St Neots Shipshape Sportive 2019
Challenge yourself in this season opener
Date: Sunday 28th April 2019
£10 – early bird entry for the short route if booked by 31/3/2019, £15 - after
£15 - early bird entry for the medium route if booked by 31/3/2019, £20 - after
£20 - early bird entry for the long route if booked by 31/3/2019, £25 - after
There are three fantastic routes to choose from:
The short route is around 35 miles, this covers two counties and has 900ft of elevation. Starting in St Neots we head North West towards Swineshead through a number of small quiet village, over the river Great Ouse before arriving back in at the HQ via Bushmead road.
The Medium route is around 51 miles, and has 1600ft of elevation with a great food stop. Starting in St Neots we head North West towards Swineshead 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.
The long route is around 100 miles, this covers three different counties and has 4000ft of elevation with two great food stops. Starting in St Neots, we head North West towards Swineshead before 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.
- Fully sign posted routes
- First aid cover
- Mechanical support
- Free food & water stops for both the medium and long routes
- Limited onsite parking for 50 vehicles
- Free on site changing facilities
- Broom wagon
- Medal for all finishers
For a preview of this event check out our short youtube videohttps://youtu.be/j4vjyoIm6xs
This is the Long Leg Tours season opener and gives you a perfect driver to start your training for 2019 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 and 2018 was hugely successful and comes widely recommended by the riders who completed the routes.
There is limited parking at the HQ and is on a first come basis, there are a number of car parks very close by. This event is limited to just 300 riders, online entry closes on Friday 26th April 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 don't delay enter today. Once entered you will be emailed confirmation and a riders info pack will be emailed the week before the event.
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