Please Note: With regret, due to road works and a Cycle Road Race on the original long route, for safety reasons the planned long route has had to be changed. The long and med route are now one long route of 76 miles.
Welcome to 2nd edition of the CHARIOTS OF FIRE CHARITY SPORTIVE, a ride all within Cambridgeshire.
2 routes await riders of all abilities 76miles and 36miles, passing as many military establishments as possible in Cambridgeshire.
The Start and Finish will again be at Marshalls, by their car franchise complex opposite the Airport (CB5 8RX).
There is free car parking at the Start plus additional spaces at the Park and Ride less than ½ mile away.
On-line entry fees are £25 for 76mile and £15 for the 36mile ideal come and try option. On-line Entries are closed but we will guarantee on the day entry at £5 extra.
Team entries are available; 4 riders in team kit get a £5 per entry discount..
All proceeds go to the SSAFA Cambridgeshire the official Forces Charity.
Please note this a sportive and all entrants must follow the Highway Code at all times and be courteous to fellow cyclists and road users.
The route will be fully arrowed with extra warning signage where required. Please adhere to these signs at all times.
The longer ride will have 2 feeds to help keep up reserves and each rider will be timed and receive a snack and certificate on their return to Cambridge.
Full mechanical support will be on hand plus a broom wagon if all else fails.
Registration opens at 07.45 with the first riders away at 08.30 and the mini ride starting at 09.30.
Last year saw over 100 riders take to the route so let’s see if we can top the 200 for 2013.
Have a safe and enjoyable ride and see you on Sunday in Cambridge.
Please note all on the day entries will incur a £5 surcharge.