The Ridgeway 100: The Century to the Stones

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This amazing Ridgeway 100 cycle caters for all abilities with a variety of different routes; 48k, 86k, and 107k. This event guarantees to get your legs pumping, so make sure to take in the sweeping views as you traverse the ridgeway. This event is an adventure, not a race.
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Where and when
Location
Chilton County Primary School, Downside, Chilton, Didcot OX11 0PQ, UK
Start times
Sat, 10 Sept 2022
107k:
8:00am |
86k:
8:00am |
48k:
8:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Ridgeway 100: The Century to the Stones
48k
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48km
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572m+
£32.00
86k
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86km
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1100m+
£37.00
107k
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107km
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1360m+
£42.00
Route information
This route is 85% off road on the historic Ridgeway.
This fully-marked course will be covered in bright orange signs and ribbons which you can follow throughout. If you think you have strayed off of the route, you can use a map or gps to help.
All routes are out-and-back and will take you along the winding gravel off-road trails of the ridgeway. The route is perfect to take in the amazing scenery as you are kept high up in the hills. There will also be a smattering of descents and climbs to keep you on your toes. Make sure to take advantage of the support stations as you will need to keep fuelled throughout this long-distance challenge.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal (107k only)
  • Chip-timed results
  • Fully-marked course
  • Food and support stations
  • Event Support vehicles and Mechanical Assistance
  • First aid
Train
How to get there
Chilton County Primary School, Downside, Chilton, Didcot OX11 0PQ, UK
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By Car
If using a sat nav please follow directions to the following address: Chilton School, Downside, Chilton, Didcot OX11 0PQ.
If travelling from London follow the A4 onto the M4, then you can exit 13 onto A34 to Downside in Chilton.
By Train
The closest station to Chilton School is Didcot Park Way, this is accessible via the Bath Spa service from Paddington station. From Didcot Parkway you can take the 98 Connector bus to Eight Street South where the start location will only be a short walk.
Event day logistics
08:00 The Ridgeway 100 starts
14:00 - 16:30 Approximate finish time
Race Packs
Details of the registration time will be provided closer to the start of the event. At the registration desk, you will collect your race packs and rider number.
Cut-off time
Cut-off times will be revealed closer to the event. If you are falling behind the organisers may transport you forward to catch up with the rest of the riders.
This ride should be achievable for most within the time limit. However, you must keep aware of your pace and listen to the marshals' advice. Slow riders who are behind schedule may be refused any further event support and may be requested to continue on their own or abandon the ride.
Food and support stations
For each event distance there will be a variety of feed stations, all offering water, energy drinks, first aid, and mechanical support:
  • 107k: 4 support stations
  • 86k: 3 support stations
  • 47k: 1 support station
Friends and Family support
All riders are welcome to arrange family or friend support along the route from their own vehicle. The organiser will provide any supporters with rendezvous points along the course with suitable parking.
Event Support Vehicles and Mechanical Assistance
Riders are expected to carry their own basic tools and spare kit and a small first aid bag. If you cannot fix it themselves they must wait patiently for support staff to arrive.
Backpack
What to bring
Kit
  • Only use bikes with strong wheels and bikes suitable for off-road.
  • Remove all mudguards before the ride.
  • Small first aid bag
  • Bike repair kit with essential tools
FAQ's
What is the best bike for the Ridgeway 100?
The race organiser suggests that a gravel adventure bike is the best for this ride. However, CX (race style cyclocross), MTB, MTB (29er) are more than adequate. You can also use Hybrid and Road bikes but they need to be suitable for gravel and off-road.
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Is the Ridgeway 100 a race?
No, the Ridgeway 100 is not a race but you will be timed throughout.
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What other ride options are there for the Ridgeway 100?
There are three rides to choose from: 48k, 86k or 107k.
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