Calendar Event

Details:

These calendar events are held on a specific day. They are open to all riders; decide what is right for you and challenge your limits! Unless otherwise stated they are suitable for all types of bicycle (and variants). The event details will hold any nuggets of information such as a ‘short section of byway giving you the best views of Stonehenge‘ for you to make an informed choice.

Events:

George's Delightful Abbeys & Roads 200
Hambrook, Winterbourne, City of Bristol
Sat 8th Dec 2018 @ 07:00
5.0 rating
Climb: 2500m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £10.50

Passing three abbeys in various states, and crossing the old Calne branchline to Taynton & Tibberton village hall; lunch inc cake included in the fee. Follow roads around the Forest of Dean and back across the bridge.

George's Delightful Roads 160
Hambrook, Winterbourne, City of Bristol
Sat 8th Dec 2018 @ 07:45
5.0 rating
Climb: 1697m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £10.00

Heading north nestled between the Severn & the Cotswolds through Gloucester to Taynton & Tibberton village hall; lunch inc cake included in the fee. Follow roads around the Forest of Dean and back across the bridge.

Abbeys & Roads 100
Hambrook, Winterbourne, City of Bristol
Sat 8th Dec 2018 @ 08:30
5.0 rating
Climb: 1007m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £6.20

Heading west you make your way to Lacock Abbey. Turn north passing the site of Stanley Abbey & the old Calne branchline before Malmesbury Abbey. Follow some minor roads back to the finish.

Paddington Express 400
Lawrence Hill, City of Bristol
Sat 18th May 2019 @ 15:00
4.8 rating
Climb: 2954m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £15.00

Part of the Brunel’s Billiard Table Series and great qualifier for Paris Brest Paris. With a late start to mimic PBP and get you used to riding through the first night you’ll get to Paddington in the early hours.

Steam Express 600
Redcliffe, City of Bristol
Sat 1st Jun 2019 @ 06:00
5.0 rating
Climb: 6150m | AAA: 2.00
Entry: £30.00

Part of the Brunel’s Billiard Table Series. It’ll still have some #wills_hills to keep you on your toes! A great BRM qualifier for Paris Brest Paris.

Moon Night Sonata #1 100
Shortwood, City of Bristol
Mon 11th Nov 2019 @ 19:00
4.7 rating
Climb: 1052m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £4.50

Monday, named after the Moon. Night ride around the full moon. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata comes in three parts with different forms; adigio, allegretto, presto! Expect the same with the route; pace vs terrain.

Air Mail 200
Hambrook, Winterbourne, City of Bristol
Sat 7th Dec 2019 @ 07:00
4.6 rating
Climb: 1720m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £7.50

Head into The Cotswolds and fly past the source of the Thames and on to Chadlington to pick up the post. Return through the Thames Water Park. Easy winter ride with one major #wills_hills!

Thames Tickler 100
Hambrook, Winterbourne, City of Bristol
Sat 7th Dec 2019 @ 08:00
4.6 rating
Climb: 916m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £6.50

Head into The Cotswolds to Tickle the Thames in the Thames Water Park and lunch. Easy winter ride with one #wills_hills!

Moon Night Sonata #2 100
Spike Island, City of Bristol
Mon 9th Mar 2020 @ 19:00
4.7 rating
Climb: 1144m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £4.50

Monday, named after the Moon. Night ride around the full moon. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata comes in three parts with different forms; adigio, allegretto, presto! Expect the same with the route; pace vs terrain.

Moon Night Sonata #3 100
Shortwood, City of Bristol
Mon 6th Apr 2020 @ 19:00
4.7 rating
Climb: 862m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £4.50

Monday, named after the Moon. Night ride around the full moon. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata comes in three parts with different forms; adigio, allegretto, presto! Expect the same with the route; pace vs terrain.

Moon Night Sonata #4 100
Almondsbury, England
Mon 4th May 2020 @ 19:00
4.7 rating
Climb: 1220m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £4.50

Monday, named after the Moon. Night ride around the full moon. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata comes in three parts with different forms; adigio, allegretto, presto! Expect the same with the route; pace vs terrain.

