Past Events

Jan 2020

Chalke and Cheese 200
Saturday 11th: 07:00 - 20:56 | iCal | webcal |

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

Dec 2019

Full Fat Festive 500
Saturday 28th: 06:00 - Sunday 29th: 16:08 | iCal | webcal |

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
Thames Tickler 100
Saturday 7th: 08:00 - 17:17 | iCal | webcal |

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
Air Mail 200
Saturday 7th: 07:00 - 20:28 | iCal | webcal |

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

Nov 2019

Moonrakers & Sunsekeekers 300
Friday 15th: 22:00 - Saturday 16th: 18:32 | iCal | webcal |

Ride through the night under a waning gibbous moon to the coast. Return via a few Dorset hills passing Glastonbury Tor, use the Strawberry Line to Bristol

Business as Usual, Unit 3 Russell Town Ave, Lawrence Hill, BS5 9LT
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 300 Actual: 308 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2300 AAA: 0.00 Rainbow Flat
Moon Night Sonata #1 100
Monday 11th: 19:00 - Tuesday 12th: 02:00 | iCal | webcal |

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

Sep 2019

Plains, Trains & no more Automobiles 200
Saturday 21st: 07:00 - 21:04 | iCal | webcal |

The 2nd Great Western Randonnée is back for the Equinox. Salisbury Plain, Heritage Railways, & neolithic Avebury, Woodhenge & Stonehenge. A few #wills_hills at the end for good measure! NEW route for a quieter finish.

Warmley Waiting Room, 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

Aug 2019

The Giant's Tooth 500
Friday 30th: 21:00 - Sunday 1st: 08:50 | iCal | webcal |

Head to the Welsh coast & Llangrannog; home of the Giant Bica’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: 8140 AAA: 8.25 Gold Grimpeur

Jul 2019

Summit 'bout Titterstone Clee 300
Saturday 13th: 06:00 - Sunday 14th: 02:44 | iCal | webcal |

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

Felix Road Adventure Playground, Felix Road, Easton, BS5 0JW
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 300 Actual: 311 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 3550 AAA: 0.00 Bronze Grimpeur

Jun 2019

Steam Express 600
Saturday 1st: 06:00 - Sunday 2nd: 22:00 | iCal | webcal |

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

May 2019

Paddington Express 400
Saturday 18th: 15:00 - Sunday 19th: 18:00 | iCal | webcal |

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

Apr 2019

Bill's Easton Connection 300
Saturday 6th: 06:00 - Sunday 7th: 02:00 | iCal | webcal |

Great Western Randonnées’ 300 PBP qualifier. Head to the coast & Portland Bill. Return along the Jurassic Coast & via Gold Hill in Shaftesbury. #wills_hills & views in good supply, 3 different railway paths include.

Felix Road Adventure Playground, Felix Road, Easton, BS5 0JW
TYPE: BRM DISTANCE: Points: 300 Actual: 306 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 4950 AAA: 5.00 Gold Grimpeur

Mar 2019

Wells, Mells & Old Rail Trail 100
Saturday 9th: 09:00 - 17:14 | iCal | webcal |

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
Wells, Mells & Broader! 200
Saturday 9th: 07:00 - 20:30 | iCal | webcal |

A perfect PBP qualifier 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: BRM DISTANCE: Points: 200 Actual: 204 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2800 AAA: 2.75 Bronze Grimpeur

Jan 2019

Chalke and Cheese 200
Saturday 12th: 07:00 - 20:30 | iCal | webcal |

Early PBP Qualifier. 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: BRM DISTANCE: Points: 200 Actual: 209 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2450 AAA: 0.00 Rainbow Flat

Dec 2018

Full Fat Festive 500
Saturday 29th: 05:00 - Monday 30th: 16:50 | iCal | webcal |

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.

Easton, Berwick Road, Easton, BS5 6NG
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 500 Actual: 512 Speed: 14.3-30 CLIMB: 3450 AAA: 0.00 Rainbow Flat
Abbeys and Minor Roads 100
Saturday 8th: 08:30 - 16:44 | iCal | webcal |

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
George's Delightful Roads 150
Saturday 8th: 07:45 - 20:43 | iCal | webcal |

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
George's Delightful Abbeys and Roads 200
Saturday 8th: 07:00 - 20:44 | iCal | webcal |

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

Nov 2018

Moonrakers & Sunsekeekers 300
Friday 23rd: 22:00 - Saturday 24th: 18:32 | iCal | webcal |

The inaugural night time 300. Ride through the night under a waning gibbous moon to the coast. Return via a few Dorset hills passing Glastonbury Tor, use the Strawberry Line to Bristol.

Business as Usual, Unit 3 Russell Town Ave, Lawrence Hill, BS5 9LT
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 300 Actual: 308 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2300 AAA: 0.00 Rainbow Flat

Sep 2018

Granny's Cotswolds Telegram 160
Saturday 22nd: 07:45 - 20:52 | iCal | webcal |

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.

Gary Harris Cycles, Common Mead Ln, Hambrook, Winterbourne, BS16 1QQ
TYPE: BP DISTANCE: Points: 150 Actual: 165 Speed: 12.5-25 CLIMB: 2250 AAA: 2.25 Silver Grimpeur
Slaughtered in the Cotswolds 200
Saturday 22nd: 07:00 - 20:24 | iCal | webcal |

An outing into 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.

Gary Harris Cycles, Common Mead Ln, Hambrook, Winterbourne, BS16 1QQ
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 200 Actual: 201 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2810 AAA: 2.75 Bronze Grimpeur

Jun 2018

Plains, Trains & no more Automobiles 200
Saturday 9th: 07:00 - 21:04 | iCal | webcal |

The 2nd Great Western Randonnée is back. Salisbury Plain, Heritage Railways, & neolithic Avebury & Stonehenge. A few #wills_hills at the end for good measure! NEW route for a quieter finish.

Warmley Waiting Room, 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

Sep 2017

Granny's Cotswolds Telegram 160
Saturday 30th: 07:45 - 20:52 | iCal | webcal |

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.

Gary Harris Cycles, Common Mead Ln, Hambrook, Winterbourne, BS16 1QQ
TYPE: BP DISTANCE: Points: 150 Actual: 165 Speed: 12.5-25 CLIMB: 2250 AAA: 2.25 Silver Grimpeur
Slaughtered in the Cotswolds 200
Saturday 30th: 07:00 - 20:24 | iCal | webcal |

An outing into 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.

Gary Harris Cycles, Common Mead Ln, Hambrook, Winterbourne, BS16 1QQ
TYPE: BR DISTANCE: Points: 200 Actual: 201 Speed: 15-30 CLIMB: 2810 AAA: 2.75 Bronze Grimpeur

Jul 2017

Plains, Trains & no more Automobiles 200
Saturday 15th: 07:00 - 21:04 | iCal | webcal |

The inaugural 2nd Great Western Randonnée. Salisbury Plain, Heritage Railways, & neolithic Avebury & Stonehenge. A few #wills_hills at the end for good measure! NEW route for a quieter finish.

Warmley Waiting Room, 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