The Swan Cycle II - 9th September 2017
The Swan Cycle sportive is a fantastic adventure through the Worcestershire Countryside
From one of the best pubs in Worcestershire taking you along the most scenic routes.
With three distances of 10, 30 and 70 miles this sportive is for everyone!
Family Ride: 10 Miles
Fun Ride: 30 miles
Challenge Ride: 70 miles
Cost: From £15.00
Date: 9th September
Event HQ: The Swan Inn, Chaddesley Corbett, DY10 4SD
As an end of summer sportive test, The Swan Cycle II pretty much has it all. Weaving around rural roads in the county of Worcestershire the route will give you some challenging climbs, winding roads and amazing views.
We have added an additional Family Ride which is for adults and children (above 12 years of age). The family is a 10 mile route along country roads and passing woods and on a fairly gentle route.
The Fun Ride route has a steady start taking you north through Drayton and Belbroughton until you begin to climb the Clent. You'll then pass through small villages such as a Elmley Lovett, Hartlebury as you head south where you have an opportunity to recharge at a refreshment stop along the way.
Starting to head back towards the Event HQ in Chaddesley Corbett, you'll have a feeling of accomplishment and excitement as you reconvene with your friends and family at The Swan Inn.
For those taking on the Challenge Route you will head south towards Upton Warren along fantastic relatively flats country roads. Coming back around going through Lower and Upper Bentley you will see the Lickey Hills in your sights for one last climb.
From here on in, there is a relatively flattish route towards the finish with the odd spike in gradient, as you can head back through the quiet and undisturbed rural roads at a pace to suit you.
Once you reach the Event HQ there will be refreshments and food available to buy.
Event Type: Road
Event HQ: The Swan Inn, Chaddesley Corbett
Family Ride – 10 miles (Family Ride start is 11.00am)
Fun Ride - 30 miles
Challenge Ride - 70 miles
Registration Opens: 9.30 am
Start Time: 10:00 -10.30 am
Entry on Day: Yes, if the event is not sold out.
- Event centre facilities and parking
- Mechanical support
- Medical support
- Full route marking
- Rider public liability insurance
- Feed Stops en-route
- Pick-up wagons
- On site catering
- Event photography by MJF Photography
- BBQ and refreshments for sale at the finish
What to bring
Please bring the following:
- Spare pump
- Spare inner tubes
- Cycling glasses
- Basic tool kit
- Water bottles with water in
- Water proof cycling gear just in case
- Fully charged mobile phone
- Food supplements for the journey (there will be refreshment stops as well)
Parking is available in the field to the rear of the pub accessed through the large car park. There will be an event helper to guide you to your space.
This will be taking place from 9.30 - 10.00 am at the entrance to the car park. All participants are to report in and make sure all details are correct e.g contacts details.
There will be a short briefing regarding safety, timings, finish line and refreshment locations.
All participants to arrive at 9.30am to aim for a 10-10.30am start.
If you require any more information please contact us on:
Tel. 01562 777302