Three Audaxes, 2nd July 2017

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Starts are at Riverside Gardens Maidenhead. Cheap parking near the start and Maidenhead Station is a 10/15 minute ride. There is a discount of £1.00 for online entry in advance.

Limited parking at the venue – it’s cheaper if you carry on along the Thames 700m North. If you intend coming by train check first as engineering works could impact your journey.

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  tells you about some of the sights and history of where the route goes and offers a choice of routesheet and GPS formats.

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Boulters Bash, 110Km, starts 09:30

The first 48k to Theale is a flat, fast ride through the Thames Valley. The break is at La Baguetterie on Theale High St. It will offer a ‘cyclists’ special’ snack for a quick turnaround. The climbs begin after Theale, short and sharp to Bradfield, bigger after crossing the Thames, where it’s up and down through the Chilterns. After the Alpaca farm across the Thames from Pangbourne, it’s a climb to Goring Heath, followed by climbs from Middle Assendon, Skirmett to Frieth and a final climb on Winter Hill.

Children 13+ 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  tells you about some of the sights and history of where the route goes and offers a choice of routesheet and GPS formats.

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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+.

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 tells you about some of the sights and history of where the route goes and offers a choice of routesheet and GPS formats.

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