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Event Venue: Lochore Meadows Country Park,
Scotland, KY5 8BA
More than 100 miles lay in wait for a true Scottish sportive test on the Brewin Dolphin Ochil Hills Sportive. Exploring the gently undulating terrain of Fife, Perth and Kinross, this ride will take you to iconic areas around the Lomond Hills, Ochil Hills, Gleneagle's and beyond on a day’s riding not to be forgotten.
Departing from the Lochore Meadows Country Park, the course begins to head east passing Loch Leven and skirting around Glenrothes at first before climbing up into the Lomond Hills Regional Park for some draw dropping scenery. A long descent from the tops of the hills ends in the historic village of Falkland after which we head back east closing in on the Shores of Loch Leven once again. The new route aims for Milnathort, and in our first course split Short riders head east while Standard and Epic go north for Glen Farg.
After reaching the Bridge of Earn, the route turns west towards Dunning, at which point the Standard riders go back in a south-easterly direction and the Epic riders bear true south to Castlehill Reservoir. It’s then a case of following the course arrows north, through the Gleneagles district and along the River Devon.
After the climb out of Gleneagles, you’ll head east through Auchterarder back to Dunning. From Dunning, a long climb out awaits before heading south to Kinross, after which the course cuts through the Cleish Hills on the way back to the ride HQ, where a finisher’s medal will be waiting for you.
As per last years event, you also have the option of signing up to the Velo Club. This option gives you everything the normal entry gives you, and you can still choose to ride any of the three routes available, but gives you a lot of extras. Take a look below to see some of the things the Velo Club ticket gives you.
- Custom Brewin Dolphin Jersey
- Coffee & Breakfast on arrival
- Lunch and drink on return
- Goodie bag
- Chance to ride with VIP celebrity guest
- Q&A with VIP guests
- Mechanical support
Make this a day to really remember by upgrading your ride to a Brewin Dolphin Velo Club ticket. These tickets are extremely limited.
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Fancy helping out at an event?
We always welcome volunteers at our events so if you fancy joining the crew for the day and helping out, please get in touch. You will be rewarded for your efforts and will be able to choose an event to ride for free. If this particular event is fully staffed, you can always put your name down for another event. More information about volunteering can be found on our Volunteer at a Cycling Event page, along with the link to the online application form.
- Route: Epic
- Distance: 102 Miles
- Route: Standard
- Distance: 77 Miles
- Route: Short
- Distance: 47 Miles
*Offer applies when booking two riders only in one transaction. excludes U16's and ends midnight 15 March 2019.
Times and Awards
Times and 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 our results page. 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.
What our customers say about us
well organised event. The new forest route was stunning with beautiful wild life on the way
I completed the Ay Up Yorkshire this weekend. The EPIC course was my first 100mile ride, and I really enjoyed the challenge. The big climbs are close enough to home to give them another go!
Really well-organised, excellent course signs, and great to see medical support available out one the course.😀👍
I would just like to say a big thank you to all the marshals and support mechanics on the Wattbike Falkirk Ride on Sunday; the guys were absolutely amazing. We had several issues en route including punctures, cramps, a crash and ever-decreasing morale, but these guys supported us right to the bitter end and got us through the epic course. I have never attended such a well-organised event; even the signage was spot on. So well done and thank you!
Well organised, great routes and good support leads to excellence bike rides.
A great day out with great staff and well planned.
Had one amazing experience. My first 100 miles on the bike in amazing route, friendly staff. Really recommend UK cycling events. Can not wait for the next one.
Brilliantly organised event! I'm very new to cycling and did this event on my own but still chatted to lots of people and had a great day! Would definitely recommend UKCE to everyone! To top it off it was a lovely warm day in the beautiful New Forest! Excellent
I went on the Box Hill sportive. It was a very well organized event, with marshals at the busiest junctions and signage at every junction, plus feed stations. There was a proper start/finish line with chip timing. The route was downloadable in advance as a .gpx file. Very nice scenery in the surrey hills area of outstanding natural beauty.
Did the Watt Bike 40 mile Sportive today, had a lovely time. Great route on quiet roads with challenging hills, all well signposted and a lovely atmosphere. The marshalls & staff deserve a special thank you for standing out for hours in truly gruesome weather. The feed station was well stocked with all needs catered for, the bike wash stocked up with Muc-off products and the soup at the end were the icing on the cake. Southwell racecourse had brilliant facilities. Shame about the weather being freezing cold & sooo wet but totally worth it, had a lot of fun. Thank you to all involved.
Just completed the Eye up in Rippon the Standard absolutely brilliant well organised and good signage. Have done a few e events this year. 2020 I will be in my 80th year so looking forward to taking part in UK Cycling Events.