Evans Cycles has announced a new set of dates and locations for Ride It!, a series of organised sportive road and off-road rides throughout the UK.
Ride It! began in March this year. Up to four routes are marked out at each location and riders are provided with a map to help with navigation. Routes range from 12-35 miles for mountain bike events and 15-70 miles for sportive road events.
There will also be a 12-15 mile off-road night ride at Cliddesden, North Downs and Chievely. “Night riding is an exhilarating experience and our rides allow both experienced night-riders and those that a new to this form of mountain biking to take part in a controlled environment,” said event manager Dean Stacey.
Every event includes:
- Free child entry
- Memory Map OS map
- Mechanical support
- Free SIS energy food and drink
- Gore Bike Wear try before you buy service
- Demo bikes
Ride It! winter events
- 4-5 October 2008 – Oaklands Centre, Warsop, Nottingham, NG20 0JE
- 18-19 October 2008 – The MisbourneSchool, Great Missenden, HP16 0BN
- 1-2 November 2008 – Ambleside Football Club, Lake District, LA22 0EE
- 8-9 November 2008 – Cliddesden Village Hall, Hampshire, RG25 2JQ
- 15 November 2008 – GatewaysSchool, West Yorkshire, LS17 9LE
- 16 November 2008 – Evans Cycles, Xscape, West Yorkshire, WF10 4TA
- 6-7 December 2008 – Priory School, Dorking, North Downs, RH4 3DG
- 10-11 January 2009 – Chieveley Village Hall, Berkshire, RG20 8TE
- 24-25 January 2009 – WardleHigh School, Rochdale, OL12 9RD
- 7-8 February 2009 – TCR Show, SandownPark, Surrey, KT10 9AJ
- 21-22 February 2009 – Venue TBC, Scotland
- Adult fun road route £5
- Adult all other routes £10
- Child (under 16) £5
- Adult combined night ride entry £15
- Adult combined TCR Show entry £12.50
Children ride for free at all Ride It! events.
On the day entries incur an additional £2.50 surcharge.