3Down London - New Forest

309km cycling event starting from Chalfont St Peter, Bucks, SL9 9QX. Controls at Pangbourne, Stockbridge, Fordingbridge, Alresford and Winnersh, plus 2 information controls.

Ride through rolling Hampshire countryside from Chalfont St Peter, NW of London, down to the New Forest and back. Sleepover at the start Fri night will be available. The price includes food at four controls.

The outward scenery is varied and attractive Chilterns, Kennet Valley, the Hampshire Downs, the Test Valley with its string of lovely villages and the New Forest. The turning point is Fordingbridge Food is included in the price for the start and finish controls and at Pangbourne and Stockbridge. The return is pretty benign with a fairly flat course and the prevailing wind behind you. The route crosses back over the New Forest, skirts Winchester to Alresford which has shops and cafes and then takes in the easy climb back over the Downs via the Candovers. Its back roads to Wokingham and on to Maidenhead where a very easy route, mainly lit, takes the southern edge of the Chilterns to the end. The route is fixed friendly with the climb of White Hill after Kingsclere (100m of 10% or thereabouts) the major climb of the day. There are trains back to London from nearby Gerrards Cross until late. The route may change slightly. All entrants will be given definitive versions of the routesheet and GPX near to the event. More details and for options for GPXs and Routesheets on the website - see the link below.

Distance:
309 km   in 20h00
Date:
Saturday 6th April 2019
Time:
06:00   to finish by + 02:00
Starting from:
Chalfont St Peter, Bucks , SL9 9QX
Fee:
£20.00   ( )
Closing date:
4 Apr 2019

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Sunrises:
06:29 BST
Sunsets:
19:42 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map

Facilities:
YHGLPRT(140)
Organiser:
Ian Oliver
Body:
Willesden CC
Entries to:
(please enter online)
Phone:
Speeds:
15-30 kph
ROA:
4000
AAA:
0
Total Climb:
2653m
Event No:
19-417
Category:
BRM [PBP]
Email:


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Website:
iansaudax.blogspot.com/2018/08/3Down.html
Routesheet:
Download 417r.zip updated 30.08.18
GPS:
Download 417g.zip updated 30.08.18
Route
See outline map below.
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