Please arrive at Newton Abbot Racecourse for 7.30am, the cycle challenge will begin at 8.30am.
All participants must bring their own bike, fitted with front and rear lights, and a helmet. Participants who arrive without a helmet or fitted lights will not be able to take part in the event.
Free parking will be available for participants at Newton Abbot Racecourse, but due to limited spaces no parking will be available for spectators. There will also be a designated drop zone for anyone being dropped off and collected from the Racecourse and we ask that all participants car share where possible.
Comfortable clothing and sensible, flat shoes. It is advisable to bring a waterproof layer and avoid loose fitting clothing.
You will have until 1pm to complete the route, allowing four and a half hours. We expect participants cycling at an average speed to have completed the route within two hours.
The route is a combination of tarmacked roads and flat, surfaced cycle paths with only gentle inclines and descents. Riders MUST be confident cycling on roads with traffic.
A mobile mechanic will be based at the Racecourse and able to respond to anyone with technical problems. All participants will be provided with a telephone number prior to the event that can be used to contact the mobile mechanic. We will also have a team available to collect anyone who is unable to complete the course.
A drop zone for anyone being dropped off and picked up from the event, a mobile mechanic, toilets, refreshments, free parking (for participants only) and a welcoming smile from the Rowcroft team.
There will be designated water and toilet stops on the route.
Supporters can watch along the route but unfortunately will not be able to access the Racecourse, which is for participants only. This is due to limited space and parking.