Three Audaxes, 2nd July 2017

All events

Starts are at Riverside Gardens Maidenhead. Cheap parking near the start and Maidenhead Station is a 10-minute ride. There is a discount of £1.00 for online entry in advance.

The Jack Eason Struggle, 209Km, starts 08:00

The route takes in the North Downs, Leith Hill, Blackdown, Hindhead, the Hampshire Downs. EOL possible at £7.00 AUK/CTC members, £9.00 others, bring exact fee please.

Named in memory of Willesden CC’s Jack Eason (about Jack Eason), Randonneur of the Millenium, who, when asked how he was getting on in a ride would often say ‘Strugglin’. While the main climbs are some of the longest in the South East and give a challenge, the rest of the route is reasonably flat and takes you through through some lovely countryside on quiet roads. Children 16 and upwards are accepted.

More about the ride

GPX: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/3758356

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Boulters Bash, 110Km, starts 09:30

The first 40k is a flat, fast ride through the Thames Valley, with some small climbs after Theale. Following a refreshment stop at Pangbourne, it’s up and down through the Chilterns. After the Llama farm across the Thames from Pangbourne, it’s a climb to Goring Heath, followed by a climb from Middle Assendon, Skirmett to Frieth and a final climb on Winter Hill. Children 13+ are accepted but they should be keen, strong riders. 

Entry on the day At £6 for members of AUK or CTC, £8 for others. Bring exact change please and check availability here nearer the date.

More about the ride

GPX: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/14194333

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Locked and Boulted, 50Km, starts 10:00

A ride mainly on quiet lanes, looping around Maidenhead, across the Thames and taking in some easier bits of the Chilterns. There is a gentle climb across WarrenRow and a ride up the beautiful Hambleden valley. The only steep climb is after Marlow: Quarrywood Hill with its hairpin bend.  There is a cycling cafe about a third of the way round that is open Sunday mornings. The ride is suitable for children 8+.

More about the ride

Entry on the day At £6 for members of AUK or CTC, £8 for others. Bring exact change please and check availability here nearer the date.

GPX: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/14192361

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