timing
  • Free event photos


Where can I find out more about the course and the event?

To read more about the event and what to expect on the day, read the event 'guidance notes' by CLICKING HERE

 

How do I enter?
Click here to enter the Wheelbase Spring Classic
Click here to see who's already entered the Wheelbase Spring Classic

Click here and log in to change your entry details

 
What's the route?
To view the long route card GO HERE
To view the short route card GO HERE
To view the long route map GO HERE
To view the short route map GO HERE
 
Need more info? Email events @ epicevents.co.uk
 
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Roman Road Challenge & Croston Crusade Cycle Sportive, 3rd June 2018

How do I enter?

Click here to enter the Roman Road Challenge & Croston Crusade - NOT YET AVAILABLE

The Roman Road Challenge & Croston Crusade Cycle Sportives take place from Edge Hill University, Ormskirk. The 82 mile 'Roman Road Challenge' has been designed to challenge the most experienced rider and offers over 4500ft of climbing and a maximum gradient of 13%. The 36 mile 'Croston Crusade' has been designed with the less experienced or younger rider in mind but it will still offer a challenging climb within the first 10miles and over 1100ft of climbing with a maximum gradient of just over 11%.

 

Address:
Edge Hill University
Ormskirk
Lancashire
L39 4QP
 
Date and Time:
Sunday June 3rd 2018 - 08:30am


What do I need to enter the event?

  1. A roadworthy bike (mountain bikes and hybrids are acceptable) and recognised cycle helmet.
  2. You must be medically sound and if you have any history of illness or injury, consult your GP beforehand.
  3. You must be 16 years of age or over for the 'Roman Road Challenge' on the day of the event. We accept riders aged 12-15 in the 'Croston Crusade' but they must be accompanied by an adult.


How much to enter?

Roman Road Challenge will cost £25, the Croston Crusade will cost £20. Entries will close either at 12 noon on the Thursday prior to the event or when the event fills, whichever occurs first.
 
Included within your entry fee is:
  • Free Parking at Start/Finish Area
  • Free hot food at Finish Area
  • Well stocked feed stations on the route
  • Mechanical and medical support
  • Electronic Timing
  • Free event photos


Where can I find out more about the course and the event?

To read more about the event and what to expect on the day, read the event 'guidance notes' by CLICKING HERE


How do I enter?

Click here to enter the Roman Road Challenge & Croston Crusade
Click here to see who's already entered
Click here and log in to change your entry and personal details


What's the course?
To view the Roman Road Challenge route map GO HERE
To view the Croston Crusade route map GO HERE

Need more info? Email events @ epicevents.co.uk
 
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Preston PedalFest Sportive, 22nd July 2018

How do I enter?
Click here to enter the Preston PedalFest - NOT YET AVAILABLE
 
The Preston PedalFest Cycle sportive takes place from the beautiful Avenham Park in Preston. It is part of a larger festival of cycling which takes place within the park, so there's lots of family activities throughout the day. The long route is 65 miles and there's a shorter 37 miles option. Both routes leave Preston and follow the river Ribble towards Whalley, but soon split, with the shorter route heading to Longridge and then returning to Preston. The long route continues to Dunsop Bridge and the Trough of Bowland, which is both stunning and challenging! It's a great day of cycling for all abilities, make sure you join us in Avenham Park for this festival of all things cycling!
 
Address:
Avenham Park
Preston
PR1 8JT
 
Date and Time:
Sunday 22nd July 2018, 08:00am
 

What do I need to enter the event?

  1. A roadworthy bike (mountain bikes and hybrids are acceptable) and recognised cycle helmet.
  2. You must be medically sound and if you have any history of illness or injury, consult your GP beforehand.
  3. You must be 16 years of age or over for the long route on the day of the event. We accept riders aged 12-15 in the 'short route but they must be accompanied by an adult.


How much to enter?

The Preston PedalFest will cost £25 for the long route and £20 for the short route. Entries will close either at 12 noon on the Thursday prior to the event or when the event fills, whichever occurs first.
 
