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New Forest Spring Sportive

Sat 13th Apr 2019
Somerley House, Ringwood BH24 3PL, UK

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The New Forest Spring Sportive is one of our most popular event and has become a welcome start-of-season test for for many cyclists. Due to its popularity, the event runs on both a Saturday and Sunday and usually sells out before the day. Take this as a sign that youll get your cycling fill from this sportive, which takes in much of the stunning New Forest on the route.

As you ride and take in the views in the rolling scenery, there will be a number of hills to challenge your legs plus a test to come near the end with short and sharp climbs popping up every now and again to keep you on your toes. Beautiful New Forest villages of Sway, Beaulieu and Lepe are passed through before you head north and back into the centre of the district.

Quickly in and out of central point Lyndhurst, youll soon take on the events major climb of the day, just outside Nomansland. Its steep, but fairly short, so you should be able to dispose of this quickly and continue on your way. From here, its downhill all the way with one spiky hill exception around Stuckton and the final feed stop as you roll back around the edges of the Forest, towards Ringwood, and claim your medal, t-shirt and Powerbar recovery product at the finish line.

Distances in this event

  1. Epic- Saturday

    Bike 83mi
    7:40am Sat 13th Apr 2019
    Event passed
  2. Standard- Saturday

    Bike 66mi
    7:40am Sat 13th Apr 2019
    Event passed
  3. Short- Saturday

    Bike 29mi
    7:40am Sat 13th Apr 2019
    Event passed
  4. Epic- Sunday

    Bike 83mi
    7:40am Sun 14th Apr 2019
    Event passed
  5. Standard- Sunday

    Bike 66mi
    Sun 14th Apr 2019
    Event passed
  6. Short- Sunday

    Bike 29mi
    Sun 14th Apr 2019
    Event passed

Where could you finish?

We’ll work out your time based on past results, elevation and terrain.

Route info

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What’s Included

Times and Awards

Although the rides are non competitive events (i.e. not races), most people still like to know how well they've done. With this in mind each participants ride is timed. When the ride is complete the time will be calculated and these timings will be displayed on our results page. Each rider will receive a timing award of either; bronze, silver or gold, depending on their average speed. Of course, some riders aren't bothered about all these awards and just cycle for the experience and stunning scenery.

What else do you get?

    Facilities and parking
    Mechanical support
    Medical support
    Full route marking
    3rd Party Rider public liability insurance
    Feed Stops
    Energy food and drink
    Electronic chip timing
    Online results
    Online certificates
    Finisher medal
    On site catering
    Pick-up wagons
    Photos by SportivePhoto

On the day entry

On the day entries are available as long as the event has not sold out prior to the event day. On the day entries are subject to an additional £8.00 per person surcharge. Payment can be made with cash or cheque. You can fill out an entry form when you arrive at the event. One entry form must be completed per person.

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