|Event date:||20/09/2020 8:30 am|
|Event Organiser||Sheni Jiwa|
|Start location||Chippenham Sports Club|
|Ride distance||80 miles|
|Route||Ride with GPS - 125km Audax – Savernake via Gravel ***8.30am start***|
|RSS link to similar||RSS|
*** UPDATE 15th Sept ***
Following a route check we have decided to provide TWO route options for this ride, A125.21 and A125.22. Both routes will use the NCN482 cyclepath from Chiseldon to Marlborough, but then the A125.22 route will follow a rough gravel byway through Savernake Forest whilst the other A125.21 route will keep to roads. If you are not confident riding on rough gravel then please follow the easier “roads” option route A125.21.
The A125.22 “gravel” route also includes a short section of gravel byway between Bishops Cannings and Heddington. If you want to follow the “gravel” option you should use suitable, wider tyres. It’s possible to ride on 25mm tyres but the wider you can use the better.
The route below is for the more difficult Savernake via Gravel option. See the calendar for the alternative Roads option.
You will get a choice of 3 cafes to stop along both routes which are shown on the maps. There is no-one to check you in at each control or at the finish, but you do need to pass by each control point and complete min 125km distance in the allotted time for the ride to count.
Please study the routesheet for your selected route, even if you don’t plan to use it as it has important information for your safety and enjoyment of the ride – links below.
No entry fee for this event but you must pre-register using the booking form below.
As we come out of COVID-19 lock down, this is our fourth and final audax in the 2020 club series. Note that this is a slightly longer route than the usual Sunday leisure ride.
This is a completely new route which includes 11km of NCN cyclepath and an alternative route option with 7km of rough gravel by-ways. Both routes are suitable for road bikes but wider, suitable tyres are recommended for the gravel route option. Both routes will take you along the old Chiseldon to Marlborough railway line (now a cyclepath) after which they diverge for a few miles through Savernake Forest, before re-joining in Great Bedwyn. The gravel route follows the Grand Avenue by-way through the heart of the forest. We think you’ll enjoy something a bit different!
Route Sheets will not be issued at the start – if you require one please print one from here when it has been uploaded.
For general info on the Club Audax series follow this link
Please note that attendance of this ride requires advanced booking for COVID track and trace purposes. Please use this simple booking form using the name you are registered with in Rider HQ. Please complete the form for each member wishing to attend.
The form is a mandatory for all riders, so we can make our rides as COVID safe as possible for all of us. Your cooperation to complete this in advance of the ride will help the start go smoothly and will be much appreciated.
A Google Form has been used to capture the necessary information rather than using any other app or site that requires registration.
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