University Challenge


600km cycling event starting from Water's Edge, Ruislip Lido. Controls at Ickleton, Ampthill, Oxford Peartree, Stow-On-The-Wold, Newent, Chepstow, Malmesbury, Membury Services, Wheatley Services and Waters Edge Ruislip Lido., plus 4 information controls.

Classic London-Wales-London in a weekend & Ox-bridge triangle Cambridge-Oxford-London. Ride thru scenic countryside, including scenic Woburn park & railway cycleways.

Overnight Chepstow ACH Hotel 360km accommodation [1st entrants available], drop-off own bag & mat at start.
Adventures, Randonneurs and chancers for ACH SR.

Crosses the Greenwich Meridian line (plaque). Steam Train spotters : Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Audley End Miniature Steam Railway and disused Cole rail track. Bekonscot Model Village & Railway, Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Steam Railway Line and Whipsnade Zoo Narrow Gauge Steam Railway Line close by.
aka GWR Cheltenham Flyer, it's going fast

Event Date and Location

600 km (600 km) in 40h00
06:00 to finish by 22:00 (+1 days)
Starting from:
Water's Edge, Ruislip Lido
£13.00 (£16.50 when paying with PayPal)
Closing Date:
Event has been cancelled
Entries close at:
1 riders
Please Note:
This is a cancelled event - it was previously listed but is no longer being run. Note that events that have been postponed are not marked 'C' - they will be found later in the Calendar, marked with a 'D'

NON-MEMBERS are welcome but need to register first. This is free - we ask you to do this so we can verify your contact details. You only need to register once and can then enter multiple events or in future convert to paid membership.

PARENTAL CONSENT is required for entrants under 18 years of age. This can be declared by the parent/guardian making an online entry on behalf of the under 18 rider. Otherwise, although an entry can be made online, the parent/guardian should complete and sign the parental consent form available here. More information about event entry terms related to under 18 year olds is here.

Event Information

15-30 km/h
Audax Club Hackney
Audax Points:
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Organiser Information

Tim Sollesse Tim Sollesse

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Free accommodation (1 night)
Free accommodation (1 night)
Camping near start
Camping near start
Food and/or drink may be available en route
Food and/or drink may be available en route
GPS files available from organiser
GPS files available from organiser
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Free or reasonably priced refreshments at start &/or finish
Free or reasonably priced refreshments at start &/or finish
Toilets at Start
Toilets at Start

Start Location

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