Welcome to the 2nd Edition of the Tour of the Potteries cycle sportive
Sunday 25th June 2017
Early bird offer Early bird entry gift for the first 200 riders
Registration at FUCHS’s UK headquarters in Hanley ST1 5HU
Start and Finish at FUCHS’s UK headquarters in Hanley ST1 5HU
Free car parking
Indoor changing facilities
On-line entries available
Sponsorship forms downloadable on line
Long ride £35 – 104km (64 miles)
Short ride £19 – 44km (27 miles)
Family ride The Knotty Family ride is FREE but donations on the day are most welcome
Entries on the day
Entries on the day will be available with a £5 premium
All routes fully signed
Electronic timing on all routes
Feed stop on long ride only
Full mechanical support on the route
Full medical support on the route
FUCHS Silkolene Goody Bag for ALL entrants
Finisher’s medal on completion.
Ride Captains for support on the short and family rides
Broom Wagon for assistance
Bicycle trials display from stunt star Danny Butler
Meet the motorsport stars for autograph and photograph opportunities
Motorsport Motorsport and Industry displays
Local food outlets open close by
The Tour of the Potteries sportive sponsored by international automotive and bicycle lubrication manufacturer Fuchs Silkolene, is a multi distance event taking in the best of the Peak District from Stoke on Trent in aid of the local charity the Donna Louise Trust.
Based at the company’s headquarters in Hanley, there will be two routes of varying distances 143kms, & 44kms out towards and into the Peak District taking in lots of famous landmarks and climbs to cater for all abilities of cyclist from elite to new sportive riders wanting a challenge.
The long route heads out towards Leek and up through Thorncliffe and towards Flash where the feed will enable everyone to top up there energy levels.
The route then goes over the Roches and onto Gun hill before turning south and meeting up with the short ride back to Fuchs HQ at Hanley
The short ride turns at Cheddleton and returns via Longsdon and re-joins the long route at Lask Edge
Long route – 104km (64 miles)
Short route – 44km (27 miles)
There will also be a free family ride on a virtually traffic free route close to the town named the Knotty after the old railway system of the Potteries, with 2 routes to help novices
All routes offer something for all abilities and a challenge to raise money for the charity.
Join some of the UK’s top motorsport stars riding the event as well as their back up teams who will be bringing their race vehicles and support trucks to show to the public at the Hanley Factory.
Enter and bring the family for a friendly day out in the heart of the Potteries.