Past Events

Those that have been and gone; left out in the cold hibernating until their next calendar excursion.
In order of last appearance.

Chalke & hAAArd Cheese 200

Chalke & hAAArd Cheese 200

2021 September Saturday 11th: 07:00 - 20:32

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.

Warmley Station, Bristol And Bath Railway Path, Warmley, BS30 5JB

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 200
Actual: 203
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 2947
AAA: 3.00
Silver Grimpeur

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hAAArd Cheese 100

hAAArd Cheese 100

2021 September Saturday 11th: 08:00 - 16:19

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?

Warmley Station, Bristol And Bath Railway Path, Warmley, BS30 5JB

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 106
Speed: 12.5-25
CLIMB: 1550
AAA: 1.50
Bronze Grimpeur

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Bristol Glasgow Bristol 1600

Bristol Glasgow Bristol 1600

2021 August Sunday 22nd: 05:00 - Sunday 29th: 00:30

PBP 2015: touring back with ACB talking about LEL the idea of Bristol Glasgow Bristol was born.
Back home I set about its backbone. Fettling ensued, then a test ride et voilà, one Big Gert Brevet!

Bristol Cathedral, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5UY

TYPE: RM
DISTANCE:
Points: 1600
Actual: 1635
Speed: 10-30
CLIMB: 25243
AAA: 25.25
Apex Grimpeur

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Big Gert Brevet 1600

Big Gert Brevet 1600

2021 August Saturday 21st: 10:00 - Monday 30th: 22:00

PBP 2015: touring back with ACB talking about LEL the idea of Bristol Glasgow Bristol was born.
Back home I set about its backbone. Fettling ensued, then a test ride et voilà, one Big Gert Brevet!

Bristol Cathedral, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5UY

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 0 Pointless
Actual: 1635
Speed: 7.2-15
CLIMB: 25243
AAA: 25.25
Apex Grimpeur

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I Rode the Road to Rode 80

I Rode the Road to Rode 80

2021 July Saturday 10th: 09:00 - 17:00

Head to Radstock and use The Colliers Way to Nunney. Cut through Frome and across to Rode. Then back to Bristol using The 2Tunnels.

Warmley Station, Bristol And Bath Railway Path, Warmley, BS30 5JB

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 50
Actual: 80
Speed: 10-25
CLIMB: 1033
AAA: 0.00
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A Mere Century 160

A Mere Century 160

2021 July Saturday 10th: 08:00 - 21:07

Head to Radstock and use The Colliers Way making your way through Mere to Shaftesbury & Zig-Zag Hill. Pass through Tisbury to the Wylye Valley and back to Bristol using The 2Tunnels.

Warmley Station, Bristol And Bath Railway Path, Warmley, BS30 5JB

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 150
Actual: 164
Speed: 12.5-25
CLIMB: 23:59
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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Sunseekers & Moonrakers 300

Sunseekers & Moonrakers 300

2021 July Saturday 10th: 06:00 - Sunday 11th: 02:36

For the Sunseekers! Head to the Isle of Purbeck and Lulworth Cove. Get the ferry across Poole Harbour’s mouth. Chase the afternoon sun across Cranborne Chase. As evening draws in the Moonrakers come out. Rolling with some cracking #wills_hills. Some gravel thrown in for added fun!

Warmley Station, Bristol And Bath Railway Path, Warmley, BS30 5JB

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 300
Actual: 310
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 3633
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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Sherston Shuffle 75

Sherston Shuffle 75

2021 June Saturday 12th: 09:00 - 16:30

Shuffle your way to Sherston and the Court Yard Cafe on the Cotswolds. One big #wills_hills to climb, one big descent.

Warmley Station, Bristol And Bath Railway Path, Warmley, BS30 5JB

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 50
Actual: 77
Speed: 10-25
CLIMB: 787
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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Plains, Trains & no more Automobiles 200

Plains, Trains & no more Automobiles 200

2021 June Saturday 12th: 07:00 - 21:04

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

Warmley Station, Bristol And Bath Railway Path, Warmley, BS30 5JB

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 200
Actual: 211
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 2189
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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End of the Lines 130

End of the Lines 130

2021 May Saturday 8th: 08:00 - 18:48

End of the Lines visits four defunct local terminus towns; Calne, Malmesbury, Tetbury and Thornbury. Use some old railways, pass an old engine shed, eat cake at a goods shed, roll across the Cotswolds and into the Severn Valley.

