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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 13 May 2018

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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:

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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


Ride Details
StartHarwell Campus, Didcot, Oxon OX11 0DE
FinishHarwell Campus, Didcot, Oxon OX11 0DE
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 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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