For our Second time in the New Forest in 2021 it is your penultimate Tour series event. We will take you on an adventure through the beautiful New Forest National Park through the wide sweeping roads often lined with the local roaming livestock.
All four routes start at Gang Warily recreation ground in the South East corner of the Forest and head immediately south to the coast at Lepe. You'll be able to see out to the Isle of Wight before turning back into the heart of the New Forest.
The Long route takes in the whole boundary of the National Park so you'll be in for 160km of charming scenery, magical woodlands and not to mention the possibility of spotting some of the local Deer community due to the event taking place during Rutting season.
Our New Forest events are always incredibly popular which is why we hold the event over both weekend days, so make sure you join us for at least one... but maybe both?
Of course you’ll be rewarded for all your efforts as you cross the finish line to receive a finishers medal, beer from Freedom Brewery and other goodies from our partners at Jimmy’s Iced Coffee and OTE sports. We look forward to seeing you on the Start line in September.
Our Tour Series events are designed to give you the chance to ride in some of the most beautiful parts of the UK and challenge yourself to distances you wouldn’t do every weekend.
Please note that you are viewing the Saturday event. If you wish to ride on Sunday, please visit New Forest Tour Sunday
Southampton, SO45 1GA
Long: 156 km
Middle: 114 km
Short: 72 km
Rook: 17 km
Gates open: 7:00am
Long: 08:00 - 08:30am
Middle: 08:35 - 09:05am
Short: 09:10 - 09:40am
Rook: 09:45 - 10:00am
Fast fun riding along wide Forest roads with a few sloping lumps along the way. Just watch out for ponies along the routes!
Online entry closes on Wednesday 15th September 2021 at 1pm. On the day entries will be available if the event is not sold out. On the day entry costs an additional £5 over the standard online entry price.
All entries are subject to a small booking fee.
Entrants under the age of 12 ride free but must be entered at the same time as a paying adult.
Choose your route carefully. The distance and elevation gain should give you some indication as to how easy/hard each route is, as well as showing you where the tougher climbs are.
In our quest to make feed stops plastic free, we ask that you ride with a bottle
We ask all riders to read and observe the New Forest Cycling Code: www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/cycling-code
Please note that no dogs are allowed at the event venue.
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