As well as our usual 100km, 73km and 30km routes; for 2022 we are again offering a Retro Classic Ride and we hope that those riders will attire themselves appropriately in kit that matches the time period of their bike.
The 100km sets off at 9:00am, with the Retro Classic ride at 9:25. The 73km sportive starts at 9:30 and the 30km Individual and Family rides at 10:00.
Registration will open at 8:00am, although it is recommended that participants register at Dynamic Rides, 2364 Stratford Rd, Hockley Heath, Solihull B94 6QT on the Friday (9am to 4pm) or Saturday (9am to 2pm) beforehand.
All routes start and finish at the Marie Curie Hospice, Marsh Lane, Solihull , B91 2PQ , A on the map. Please note that there is no parking at the hospice. Car parking is available at Solihull School, B on the map, just a few minutes away. Click here to view the map.
There are toilets and a cafe in the hospice. Before the start refreshments will be available in the hospice and free coffee, tea and cake will be provided at the end, although donations are always welcome.
Mechanical support and first aid will be available at the start, as well as out on the course.
There will be refreshment stops and toilets at Bearley which is approx 40km into the 73km and 100km routes, and a further stop at Ullenhall which is 20km from the finish.
(Please note that availability of refreshments etc will depend on any residual Covid restrictions etc)
All finishers will receive a medal.
Courtesy of Mike Adams Photography there will be free photos.
Looking for tips on how to ride a sportive? Then go to the British Cycling website.
Participants under 18 on the day of the event will require a signed parent/guardian consent form. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.