Belvoir Blast

Sunday 20th September 2020.

ONLINE entries NOW open.

Please note that we will continue to heed government and British Cycling advice and offer full refunds up to a week before the event. Refunds beyond this point will be at our discretion.

Belvoir BlastOpen to all, this sportive is for the lads as well as the lasses. There is a choice of 3 NEW circular road routes (40,  60, and 100 miles) and a new village hall cake station!

As with all our events, the focus is on great rides, scrumptious cakes (for riders only please!) and an all round good day out. Check out our ‘2 wheels and a piece of cake’ reviews on our Facebook page.

 


Blast 40 miles (approx. 1,800 ft climbing)

If you are not familiar with cycling in the Vale of Belvoir, and surrounding villages, then you are in for a treat. The country lanes are quiet and the villages and scenery are pretty and varied. This route will provide the challenge of a few of the local hills and will take you on some of the less well travelled roads in the Vale. Riders can enjoy the chance to refuel and recharge at our ‘Piece of Cake’ feed station  in Skillington about half way.

DRAFT Belvoir Blast 40 miles route

Online registration open until midnight 16th Sept. ’20.   
 £33  (17+)              
                                                                                                            
 £38 On the day – if there are still spaces
When you click to enter, you will be transferred to our event on the British Cycling website. If you have not already registered with British Cycling, you will need to do so and then you can sign up online to our event with a credit or debit card. Please note your email confirmation will come from ‘British Cycling’.   (You DON’T have to be a member of British Cycling to sign up to our event.)

Juniors (8-16) please don’t enter via British Cycling, instead please email hello@2wheelsandapieceofcake.co.uk to reserve a space and bring £10 cash on the day.

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Blast 60 miles (approx. 3,200ft climbing)

There are 2 well spaced out quality village hall feed stations enroute – riders only please.

DRAFT Belvoir Blast 60 mile route (2020)

Online registration open until midnight 16th Sept. ’20.   
 £38  (17+)              
                                                                                                            
 £43 On the day – if there are still spaces
When you click to enter, you will be transferred to our event on the British Cycling website. If you have not already registered with British Cycling, you will need to do so and then you can sign up online to our event with a credit or debit card. Please note your email confirmation will come from ‘British Cycling’.   (You DON’T have to be a member of British Cycling to sign up to our event.)

Juniors (8-16) please don’t enter via British Cycling, instead please email hello@2wheelsandapieceofcake.co.uk to reserve a space and bring £10 cash on the day.

Enter     

                                   


Blast 100 miles (approx. 5,000ft climbing)

This challenging 100 mile route takes you through the tranquil Vale of Belvoir and  then out east of the A1 and south as far as Clipsham, through pretty villages on quiet roads.   The route is certainly lumpy and whether this is your first century or you are a regular 100 miler, this ride is sure to leave you with a smile on your face. 

2 well stocked village hall feed stations (mile 31 and 80) are provided for riders which will keep you refuelled and smiling.

 

DRAFT Belvoir Blast 100 mile route (2020) 

Please note Blast 100 will rely on GPS files and will not be signposted this year- that’s why its the same price as Blast 60 miles. Some of the route overlaps, but will you need a method of loading the route to a GPS device.

 £38  (17+)                                                                                                                          
 £43 On the day – if there are still spaces

When you click to enter, you will be transferred to our event on the British Cycling website. If you have not already registered with British Cycling, you will need to do so and then you can sign up online to our event with a credit or debit card. Please note your email confirmation will come from ‘British Cycling’.   (You DON’T have to be a member of British Cycling to sign up to our event.)

Juniors (8-16) please don’t enter via British Cycling, instead please email hello@2wheelsandapieceofcake.co.uk to reserve a space and bring £10 cash on the day.Enter

                                      

 


What’s included?

* Well researched and sign-posted routes.

* Our well-stocked ‘Piece of Cake’ feed-stations (for riders only please!) offering scrummy homemade cakes, other refreshments and drinks.

* A goody bag and optional massage.

* Finishers medal for the first 300 to register

* Mechanical and medical support.


Venue

The event venue is  at the Hose village Hall, which nestles at the bottom of the ridge in the Vale of Belvoir between Nottingham, Grantham and Melton Mowbray.

The venue is on the edge of a small village which is served by quiet country lanes.  There is plenty of space for free parking on the field and toilet  facilities are available.   Toilets will be available at all ‘Piece of Cake’ feed stations along the routes.

Start time:   Signing on from 7.30 a.m. 100 mile riders depart from 8.00 a.m. 60 mile riders depart from 9.00 a.m. 35  mile riders depart from 9.30 a.m. These times are subject to change and will be finalised  early Sept.

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