Knights Templar Compasses and Cross
105km cycling event starting from Witham. Controls at , plus 4 information controls. The fourth of ACME's Winter 100k Brevet Series. A themed 105k tour of Knights Templar related locations. Again, an opportunity to ECE for some autumn points.
Ridden all 4 in the Winter Series? Collect a shiny!
***UPDATE*** JUST LEARNED OF A RAIL REPLACEMENT BUS SERVICE DUE TO ENGINEERING WORKS BETWEEN LONDON AND INGATESTONE - PLEASE PLAN YOUR JOURNEY TO WITHAM ACCORDINGLY! ***UPDATE2*** The route sheet and info sheet have been updated on 29th Jan, these replace earlier versions. The official start & arrivee is The Battesford Court Wetherspoons pub in Newland Street, good location for breakfast before and post ride refreshments. Early lunch or warming tea/coffee & cake at the the Lordship Tea Room in Writtle. Visit the ACME spiritual home for a huffer lunch at The Compasses in Littley Green. Call in to the Cressing Temple Barns for afternoon cake, a location heavily steeped in Knights Templar legend. Passing a Square & Compasses, second Compasses and controlling at a third Compasses gives a full house of compasses pubs on this Essex Mystery tour. There will be car parking available at The Labour Hall, Collingwood Road CM8 2EE. Frequent train services from London and Norwich/Ipswich/Colchester can also get you to Witham with minimum fuss, directions to the start less than 5 minutes away by bike will be provided in the info sheet. Instant validation of your brevet. The GPS track can be downloaded from the attachments on this page or at - https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18415107
- 105 km in 8h45
- Saturday 4th February 2017
- 10:00 to finish by 18:45
- Starting from:
- £4.00 ( £4.75 when paying via PayPal. )
- Closing date:
- Entries now closed.
A This is an AAA-adjusted event - the AAA points assessment has been revised, relative to the Audax UK hardcopy Calendar.
This does NOT necessarily imply that the route has changed.
Change of AAA
- 07:34 GMT
- 16:49 GMT
- X G T P
- Shoestring event few or no facilities or AUK controllers
- Parking free or reasonably priced, at start
- Toilets at the start
- GPS files available from organiser
- Grant Huggins
- Audax Club Mid-Essex
- Entries to:
- Grant Huggins
(event closed - contact details removed)
- 12-25 kph
- Total Climb:
- Event No:
The following extra information has been provided by the event organiser:
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- Download 204r.zip updated 26.01.20
- Download 204g.zip updated 27.01.19
- If you intend to navigate using GPS, please remember that this event includes 4 Information controls - check the Routesheet
- See outline map below.