The Rotary Dorset Sportive Bike Event 2015
Date: Sunday 6th September
Event Type: Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)
Start/Finish Location: Longthorn Farm and campsite, Wareham, BH20 6HH
Routes: 106 and 80 mile Dorset Etape, 55, 44, 34, 20 and 10 miles. All routes are loops and on tarmac roads. The 106 mile Dorset Etape is a challenging ride with over 7000 feet of climbs.
Registration opens 7:30
Start: staggered start from 8am for the 106 mile and 80 mile Etape, others between 9am-10am.
Cost in advance - £20 for 106 & 80 Etape, £15 for other routes. Children £5.
Entry on the day: Yes, if event is not sold out, £25 for 106 & 80 Etape, £20 for other routes. Children £5. Enter on line at www.dorset-bike-ride.co.uk , payment by credit card or PayPal.
Event organiser: David King david.king [at] gbpltd.co.uk 07973 189395
Numbers expected: 800-1000
• Free car parking
• Toilets at start/finish
• Full route marking
• Route marshals
• Mechanical Support
• Pickup if required.
• Free feed stations
• First aid support
• Free massages
• On site catering - Open 7am for breakfast
• On site camping
• Event Photography
• Medals and certificate
• Self timing record comparison
The Rotary Dorset Sportive Bike Event started in 2012 with 350 riders and in just 3 years it has grown to 660 riders in 2014 due to the fantastic routes through Dorset’s countryside and professional organisation of the event. We expect to have between 800 and 1000 riders in the 2015.
Although the event is to raise funds for Cancer Research UK and we hope as many riders as possible will raise sponsorship for their ride, raising sponsorship is not compulsory.
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