New Forest Classic

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Catering for all abilities, the New Forest Classic will please all cyclists. Explore picturesque scenery through the mystical new forest woodland and surrounding countryside. The route is mostly undulating throughout, with a few climbs to get your legs pumping. Join for a great day out.
Participants
Long, Medium, Short, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sat, 9 Apr 2022
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Gang Warily Recreation & Community Center, Newlands Rd, Southampton SO45 1GA, UK
Start times
Sat, 9 Apr 2022
Long:
8:00am |
Medium:
8:45am |
Short:
9:30am |
Rook:
9:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for New Forest Classic
Rook
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17km
Route
1 Loop
£10.00
Short
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53km
Route
1 Loop
£25.00
Medium
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92km
Route
1 Loop
£35.00
Long
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127km
Route
1 Loop
£40.00
Route information
Each course will explore the sensational mystical New Forest woodland as well as its surrounding areas of natural beauty. Keep an eye out for the wildlife especially the New Forest ponies that may even trot alongside you as you ride.
The New Forest Classic has a multitude of rides to choose from, including a long, medium, short, and rook route their distances are listed below:
  • Long: 127k
  • Middle: 92k
  • Short 53k
  • Rook 17k
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Freedom Brewery beer
  • Free Parking
  • Fully Marked Route
  • OTE Feed Stops
  • Chip-timed event
  • Free event
  • Food and Drink available
  • Medical & Mechanical Support
  • Physio Massage is available
Train
How to get there
Gang Warily Recreation & Community Center, Newlands Rd, Southampton SO45 1GA, UK
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Parking
There will be free on-site parking, which will be available from 7:00 am.
Event day logistics
07:00 Gates Open
07:30 Registration opens
08:00 - 09:00 Long start window
08:45 - 09:30 Medium start window
09:30 - 10:00 Short start window
09:30 - 10:00 Rook start window
Age Requirements
  • It is free for under 12's to ride but they must be entered at the same time as a paying adult.
  • All riders under the age of 16 need to be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for them at all times.
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UK Cycling Events
We organise over 35 cycling events a year across Great Britain, as well as one in France, offering full medical and mechanical support. We plan our events in some of the most scenic locations we can find, while making sure the routes are perfectly suited for day in saddle. All of our cycling events have multiple routes of varying length and elevation. This is to cater for cyclist of all ages and abilities. Our cycling events aren't just about Road Sportives - we also organise a selection of Mountain Bike and Cyclocross events.
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Backpack
What to bring
Mandatory Kit
  • Helmet (must comply with the latest US Snell B90/B96 or European CE standards
  • Basic tools
  • Inner tubes
  • Pump
  • Drink bottle
  • First aid kit
  • Mobile phone for emergencies
  • Lights and high visibility clothing (on days where fog or rain is forecasted or where light is likely to be reduced)
  • Facemask (for venue) and hand sanitiser
FAQ's
When does The New Forest Classic start?
The first ride will leave the site at 8:00am, please arrive promptly for registration at 7:30am, if you will need extra time to put together your bike the gates to the site will be open from 7:00am.
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Is there parking available at The New Forest Classic?
Yes, there will be free parking available on site for participants.
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What do I get with my entry to The New Forest Classic?
All entrants will receive a finisher's medal, a beer from Freedom Brewery and other goodies from event partners such as Jimmy's Iced Coffee and OTE Sports.
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Reviews
3 reviews
simon
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4.0
Did the Medium in 2022
Good ride helped by good weather. Needed more bike stands at the feed station and at the finish.
danny
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5.0
Did the Medium in 2022
Had to utilise the mechanics (although fortunately sorted issue before they arrived), faultless responses
kay
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5.0
Did the Short in 2022
BeautifulScenery . great atmosphere
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