The Mendips Classic

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The UKCE Classic series is designed with all riders in mind, and the Mendips Classic is no different. 4 different distances allows all riders to enjoy the wonderful roads of the Mendips Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The brilliant routes and friendly atmosphere makes it a day to remember.
Long, Middle, Short, and 1 more
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Sat, 9 Jul 2022
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Street, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Strode College Sports Centre, 8 Street Drove, Street BA16 0AH, UK
Start times
Sat, 9 Jul 2022
8:00am |
8:35am |
9:10am |
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Mendips Classic
Route information
The Mendips Classic routes take on roads that UK Cycling Events have been taking on for years and includes some old favourites from the area.
The Long, Middle and Short routes all make their way through the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, creating a wonderful experience for all riders, with stunning scenery all around.
Riders taking on the Middle route will experience the stunning surroundings of Cheddar Gorge. With the variety of routes on offer, you can challenge yourself with some tough climbs on the longer routes or opt for the slightly shorter and flatter routes. Whatever you choose it will be a fantastic day out on the bike, and an experience to remember.
The route will be extremely well signed and will have multiple feed stops provided by OTE Sports Nutrition.
After a stunning but tough day out on the road you will be well rewarded for all your efforts as you cross the finish line. Everyone will of course receive their finisher's medal, but also you will receive beer from Freedom Brewery and other goodies from the event partners.
The UK Cycling Events' Classic Series is designed with all riders in mind. With four routes to choose from and nothing too technical this event is open to anyone and with the wonderful routes and the friendly atmosphere, it is one not to be missed.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • Beer from Freedom Brewery
  • Goodies for finishers
  • Mechanical support
  • Medical support
  • Free parking
  • Fully signed route
  • Feed stops
  • Free event photography
How to get there
Strode College Sports Centre, 8 Street Drove, Street BA16 0AH, UK
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By Car
Strode College Sports Centre is situated just south of Glastonbury and can be accessed from the A39.
There will be free parking on-site for this event.
Event day logistics
07:00 Gates open
07:30 Registration
08:00 - 08:30 Long race start window
08:35 - 09:05 Middle race start window
09:10 - 09:30 Short race start window
09:10 - 09:30 Rook race start window
Age Restrictions
  • Riders under the age of 12 will be granted free entry as long as they book alongside a full 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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What to bring
Mandatory Kit
Everyone taking part must have the following with them for the event:
  • Helmet (no helmet, no ride). Helmets must comply with the latest US Snell B90/B95 or European CE Standards
  • Basic tools
  • Inner tubes
  • Pump
  • Drink bottle
  • First aid kit (recommended)
  • Mobile phone for emergencies
  • Lights and high visibility clothing (on days where fog or rain is forecast or where light is likely to be reduced)
  • Facemask (for venue) and hand sanitiser
Will there be mechanical support at The Mendips Classic?
Yes there will be mechanical support to help you with any issues.
Will there be feed stations at The Mendips Classic?
The route will have multiple feed stops provided by OTE Sports Nutrition.
Do all finishers receive a medal at The Mendips Classic?
Yes, all finishers will receive a medal, as well as beer and other goodies.
Will there be on-site parking at The Mendips Classic?
Yes, there will be free parking available at this event.
1 reviews
Did the Middle in 2019
Let the registration give people their numbers as they trickle in, with everybody with their thumb up their arses and brain in neutral, it’s a waste of time. All your doing is creating a backlog, on a personal note the last feed station could be closer, as I only stop at one I used the coop about 80 miles out, but that’s just me. A well organised and well run ride it’s my second year and will be coming again.

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