Mendips Classic 2021 | Road Cycling Sportive in Somerset
The Mendips Classic cycling event

The Mendips Classic

Sunday 11th July 2021 | Strode College Sport Centre

The Mendips Classic

Sunday 11th July 2021 | Strode College Sport Centre

The Mendips Classic Cycling Event takes on roads that UK Cycling Events have been taking on for years and include some old favourites from the area. With the variety of routes on offer, you can challenge yourself with some tough climbs on the longer routes or opt for the slightly shorter and flatter routes.

The Long, Middle and Short routes all make their way through the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, creating a wonderful experience for all riders, with stunning scenery all around. Riders taking on the Long and Middle routes will experience the stunning surroundings of Cheddar Gorge.

Whichever route you choose it will be a fantastic day out on the bike, and an experience to remember.

The UK Cycling Events' Classic Series is designed with all riders in mind. With four routes to choose from and nothing too technical, this event is open to anyone and with the wonderful routes and the friendly atmosphere, it is one not to be missed. 

All routes will be extremely well signed and there will be multiple feed stops provided by OTE Sports Nutrition.

After a stunning but tough day out on the road you will be well rewarded for all your efforts as you cross the finish line. Everyone will of course receive their finisher's medal, but also you will receive beer from Freedom Brewery and other goodies from the event partners.

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Strode College Sport Centre,
8 Drove Street,
Somerset, BA16 0AH

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Long: 118 km
Middle: 83 km
Short: 58 km
Rook: 30 km

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The Routes

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.


Distance: 118 km   
Elevation Gain: +1329 m

Middle ROUTE

Distance: 83 km   
Elevation Gain: +817 m


Distance: 58 km   
Elevation Gain: +477 m


Distance: 30 km   
Elevation Gain: +96 m

What you get

Free Parking
Free Parking
Fully Signed Routes
Fully Signed Route
Feed Stops
OTE Feed Stops
Chip Timing
Chip Timing
Online Results
Online Results
Event Photography
Free Event Photography
Food and Drink
Food and Drink Available
Medical Support
Medical Support
Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support
Finishers Medal
Finishers Medal
Freedom Brew
Freedom Brew
Six Physio
Six Pyhsio Massage Available

Essential Items

Essential Items
Helmet (no helmet, no ride). Helmets must comply with the latest US Snell B90/B95 or European CE Standards
Basic tools
Inner tubes
Drink bottle
First aid kit (recommended)
Mobile phone for emergencies
Lights and high visibility clothing (on days where fog or rain is forecast or where light is likely to be reduced)
Facemask (for venue) and hand sanitiser

Plastic Free

In our quest to make feed stops plastic free, we ask that you ride with a bottle


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