Long Leg Tours

Real reward for your legwork

St Neots Shipshape Sportive 2018

Challenge yourself in this season opener

Date: 04/03/2018


£17.50 – Short Route

£25.00 – Long Route

Enter on or before the 18th February to receive a free High5 nutrition pack and water bottle.

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The Challenge

There two fantastic routes to choose from:

The short route is around 40 miles, this covers two counties and has 1300ft of elevation with one great food stop. Starting in St Neots we head south west past the Cardington hangers through Old Warden, we then head north passed the Shuttleworth collection through Moggerhanger and over the river great ouse before arriving back in at the HQ via Bushmead road. Route Map

The long route is around 80 miles, this covers three different counties and has 3300ft of elevation with two great food stops. Starting in St Neots, we head south west skirting round Bedford, and through Shefford before arriving in the stunning Chilterns with great roads and magical views. We continue and start to head north passing RAF Henlow and The Shuttleworth collection through Moggerhanger and over the river Great Ouse before arriving back at the HQ via Bushmead road. Route Map

What’s Included

  • Fully sign posted routes
  • Medical support
  • Mechanical support
  • Free food & water stops
  • Limited onsite parking for 50 vehicles
  • Free on site changing facilities
  • Broom wagon
  • Medal for all finishers

The Background

This is the Long Leg Tours season opener and gives you a perfect driver to start your training for 2018 and be ready for the season ahead. With the long route travelling all the way to the Chilterns an area of outstanding natural beauty it will provide a fantastic setting for the challenging ride. 2017 was hugely successful and comes widely recommended by the riders who completed to routes.

Additional Information

There is limited parking at the HQ and a parking space can be reserved for £2 when booking, there are a number of car parks very close by. This event is limited to just 300 riders, online entry closes on Saturday 3rd March at 19:00. On the day entry will only be avalible if the event is not sold out and will be subject to a £5.00 surcharge, so dont delay enter today.

The routes are subject to slight changes and will be confirmed before the event.



Bushmead Primary School, Bushmead Road, Eaton Socon, St Neots, PE19 8BT

Ride starts at 09:00 please arrive by 08:30

From £17.50

London To Paris in three days was a great experiance. Tought few days but well worth it. Thanks again support crew who helped make this challenge ! I'll be back for more.

Dave E

Great ride, many thanks. Very well organised, signposting was clear and safe, water points were appreciated, home cooked food was delicious, goody bag had loads of useful stuff, great humour, friendly fellow riders, great route in lovely countryside and quiet roads, and it only took me about three days to recover! My son and I loved it.

Keith Hick

Well done to Simon and the team for a great event – a bit of everything, including the wind! Lovely food station. From all at Octagon Cycling Club.

Neil Bowman

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