Fishponds Fish, Bristol & Bath Railway Path, nr Hockeys Ln, Fishponds, BS16

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 135
Speed: 12.5-25
CLIMB: 1379
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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Summit 'bout Titterstone Clee 300

Summit 'bout Titterstone Clee 300

2021 May Saturday 8th: 06:00 - Sunday 9th: 02:52

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

Fishponds Fish, Bristol & Bath Railway Path, nr Hockeys Ln, Fishponds, BS16

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 300
Actual: 313
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 3620
AAA: 1.75
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Air Mail 200

Air Mail 200

2021 April Saturday 10th: 07:00 - 20:52

Head into The Cotswolds and fly along country lanes on this BST version to Chadlington to pick up the post. Return through the Thames Water Park. Easy ride with one major #wills_hills!

Gary Harris Cycles, Common Mead Ln, Hambrook [nr Frenchay], BS16 1QQ

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 200
Actual: 208
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 1903
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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Thames Tickler 100

Thames Tickler 100

2021 April Saturday 10th: 08:00 - 17:31

Head into The Cotswolds to Tickle the Thames in the Thames Water Park and lunch. Easy BST version with only one #wills_hills and more lanes.

Gary Harris Cycles, Common Mead Ln, Hambrook [nr Frenchay], BS16 1QQ

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 119
Speed: 12.5-25
CLIMB: 917
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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Moon Night Sonata #5 100

Moon Night Sonata #5 100

2020 June Monday 8th: 19:00 - Tuesday 9th: 02:00

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.

The Cottage Inn, Baltic Wharf, Cumberland Road, Spike Island, BS1 6XG

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 105
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 1467
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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Moon Night Sonata #4 100

Moon Night Sonata #4 100

2020 May Monday 4th: 19:00 - Tuesday 5th: 01:52

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.

The Swan Inn, 14 Gloucester Rd, Almondsbury, BS32 4AA

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 103
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 1220
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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Moon Night Sonata #3 100

Moon Night Sonata #3 100

2020 April Monday 6th: 19:00 - Tuesday 7th: 01:48

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.

Bridge Inn, Bridge Road, Shortwood, BS16 9NG

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 102
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 862
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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Moon Night Sonata #2 100

Moon Night Sonata #2 100

2020 March Monday 9th: 19:00 - Tuesday 10th: 01:52

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.

The Cottage Inn, Baltic Wharf, Cumberland Road, Spike Island, BS1 6XG

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 103
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 1144
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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Moon Night Sonata #1 100

Moon Night Sonata #1 100

2019 November Monday 11th: 19:00 - Tuesday 12th: 02:00

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.

Bridge Inn, Bridge Road, Shortwood, BS16 9NG

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 105
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 1052
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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The Giant's Tooth 500

The Giant's Tooth 500

2019 August Friday 30th: 21:00 - Sunday 1st: 08:50

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!

Felix Road Adventure Playground, Felix Road, Easton, BS5 0JW

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 500
Actual: 512
Speed: 14.3-25
CLIMB: 8133
AAA: 8.25
Apex Grimpeur

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Summit 'bout Titterstone Clee 300

Summit 'bout Titterstone Clee 300

2019 July Saturday 13th: 06:00 - Sunday 14th: 02:52

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

Easton, Berwick Road, Easton, BS5 6NG

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 300
Actual: 313
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 3620
AAA: 1.75
Bronze Grimpeur

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Steam Express 600

Steam Express 600

2019 June Saturday 1st: 06:00 - Sunday 2nd: 22:00

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.

Benjamin Perry Scout Hut, Pheonix Wharf, Redcliffe, BS1 6SR

TYPE: BRM
DISTANCE:
Points: 600
Actual: 610
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 6110
AAA: 1.50
Bronze Grimpeur

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Paddington Express 400

Paddington Express 400

2019 May Saturday 18th: 15:00 - Sunday 19th: 18:00

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.

Business as Usual, Unit 3 Russell Town Ave, Lawrence Hill, BS5 9LT

TYPE: BRM
DISTANCE:
Points: 400
Actual: 407
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 2955
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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Slaughtered in the Cotswolds 200

Slaughtered in the Cotswolds 200

2018 September Saturday 22nd: 07:00 - 20:24

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.

White Hart Inn, Station Road, Iron Acton, BS37 9UG

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 200
Actual: 201
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 2810
AAA: 2.75
Bronze Grimpeur

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Granny's Cotswolds Telegram 160

Granny's Cotswolds Telegram 160

2018 September Saturday 22nd: 07:45 - 20:52

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.

White Hart Inn, Station Road, Iron Acton, BS37 9UG

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 150
Actual: 165
Speed: 12.5-25
CLIMB: 2202
AAA: 2.25
Silver Grimpeur

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