Salcombe Regatta Cyclo
August 5, 2020 ~ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm£20.00
46 km ‘fun ride’ in conjunction with Salcombe Regatta.
Beautiful tour of the South Hams between Salcombe & Bantham. Forms part of the Regatta Triathlon if you also complete the Fun Run & the Harbour Swim.
Finisher’s certificate to record your achievement.
Very well stocked refreshment station at half distance to keep you going!
- Perfect for cyclists of all ages & abilities (children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)
- All bike types are welcome
- Fully signed route
- Event support
- GPX file to download the route in addition to the route signing
- Drinks & delicious food available at the finish
- Finisher’s certificate
- Pre-event briefing for all riders
- This is not a timed event
- Stunning views
- Great company
- Brilliant atmosphere guaranteed!
Should you have any queries, please contact Andrew Thompson on 07801930443 or firstname.lastname@example.org
At 07:30 following a briefing. Please arrive by 07:00 to allow time to ‘sign-on’ before the start.
The start format will be determined when entries have closed.
At the King’s Arms, next to Whitestrand car park in the centre of Salcombe.
It will be possible to buy tea, coffee and delicious breakfasts (including pastries) from the King’s Arms before the start.
The Winking Prawn, North Sands, Salcombe, where you’ll be able to buy delicious food and drinks after the ride.
The 46 km (695 m) route will be fully signed.
It will take you on a beautiful tour of the South Hams between Salcombe and Bantham with spectacular views guaranteed!
The mid-point feed station is at North Upton Caravan & Campsite and we are very grateful for their help & support.
The feed station is being run by Hartley Dental of Plymouth and we offer our thanks for their help.
For an interactive map and to download the gpx file, please click on the icon below:
All riders must ‘sign-on’ at Whitestrand prior to starting the ride. Please arrive by 07:00 to allow time for this before the departure.
A signature is also required at the finish.
Please report to an event official as soon as you finish the route to receive your certificate.
All riders under 18 must be signed for at the start by a parent or guardian. Riders under the age of 16 must be a accompanied by an adult for the duration of the ride.
Please be sure young riders are capable of completing the distance before entering the event and that you have another family member available to collect them by car in case they need to ‘pack’. (Please notify us if this case).
Assuming the event has not sold out, entry on the day will be possible, but subject to an additional £5 charge per entrant.
Payment in cash only.
Should you need to use the services of a support vehicle, bikes will be transported entirely at your own risk and neither the event promoter, the drivers nor vehicle owners accept any liability should your bike be damaged in any way during transit. (We are utterly passionate about though, and will do our very best to look after your pride and joy).
Your bike should be in good mechanical order before the start. Mechanical support is available on an emergency basis only. You should be self-sufficient with your own spare tubes and repair kit. Should you require assistance, or wish to notify us of an incident, or that you have packed, then please call the numbers below:
HQ: Lucy Thompson 07891 295204
Support: Andrew Thompson 07801 930443
Wearing of a hard shell helmet is compulsory during the event and failure to do so will result in immediate disqualification. All liability and insurance cover will be invalidated if a helmet is not worn and any claim against Hammer Sportive Ltd will be invalid.
Please do not drop used gels and food wrappers on the road whilst riding. These can be disposed of in the bins at the feed stations and HQ.
Please take care crossing all roads and negotiating junctions/roundabouts. This is a non-competitive event and the Highway Code must be observed at all times. Any marshals and event officials are merely there to assist you and offer guidance and have no power to stop traffic. There are sections of small country lanes with some steep descents. You are advised to ride the whole route and descend in a controlled, cautious, and safe fashion, as dictated by the road conditions, visibility and traffic. Extra care should be taken when entering and leaving any feed stations. Please be vigilant for pot holes throughout the route.