White Rose Classic Sportive

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About
Take part in this superb celebration of cycling in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. Great for riders of all abilities, the courses wind through the Yorkshire countryside on some of the same routes as the Tour De France. Come for the spectacular views or for the physical challenge.
Participants
Settle Medium Route, Grassington Short Route, and Hawes Long Route
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Calendar
Sun 21st Jun 2020
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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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The event experience
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Based on 1,000 participants

Elevation

20 to 50m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Ilkley LS29 0DE, UK
Start times
Hawes Long Route :
6:45am |
Settle Medium Route:
7:45am |
Grassington Short Route:
8:45am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for White Rose Classic Sportive
Grassington Short Route
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79km
£45.00
Settle Medium Route
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138km
£45.00
Hawes Long Route
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197km
£45.00
Route information
The White Rose Classic Features 3 cycle routes across the Yorkshire Dales. All of the courses pose a challenge and offer some stunning views. No matter which course you register for, you can always change your mind at the race registration on the day.
The Short Route
This is a great event for those cyclists taking on their first sportive. This route will include the famous Norwood Edge and Langbar climbs as well as passing Bolton Abbey. The route has a total ascent of 4222ft.
The Medium Route
This is perfect for those looking for something extra. The route starts up Norwood Edge and over Greenhow before dropping into Ribbledale. At Ribberdale, riders will cross and ancient single lane bridge before heading back to Settle for a refuelling stop. Following this riders are faced with the steepest climb of the day, Albert Hill before making their way back to race HQ. The total ascent of this route is 6927ft.
The Long Route
The Long Route is an epic 120 mile journey that will push riders to their limits. It takes in the climbs of Norwood Edge, Fleet Moss, Garsdale Head (Coal Road) and the Deepdale/Kingsdale duo. This is a climb that even a few locals don’t know. It’s a tough climb with a magnificent reward of views from Morcambe Bay across the Forest of Bowland, and all the way to Pendle Hill. By the end of this route, riders will have ascended over 10,000ft.
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What's included
  • Fully Signposted Course
  • Marshalled Course
  • Refreshment Stations
  • Aid Stations
  • Free Onsite parking
  • Toilets and Changing Facilities
  • Challenging and scenic routes
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How to get there
Ilkley LS29 0DE, UK
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Address: Nell Bank, Nell Bank Centre, Denton Rd, Ilkley LS29 0DE
There will be ample free parking onsite. Please follow the marshals instructions when you arrive.
Event day logistics
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Ilkley Cycling Club
The White Rose Classic 2020 is on Sunday, 21 June. Each summer, however, there are a lot of cycling sportives on the calendar. Professional event organisers run many of them. That makes them quite predictable, if a bit boring or same-ish. We think that the White Rose Classic is different. Here are some reasons why.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are more than welcome along the route and in the race HQ.
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Kit List
Riders are expected to provide their own bike in good working order. Helmets are compulsory.
FAQ's
Is there an age restriction?
Riders must be aged 16 or over. Riders aged 16 and 17 must have a signed parental consent form.
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What happens if I am going to miss the 1830 cut off?
If during the ride, you think it is likely that you will miss the cut off, please ring the race HQ.
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How many refuelling stations are there?
There will be four stations in total: Grassington, Hawes, Settle and Ilkley. Each will have various cycling nutrition to keep your energy levels up throughout the event.
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