9th FEBRUARY 2014
NEXT EVENT MANCHESTER MINI SPORTIVE SUN 23rd FEBRUARY
Two completely new routes 27 Miles and 50 Miles.
RESULTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE
PHOTOS FROM THE EVENT
Check out Chris Meads Website for photos of the event
Both routes are relatively flat with just a few bumps in them to keep it interesting Starting off once again at the Poynton Leisure Centre the riders will head off round the Cheshire plains. There are no big climbs, most of the route is relatively flat or are on undulating roads.
The weather in Cheshire is relatively mild compared to the rest of the North West at this time of year being protected by the Welsh hills in the West and the Pennine hills on the East.
You do not need to be in a cycling club to enter the event. You just need to be fit enough to get round. We have two routes to suit all abilities. Have a road worthy bicycle (road, hybrid or mountain bike) and a helmet.
The event is insured by Cyclosure one of the countries leading cycle event insurers. We have support vehicles around the course with friendly event crew who are there to help.
Riders are set off in small groups, your number is scanned at the start and at the finish, times are published on the website on the Monday following the event.
* Electronic Timing
* HIGH 5 Feeding Stations
* 2 Challenging Routes
* Changing Rooms
* Ample Free Parking on tarmac no muddy fields
* GPS Downloads
* Downloadable Route Maps
* Support Vehicles
* Well Signed Routes
* Free Post Event Cake & Hot Drinks
* Free Pre Event Hot Drinks
* Stunning Scenery
* Professional Photographer
* Ample Free Parking
* Gold Silver and Bronze Standards
* Third Party Public Liabaility Insurance
* Web Results Service
* Roller Racing
NEW THIS YEAR ROLLER RACING
This year we have introduced a new feature to our events Roller Racing.
These will be in the form of match sprints of 500 metres. We will have two fixed gear bikes that are set up on rollers, each bike is attached to an electronic timing system with the results being shown on a digital screen in the form of a dial. First rider to reach the finish wins that match. Times will be recorded through out the day fastest time wins.
Anyone can have a go, you don`t even need to be able to ride a bike as the they are fixed to the rollers. Prizes will be awarded to the fastest times in each catagory.
Anyone wanting to have a go at the Roller Racing needs to get their name down on the list in registration when you finish your ride.. Its on a first come first served basis.
Due to the huge range of pedals, shoes and plates there are the bikes are fitted with toeclips and straps. You will need to wear a pair of trainers if you are taking part.
Bronze - time over 2:55:00
Silver - time under 2:55:00
Gold - time under 2:25:00
Bronze - time over 4:50:00
Silver - time under 4:50:00
Gold - time under 4:08:00
ONLINE ENTRIES NOW OPEN
Click on link below
30 Miles 15.00
60 Miles 20.00
Under 16's free when accompanied by an adult. Under 16`s must fill out an enrty form in registration on the day
We are one of the few sportive events that do allow entries on the day if we have places
Entry on the day
30 Miles 20.00
60 Miles 25.00
Under 16's free when accompanied by an adult
Under 16's must fill in an entry form in registration on the day
Opens 8.00 am and closes at 8.45am
Event Starts 9.00 am
(start closes at 9.30 am)
We use an Electronic Timing system that uses Barcodes, these are printed on your numbers. The numbers need to be attached to your handlebars, please do not obstruct the bar code with the cable ties and try an keep it as flat as possible
Riders briefing will be posted on the website one week before the event. It will also be emailed out a couple of days before the event once all the on-line entries have closed.
Chris Meads will be a professional photographer for the event. Chris is a great photographer and keen local cyclist. Photographs will be available to purchase shortly after the event on Chris`s website
HIGH FIVE FEEDING STATIONS
We will once again we will have feeding stations with our fuelling partner High 5.we will have energy gels and sports nutrition drinks as well as the usual favourites bananas, flapjacks and fresh drinking water
FEEDING STATION CLOSING TIMES
1st feeding station will close at 11.00
2nd feeding station will close at 12.30
Service Vehicles will be on hand to pick you up in case you cannot make it to the finish or have a mechanical with your bike that cannot be fixed
Please ring (number will be given out in riders briefing) for assistance and give clear instructions on where you are, street name or number, town or village, what route you are on etc.
In line with other Cyclosportive Events we do not offer refunds but if you are unable to ride you can transfer to one of our other events. You must notify us by email before the online entries close which is usually 2/3 days before the event
Events are organised by the Team Torelli Cycling club.