The Cambridgeshire Classic cycling event

The Mendips Classic 2024

Saturday 13 July 2024 | Strode College Sport Centre
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The Mendips Classic 2024

Saturday 13 July 2024 | Strode College Sport Centre

The Mendips Classic sportive takes on roads that UK Cycling Events have been taking on for years and includes 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 three 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.

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 other goodies from the event partners.
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LOCATION

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

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ROUTES

Long: 123 km
Middle: 83 km
Short: 59 km
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DETAILS

Gates open: 07:00
Registration: 07:30
Start times
Long: 08:00 - 08:45
Medium: 08:45 - 09:15
Short: 09:15 - 09:30
Finish time: 15:30

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DIFFICULTY: 4/5

There are certainly some big hills which also means long descents. Amongst the climbs there are some fast flat sections to keep your legs moving.

Pricing

ADD 4 ENTRIES TO THE BASKET TO GET ONE OF THEM FOR FREE
EVENT LIMITED TO 1000 RIDERS

Long

Elevation
123 km
Mileage
+1436 m
  • $58.98
  • (On the day: $63.98)
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Middle

Elevation
83 km
Mileage
+818 m
  • $52.42
  • (On the day: $57.42)
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Short

Elevation
59 km
Mileage
+511 m
  • $39.32
  • (On the day: $44.32)
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Online entry closes on Wednesday 10th July 2024 at 13:00. 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. All riders under the age of 16 need to be accompanied by a participating adult who is responsible for them at all times.

MULTI-BUY

When you add 4 entries to your basket and buy them in a single transaction you automatically get 1 for FREE! This can be used to enter a group of friends or your own solo entries to multiple events. Discounts will all be applied before you make payment. Our Multi-buy offer isn't available in conjunction with any early bird offers, discount promotions, voucher codes or any other deals that are in place at the time of purchase.

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More Info

HIGH5 product Bundle

Fuel your ride: Sign up for the event 6+ weeks early and claim a FREE* HIGH5 Isotonic Hydration Pack, worth £12.98! Look for claim instructions in your email after the 6-week deadline.

* When you claim your pack, you will need to pay £3.99 for delivery.

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.

Long ROUTE

Distance: 123 km
Elevation Gain: +1436 m

Middle ROUTE

Distance: 83 km
Elevation Gain: +818 m

Short ROUTE

Distance: 59 km
Elevation Gain: +511 m
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What you get

Free Parking
Free Parking
Free Parking
Fully Signed Route
Free Parking
Feed Stops
Free Parking
Chip Timing
Free Parking
Online Results
Free Parking
Free Event Photography
Free Parking
Food and Drink Available
Free Parking
Medical Support
Free Parking
Mechanical Support
Free Parking
Finishers Medal
Free Parking
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
Pump
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)

Plastic Free

In our quest to make feed stops plastic free, we ask that you bring your own drinks bottle.

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