UK Cycling Events - Bournemouth Sportive
What is ithttp://www.ukcyclingevents.co.uk - Sun, Sea and Cycling... Set in the seaside town of Bournemouth this sportive draw on many years experience of the local Arrow cycling club to put on a stunning sportive across the 3 Counties of Dorset, Hampshire and Wiltshire. The route balances quiet roads, sublime scenery, and the challenge of the 3 quality climbs of, Win Green, Bulbarrow and Milton Abbas. You will enjoying the panoramic views of distant Somerset from Dorsets highest point Bulbarrow, the picture postcard view of Milton Abbey School Playing Fields on the way down and the model village of Milton Abbas going up the climb of the same name.
Starting from the popular and easy to find tourist attraction of Adventure Wonderland the route goes north towards Salisbury, over to Shaftsbury, before heading to the stunning villages, quite lanes and hills of the north Dorset Downs and home. The route takes in villages such as Rockbourne, Ebbesborne Wake, Fontwell Magna, Fiddleford, Hilton, Winterbourne Stickland, Tarrant Rushton (home of The Cliff ).
Either route will take you on peaceful roads and through secluded villages around beautiful Cranborne Chase, tried and tested by Bournemouth Arrow Club riders who invite you to come and share the experience.
The event includes all the sophistication you would expect, including: electronic timing, well stocked feed stations, tarmac parking, free energy products, event photography, toilets, mechanical support, bike wash facilities and most importantly an extremely well marked course!