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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 100 Mile

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

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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 100 mile bike ride from south Oxfordshire up to Abingdon and into the Vale of the White Horse through a landscape of beautiful half-timbered cottages and open downland, it’s a great start to the cycling season. Beer tent, food and live music welcomes you at the finish!


Please note that there will be NO CHIP-TIMING on the hundred mile route this year

Ride Details
StartHarwell Campus, Didcot Oxon OX11 0FD
FinishHarwell Campus, Didcot Oxon OX11 0FD
Distance100 miles approx.
Challenge Rating ELEVATION INFO (TOTAL CLIMB): 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 Times7am to 8am
Other InfoMinimum age 16 years. Road bike / hybrid recommended.
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 100 mile (£20.00)
Team Entry 100 mile (Enter no. places required. Price per person) (£20.00)



Nearly 150 women a day are diagnosed with Breast Cancer in the UK alone. We fund research into secondary spread; the main cause of breast cancer related deaths. Our vision is a future free from Breast Cancer
Our research focuses on 3 key areas;

1. Earlier Detection: Aim to establish an easy-to-use home test that would enable earlier diagnosis.
2. New Treatments: To design more effective treatments to harness the body’s natural defences more effectively, ultimately to discover a vaccine against breast cancer
3. Reducing Risk: How diet and lifestyle may increase or reduce the risk of secondary breast cancer developing.

For more information on our research into secondary spread, visit our website:

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

Brand New design for 2018 - our 25th Anniversary as a registered charity! If you raise £300 this limited edition jersey can be yours absolutely free. Please email to order your fundraising pack today. *More fundraising incentives available
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

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