Wiggle French
Revolution
Sportive

Sunday 14th June 2015

Dover / France

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Wiggle French Revolution

The Wiggle French Revolution sportive is the most exciting and innovative sportive in 2015 without fail. Essentially it is a day trip to France and a Sportive in one. Starting at Dover ferry port we will arrange your ferry and parking (included). We will get you on the Ferry then welcome you with a croissant and coffee to get you really into the French spirit. Registration and the safety briefing will take place whilst we cross the channel in Luxury. 1.5hours later we will have docked in Calais and the riding begins.

There are two courses to choose from, Epic 70miles or Standard 54miles. Routes will explore the amazing North Coast and National Park offering superb traffic free cycling on an extremely well signposted course.

The route starts and finishes with a perfectly flat 7 miles as you head along the coast road to Sangatte. Then the course becomes a little hillier as you pass the stunning Mont d’Hubert and Cap Blanc Nez, steeped in History from WWII, with forts and bombing creators clearly visible on the cliff tops. As you pass over the Cliff top at Mont d’Hubert you will have unspoiled views of the English channel and the White Cliffs of Dover.

From here the route heads inland to the enchanting and breath taking National Park ‘Foret Domaniate de Guines’, which will offer the Epic riders a quality climb up Mont d’Licques. The route will join up again and head west back to the spectacular coast line. Now heading north back towards Calais you will pass Mont Duez, Mont de la Louve and pass Wissant before the last climb of the day at Mont d’Hubert.

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 2014 so book early to avoid disappointment!

Event Includes:

  • Event centre facilities and parking
  • Mechanical Support
  • Full Route Marking
  • Rider public liability insurance
  • Free energy drink + energy snacks
  • Electronic Chip timing
  • Bike wash facilities
  • Web results service
  • Emergency support
  • On site catering
  • Event Photography
  • Event Massage
  • Pick-Up Wagons
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Enter The Wiggle French Revolution Sportive:

Course GPS GPX Rating Price Book
Epic
74 Miles

Garmin

GPX File

3/5
£70
Standard
59 Miles

Garmin

GPX File

2.5/5
£70

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The Wiggle French Revolution Event Jersey by dhb jersey has been designed with all your cycling needs in mind and is suitable for all levels of rider. It has been constructed from a lightweight and highly breathable polyester fabric which has wicking properties to transfer moisture away from the skin to help you perform at your best.

Three vertical drop pockets with enough volume to store all your rider essentials feature to the lower rear of the jersey. A silicon gripper along the hem line prevents the back of the jersey from riding up whilst in the cycling position, meaning you can focus on the road ahead. A full length YKK number 3 zip completes the Jersey, offering ease of entry/exit and the option for additional ventilation when required.

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Key Information

Online pre-entry

Online pre-entry is the easiest way of entering and saves £3.00 per person vs. entering on the day. Online pre-entry will save you time on the day of the event allowing you to simply pick up your registration pack from the 'Pre entered collection point' and avoid having to queue up. Please note: if a event reaches its capacity we will have to close the event to riders wanting to enter on the day. It is therefore best to pre enter online to avoid disappointment!

On the day entry

On the day entries are available at all our events as long as the event has not sold out prior to the event day. On the day entries are subject to an additional £3.00 per person surcharge. Payment can be made with cash or cheque. You can fill out an entry form when you arrive at the event. One entry form must be completed per person. Wiggle Customers will not be able to receive any loyalty discounts on the day.

Awards

Although all our rides are non competitive events (i.e. not races), most people still like to know how well they've done. With this in mind we will time each participants ride. When you complete your ride your time will be calculated and these timings, along with the timing Award you achieved, will be displayed on the Website. Each rider will receive a timing award of either; bronze, silver or gold, depending on their average speed. Of course, some riders aren't bothered about all these awards and just cycle for the experience and stunning scenery.

Event photography

www.sportivephoto.com will be taking pictures of all riders at this event. Please visit www.sportivephoto.com once you have taken part in the event to view your photos!

Terms and Conditions

By purchasing an event entry you agree to the UK Cycling Events terms and conditions.

Terms and Conditions can be read here.

*Distances are approximate

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Maps & Route Info

Route: Epic - GPX File
Dist: 74 Miles, , Rating: 3/5
Route: Standard - GPX File
Dist: 59 Miles, , Rating: 2.5/5
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