The Cambridgeshire Classic cycling event

The New Forest Classic 2024 - SATURDAY

Saturday 13 April 2024 | Gang Warily
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The New Forest Classic 2024 - SATURDAY

Saturday 13 April 2024 | Gang Warily

The New Forest Classic has now sold out for our Saturday event. You can enter the Sunday event here: New Forest Classic 2024 Sunday




We're back in the New Forest in April for one of the most popular events in our Classic Series. Offering four different routes all starting from Gang Warily recreation ground that head immediately down to the coast at Lepe beach. 

If you're new to riding then check out our Rook ride which is just 17km in length but will give you a taste of the joys of exploring our Great British countryside on two wheels. If you're looking for something a little longer then choose between the; Short, Middle and Long routes that all weave through the New Forest National Park, taking in the beautiful scenery and magical woodlands along the way. You'll even see some of the roaming livestock on your way round including New Forest Ponies and Highland Cattle. 

Of course, you’ll be rewarded for all your efforts as you cross the finish line to receive a finishers medal and other goodies from our partners.

Our New Forest events are always incredibly popular so if you are thinking about entering, we'd recommend you do so sooner rather than later.
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LOCATION

Gang Warily,
Newland Road,
Southampton,
Hampshire, SO45 1GA

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ROUTES

Long: 127 km
Middle: 92 km
Short: 53 km
Rook: 17 km
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DETAILS

Gates open: 7:00
Registration: 7:30
Start times
Long: 08:00 - 09:00
Middle: 08:45 - 09:30
Short: 09:30 - 10:00
Rook: 09:45 - 10:00
Finish time: 15:30

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DIFFICULTY: 2/5

Wide flowing open roads give you a chance to attack both the sloping ascents and descents. Just watch out for the Ponies!

Pricing

Long

Elevation
127 km
Mileage
+913m
  • $58.98

Middle

Elevation
92 km
Mileage
+695m
  • $52.42

Short

Elevation
53 km
Mileage
+353m
  • $39.32

Rook

Elevation
17 km
Mileage
+79m
  • $19.66

Online entry has now closed. As this event is sold out, on the day entries will NOT be available.

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: 127 km
Elevation Gain: +913 m

Middle ROUTE

Distance: 92 km
Elevation Gain: +695 m

Short ROUTE

Distance: 53 km
Elevation Gain: +353 m

ROOK ROUTE

Distance: 17 km
Elevation Gain: +79 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
Days Alcohol Free Beer
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.


New Forest Cycling Code

We ask all riders to read and observe the New Forest Cycling Code: www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/things-to-do/cycling/cycling-code/

The New Forest is a working forest with lots of free-roaming animals. Please respect them, give them space and give way to them at all times. Please respect other road users and people enjoying the New Forest, and practice the highway code at all times. And please, please do not drop any litter.

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