What can you say about the Lion of Flanders ,the term “Legend” is used all too often but on this occasion it’s so accurate “The Lion of Flanders” , “King of the Cobbles.” Johan’s palmares speaks for itself , 3 x Flanders winner, 3 x Roubaix winner , ex-world champion , 2 x world cup winner ,11 days in yellow,80 days plus in green jersey , the list goes on, click here to read about the legend himself Johan Museeuw.This is more than a Sunday Sportive , it’s a unique Cycle Experience Weekend.
It starts on Saturday where you can sign on at the Hilton Hotel Cobham and enjoy the lunch time buffet. On Sunday riders will the leave Cobham Village Hall , Lushington Drive and take on the circa 120km course and ride with one of your cycling heroes, challenge yourself to keep up with him. Then comes the highlight of the weekend a special evening dinner at the Hilton Hotel Cobham and the chance to listen to Johan’s days in the Pro-Peleton followed by a Q&A and a raffle raising money for Le Cure Breast Cancer Charity.
Below we have detailed information about the event , you will only be able to collect your rider pack from the HQ on Saturday 21/5/2022 between 10:00 am > 17:00.There will be no facility to collect you race pack on Sunday or entry on the day, entry is only available online in advance.
The earlier you book the lower the stating grid number and take advantage of the early bird price , remember to select your jersey size.
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Event Date 22/5/2022
Sign on 21/5/2022 , 10:00 > 17:00 – Saturday ONLY – Hilton Hotel Cobham
Event start time 08:00 Sunday 22/5/2022 – Cobham Village Hall Lushington Drive Cobham
Event cut off time 16:00 Sunday 22/5/2022
Mid feed cut off time 12:00 Sunday 22/5/2022
Details to follow shortly
Here’s the option to book the ride only £50.00 :- click here to book > Ride Entry
Here’s the option to just book the Sunday evening dinner £70.00 click here to book > Evening Dinner
Our evening meal will be held at Hilton Hotel Cobham
Arrival 19:00 Welcome Drink
Three course evening meal is served from 19:30 – drinks not included
Raffle Draw – raising funds for Le Cure – Breast Cancer
After dinner speech starting circa 21:30 followed by Q&A
Here’s the option to book ride entry and evening dinner £110.00 click here to book > Ride Entry and Evening Dinner
The route has been mapped and available on Strava and here is the link
This is a very challenging route covering 70 miles which is circa 110km. The feed is at 50km which is at the top of Barhatch Lane.
1620 meters / 5314 ft , elevation
I believe the harder part of the course is up to the feed station , whereby the return 60km has more recovery sections.
The profile looks like a climbers delight but a route for EVERYBODY
The event will start and finish will be at Cobham Village Hall Lushington Drive Cobham, Surrey KT11 2LU
Parking is available @ the start , and at Downside Road , 200 meters from the start
Saturday buffet at sign on
Mechanic at the HQ on the Saturday
Mid feed circa 37.5 miles with a mechanic (Top of Barhatch Lane)
Mechanics at the HQ on the Sunday
Mechanics on the course
After ride buffet food
This event does not require a medical certificate , by entering each rider has ensured that they are of good health and can complete the course without exceeding their capabilities. European Cycle Events will not be responsible for injury/illness that’s a result of riding the event.
If you can’t find the answer to a question you may have , just email – email@example.com or call 07595023536 – Dudley and I will get back to you ASAP
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