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Salcombe Regatta Cyclo

August 2 ~ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

£20.00
Event Description

46 km ‘fun ride’ in conjunction with Salcombe Regatta & Lets Go Velo.

Beautiful tour of the South Hams between Salcombe & Bantham. Forms part of the Regatta Triathlon if you also complete the Fun Run on Sunday the 31st July & the Harbour Swim on Monday the 1st August.

PLEASE NOTE THE EVENT FORMAT HAS BEEN CHANGED!

AS REQUESTED BY MANY ENTRANTS, WE WILL NOW RIDE IN GROUPS, WITH EACH GROUP HAVING A RIDE CAPTAIN TO GUIDE YOU AROUND THE COURSE. THE GROUPS WILL REMAIN TOGETHER FOR THE WHOLE ROUTE, REGROUPING AT THE TOP OF CLIMBS AND ANYWHERE NECESSARY. THIS WILL BE LOTS OF FUN WITH A FANTASTIC ATMSOPHERE, GIVING YOU THE CHANCE TO RIDE WITH NEW PEOPLE AND ENJOY THE ROUTE TOGETHER.

  • Perfect for cyclists of all ages & abilities (children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)
  • All bike types are welcome
  • E-bikes welcome
  • GPX file to download the route in addition to the route signing
  • Drinks & delicious food available at the finish
  • Pre-event briefing for all riders
  • This is not a timed event
  • Stunning views
  • Great company
  • Brilliant atmosphere guaranteed!

Online entries close on Sunday the 31st July at 23:59. Entry on the day is possible, but subject to an additional fee of £5 (cash only).

Should you have any queries, please contact Andrew Thompson on 07801930443 or andrew.thompson@hammersport.co.uk

(We reserve the right to amend the event format if necessary).

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Start Time

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.

(We reserve the right to amend the event format if necessary).

 

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Start Location

At the King’s Arms, next to Whitestrand car park in the centre of Salcombe.

(We reserve the right to amend the event format if necessary).

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Finish

The Winking Prawn, North Sands, Salcombe, where you’ll be able to buy delicious food and drinks after the ride.

 

The Winking Prawn Logo

 

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Route

The 46 km (695 m) route will take you on a beautiful tour of the South Hams between Salcombe and Bantham with spectacular views guaranteed!

PLEASE NOTE THE EVENT FORMAT HAS BEEN CHANGED!

WE WILL NOW RIDE IN GROUPS, WITH EACH GROUP HAVING A RIDE CAPTAIN TO GUIDE YOU AROUND THE COURSE. THIS WILL BE LOTS OF FUN WITH A CHANCE TO RIDE WITH NEW PEOPLE AND ENJOY THE ROUTE TOGETHER.

For an interactive map and to download the gpx file, please click on the icon below:

(We reserve the right to amend the event format if necessary).

 

 

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Pre-event Sign-on

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.

PLEASE NOTE THE EVENT FORMAT HAS BEEN CHANGED!

WE WILL NOW RIDE IN GROUPS, WITH EACH GROUP HAVING A RIDE CAPTAIN TO GUIDE YOU AROUND THE COURSE. THIS WILL BE LOTS OF FUN WITH A CHANCE TO RIDE WITH NEW PEOPLE AND ENJOY THE ROUTE TOGETHER.

(We reserve the right to amend the event format if necessary).

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Finisher’s Certificate

Please report to an event official as soon as you finish the route to receive your certificate.

(We reserve the right to amend the event format if necessary).

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Under 18s

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).

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Entry on the Day

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.

(We reserve the right to amend the event format if necessary).

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Bikes & Support

Support:

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, repair kit and tools. Should you require assistance, or wish to notify us of an incident, or that you have packed, then please call the numbers below:

Lets Go Velo – Toby Fellows                           07877 526297

Hammer Sport – Andrew Thompson         07801 930443

Drinks bottle and fuel:

Please ensure you have your own drinks bottle(s) and enough food for the ride.

Support cars:

Should you need to use the services of a support vehicle (in the event of an emergency), bikes will be transported entirely at your own risk and neither the event promoters, 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). Please note, immediate support will not be possible, but we will do our best to help.

(We reserve the right to amend the event format if necessary).

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Rules

PLEASE NOTE THE EVENT FORMAT HAS BEEN CHANGED!

WE WILL NOW RIDE IN GROUPS, WITH EACH GROUP HAVING A RIDE CAPTAIN TO GUIDE YOU AROUND THE COURSE. THIS WILL BE LOTS OF FUN WITH A CHANCE TO RIDE WITH NEW PEOPLE AND ENJOY THE ROUTE TOGETHER.

Helmet:

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.

Drinks bottle and fuel:

Please ensure you have your own drinks bottle and enough food for the ride.

Litter:

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 station and HQ.

Hazards:

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.

(We reserve the right to amend the event format if necessary).

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Details

Date:
August 2
Time:
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
£20.00
Event Category:

Organizer

Hammer Sport
Phone:
+44 (0)7801930443
Email:
andrew.thompson@hammersport.co.uk

Venue

Salcombe, Devon
Whitestrand
Salcombe, Devon TQ8 8ET United Kingdom
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