Welcome to this years Jodrell Bank Classic which will be held on the Sunday the 9th of March 2013. Once again we will be starting at Poynton Leisure Centre, Yew Tree Lane, Poynton then heading off into the Cheshire Plains.

We have three challenging routes which have been designed by experienced local club cyclists.

We are pleased to announce that High 5 are once again our fuelling partners and Bike Rehab will be doing bike service they will be able to remedy any of those last minute technical hiccups, we will also have Chris Meads a professional photographer and keen local cyclist taking pictures.

The Route
We have tweeked the routes once again keeping the best bits, and adding some new sections just to keep it interesting.

The first part of the course is fast and flat across the Chesire plains skirting past the famous Jodrell Bank Radio telescope. Towards the end of the ride it gets a little lumpy there are a few small climbs, on the 50 mile route and 80 mile routes riders also have to tackle the Pott Shrigley climb which a steady gradient up past the village and golf course, a little sting in the tail.

The event is an ideal warm up for the Cheshire Cat and the Tour of Flanders Sportives a few weeks later.

We have all the features you would expect in a popular club sportive

EVENT FEATURES
* Electronic Timing
* Three Challenging Routes
* High 5 Feeding Stations
* Support Vehicles
* GPS Downloads
* Route Cards
* Well Signed Routes
* Interactive Maps
* Strava
* Changing Rooms
* Showers
* Ample Free Car Parking
* Free Pre Event Tea and Coffee
* Post Event Free Tea and Coffee
* Post Event Free Belgian Style Bradwurst Hot Dogs and our famous Fruit Cake
* Professional Photographers
* Professional Bike Service
* Free Sports Drinks Bottle
* Friendly Event Crew
* Gold Silver and Bronze Standards
* Rider Public Liability Insurance
* Web Results Service
* Event Commentator
* Trade Stands