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Tour of the Candovers Pre-Event Details

By 30th August 2019News

Thank you to everyone who has entered the Tour Of The Candovers this Sunday. Below is the final instructions for the event. If you have any questions please get in touch.

The venue is Robert Mays School in Odiham (RG29 1NA), with parking available on-site from 8am, though spaces are available on a first come, first serve basis, there is also plenty of parking on the roads in surrounding areas.

On the day:

When you arrive all riders will need to read the T&C’s and then sign in at the desk. Please also sign back in after the ride. Please make sure you are on time for the start, we would like all riders away on time, so that there is a space between the rider groups.

All the routes are sign posted with the two longer routes being the same up to the first split at 17 miles it will then re join up later on the course and carry on together until the end. Maps will be available to view at the start venue and the routes can be downloaded on our website. There are two points of the 40 and 60 mile course where you are going back on yourself after rejoining further round the route please be aware that some arrows might be double sided. There will be 1 famous cake and water stops on the 40 route, and 2 on the 60 mile route.

The route this year will be going in the opposite direction to previous years so those who have ridden with us a couple of years please be aware of this.

The start times are:
60 miles 9.00 am
40 miles 9.30 am
20 miles 09.45 am

There will be a rider briefing before each start and we will be setting you off in groups to spread riders out.

At the start and finish area there will be Tea, Coffee, Soft Drinks and Cake to buy, also extra tubes, tyres, gels and a few other bits and pieces you might need on the day.

Things you will need on the day are:
and a HELMET no rider will be allowed out without a helmet this is for our insurance purposes.

At each water stop there will be a track pump and a few spare tubes which you can buy if you need extra. There will be motorbike marshals out on the course in case you have a problem, if you do have a problem please wait until the motor bike gets to you.

Pre entry is now closed but you can still enter on the day if you know anyone who wants to come along , the cost of entry on the day is £20 for the 20 & 40 routes and £25 for the 60.

The weather is looking good dry and sunny so its shaping up to be a great day raising valuable funds for Naomi House & Jacks Place.

So see you all there.

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