Knights Templar Compasses and Cross

100km cycling event starting from Witham. Controls at Coggeshall, 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 winter points. Ridden all 4 in the Winter Series? Collect a shiny!

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, narrowly missing a second Compasses in 2018 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. **Check railway engineering works** Instant validation of your brevet at Arrivée.

Distance:
100 km   in 8h20
Date:
Saturday 3rd February 2018
Time:
10:00   to finish by 18:20
Starting from:
Witham
Fee:
£4.00   ( £4.50 when paying via PayPal. )
Closing date:
Entries now closed.

Sunrises:
07:36 GMT
Sunsets:
16:47 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:
1000
AAA:
0
Total Climb:
800m
Event No:
18-204
Category:
BP
Email:


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Website:
acme.bike
Routesheet:
Download 204r.zip updated 28.01.18
GPS:
Download 204g.gpx updated 28.01.18
Route
See outline map below.
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