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Suitable for anyone who enjoys a reasonably active life. The pace is gentle and the terrain flat to undulating. Distances no more than 30 miles (50km).


Suitable for those with slightly more cycling experience. the terrain can be a little hillier than grade 1.5 and distances up to 45 miles (70km).


For the regular and reasonably fit cyclist. The terrain may include some challenging hills and distances up to 75 miles (110km).


These routes require a good level of fitness and stamina and feature challenging inclines and/or a longer time in the saddle. Distances can be up to 100 miles (160km).

THIS IS A SPONSORED CHARITY RIDE. Your entry fee only covers the costs of running the ride so please ask family and friends to sponsor you generously to make a real difference. THANK YOU.
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New Forest

Sunday 18 Jun 2017

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A beautiful ride through the New Forest, helping to raise vital funds for CoppaFeel - on a mission to promote early detection of breast cancer.

There's a choice of four routes, all starting and finishing in Brockenhurst. The three longer routes cross a landscape of open vistas and autumnal woodlands while quiet roads and gentle hills make the shorter rides ideal for families.

Family-friendly Route - 15 miles - following forest tracks so nearly all traffic-free. NOT suitable for racing bikes!

"My first ever cycling event and absolutely loved it. It was tough up some of those hills, but well worth it!!!" T.W

"My friend and I completed the 47 mile circuit this Saturday and thoroughly enjoyed the ride. It was really well organised and clearly marked and well marshalled. All the riders were friendly and the route was so pretty. I know the New Forest well and passed lots of places I recognized and pubs I'd been to. Thank you for making most of the last 10 miles downhill! This really helped our tiring legs!" Adrian Barker

Ride Details
StartBrockenhurst Sixth Form College, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZE
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FinishBrockenhurst Sixth Form College, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZE
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Distance15 mile (family-friendly), 30 miles (short), 45 miles (medium), 60 miles (long) - mileages approximate
Challenge RatingLong route Medium route Short route Family-friendly route ELEVATION INFO (TOTAL CLIMB): 60 mile route 2340ft. / 45 mile route 1540ft. / 30 mile route 990ft. / 15 mile route 700ft.
Getting There: CarThe college is located on the A337 in Brockenhurst - the route in will be signed. Car parking is £2.00 all day.
Getting There: TrainBrockenhurst train station is close by - follow our signs to the start. Please check with operator regarding carriage of bikes.
National Rail Enquiries: 03457 484 950
www.nationalrail.co.uk
Start Times60, 45 and 30 mile cyclists: 8:00am - 10:00am at a time to suit you! (15 mile family route: anytime between 9.30am - 10.15am)
Local Infowww.thenewforest.co.uk
www.hampshirecyclingbandb.co.uk
http://inewforest.co.uk
http://www.our-land.co.uk/
Make the most of cycling in the New Forest by please following the New Forest Cycling Code http://www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/info/20045/things_to_do/36/cycling/2
Other InfoMinimum age is 14 years on 45 and 60 mile routes, 10 years on 30 mile route & 7 years on 15 mile route.
Riders under 16 must be accompanied by an adult over 18 and wear a helmet.

Road bike / hybrid / mountain bike suitable on medium / long routes
Hybrid / mountain bike suitable only on short route.

It is recommended that all riders wear a helmet. A selection of helmets will be available for purchase on the day.

** We recommend that all riders have both bike and personal liability insurances as we cannot be held responsible for damage, loss or theft of your bike or personal items or personal liability.**

GPX routes are available after you have signed up.

All cyclists taking part in the New Forest bike ride must follow the New Forest Cycling Code http://www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/info/20045/things_to_do/36/cycling/2

For answers to common queries about our rides, please see our ONLINE FAQs
PricingAdult Entry Pack (30, 45, 60 miles) (£18.50)
Children's Entry (16 & under) (£5.00)
Student Entry (£12.50)
Team Entry (Enter total no. required. Price per person) (£18.00)
Adult Entry (15 mile) (£9.50)
Kid's Entry (15 mile) (£3.50)

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CoppaFeel! was founded in 2009 by Kristin Hallenga, following her diagnosis of secondary breast cancer at 23. She made it her mission to ensure other young people don’t find themselves in a similar situation; where they’re told the cancer cannot be cured because it was found late.
CoppaFeel! want to live in a world where all breast cancers are diagnosed at the earliest stage possible, at which treatments are more effective and survival rates are higher. We want to stamp out late detection and misdiagnosis of breast cancer by ensuring that people know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer, know what their boobs look and feel like normally, check their boobs regularly throughout their lifetime and have the confidence to see their doctor if they spot anything unusual.
Without the support of our fantastic fundraisers, we simply wouldn’t be able to carry out our life-saving work, so thank you for your support and we look forward to welcoming you to #TeamBoobs!

Charity reg. no. 1132366
www.coppafeel.org

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