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THANKS TO ALL THOSE WHO ENTERED 
SAMS RIDE 2016
WE HOPE YOU HAD A GREAT DAY - WE DID!
RIDER PHOTOS ARE NOW ONLINE HERE

PROVISIONAL DATE FOR NEXT YEAR IS SUNDAY MAY 21st 2017
OUR SUPPORTERS
Sams Ride is an annual very friendly non-competitive charity Cycle Sportive around quiet roads in the Hampshire and Wiltshire countryside. This years event took place on Sunday 22nd May 2016 in aid of the Salisbury and District SamaritansThere were three choices of route - the SERIOUS 100 mile ride, the SPORTY 50 mile ride or the SENSIBLE 25 mile ride – providing something for everyone. Next years event is provisionally on Sunday May 21st 2017


 
 
Our Cycle Sportive includes the following:

  • Three signed courses for 100, 50 and 25 miles through scenic countryside. Designated .gpx map files are available for download
  • Min age 16. Riders under 18 must sign a parental consent form which can be downloaded here
  • Rest and refuel stations at regular intervals with free refreshments and toilets
  • Event public liability insurance: Riders are encouraged ot have their own personal insurance (covered by certain categories of British Cycing Membership)
  • Ride HQ: Start and finish point with:
    • Registration desk for all participants to collect a rider pack that includes
      • Wristband for participant identification
      • Laminated bike number and ties
    • Car Parking
    • Tented registration cover
    • Coffee/Tea/Breakfast (self-purchase)
    • Male and female toilet and changing facilities
    • Water on tap
    • First Aid station
    • Bicycle stand racking
    • Mechanical support
  • On course
    • Marshalls at key crossing points
    • Good route signage with hazard markings
    • Feed stations with male and female toilets
    • Cycle repair and support 
    • Emergency support and First Aid
    • On course photography
    • Broom wagon to sweep up stranded riders
  • Post finish
    • Post-race hot meal (Included in entry fee)
    • Event memento and medal
    • Post event bar
 
 
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