The Cambridgeshire Classic cycling event

The New Forest Tour

Saturday 18 September 2021 | Gang Warily
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The New Forest Tour

Saturday 18 September 2021 | Gang Warily

For our Second time in the New Forest in 2021 it is your penultimate Tour series event. We will take you on an adventure through the beautiful New Forest National Park through the wide sweeping roads often lined with the local roaming livestock.

All four routes start at Gang Warily recreation ground in the South East corner of the Forest and head immediately south to the coast at Lepe. You'll be able to see out to the Isle of Wight before turning back into the heart of the New Forest.

The Long route takes in the whole boundary of the National Park so you'll be in for 160km of charming scenery, magical woodlands and not to mention the possibility of spotting some of the local Deer community due to the event taking place during Rutting season.

Our New Forest events are always incredibly popular which is why we hold the event over both weekend days, so make sure you join us for at least one... but maybe both?

Of course you’ll be rewarded for all your efforts as you cross the finish line to receive a finishers medal, beer from Freedom Brewery and other goodies from our partners at Jimmy’s Iced Coffee and OTE sports. We look forward to seeing you on the Start line in September.

Our Tour Series events are designed to give you the chance to ride in some of the most beautiful parts of the UK and challenge yourself to distances you wouldn’t do every weekend.
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LOCATION

Gang Warily,
Newland Road,
Southampton, SO45 1GA

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ROUTES

Long: 156 km
Middle: 114 km
Short: 72 km
Rook: 17 km

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DETAILS

Gates open: 7:00am
Registration: 7:30am
Start times
Long: 08:00 - 08:30am
Middle: 08:35 - 09:05am
Short: 09:10 - 09:40am
Rook: 09:45 - 10:00am

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DIFFICULTY: 2/5

Fast fun riding along wide Forest roads with a few sloping lumps along the way. Just watch out for ponies along the routes!

DOWNLOAD INFO

Pricing

Long

Elevation
156 km
Mileage
+1186m
  • $57.04/pp
  • (On the day: $62)

Middle

Elevation
114 km
Mileage
+784m
  • $49.91/pp
  • (On the day: $54)

Short

Elevation
72 km
Mileage
+486m
  • $35.65/pp
  • (On the day: $40)

Rook

Elevation
17 km
Mileage
+73m
  • $14.26/pp
  • (On the day: $19)

Online entry has now closed. On the day entries will be accepted and costs an additional £5 over the standard online entry price.

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: 156 km
Elevation Gain: +1187 m

Middle Route

Distance: 114 km
Elevation Gain: +784 m

Short Route

Distance: 72 km
Elevation Gain: +487 m

Rook ROUTE

Distance: 17 km
Elevation Gain: +79 m

What you get

Free Parking
Free Parking
Free Parking
Fully Signed Route
Free Parking
OTE 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
Freedom Brew
Free Parking
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
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)
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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