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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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New Forest

Sunday 30 Sep 2018


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A beautiful ride through the New Forest

There's a choice of four routes, all starting and finishing in Brockenhurst. The three longer routes cross a landscape of open vistas and autumnal woodlands while quiet roads and gentle hills make the shorter rides ideal for families.

Family-friendly Route - 15 miles - following forest tracks so nearly all traffic-free. NOT suitable for racing bikes!

"My first ever cycling event and absolutely loved it. It was tough up some of those hills, but well worth it!!!" T.W

"My friend and I completed the 47 mile circuit this Saturday and thoroughly enjoyed the ride. It was really well organised and clearly marked and well marshalled. All the riders were friendly and the route was so pretty. I know the New Forest well and passed lots of places I recognized and pubs I'd been to. Thank you for making most of the last 10 miles downhill! This really helped our tiring legs!" Adrian Barker

Ride Details
StartBrockenhurst Sixth Form College, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZE
FinishBrockenhurst Sixth Form College, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZE
Distance15 mile (family-friendly), 30 miles (short), 45 miles (medium), 60 miles (long) - mileages approximate
Challenge RatingLong route Medium route Short route Family-friendly route ELEVATION INFO (TOTAL CLIMB): 60 mile route 2340ft. / 45 mile route 1540ft. / 30 mile route 990ft. / 15 mile route 700ft.
Getting There: CarThe college is located on the A337 in Brockenhurst - the route in will be signed. Car parking is £2.00 all day.
Getting There: TrainBrockenhurst train station is close by - follow our signs to the start. Please check with operator regarding carriage of bikes.
National Rail Enquiries: 03457 484 950
Start Times60, 45 and 30 mile cyclists: 8:00am - 10:00am at a time to suit you! (15 mile family route: anytime between 9.30am - 10.15am)
Make the most of cycling in the New Forest by please following the New Forest Cycling Code
Other InfoMinimum age is 14 years on 45 and 60 mile routes, 10 years on 30 mile route & 7 years on 15 mile route.
Riders under 16 must be accompanied by an adult over 18 and wear a helmet.

Road bike / hybrid / mountain bike suitable on medium / long routes
Hybrid / mountain bike suitable only on short route.

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 you have signed up.

All cyclists taking part in the New Forest bike ride must follow the New Forest Cycling Code

For answers to common queries about our rides, please see our ONLINE FAQs
PricingAdult Entry Pack (30, 45, 60 miles) (£19.50)
Children's Entry (16 & under) (£5.00)
Student Entry (£12.50)
Adult Entry (15 mile) (£9.50)
Team Entry (Enter total no. required. Price per person) (£19.00)
Kid's Entry (15 mile) (£4.00)



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