Long Leg Tours

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St Neots Shipshape Sportive 2018

Challenge yourself in this season opener

Date: REVISED DATE 25/3/2018


£17.50 – Short Route

£25.00 – Long Route

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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 24th 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

The Slepe Morning Sportive ticked all the boxes: well organised, friendly, lovely route, good directional signs, the best food stop ever, plus a goody bag! Brilliant, can’t wait for the next one!

Kate Read

Really enjoyed the Slepe Morning Sportive. Food was particularly good. Thanks for the excellent organisation.

Graham Campbell

Cool Cambridge Sportive 2016 - Terrific route. Great scenery and marvellous weather. Thanks.


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