Evans Cycles, is hosting its monthly Trail Ride and Sunday Sportive from its head offices at Gatwick in Sussex on the weekend of October 20 and 21.
As ever, the company’s own Pinnacle demo bikes will be available while parking, toilets and a food service will all be provided. An Evans store is right next door for any last minute purchases with all participating riders receiving an extra 10% off clearance bikes and 25%off clearance clothing, accessories and components.
Trail Ride – Saturday
You can join over 300 other riders on the Trail Ride which will offer a choice of three distances (from 15 – 30+ miles) to cater for all abilities from first timers through to experienced riders. The routes are fully signposted and riders also receive a route-marked OS map of the course.
Entry fees: £9 – £11 for pre-booked entries
Start times: 9.00am – 10.30am depending on distance
Sportive Road Ride – Sunday
The Sportive is an opportunity to get some miles under your belt and sample some of the quiet lanes that Sussex has to offer. These rides are non-competitive with three distances on offer from 40km – 140km with drink stops positioned en-route and at the finish. Maps are provided and all riders are electronically timed.
Entry fees: £12 – £16 per person for pre-booked entries
Start times: 8.30am – 10.00am depending on distance
Pinnacle Demo bikes
The Pinnacle demo fleet of Tharpu Peak full suspension mountain bikes will be on hand on the Saturday for the off-road ride, allowing riders to take one of these bikes out for the day on the Trail Ride. Demo bikes are free to use, but must be booked in advance at www.evanscycles.com/pinnacledemo