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Suitable for anyone who enjoys a reasonably active life. The pace is gentle and the terrain flat to undulating. Distances no more than 30 miles (50km).

Suitable for those with slightly more cycling experience. the terrain can be a little hillier than grade 1.5 and distances up to 45 miles (70km).

For the regular and reasonably fit cyclist. The terrain may include some challenging hills and distances up to 75 miles (110km).

These routes require a good level of fitness and stamina and feature challenging inclines and/or a longer time in the saddle. Distances can be up to 100 miles (160km).

THIS IS A SPONSORED CHARITY RIDE. Your entry fee only covers the costs of running the ride so please ask family and friends to sponsor you generously to make a real difference. THANK YOU.
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Classic Oxfordshire

Sunday 21 May 2017

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This ride has now passed.

Many thanks to everyone who took part in the Classic Oxfordshire Bike Ride on Sunday May 21st to raise money for Against Breast Cancer charity.

The link to view/purchase the photos is here:

Rider photos

If you need to contact Bike Events staff during the ride this Sunday 21st May you can call us on 07724 554 198. This number will only be active between 07.00 and 18:00 this Sunday. We will give out Medical Emergency and Mechanics/Pick-up phone numbers at the Start line.

A lovely Spring ride - go at your own pace over 30, 60 or 75 miles through pretty villages and lush countryside along the hills and valleys by the River Thames. The routes wind from south Oxfordshire up to Abingdon and into the Vale of the White Horse through a landscape of beautiful half-timbered cottages, green riverbanks and open downland, it’s a great start to the cycling season. Food, beer tent and live music welcomes you at the finish!


Ride Details
StartHarwell Campus, Didcot Oxon OX11 0FD
FinishHarwell Campus, Didcot Oxon OX11 0FD
Distance30 mile (approx), 60 mile (approx) or 75 mile (approx) circular route
Challenge RatingLong Route Medium Route Short Route ELEVATION INFO (TOTAL CLIMB): 30 mile route 620ft./ 60 mile route 1430ft / 75 mile route 2222ft.
Getting There: CarFrom M4 Jc 13 follow A34 north then take A4185 (Newbury Rd.) toward Rowstock and look for our signs.
Harwell is approximately 16 miles south of Oxford.
There will be 2 main and a number of overflow car parks. They will all be signposted on the day with traffic marshals in place to guide drivers.
Please be aware that due to security consideration there will also be traffic restrictions in force on a number of roads within the Harwell Campus complex.

Getting There: TrainNearest Station is Didcot Parkway, 4 miles from the start. Please check with operator regarding carriage of bikes.
National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484 950
Start Times8am to 10am, at a time to suit you
Other InfoMinimum age 12 on 30 mile route, 14 on the 60 mile and 16 on the 75 mile route. Riders under 16 MUST be accompanied by an adult over 18. Road bike / hybrid / mountain bike suitable on both routes.

It is recommended that all riders wear a helmet. A selection of helmets will be available for purchase on the day.

** We recommend that all riders have both bike and personal liability insurances as we cannot be held responsible for damage, loss or theft of your bike or personal items or personal liability.**
GPX routes are available after online booking.
PricingEntry Pack 60 miles (£19.50)
Entry Pack 30 miles (£19.50)
Entry Pack 75 miles (£19.50)
Kids Entry 30 Miles (£7.50)
Team Entry (Enter no. places required. Price per person) (£19.00)
Club Entry (£18.00)



Against Breast Cancer funds unique research into breast cancer. With 136 women and 1 man diagnosed with breast cancer every day in the UK, your contribution towards Against Breast Cancer’s research is more important than ever. Our research looks at diet and lifestyle, biochemistry and immunology, with the aim of finding vital information to increase survival after diagnosis and ultimately to discover a vaccine against breast cancer.

CYCLING JERSEY Designed and created by Velotec to keep you cool, dry and comfortable, the jersey is now available for pre-order. Available in both men & women fit & all profits from the sale from each jersey go to Against Breast Cancer.
Breathable, COOLMAX® fabric
3 open rear pockets + extra pocket with zip
UV Protection * Silicone waist
Odour and bacteria resistant
Medium weight

VELOTEC Size guide available here

THIS IS A SPONSORED CHARITY RIDE. Your entry fee only covers the costs of running the ride so please ask family and friends to sponsor you generously to make a real difference. THANK YOU

The sponsorship you raise will make a real difference to our research, and to thank you for your support there will be prizes for the top fundraisers!
Request a fundraising pack here:
Tel: 01235 534211
Registered Charity No. 1121258

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