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

Distance:
105 km   in 8h45
Date:
Saturday 4th February 2017
Time:
10:00   to finish by 18:45
Starting from:
Witham
Fee:
£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

Sunrises:
07:34 GMT
Sunsets:
16:49 GMT
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map

Facilities:
X G T P
Organiser:
Grant Huggins
Body:
Audax Club Mid-Essex
Entries to:
Grant Huggins
(event closed - contact details removed)
Phone:
Speeds:
12-25 kph
ROA:
2000
AAA:
0
Total Climb:
750m
Event No:
17-204
Category:
BP
Email:


The following extra information has been provided by the event organiser:

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Website:
acme.bike
Routesheet:
Download 204r.zip updated 26.01.20
GPS:
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
Route
See outline map below.
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