Moon Night Sonata #5 100
Spike Island, City of Bristol
Mon 8th Jun 2020 @ 19:00
4.7 rating
Climb: 1467m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £4.50

Monday, named after the Moon. Night ride around the full moon. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata comes in three parts with different forms; adigio, allegretto, presto! Expect the same with the route; pace vs terrain.

Moonrakers & Sunseekers 300
Fishponds, City of Bristol
Fri 27th Nov 2020 @ 22:00
4.7 rating
Climb: 2300m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £15.00 | Available Space(s): 73

Moonrakers become sunseekers! Ride through the night under a full moon to the coast. Return via a few Dorset hills passing Glastonbury Tor, use the Strawberry Line to Bristol.

Full Fat Festive 500 Pint 2
Easton, City of Bristol
Tue 1st Dec 2020 @ 06:00
5.0 rating
Climb: 3450m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £9.50

Work that Xmas fat off & complete the Festive 500 in one! Be prepared for anything; from freezing cold to winter sun & blue skies to hurricane winds & rain. Free food before depart and at Arrivée included.

Full Fat Festive 500 Pint 1
Easton, City of Bristol
Tue 1st Dec 2020 @ 16:00
5.0 rating
Climb: 4930m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £9.50

Work that Xmas fat off & complete the Festive 500 in 1 (pint)! Be prepared for anything; from freezing cold to winter sun & blue skies to hurricane winds & rain.

Double Creamed Full Fat Festives
Easton, City of Bristol
Sun 27th Dec 2020 @ 16:00
5.0 rating
Climb: 8379m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £15.00

The Festive 500 challenge came about after Rapha’s Graeme Raeburn’s double creamed 1000km over the festive period. He decided 500km was enough for the challenge, the extra 500 being pointless; well in Audax that isn’t quite true…

Chalke & Cheese 200
Warmley, City of Bristol
Sat 9th Jan 2021 @ 07:00
4.9 rating
Climb: 2450m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £7.50

Day and night, fast and slow! Beautiful valleys, including the Chalke, with the odd hill thrown in with Cheddar Gorge; maybe in the dark with its looming walls. Stunning views en route you can just see The Needles.

Wells, Mells & Broader! 200
Whitchurch, City of Bristol
Sun 14th Feb 2021 @ 07:00
4.9 rating
Climb: 2800m | AAA: 2.75
Entry: £7.50

Going broader afield for some more #wills_hills. A cathedral city, Stourhead Gardens, broad gauge transfer shed and an old rail trail are a few of the delights.

Wells, Mells & Old Rail Trail 100
Whitchurch, City of Bristol
Sun 14th Feb 2021 @ 09:00
4.9 rating
Climb: 1587m | AAA: 1.5
Entry: £6.50

Taking in the sights south of Bristol. Expect a few #wills_hills including King Alfred’s Tower and some beautiful countryside including a lovely gradual descent on a traffic free old rail trail

Summit 'bout Titterstone Clee 300
Easton, City of Bristol
Sat 13th Mar 2021 @ 06:00
5.0 rating
Climb: 3620m | AAA: 1.75
Entry: £8.50

A fast ride with a handful of hills; one being Titterstone Clee, its trig point and radar stations.

Bill's Easton Connection 300
Easton, City of Bristol
Sat 10th Apr 2021 @ 06:00
4.8 rating
Climb: 4950m | AAA: 5.00
Entry: £12.00

Head to the coast for the Easton connection & Portland Bill. Return along the Jurassic Coast & via Gold Hill in Shaftesbury. #wills_hills & views in good supply, 3 different railway paths included.

Missed Connection 160
Easton, City of Bristol
Sat 10th Apr 2021 @ 08:00
4.8 rating
Climb: 2200m | AAA: 2.00
Entry: £10.00

Head to the coast… Fiddlesticks you’ve missed your connection! Head to Gold Hill in Shaftesbury before returning through Longleat Estate. #wills_hills & views, 3 different railway paths include.

