Lark Rise Bike Ride - 2020 (POSTPONED)

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Fringford Village Hall

The Green

Fringford

OX27 8DY

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We will meet at Fringford Village Hall, The Green, Fringford, OX27 8DY

Check in is between 08.30 and 10.00 am. There is parking around the green but do not drive onto the green unless directed, thank you. We ask you to bring your bikes up to the check in area and use any stands provided. Those who will be registering on the day please bring cash and head to the registration desk in the hall.

'Lark Rise 2019 was such a magical day! So many riders coming back into Fringford saying how much fun it was and can we do it again next year. Now here we are again in no time at all, and just four months to go. So, dust those bikes off and saddle up, you know you want to' - Chris (Event Organiser)

What you'll need to bring

  • A roadworthy bike

  • Helmet (obligatory), cycling mittens, bright clothing preferable

  • Water bottle or hydration pack, even though there are drink stops

  • Any medication you may need during the day

  • Cash for food, drinks.

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The Lark Rise Bike Ride is an off road ride through lovely countryside that forms the backdrop to Flora Thompson’s classic ‘Lark Rise to Candleford’.

This year we return, once again,to Flora's Candleford (Fringford) for the start and finish of the ride. And as last year, some great food will be on offer, donated by our famous 'The Muddy Duck'.

See for yourself where Flora lived and worked as postmistress, all whilst raising vital funds to support people living with a brain tumour in the area.

Riding through Oxfordshire, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire, the circular routes will test cyclists of all abilities, with a choice of 40, 25 and 12.5 mile routes. Mountain bikes or hybrids are the preferred choice as around a third of the riding is not on tarmac.

"Thanks to everyone involved. The route was well marked and with map/GPX it was easy to follow....my first Lark Rise and I hope it will continue, and I thought the entry price was great value!" - Andrew

You will follow undulating country lanes, ancient tracks and bridleways, through beautiful parkland and rolling fields and woods. The 12.5 and 25 mile circuits will suit families, while the 40 mile ride will challenge even experienced “off-roaders” as it passes through the edge of the Silverstone race track and back through the dramatic landscape of the Stowe Estate.

'It was epic! .. I loved riding 12 and a half miles, and the biscuits in the ladies garden were the best!' - Rudy (6)

To sign up, simply click on the register button below and select the route that you would like to participate in.

Please note that all those aged 14 and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

If you have any queries about registration or fundraising, please contact Anna Wilson at anna@brainstrust.org.uk or call 01983 217 154.

If you have any questions about the ride itself please address directly to the organiser Chris Swallow chris@swallowsnursery.co.uk or telephone 01280 848 611, evenings best.

*Online registration will be closing at 3pm on Friday 15th, however you will still be able to register on the day, please read below for more information*

ON THE DAY ENTRY: Not registered but want to take part ? You can turn up on the day, all we ask is for an additional donation of £5 for adults and £4 for children on top of the entry fee (£15.00 adults, £6.00 children under 14). Come along and sign up between 8.30am and 10.00am at Fringford Village Hall, The Green, Fringford, OX27 8DY.

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