Sunday, 17 October 2010

Boxing Day Cycle Ride

Monday 27th December 2010 Boxing Day (Observed) Bash.
50 miles of eventful & testing cycling, to aid to the stagnations & digestion of your festivities. The event will also celebrate 50 years since my birth, a mile for each & every one!  In recognition of this, the first 50 riders to sign up, will be able to compete for the $50 worth of prizes.  Overall sprint points (2 sprints), King of the hills points (4 hills), First rider home, 50th rider home & most stylish rider on the day as(Observed) by yours truely.  Each prize 10 pounds.
The entry fee will be $5, before November 30th, $10 thereafter.  All proceeds will be evenly divided between Brest Cancer Charity & The Border Collie Trust.
 All the best, V&G.

Le Grand Depart
From outside the Grand, on The Leas, Folkestone, @ 9.00 A.M.
We will ride as a peloton to the junction 12 motorway roundabout, just outside Cheriton. (Via Grimston Gardens, Shorncliffe Rd, Risborough Lane onto Cheriton High st).
Start in earnest after roundabout near Eurotunnel staff entrance on the RHS.
A20 all the way to Newingreen.
Newingreen to Lympne.
Lympne to Aldington, to Aldington Frith via clap hill.
(SPRINT 1) Finish line to be at the end of the straight, before you hit the hill down to the Good Intent Pub. 5,3 & 1 points respectively for 1st 3 riders.
Aldington Frith to the Sugarloaf crossroads (on the old Ashford/Hamstreet road).
Turn right @ crossroads to Hamstreet.
Turn Left in Hamstreet to Bilsington.
Bilsington to Newchurch.
Newchurch to Ivychurch. (SPRINT 2) Finish to be on straight 300m before Junction left turn to Ivychurch. Points as before.
Ivychurch to St Mary in the Marsh & then onto Newchurch.
Turn Right in Newchurch & onto Large White House crossroads. Then left to B2067 & right up Knoll hill. ( HILL CLIMB 1) 3,2 & 1 points for 1st 3 riders respectively.
At the top turn left to Aldington. First left in Aldington & back down to Large White house crossroads. Turn left here onto Lower wall road all the way to West Hythe. Up Lympne hill (HILL CLIMB 2) 5,3 & 1 points as before.
At top, turn right to Hythe. Go through Hythe & up Blackhouse hill (HILL CLIMB 3) 5,3 & 1 points, all the way to Etchinghill . Turn right in Etchinghill (HILL CLIMB 4) 3,2 & 1 Points.
Route then to finish TBC to complete 50 miles. 25 mile route to be the same, excluding the Aldington Knoll hill circuit & finishing in Hythe as normal with lympne hill being optional.