Beyond French revolution 2022

Next Race: 16/07/2022

Calais

BEYOND FRENCH REVOLUTION SPORTIVE 2022

Its back for 2022 albeit in a slightly different format,

Escaping Britain’s shores if only just for a day ot two is as close most of us will ever get to feel like part of Le tour, Built on the foundations of France’s celebrated love of cycling, the Beyond French Revolution is a teasing taster of what life is like riding on the other side of the English Channel.

This European trip takes the sting out of independently planning a cycling trip abroad, as we will take care of everything on this ride to ensure you enjoy your day and get the most out of the fast-paced sportive setting.

The routes are fully signed, with GPX and GPS downloads available, also with aid stations and on course support (Safety and Mechanical Support) you ride, we will help you finish.

Starting and finishing in Calais at Calais football club.

Strictly limited to 500 riders come join us for a smile that will last for weeks. #iridebeyond

 

THE FORMAT:

ENTER THE EVENT AND BOOK YOUR FERRY.

 (ENTRY IS £40.00)  

(THE FERRY IS APPROX. £51.00 RETURN). (ALL INFORMATION REGARDS FERRY, Pand O DOVER to CALAIS).

If you buy a standard ticket its £51.00, a flexi tickets give you the option to get a later ferry, should your ride take longer than anticipated.

(Foot passenger only, there is no room for vehicles at the venue in France, you can off course choose to drive across but you must find parking independently).

PARK IN DOVER

Park your vehicle in one of the multiple car parks close to the dock.

 (Do not forget to get a parking day ticket).

ARRIVE AT THE FERRY TERMINAL TO CATCH YOUR FERRY.

The ferry departs at 07.40 (Spirit of France) (Be there at least an hour early).

REGISTER ON BOARD THE FERRY.

We will be located on the top deck at the back of the boat.

This is where you collect your number, grab a coffee and bacon sandwich.

CYCLE TO CALAIS FOOTBALL CLUB

On arrival in Calais, cycle to the football stadium (It will be sign posted by us and is 2 km)

This is where you will Start and Finish the route, drop your bag, register if you did not do it on board, etc.

OR DRIVE ON BOARD.

You can drive on board with your bike and then park in Calais, cycle to the football stadium (It will be sign posted by us and is 2 km)

This is where you will Start and Finish the route, drop your bag, register if you did not do it on board, etc.

Then you can have a few days exploring more of the French countryside.

CYCLE THE ROUTE

Cycle the route around northern France and return to the football club.

CATCH YOUR FERRY

Catch the return ferry to Dover knowing you have experienced cycling in an Epic location.

(You decide which ferry to return on).

 

FRENCH REVOLUTION SPORTIVE:

 

All routes will start and finish at Calais football club and we have tried to make the whole route as open and free flowing as we could.

 

FERRY BOOKING:

 

You should independently book your own ferry, your ferry crossing is not included in  the cost of entry.

 

EVENT CENTRE:

 

The event centre location is at 

Calais football club

NO PARKING (There is no room for cars, Bikes only)

Toilets (portable toilets)

Bag drop

 

ROUTES AVAILABLE:

 

LONG ROUTE 125 km or 77 Miles

The long route map can be found on the following links

RIDE WITH GPS

 

MEDIUM ROUTE 100 km or 62 Miles

The Medium route map can be found on the following links

RIDE WITH GPS

 

SHORT ROUTE 75 km or 47 Miles

The Short route map can be found on the following links

RIDE WITH GPS

 

ALL ROUTES MAP LINK:

You can view a full map of all the routes by following this link, however printed maps will be available at the start.

ROUTE MAP

Although the routes are comprehensively marked with route arrows on occasion people move these signs, we suggest downloading the route to a phone or navigation device just in case you need route assistance on the day.

ROUTES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE; WE ARE CONSTANTLY CHECKING THE ROUTES TO IMPROVE YOUR RIDING EXPERIENCE.

 

SPECIFIC EVENT INFORMATION:

Ferry departs at 0740

Registration will be from 0740 – 1000

Ferry arrives at 1010 (Local time).

You can start from 1030

The START will close at 1100  you will not be able to start after this time.

There will be a small safety brief on the start line just before the event begins, if you miss the briefing you will not be able to compete.

 

FINISH LINE:

The finish line will stay open until, 2030 , We will escort you to the finish if you can not make this cut off.

 

EACH RIDER WILL RECIEVE:

  • A fantastic finisher medal.
  • Entry goodies (Distance specific).
  • Timed results.
  • Safe bag drop.
  • Aid station/s (Route distance will determine how many).
  • First aid in the event centre and throughout the event course.

 

MORE INFORMATION:

Whether you’re setting yourself a fitness target, raising money for your good cause or just coming to join the hundreds of other riders who are riding for their own goals, you know you can also ride just for fun. (Is 100 miles fun, it can be, especially in France!)

(The event is limited of 500 riders over all the distances).

 

ALL OF OUR SPORTIVES FEATURE:

  • Facilities
  • On course support
  • Medical support (Inc. on the course)
  • Full route marking (GPX and TCX files available to download)
  • 3rd party rider public liability insurance
  • Aid stations, inc energy drink (we do not supply gels)
  • Online results
  • Finishers medal
  • Pick up wagons

 

 AFTER ENTERING:

On entering the event you will receive a booking confirmation email,Please ensure you use an accessible Email address

If you do not receive it, please check your Spam/Junk folder.

Further event details will be sent to your registered email address before the event.

Event updates will arrive approx. 2 weeks before an event, but everything you need to know is contained within these event pages.

Transfers and deferrals close 1 month before the event.

 

TRAINING:

Kudo coach is an app that builds you a flexible, personalised training plan that makes optimum use of your time to get you to the start line in the best shape possible.

Power and Heart rate based indoor and outdoor workouts.

Regular training advice and guidance backed with elite coaching experience.

Ride anywhere – Kudo coach will sync your ride data with all other cycling platforms.

https://www.kudo.coach

 

 

FERRY JOURNEY:

Do not forget to book your ferry.

 

FANCY HELPING AT AN EVENT:

We always welcome volunteers at our events so if you fancy joining the team for the day or even a few hours at registration or with parking, please get in touch. You will be rewarded for your efforts and will be able to choose an event to enter for free, that is any event and any distance.

If you would like more information, please email info@beyondevents.org.uk and someone will be in touch. 

You do not need to help at a Sportive, if you help at any of our events, running, cycling, triathlons you can enter multiple events for free. (Dependent on time given).

 

HAVE A LOOK AT OUR OTHER SPORTIVES AND EVENTS

WE HAVE SOMETHING FOR EVERY DISTANCE AND ABILITY.

Beyond French revolution 2022 Jul 2022

  • 16/07/2022, 07:40

    Medium (125 km - 77 Miles)

    £40.00
    Event only (YOU NEED TO BOOK THE FERRY YOURSELF)
  • 16/07/2022, 07:40

    Short (100 km - 62 Miles)

    £40.00
    Event only (YOU NEED TO BOOK THE FERRY YOURSELF)
  • 16/07/2022, 07:40

    Super Short (75 km - 46 Miles)

    £40.00
    Event only (YOU NEED TO BOOK THE FERRY YOURSELF)

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