Exe Barnstaple Branch 400
Redcliffe, City of Bristol
Sat 8th May 2021 @ 06:00
5.0 rating
Climb: 6750m | AAA: 6.75
Entry: £15.00

The inaugral Great Western Randonnées’ AAA 400. All aboard to Bishop’s Lydeard Station before traversing the northern coastline of Exmoor. Use the old Barnstaple branch-line and head home via Winsham Jubilee Hall

Down & Black 200
Redcliffe, City of Bristol
Sat 8th May 2021 @ 07:00
5.0 rating
Climb: 2900m | AAA: 3.00
Entry: £11.50

An inaugral Great Western Randonnées’ AAA 200. All aboard to Bishop’s Lydeard Station over The Mendips & Quantocks. Head south into The Black Down Hills to Winsham Jubilee Hall before home with The Mendips once more.

Devilishly Elegant 600
Iron Acton, South Gloucestershire
Sat 12th Jun 2021 @ 06:00
Climb: 10140m | AAA: 10.25
Entry: £18.50

The inaugural 600 #wills_hills fest! Journeying up through England and back through Wales. It’ll test your legs and your mental fortitude but the scenery will pay dividends. Do you accept the devilishly elegant challenge?

Slaughtered in the Cotswolds 200
Iron Acton, South Gloucestershire
Sun 13th Jun 2021 @ 07:00
5.0 rating
Climb: 2810m | AAA: 2.75
Entry: £7.50

Time to get ‘slaughtered’ in The Cotswolds! Big hills, little hills and more #wills_hills with chocolate box villages interspersed leading you to The Slaughters. You may use my name in vain.

Granny's Cotswolds Telegram 160
Iron Acton, South Gloucestershire
Sun 13th Jun 2021 @ 07:45
5.0 rating
Climb: 2202m | AAA: 2.25
Entry: £6.50

Remember your granny, you are going to need it! An outing into the Cotswolds; big hills, little hills and more #wills_hills with chocolate box villages interspersed. You may use my name in vain.

A Bluestones' Throw 400
Almondsbury, South Gloucestershire
Sat 10th Jul 2021 @ 04:00
Climb: 6687m | AAA: 6.75
Entry: £9.00

Heading west into Wales and the birthplace of the Bluestones found at Stonehenge. Making use of old railway lines inc Hengoed Viaduct & NCN47; a mix of forest track and wind turbine service roads. Compliments Plains, Trains & no more Automobiles 200 the following day.

Plains, Trains & no more Automobiles 200
Warmley, City of Bristol
Sun 11th Jul 2021 @ 08:00
5.0 rating
Climb: 2189m | AAA: 0.00
Entry: £7.50

Salisbury Plain, steam trains, & neolithic Avebury, Woodhenge & Stonehenge. A few #wills_hills at the end for good measure! NEW route for a quieter finish.

The Giant's Tooth 500
Easton, City of Bristol
Fri 27th Aug 2021 @ 21:00
5.0 rating
Climb: 8140m | AAA: 8.25
Entry: £9.50

Head to the Welsh coast & Llangrannog; home of the Bica the Giant’s tooth! Fast valleys, remote Welsh mountains, old mining towns; it’s all there! Descend the Devil’s Staircase and climb his Elbow #wills_hills galore!

Chalke & hAAArd Cheese 200
Warmley, City of Bristol
Sat 11th Sep 2021 @ 07:00
Climb: 2947m | AAA: 3.00
Entry: £7.50

The wonderful Chalke Valley and Cheddar Gorge set the scene for stunning views en route, if it’s clear you can just see The Needles! This hAAArd cheese summer variant incorporates more #wills_hills and secluded country lanes.

hAAArd Cheese 100
Warmley, City of Bristol
Sat 11th Sep 2021 @ 08:00
Climb: 1584m | AAA: 1.50
Entry: £6.50

Enjoy the Somerset countryside with a good sprinkling of #wills_hills as you make your way past Cranmore Station before along The Mendips and down to Cheddar and Gorge, on some cheese?