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Ride Across Britain 2022

Sat 10 Sep 2022 to Sun 18 Sep 2022 Britain
Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019


Ready for the challenge of a lifetime?


There is no better way to experience the breathtaking scenery, iconic landmarks and historic sites of Britain.

From the rolling hills of Devon and Cornwall to the majestic highlands of Scotland, this varied and exciting route is worthy of being named the UK’s most iconic cycling challenge.

This will be an experience you never forget!  Choose from 3 route options: -


FULL CLASSIC ROUTE

Duration: 9 days

Distance: 980 miles

Start/Finish: Land’s End to John O'Groats

Highlights

  • St Michael’s Mount
  • Ride through Cheddar Gorge
  • Crossing The Severn Bridge
  • Chepstow castle
  • Climbing Shap Fell
  • Stunning Lake District views
  • The Grampian Mountains
  • Cairngorms National Park
  • Conquering Glenshee and the Lecht Ski Hill
  • John O’Groats and views of the Orkneys


THE ENGLAND ROUTE

Duration: 6 days (10 - 15 September)

Distance: 640 miles

Start/Finish: Land’s End to Edinburgh

Highlights:

  • St Michael’s Mount
  • Cheddar Gorge
  • The Severn Bridge
  • Shap Fell
  • Lake District views


THE SCOTLAND ROUTE

Duration: 3 days (16 - 18 September)

Distance: 325 miles

Start/Finish: Edinburgh to John O'Groats

Highlights:

  • Forth Bridge
  • Cairngorms
  • Lecht Ski Lift hill
  • Glenshee



GENERAL INFO

Where can we stop for refreshments?

There will be 2 or 3 designated pit stops available for each day of your cycle. With healthy snacks and sports nutrition as well as the much-needed cakes and pork pies, there really is something for everyone.

What if I need medical assistance?

Medics will be positioned at base camp, along your route and at all pit stops should you need.

Paramedics will also be available in cars along the routes, just a phone call away.

What if I break down?

Friendly mechanics will be available throughout the event to assist you and your bike.

You will also be given the number of a roaming mechanic, should you need assistance between water stops.

For anyone who can't make complete their day's route for any reason, a bus will be available to transport you to back to base camp.


Will there be signposting?

Definitely!  Chaperones will also be joining the ride - experienced cyclists who's responsibility it is to help keep ou motivated and ensure you make it back to base camp each night.


What is provided at base camp?

The legendary base camp will have lots to offer!  Including:

  • Incredible, hot meals & an on-site pub
  • Qualified sports physiotherapists
  • Showers & toilets
  • Chill-out areas
  • Drying rooms and more!

To book, or for more details email us / call 01753 842121.

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