Bike Week Gainsborough Charity Ride
Cycling UK Gainsborough Charity Ride 2022 in aid of Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance.
Cycling UK Gainsborough / Gainsborough Aegir Cycling Club / Gainsborough Cycles Charity Cycle Ride to be ridden on Sunday 12th June 2022.
Start Time 10.30 am. Venue: The Studio, 1 Sandars Rd, Gainsborough DN21 1RZ
There is a choice of 10, 15, and 30 mile routes. Cyclists can obtain a route map and information from Gainsborough Cycles.
The 10 mile ride will start from Heapham Road Gainsborough and head to Upton. Arriving in Upton the route will make a left turn taking you through the village. The return to Gainsborough is via Heapham.
The 15 mile ride will start from Heapham Road Gainsborough and head to Upton. Arriving in Upton a right turn will take riders through Kexby village. The return to Gainsborough is via Heapham.
The 30 mile ride will start from Heapham Road Gainsborough and head to Upton. Arriving in Upton a right turn will take riders through Kexby then riding through Willingham by Stow, Stow, Sturton by Stow and Thorpe le Fallows. Arriving in Brattleby the rider’s will push hard on their pedals for the big climb up the hill onto the Lincolnshire edge. The rider’s will be rewarded with fantastic views over the Trent valley as they progress along Middle Street. Arriving at Glentworth the riders will head down hill then across country to the edge of Upton, returning to Gainsborough past Hewitt’s Windmill. The route will then retrace the outward ride along Heapham Road and finishing back in Gainsborough.
The routes are an enjoyable cycle ride through some of Lincolnshire’s finest countryside, the country lanes are full of flora and wild life.
Please note there are very few shops or toilets along the routes; ensure you have a drink / refreshments before starting or take provisions with you. It is recommended to wear a cycle helmet and bright clothing also check your cycle is road worthy before starting the ride. (Gainsborough Cycles offers a free Visual Cycle Safety Check). If you are mechanically able carry a small tool kit and inner tube. We recommend the ride is done in daylight hours.
Cycling UK Gainsborough / Gainsborough Aegir Cycling Club / Gainsborough Cycles / Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance do not accept any liability for accidents, property damage or loss on the ride. You are responsible for your own safety.
Before starting the ride please check latest Covid-19 guide lines. It is required that any under 18's ride with a responsible parent or guardian. Remember you are on quiet country roads, please respect other road users and follow the highway and countryside codes. The rider who raises the most money will be awarded The Colin Smith Memorial Shield, to hold for one year.
For full details (maps, entry forms, sponsor forms etc) contact:
Trevor Halstead c/o Gainsborough Cycles, 20 Ropery Road, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2NP
Tel: (01427) 617752 Email: email@example.com
SPONSOR MONEY: Cheques to be made payable to 'Trevor Halstead'.