The Ride will as usual be centred on Cirencester Park and quite a large part will be contained within it. We are however looking at earlier routes which extended beyond the Park boundaries, with the aim of reducing the number of repetitive loops. This work is in progress and as soon as viable routes are identified they will be published on the website. The character of the ride will wherever possible be maintained with bridleways and private tracks still forming the core of the Ride. Tarmac %: minimal
AND ANNOUNCING MINI LINDUM SPIRIT, FRIDAY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, SPECIAL ACTIVITIES, COMPETITIONS AND EVENTS ESPECIALLY FOR OUR YOUNGER PARTICIPANTS! FURTHER DETAILS IN SCHEDULE SOON Each day uses different routes, Wolds bridleways, lanes with good verges, private tracks, mostly rolling. Wednesdays/Thursday’s route flat, quiet lanes and bridleways Friday/Saturday/Sunday, rolling bridleways, quiet lanes with excellent verges and private tracks.
Classes from 3Km Pleaseure to 170Km (3 Day Elevator)
Fabulous venue located on the Barbury Castle Estate including Barbury International Event Course and Point to Point Course. Minimal road work with excellent going over down land, fields and tracks. Estimated % of roadwork:
Varied going, incorporating private land, Toll ride route, bridleways, green lanes, quiet roads with rideable verges, and an occasional village. Distances under 30km have virtually no roadwork. Some water available on most routes. The 41km route starts and finishes on Stapleford TROT and incorporates bridleways, green lanes, and private tracks. There is a total of 3 to 4 kms of roadwork on quiet country lanes. There is 1 stewarded railway crossing on the 30km & 41km route, and a ford on the 41km route. Estimated % of tarmac: Varies depending on class 2 - 10%
The route is grass and heather on rolling plateaux with a couple of serious hills. Fast going and wonderful views for those with time to admire. Estimated % of tarmac : Some on all routes but mostly on the 27km PR route.