Included within your entry fee is:
  • Free Parking at Start/Finish Area
  • Free hot food at Finish Area
  • Well stocked feed stations on the route
  • Mechanical and medical support
  • Electronic Timing
  • Free event photos


Where can I find out more about the course and the event?

To read more about the event and what to expect on the day, read the event 'guidance notes' by CLICKING HERE


How do I enter?

Click here to enter the Preston PedalFest
Click here to see who's already entered the PrestonPedalfest
Click here and log in to change your entry details

 
What's the route?
To view the long route card GO HERE
To view the short route card GO HERE
To view the long route map GO HERE
To view the short route map GO HERE

 

Need more info? Email events @ epicevents.co.uk

 

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Le Tour De Bolton 24th September 2017

How do I enter?

Click here to enter Le Tour De Bolton (not yet available)


Le Tour De Bolton Cycle Sportive takes place from Smithills School, Bolton and is a grand tour of Lancashire. On the course, we tackle some infamous climbs such as 'The Rake' in Ramsbottom, Crown Point in Burnley, Tockholes in Darwen, Anglezarke and the infamous Sheephouse Lane. There's a feed stop to help you refuel and be under no illusion that this is a challenging day on the bike and you'll be glad to reach the finish and 'tuck into' you post-event food! We have a short route 'Le Petit Cours' which is 35 miles, and the full route 'Le Grande Cours' is 60 miles.

  
Address:
Smithills School,
Dean Road,
Bolton,
BL1 6JS
 
Date and Time:
September 2018 - 08:00am
 

What do I need to enter the event?

  1. A roadworthy bike (mountain bikes and hybrids are acceptable) and recognised cycle helmet.
  2. You must be medically sound and if you have any history of illness or injury, consult your GP beforehand.
  3. You must be 16 years of age or over for the long route on the day of the event. We accept riders aged 12-15 in the short route but they must be accompanied by an adult.


How much to enter?

The long route will cost £25, the short route will cost £20. Entries will close either at 12 noon on the Thursday prior to the event or when the event fills, whichever occurs first.
 
Included within your entry fee is:
  • Free Parking at Start/Finish Area
  • Free hot food at Finish Area
  • Well stocked feed stations on the route
  • Mechanical and medical support
  • Electronic Timing
  • Free event photos


Where can I find out more about the course and the event?

To read more about the event and what to expect on the day, read the event 'guidance notes' by CLICKING HERE

 

How do I enter?

Click here to enter Le Tour De Bolton (not yet open)
Click here to see who's already entered
Click here to change your entry and personal details
 

What's the course?

To view the Le Petit Cours Card GO HERE
To view the Le Grande Cours Card GO HERE
To view the Le Petit Cours map
 GO HERE
To view the Le Grande Cours map GO HERE

 

Need more info? Email events @ epicevents.co.uk

 

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The Lakeland Loop Cycle Sportive, 22nd April 2018

How do I enter?


The Lakeland Loop Cycle Sportive is a challenging ride which starts from the New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel in Great Langdale. The Loop is approximately 69 miles long, taking in some of the finest views of the Lake District and some its most challenging climbs. The route includes Newlands Pass, Hardknott Pass and Wrynose Pass and if you're hoping that the rest is flat, then you're going to be disappointed. It's one of the oldest events in the North West and remains a classic. If you're thinking of the Fred Whitton, then this will give you a taste and will serve as an ideal training ride! Make sure you have the right gears and join us for a day of climbing hills!

 
Address:
New Dungeon Ghyll Hotel
Great Langdale
Cumbria
LA22 9JX
 
Date and Time:
22nd April 2018 - starts from 08:00am
 

What do I need to enter the event?

  1. A roadworthy bike (mountain bikes and hybrids are acceptable) and recognised cycle helmet.
  2. You must be medically sound and if you have any history of illness or injury, consult your GP beforehand.
  3. You must be 16 years of age or over on the day of the event.


How much to enter?

Entry will cost £25 and will close either at 12 noon on the Thursday prior to the event or when the event fills, whichever occurs first.
 
