Tour De Broads Winter Challenge Sportive's

Can you complete the Tour de Broads winter series....?

We are challenging you to complete 3 different and ever more difficult distances through this winter to help prepare you for next years exciting sportive season.

This event is in compliance with British Cycling’s latest update regarding Covid-19. We are following the “Ride in up to groups of 6 and 1 metre plus mitigations“. 

Tour De Broads Winter Series - Covid-19 Compliant

The Pedal Revolution are thrilled to announce the second year of “Tour De Broads Winter Challenge Sportive”. These Sportive’s are designed to build up your mileage over the winter months to be strong and ready for the Spring and Summer Tour De Broads Challenges. 

The Tour De Broads Winter Challenge Sportive is all design around increasing your miles each time you take part in our winter series of sportive’s. We have 3 different sportives over the winter starting at 25 miles going up to 35 on the second one and then up to 50 miles on the 3rd date so you are ready for your summer of sportive challenges. 

The Tour De Broads Winter Challenge Sportive’s will be set on the stunning Norfolk lanes and starting from a lovely venue. We have limited this event to 200 entires so become part of the winter progression for Tour De Broads. You will be welcomed back with a hot soup and Tea or Coffee to warm those muscles back up. 

Fully supported with mobile mechanic and ‘broom wagon’, event photography and a huge welcome back. We have 3 interlocking medals specially for these events!

This event is in compliance with British Cycling’s latest update regarding Covid-19. We are following the “Ride in up to groups of 6 and 1 metre plus mitigations“. 

Virtual option:

Signs will be left up for 10 days following each event so you have the option to complete the ride virtually if you prefer. In this case, rather than swap your wristband for soup and a roll on the day, you can use it as payment / part-payment in the café – it will have a value of £2. Take a photo of you & your bike at Café OB and email it (or your Strava ride) to me and I will pop your medal in the post.


What You Get:

• Bespoke Distance-Specific Finishers Medal
• Event Photography
• Free Soup & a Roll for all Riders
• Full Route Signage
• Route Downloads
• Event Catering
• Broom wagon and emergency bike repairs 
• First Aid at Event Village

Car Parking:

There will be an additional charge of around  £3 for car-parking at the event village to help with the upkeep of the beautiful Old Buckenham Country Park.  There is also plenty of car parking in and around the local area.  

Route Maps 

17th January 2021 25 Mile Route  – To Be Announced Soon

14th February 2021 35 Mile Route – To Be Announced Soon

14th March 2021 50 Mile Route – To Be Announced Soon

Route changes may be made by the organiser up to 24 hours before the event start due to any unforeseen road closures or recent local government changes.

Event Information

Online Entries Close

Thursday before each event.

Cost:

17th January 25 – £15.00
14th February 35 – £15.00
14th March 50 – £15.00
Enter all 3 together – £40.00

Location:

Old Buckenham Country Park

Dates:

Round 1 17th January
Round 2 14th February
Round 3 14th March

Start Times – To Be Covid-19 Compliant 

To be announced due to being Covid-19 compliant closer to event day. All riders will leave before midday. 

Event Closes

17:00hrs/Sunset

Entry on Day:

No on the day entries due to Covid regulations in place. Entries close on the Thursday before each event.

Final Instruction

Will be emailed on Thursday before the event date.

This Event Includes:

• Bespoke Distance-Specific Finishers Medal
• Event Photography
• Free Soup & Roll for all riders
• Full Route Signage
• Route Downloads
• Event Catering
• Broom wagon and emergency bike repairs 
• First Aid at Event Village 

Winter Challenge #1

Event Date – 6th December 2020

Location – TBA ( Close to Norwich)

Route Distance – 25 Miles

Route Elevation – 937ft

Start Time – 12 noon 

Sunset – 15:46

GPX link – TBA

Winter Challenge #2

Event Date – 27th December 2020

Location – TBA ( Close to Norwich)

Route Distance – 35 Miles

Route Elevation – 1,318ft

Start Time – 12 noon

Sunset – 16:14

GPX link – TBA

Winter Challenge #3

Event Date – 17th January 2021

Location – TBA ( Close to Norwich)

Route Distance – 50.3 Miles

Route Elevation – 1,699ft

Start Time – 11am 

Sunset – 17:06

GPX link – TBA