Wiggle French
Revolution
Sportive

Sunday 12th June 2016

France

SOLD OUT

WATCH THE VIDEO!

Take a look at the video for
Wiggle French Revolution

WATCH NOW

Wiggle French Revolution

Escaping Britain’s shores if only just for a day is enough to make this event sell out each time it has been held. Built on the foundations of France’s celebrated love of cycling, the French Revolution is a teasing taster of what life is like riding on the other side of the English Channel.

This European trip takes the sting out of independently planning cycling abroad, as we’ll take care of everything on this ride to ensure you enjoy your day and get the most out of the fast-paced sportive setting. From meeting en masse in Dover with the other riders, to getting a group escort onto the boat, to guiding you around the picturesque, quaint and signposted wilderness of northern France to getting you back again – all is included as part of the package.

Upon arrival in Calais, you’ll head out along the cliff-top coast roads that test the legs straight away – you’ll climb to a vantage point so high that on a good day, you can see back to England set against a backdrop of the ever-busy to-and-fro of boats and ships sailing on the Channel. Before long, up turns to down, and you’ll be employing your best descending technique to drop into Escalles – and don’t forget this fiercely steep hill as it’ll be the last thing you have to conquer before reaching the finish line later in the day.

Dropping into the Parc naturel régional des Caps et Marais d'Opale, a counter-clockwise loop ensues as you ride through pretty and sleepy French villages like Caffiers, Fiennes and Bazinghen. Many of the back roads that connect these communes are littered with grape fields and small farms – but best of all, nearly no cars – at no point will you forget you’re in France.

You will then have a perfectly flat 7 miles run into the finish which will be at Calais Ferry port itself. A finishers medal will be given to you before you board the next ferry back to Dover with your sense of adventure and exploring spirit fulfilled. Food and showers will be available on the Ferry.

Note: Riders must have a valid EU passport and travel insurance. Sorry but no Under 16s for this ride.

The event is limited to 800 riders and sold out in 1 week in 2015 so book early to avoid disappointment!

Ferry tickets can only be used on the day of the event on scheduled ferries and not used on any other day.

All riders MUST be back in time to catch the 5:15pm Ferry.

Ticket price includes the ferry crossings.

This event is NOT included in the 10% off sale.

TIMES & CERTIFICATES

Certificate

Rider times and finisher certificates for this event are now online. View yours by visiting our Results Page

Certificate

Rider times and finisher certificates for this event are now online. View yours by visiting our by visiting our Results Page

Certificate

Rider times and finisher certificates
for this event are now online.
View yours by visiting
our by visiting our Results Page

Event Details:

Date
Sunday 12th June 2016
Event Type
road
Venue
Dover Ferry Port

Event Includes:

  • Facilities and parking
  • Mechanical support
  • Medical support
  • Full route marking
  • Rider public liability insurance
  • Feed Stops en-route
  • Free energy drink + snacks
  • Electronic chip timing
  • Bike wash facilities
  • Pick-up wagons
  • T-shirt & medal
  • Web results service
  • Online certificates
  • On site catering
  • Photos by SportivePhoto
  • Retail Opportunities

Maps & Route Info

Route: Epic - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 74 Miles, , Rating: 6/10
Route: Standard - GPX File Garmin
Dist: 59 Miles, , Rating: 5/10

Event Video

Photos

TIMES & CERTIFICATES

Certificate

Rider times and finisher certificates for this event are now online. View yours by visiting our Results Page

Certificate

Rider times and finisher certificates for this event are now online. View yours by visiting our by visiting our Results Page

Certificate

Rider times and finisher certificates
for this event are now online.
View yours by visiting
our by visiting our Results Page

Event Details:

Date
Sunday 12th June 2016
Event Type
road
Venue
Dover Ferry Port

Event Includes:

  • Event centre facilities and parking
  • Mechanical support
  • Medical support
  • Full route marking
  • Rider public liability insurance
  • Feed Stops en-route
  • Free energy drink + energy snacks
  • Electronic chip timing
  • Bike wash facilities
  • Pick-up wagons
  • T-shirt & medal
  • Web results service
  • Online certificates
  • On site catering
  • Event photography by SportivePhoto
  • Retail Opportunities
Wiggle Super Series Finishers T-Shirt
PowerBar Nutrition Guide PDF
Primal - Official UKCE Clothing Partner
Muc-Off
Wattbike Tour de France
Cycle Plan