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challenging sportives where the riders needs are fully met.
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Tour of Cotswolds - 19 July 2015
Now in to it's 4th hugely succesful year, the Tour of Cotswolds Sportive will offer 2 beautiful rides through the heart of England & Wales' largest area of outstanding natural beauty.
The sportive will start from Shipston on Stour and both the 80 mile and 50 mile events will be comprehensively signed posted, route cards with emergency contact details will be provided to each rider and full .gpx files will be available for riders to upload to their sat navs.
Both rides will flow from beautiful Cotswold village through rolling countryside lanes to the next beautiful village with some challenging climbs on the way - the 84 mile ride takes in the climbs of Blockley, Stanway, Fish Hill and, home to the 2010 National Hill Climb Championship, Dover's Hill. The 49 mile route takes in all the same climbs bar Stanway.
Cost per rider is £25
Electronic timing provided in conjunction with HS Sports - British Cycling's preferred timing partner
Courtesy of our event partners Total Fitness Bath, a mechanic service (minor adjustments only) is on hand prior to the start and then the mechanics will be out on the course too to get you going in the event of a repairable mechanical or get you back to the HQ should it be required.
Full medical cover provided out on course in conjunction with MediBike
Ample car parking, changing and toliet facilities and catering / bar available at the HQ prior to start and on return from your ride
Cyclo-Sport review of Tour of Cotswolds - please click here