Hills and Mills

105km cycling event starting from Hailsham. Controls at Mayfield and Mayfield, plus 6 information controls.

The eleventh classic popular early season AAA event featuring a new Café control in Mayfield - The Pink Cabbage CO Café Deli and Grocer High Street Mayfield TN20 6AB

See the renovated Argos Hill windmill in it's former glory. Food/snacks and hot drinks available @ the start. The route passses through unspoilt East Sussex countryside including the Ashdown forest, this is a great training ride for Mad Jack's JSM event held in February. The Pink Cabbage Produce Co Cafe offer a warm welcome with hot beverages and a great selection of food where you visit twice. If entered, temporary/ new members, please familiarise yourself with AUK regulations.(Postal entries, if you are able to download/print you route sheet then please do so, let me know if you have done this option on the entry form). If entering via post, please just send one SAE, as I will self validate and the successful riders will receive their validated brevet card at the finish.NO ENTRYS ON THE LINE. If entered please check your pay pal receipt for proof of entry, please download/ print your route sheet/ gpx file http://ridewithgps.com/route Qualifying ride for Brevet des Grimpeurs du Sud. Please bring A PEN to fill in the answers to the 6 Information controls on your brevet card, which are needed as to provide proof of passage and to gain successful validation. The commercial/ manned controls also require a stamp or till receipt. The Team depart from the start just after 9.00 as to enable us to set up in Mayfield, please DO NOT ARRIVE LATE as there will be no one to meet and greet you. For those that whish to use any local bike shops during the event the nearest one's on route is M&S in Hailsham, other non local bike shops are Kontour in Polegate and Cycle Revival in Heathfield. Alternately have the machine serviced before the start, see notes on route sheet regarding new brake blocks and winter tyres etc..................................

Distance:
105 km   in 7h30
Date:
Saturday 27th January 2018
Time:
09:00   to finish by 16:30
Starting from:
Hailsham
Fee:
£7.00   ( £8.50 when paying via PayPal. )
Closing date:
17 Jan 2018

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Sunrises:
07:44 GMT
Sunsets:
16:40 GMT
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map
Facilities:
R F P 85
Organiser:
Andy Seviour
Body:
Andy Seviour
Entries to:
Andy Seviour
13 Blacksmiths Copse
Hailsham
East Sussex
BN27 3XB
Phone:
Speeds:
14-25 kph
ROA:
2000
AAA:
2
Total Climb:
1950m
Event No:
18-77
Category:
BP
Email:


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Routesheet:
Download 77r.zip updated 11.12.17
GPS:
Download 77g.zip updated 01.02.16