Classic Oxfordshire

Sunday 13 May 2018Harwell Campus, Didcot, Oxon OX11 0DE30 mile (approx), 60 mile (approx) or 75 mile (approx) circular route

This ride has now passed.

Thanks to all riders who took part in Sunday's ride, where the sun shone on the virtuous! Please follow the link below to browse & purchase pictures taken on the day:

Rider photos

Online booking for this ride is now closed. Please come along and sign up on the day at our admin tent in the start area. The 100 mile ride starts between 7.00am - 8.00am. The 30/60/75 mile routes start between 8.00am - 10.00am, and the Great Escape 12 mile route starts between 10.00am - 11.00am.

If you need to contact Bike Events staff during the Classic Oxfordshire ride this Sunday 13 May you can call us on 07724 554198. 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.

Spring into the saddle for this fantastic ride - a choice of 30, 60 or 75 mile routes through the pretty half-timbered villages and lush countryside of South Oxfordshire and a great start to the cycling season. From the start at Harwell Campus - home of the world-famous Diamond Light Facility - the routes head to Abingdon, on the banks for the Thames, and north towards Witney before the Vale of the White Horse. Food, refreshments and live music welcome you at the finish


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Ride Details


Harwell Campus, Didcot, Oxon OX11 0DE


Harwell Campus, Didcot, Oxon OX11 0DE


30 mile (approx), 60 mile (approx) or 75 mile (approx) circular route

Challenge rating

Long Route Medium Route Short Route ELEVATION INFO (TOTAL CLIMB): 30 mile route 620ft./ 60 mile route 1430ft / 75 mile route 2222ft.

Start times

8am to 10am, at a time to suit you


Entry Pack 30 miles (£20.00)
Entry Pack 60 miles (£21.00)
Entry Pack 75 miles (£21.00)
Kids Entry 30 Miles (£7.50)
Team Entry (Enter no. places required. Price per person) (£19.00)
Cycle Club Entry (£19.50)

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