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Sigma Sports Ripon Revolution

Sigma Sports Ripon Revolution

June 16 2018
Ripon, Yorkshire, UK

Yorkshire, for all of its natural beauty, is best explored by bicycle. A Tour de France Grand Depart and subsequently founded Tour de Yorkshire pay dividends to that sentiment, proving that the rustic landscape is a perfect test for road cycling with its challenging climbs, equally rewarding descents and magnificent scenery.

The Cycling Weekly Ripon Revolution will send you riding through the famous landscapes Yorkshire has made itself known for as you’ll set off from Ripon and see for yourself how the great hills and pastoral roads make for a great cycle route mix.

The first few miles start on an increasing hill incline, as we’ll give you chance to warm up your legs before taking on the highest peak of the day fairly soon after rolling over the start line. This ascent is part of a four-strong line-up of climbs that follow one another, passing Masham then the Leighton Reservoir, eventually reaching High Ash Moor at the top to take in the breath taking views across the surrounding area.

You’ll be able to rack up some speed on the descent down to Lofthouse, which starts off steep and levels out, following the River Nidd to pass the naturally attractive Gouthwaite Reservoir – before the next big uphill test, taking on the challenging climb of Greenhow Hill, just after passing through Pateley.

Once more, your efforts will be rewarded with a long and sprawling descent, offering some recovery time before it’s time to tackle the last two major climbs of the day, going over Round Hill and Brimham Rocks.

The hard work done, the remainder of the miles left until you reach ride HQ mostly lean downhill, so there’s no reason not to empty the tank on your final push to earn a well-deserved finisher’s medal.
 

Sigma Sports Ripon Revolution

 
Routes: 57, 77, 100 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
 
Start Times / Itinerary

8.00am - 9:00am

Costs

£31 - £40

What's Included?

Event centre facilities and parking
Mechanical support
Medical support
Full route marking
Rider public liability insurance
Feed Stops en-route
Free energy drink + energy snacks
Electronic chip timing
Bike wash facilities
Pick-up wagons
T-shirt & medal
Web results service
Online certificates
On site catering
Event photography by SportivePhoto
Six Physio Massage@Events
Retail Opportunities

Prize / Race Categories

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 the Website. 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.

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Registration/Entry On the Day
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Marshalls
Roving Mechanical Support
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
Finish Line Chute
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
 
Event Size
500 - 1999 Riders
 
Start Address: Ripon Racecourse Boroughbridge Rd Ripon North Yorkshire HG4 1UG
 
 
 
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