Included within your entry fee is:
  • Free Parking at Start/Finish Area
  • Well stocked feed stations on the route
  • Mechanical and medical support
  • Electronic Timing
  • Free event photos


Where can I find out more about the course and the event?

To read more about the event and what to expect on the day, read the event 'guidance notes' by CLICKING HERE

 
How do I enter?
 
What's the course?
To view the route Card GO HERE
To view the route map GO HERE
 
Need more info? Email events @ epicevents.co.uk
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The Eden Valley Epic Cycle Sportive, 4th March 2018

How do I enter?
Click here to enter the event the Eden Valley Epic

 
The Eden Valley Epic Cycle Sportive is a classic on the North West sportive calendar. Starting from Penrith Leisure centre, the route is just short of 60 miles through the stunning Eden Valley. It's undulating, it's beautiful, but it's not as severe as many Lake District routes. One thing you'll notice is the distinct lack of cars, which makes it perfect cycling country. There's a food stop in Appleby village, which is well stocked and will help you refuel for the final miles, which include a sting in the tail. It's one of our most popular events and a great opener for the season, so make sure you're on the start line!
 
Address:
Penrith Leisure Centre
Southend Road
Penrith
CA11 8JH
 
Date and Time:
Sunday 4th March 2018, 08:00am
 

What do I need to enter the event?

  1. A roadworthy bike (mountain bikes and hybrids are acceptable) and recognised cycle helmet.
  2. You must be medically sound and if you have any history of illness or injury, consult your GP beforehand.
  3. You must be 16 years of age or over on the day of the event.


How much to enter?

The Eden Valley Epic will cost £25. Entries will close either at 12 noon on the Thursday prior to the event or when the event fills, whichever occurs first.
 
Included within your entry fee is:
  • Free Parking at Start/Finish Area
  • Free hot food at Finish Area
  • Well stocked feed stations on the route
  • Mechanical and medical support
  • Electronic Timing
  • Free event photos


Where can I find out more about the course and the event?

To read more about the event and what to expect on the day, read the event 'guidance notes' by CLICKING HERE

 

How do I enter?
Click here to enter the event the Eden Valley Epic
Click here to see who's already entered the Eden Valley Epic

Click here and log in to change your entry details

 
What's the course?
To view the route card GO HERE
To view the route map GO HERE

Need more info? Email events @ epicevents.co.uk
 
 
 
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Cumbrian Cracker Cycle Sportive 19th November 2017

How do I enter?
Click here to enter the Cumbrian Cracker

The Cumbrian Cracker is one of the original Lakeland cycle sportives. It's a 60 miles route which starts and finishes in Grasmere village and climbs 'Red Bank' within the first mile! The route continues round the back of Coniston Water to reach the food stop at Cartmel scout hut. The return leg then weaves it's way through fantastic country lanes, via Grizedale forest, Hawkshead and Ambleside. The route is undulating but does not climb any of the major passes. The roads in South Lakeland are some of the best you will ever ride and well worth the trip! This is a classic Autumn sportive and an EPIC day out on the bike, make sure you join us!
 
Address:
Grasmere Village Hall
Broadgate
Grasmere
Ambleside
LA22 9TA
 
Date and Time:
Sunday 19th November 2017 - 07:30am
 

What do I need to enter the event?

  1. A roadworthy bike (mountain bikes and hybrids are acceptable) and recognised cycle helmet.
  2. You must be medically sound and if you have any history of illness or injury, consult your GP beforehand.
  3. You must be 16 years of age or over on the day of the event.


How much to enter?

Entry will cost £25 and will close either at 12 noon on the Thursday prior to the event or when the event fills, whichever occurs first.
 
Included within your entry fee is:
  • Free Parking at Start/Finish Area
  • Free hot food at Finish Area
  • Well stocked feed stations on the route
  • Mechanical and medical support
  • Electronic Timing
  • Free event photos


Where can I find out more about the course and the event?

To read more about the event and what to expect on the day, read the event 'guidance notes' by CLICKING HERE

 
 

What's the course?
To view the route Card GO HERE
To view the route map GO HERE


Need more info? Email events @ epicevents.co.uk

 
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