Petworth Start of SummerTime 200 BRM
A Start of SummerTime 210k ride of two loops starting in Petworth and centred on Hampers Green Community Centre. NOTE that this is now a BRM event.
Entry fee covers food at start, manned control and the finish. No entries on the line
Final Welcome Letter, Routesheet and GPX track will be sent to online entrants the week before the event. On request for postal entries.
Start is in the free Pound Street carpark (Behind Co-Op Store) in Petworth. No parking ticket is required!
One feed on route at halfway in the Hampers Green Village Hall and again at the finish.
Stage 1 (36km) initially leaving Petworth North on a main road before you turn West through Lurgashall and Fernhurst on country lanes. Further country lanes after Fernhurst take you West to Elmers Marsh before you head N to Liphook (INFO). From Liphook, you head SW on the former route of the A3 to Petersfield and the well-used Esso Petrol Station to CONTROL.
Stage 2 (49km) from Petersfield you head Southeast to South Harting before climbing Harting Hill over the South Downs, and then passing through Chilgrove to Lavant. After a short section on a main road in Lavant, you are soon skirting the North of Chichester to the second INFO. You return to Petworth via a main road, that includes a descent of Duncton Hill, before returning to Hampers Green Village Hall to CONTROL.
Stage 3 (35k) returning through Petworth you are soon heading Southeast through Pulborough and Storrington into Steyning. Passing though Steyning you take the lanes through Botolphs and Coombes to the traffic lights crossing the A27 for INFO.
Stage 4 (35k) retracing back to and through Steyning, before heading North to Partridge Green. From here you continue heading North on minor roads to join the A281 for a few hundred metres into Lower Beeding. You then remain on the B2110 into Handscross, before arriving at the Pease Pottage Services (near Crawley) to CONTROL.
Stage 5 (56k) leaving Pease Pottage you head West to Colgate before heading North through Faygate and Rusper. From Rusper you head Northwest towards Capel. A short section on the A24 is needed before turning West towards Cranleigh. The main road could have been used, but you are taken down the nicer route of Were Street, passing through Paynes Green, Oakwoodhill and Walliswood before reaching the outskirts of Ewhurst. Back on a main road you are soon in Cranleigh (INFO) before heading Southwest, passing through Alfold, Loxwood and Kirdford, before arriving for Arrivee at the Hampers Green Village Hall.
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