Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery Sportive

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Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery Sportive
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Booked 2 times in the last week
£27.50 - £37.50


Booked 2 times in the last week
Start and finish this sportive at the award-winning Chiltern Valley Winery and weave your way through the stunning landscape of the Chiltern Valley, with its picturesque villages. Choose from a 35-mile or 57-mile distance and complete your ride with a well-earned drink.
Full Pint and Half Pint
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Sun, 9 Jun 2024
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Old Luxters Barn, Hambleden, Henley-on-Thames RG9 6JW, UK
Start times
Sunday, 9 Jun 2024
Full Pint: 9:00 amHalf Pint: 9:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery Sportive
Full Pint
2 Loops
Half Pint
1 Loop
Route information
Half Pint Distance 56k / 35 miles
Half Pint Elevation 723m
Full Pint Distance 92k / 57 miles
Full Pint Elevation 1,365m
The Chilterns, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is a top UK cycling destination with beautiful rolling countryside that provides challenging climbs and rewarding sweeping descents.
Both routes take riders through scenic and picturesque country villages including filming locations for Midsomer Murders, The Vicar of Dibley, Lewis, Miss Marple and Jonathan Creek. It also passes through Cobstone Windmill, which is featured in the classic film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.
Once back at the Event HQ, you can enjoy the Chiltern Valley Winery and Brewery's very own produce. This award-winning vineyard and brewery creates a range of red, white, rosé and sparkling wines, in addition to a variety of traditional farm-brewed ales.
The course is split into two route options. The Fun Ride or Half Pint, which is 35 miles with 723m of elevation and the Challenge Ride or Full Pint which is 57 miles with an elevation of 1,365m. All riders will cycle the first 35-mile loop together, after which the Full Pint cyclists will continue on.
What's included
  • Event centre facilities and parking
  • Mechanical support
  • Medical support
  • Full route marking
  • Rider public liability insurance
  • Feed stations
  • Pick-up wagons
  • On-site catering
  • Official event photography by MJF Photography
  • Food and refreshments for sale at the finish
How to get there
Old Luxters Barn, Hambleden, Henley-on-Thames RG9 6JW, UK
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By Car
The Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery is located on Dudley Lane, which can be found by turning off of the M40 at Stokenchurch and heading towards Ibstone.
The venue is a 40-minute drive from Reading and a 47-minute drive from Oxford.
Parking is available directly opposite the venue. There will be an event helper to guide you to your space and participants arriving in 4x4s will be asked to park on the grassy area through the gate, which you will be directed to upon arrival.
Event day logistics
08:30 Registration opens
09:00 onwards All sportives start
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the sportives begin to ensure there is plenty of time to complete the registration process.
Age Restrictions
Entrants under the age of 18 will only be allowed to participate in this event with the consent of their legal parent/guardian who must sign the Event Registration Form or purchase a ticket on behalf of the under age rider.
Entrants under the age of 16 must be accompanied at all times by an adult who is responsible for them.
Kit List
  • ID in case of an incident
  • Food and energy drinks (although there will be food and drink available at the feed stations en route)
  • Money/credit card
  • Mobile phone
  • Basic tool, ideally with a chain-splitter
  • Pump, tyre levers and spare inner tubes (we always carry a couple of spare tubes)
  • Helmet (mandatory) - if you do not have your cycle helmet then you will not be allowed to ride
  • Clothing appropriate for the weather and time of year
  • Bring sun-cream to apply if the weather is still looking warm and sunny
  • GPX device or mobile phone with maps, although there will be some printed versions of the route available at rider registration on the day
Where can I access photography at the Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery Sportive?
All photography will be uploaded to the Let's Go Velo website and the event Facebook page.
Will there be refreshment stations at the Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery Sportive?
Yes, there will be refreshment stations about every 20 miles which will be will stocked with homemade snacks and water.
What happens after the Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery Sportive?
Afterwards, the Chiltern Valley Winery and Brewery are putting on a hot buffet BBQ which will be available to purchase.
Is there any kit that is required for the Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery Sportive?
A helmet is mandatory, and riders will not be allowed to compete without one.
Can I enter the Chiltern Valley Winery & Brewery Sportive on the day of the event?
Yes, if the event is not sold out, you may enter on the day. Please note that only cash will be accepted as payment.
42 reviews
£27.50 - £37.50

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