Past Events

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

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

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, Bristol, BS1 6XG

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

Wells, Mells & Broader! 200

2020 March Saturday 7th: 07:00 - 20:36

Predominantly rolling with a few cracking #wills_hills and great views. A cathedral city, Stourhead Gardens, broad gauge transfer shed and an old rail trail are a few of the delights.

Whitehall Garden Centre, Norton Ln, Whitchurch, BS14 0BT

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 200
Actual: 204
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 2800
AAA: 2.75
Bronze Grimpeur

Wells, Mells & Old Rail Trail 100

2020 March Saturday 7th: 09:00 - 17:14

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

Whitehall Garden Centre, Norton Ln, Whitchurch, BS14 0BT

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 103
Speed: 12.5-25
CLIMB: 1600
AAA: 1.5
Bronze Grimpeur

Chalke & Cheese 200

2020 January Saturday 11th: 07:00 - 20:56

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

Warmley Waiting Room, Bristol And Bath Railway Path, Warmley, BS30 5JB

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 200
Actual: 209
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 2450
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

Full Fat Festive 500

2019 December Saturday 28th: 06:00 - Sunday 29th: 16:08

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.

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

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 500
Actual: 512
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 3450
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

Air Mail 200

2019 December Saturday 7th: 07:00 - 20:28

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!

Gary Harris Cycles, Common Mead Ln, Hambrook, Winterbourne, BS16 1QQ

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 200
Actual: 202
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 1720
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

Thames Tickler 100

2019 December Saturday 7th: 08:00 - 17:17

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

Gary Harris Cycles, Common Mead Ln, Hambrook, Winterbourne, BS16 1QQ

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 116
Speed: 12.5-25
CLIMB: 900
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

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

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, Bristol, BS1 6SR

TYPE: BRM
DISTANCE:
Points: 600
Actual: 610
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 6150
AAA: 2.00
Bronze Grimpeur

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: 2954
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

George's Delightful Abbeys & Roads 200

2018 December Saturday 8th: 07:00 - 20:44

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.

Gary Harris Cycles, Common Mead Ln, Hambrook, Winterbourne, BS16 1QQ

TYPE: BR
DISTANCE:
Points: 200
Actual: 206
Speed: 15-30
CLIMB: 2500
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

George's Delightful Roads 160

2018 December Saturday 8th: 07:45 - 20:43

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.

Gary Harris Cycles, Common Mead Ln, Hambrook, Winterbourne, BS16 1QQ

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 150
Actual: 162
Speed: 12.5-25
CLIMB: 1650
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat

Abbeys & Roads 100

2018 December Saturday 8th: 08:30 - 16:44

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.

Gary Harris Cycles, Common Mead Ln, Hambrook, Winterbourne, BS16 1QQ

TYPE: BP
DISTANCE:
Points: 100
Actual: 103
Speed: 12.5-25
CLIMB: 1000
AAA: 0.00
Rainbow Flat