White Horse Weekend

West Country cycling weekend

Date 05 Apr 2019 18:00
Length 60 Mile, 55 Mile, 45 Mile, ...
HQ Chippenham Sports Club, Hardenhuish Park, Bristol Rd, Chippenham SN15 1NG
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Friday 5th, Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th April 2016

A weekend of cycling in Wiltshire

Promoted by Chippenham & District Wheelers


Event HQ: The Bowls Club, Chippenham Sports Club, Hardenhuish Park, Bristol Rd,  

Chippenham, SN15 1NG

All rides start and finish at Event HQ - Chippenham Sports Club 

Car parking is available in the car park behind the Sports Club - this will be clearly signposted, from 18.00 on Friday to 17.00 on Sunday.

Accommodation options in the surrounding area include campsites, B&Bs, hotels and a Premier Inn also nearby.

Campervans/caravans can pitch in a dedicated part of the Sports Club grounds. 

Catering will be provided by Chippenham Wheelers members and friends.

Day insurance is arranged for participants through British Cycling.

All participants are expected to follow traditional cycle etiquette and ride with consideration for fellow participants as well as other road users.

Pre -booking is required for meals.

Chippenham Wheelers accept no liability for loss or injury while participating in this weekend. Your taking part is regarded as acceptance of this.


Provisional programme

Friday 5th April

18.00: Event HQ opens. Register and collect route sheets for the weekend's rides

19.00 - 22.00: Informal social evening. Maybe a game of Skittles or Bicycle Beetle. 

Hot drinks and cakes available, you are welcome to bring your own food or takeaways. 
(Fish & chips available from local chippies nearby, plus plenty of alternative takeaway outlets in Chippenham.) 
Plus there will be a bar open with very reasonable prices! 

Saturday 6th April


09.00- 10.00: Register, collect route sheets and meet the leaders.

Bacon rolls, hot drinks and cakes available from 09.00.

From 9.30 -10.30. Three routes of varying lengths:

A Longer - 60 miles

B Medium - 45 miles

C Shorter - 35 miles

There is no organised morning refreshment stop.

All Saturday rides reach the Chipping Sodbury area at lunchtime. There will be a stop with a plougmans lunch, and tea and coffee provided by Chippenham Wheelers. Please book in advance.

15.00: Event HQ Chippenham Sports Club opens for drinks, cakes etc. at the end of the ride.

19.00 20.00: Evening meal (Pasta and Pud) served to ticket holders - pre booked only.  

20.00 approx: Social evening with quiz.  

22.00 - Evening close.

Sunday 7th April

08.00: Regsiter and collect route sheets. Tea and coffee available at Event HQ.

09.00 onwards: Three routes of varying lengths:

A Longer - 55 miles

B Medium - 45miles

C Shorter - 35 miles

Organised mid-morning refreshment stop for all routes; food and drink on sale.

Rides finish at Event HQ around 13.00

13.00: Drinks available at HQ

14.00 - 15.00: Lunch (Wiltshire Hot Pot & Pudding) served to ticket holders - pre booked only.  Tea and cakes also available.

15.00: Presentation of White Horse Attendance trophy.

15.30: 16.00 Final Farewells.