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Suitable for anyone who enjoys a reasonably active life. The pace is gentle and the terrain flat to undulating. Distances no more than 30 miles (50km).


Suitable for those with slightly more cycling experience. the terrain can be a little hillier than grade 1.5 and distances up to 45 miles (70km).


For the regular and reasonably fit cyclist. The terrain may include some challenging hills and distances up to 75 miles (110km).


These routes require a good level of fitness and stamina and feature challenging inclines and/or a longer time in the saddle. Distances can be up to 100 miles (160km).

THIS IS A SPONSORED CHARITY RIDE. Your entry fee only covers the costs of running the ride so please ask family and friends to sponsor you generously to make a real difference. THANK YOU.
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Wiltshire Big Wheel Ride

Sunday 07 Sep 2014

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"Just wanted to say thanks for the Wiltshire Big Wheel yesterday - really appreciated the organisation, cheery marshals, etc etc. Despite the rain we had a great time and shall be signing up for another one of your events soon." E. I.

‘Excellent route by @BikeEventsTeam round the stunning Wiltshire countryside today.’ D.A

A choice of two exciting routes, both starting and finishing in the historic market town of Devizes.

Both set off east through the Vale of Pewsey, the scenic 45 mile route heads on through Savernake Forest to the historic market town of Marlborough. Finishing off with a climb over the ridgeway and back into the Vale of Pewsey to the Finish. The 12 mile family route stays within the Vale with a stop at All Cannings for a spot of lunch.

Ride Details
StartThe Small Green, Southbroom Rd., Devizes SN10 3AD
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FinishThe Small Green, Southbroom Rd., Devizes SN10 3AD
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Distance45 mile circular route plus 12 mile family route
Challenge RatingMed Route Short Route
Getting There: CarFrom M4 Junction 17 follow A350 (signed Chippenham), at 4th roundabout follow Calne (A4) through Chippenham, then A342 to Devizes. Parking available for free all day at
Station Road Surface Car Park
Getting There: TrainThe nearest train station is Trowbridge (11 miles from Devizes).
National Rail enquiries 08457 48 49 50
www.nationalrail.co.uk
Start Times45 mile: 08.00-9.00am. 12 mile route: 09.00am-10.30am
Local Infowww.visitwiltshire.co.uk
www.wiltshirecyclingbandb.co.uk
Other Info45 mile route - 14yrs. 8 years on the 12 mile route.
Cyclists under 16 MUST be accompanied by an adult over 18..

All riders are required to wear a helmet. A selection of helmets will be available for purchase on the day.

** We recommend that all riders have both bike and personal liability insurances as we cannot be held responsible for damage, loss or theft of your bike or personal items or personal liability.**

GPX routes are available after you have signed up.
PricingAdult Entry 12 Miles (£10.00)
Child Entry (8 - 14yrs) 12 Miles (£5.00)
Entry Pack 45 Miles (£17.50)
Team Entry 45 Miles (6 or more) (£17.00)

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This is an Open Event - your entry fee goes towards the running of the ride.

You can ride for one of the charities below (select when you book online) or for a charity of your choice (contact them after you've booked to arrange sponsorship collection).

Charities, please click here for information on how to benefit and our new fundraising package.


CoppaFeel logo

We exist to educate and remind every 18-30 year old in the UK that checking their boobs isn't only fun, it could save their life. How do we do this? We target music lovers at festivals and students at Universities, we garner corporate support to co-brand. We launch national awareness campaigns that get amazing PR. We organise events that are fun and inspiring. We engage fellow young breast cancer survivors to be our voice and we pester famous faces to help us reach an even wider audience. We're like a friendly bop on the head when you least expect it. You won't find us shaking a bucket on the streets, but we will be there asking you when you last checked your boobs.
Reg. No. 1132366
www.coppafeel.org



Newlife Foundation logo


Disabled and terminally ill children are at the heart of Newlife Foundation, which provides a range of free practical support services for families across the UK. This includes funding more than £10million of Equipment Grants.

What makes us different is that we guarantee that 100 per cent of all donations goes to help vulnerable children – not a penny is spent on administration.
Registered Charity Number: 1001817 in England & Wales.



Greenpeace logo

Greenpeace Environmental Trust is the charitable arm of Greenpeace in the
UK. It works to protect our environment by funding education, scientific research and investigative projects in world ecology.

The Trust has funded projects to protect our ancient forests such as the Amazon and Indonesia and our oceans where the ecosystems are threatened by unsustainable fishing, pollution and mining. We're
exploring solutions to the problem of climate change, which is having an effect on all of our lives.



Great Western Hospital logo

Help us raise funds for our new Breast Cancer Treatment appeal. Brighter Futures, the charity which raises money for the Great Western Hospital in Swindon and for community healthcare services across Wiltshire is aiming to raise £75,000 in order to provide new Breast Cancer Treatment.

This new treatment, delivered at The Great Western Hospital in Swindon, will benefit more than 150 women from across Wiltshire and Swindon and surrounding counties.
Registered charity number – 1050892 www.gwh.nhs.uk/support-us


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