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Quest to the West
Southampton, HampshireSwanmore School Grounds, New Road, Southampton, SO32 2, United Kingdom
Sun 24th September 2023
Starting at 08:00
£24.00 - £39.00
Starting again from the cycling mecca of Swanmore, you travel North through the beautiful villages of Kilmeston and Cheriton then heading West, passing through Farley Mount and scenic Stockbridge. With 4 different distances; 36, 51 and 82 and 100 miles, there is a route for everyone! Fully marked and marshalled course with fully stocked aid stations and fantastic bespoke medal!
Our friendly, inclusive sportives are perfect for both seasoned cyclists and those newer to the sport. With 4 different distances, there's something for everyone and a warm Bigfeat welcome greets all!
- Bespoke medal
- Scenic country lanes
- Fully marked and marshalled
- Well stocked aid stations
- Free Parking
Gates open at 7:15am.
Registration Registration is from 7:30am – 8:15am. Pick up your rider number here.
Quest to the West takes you through some of the most scenic countryside in Hampshire. There are long, flat and fast sections inter-dispersed with some great view finders!
on the day
All distances can start at any time between 8am and 8:30am
What do I need to bring?
You must have your helmet, water bottle and clothing appropriate for the weather. We have mechanical support on the route, however you will need to bring at least one spare inner tube and a pump and tyre levers. It is also advisable to have a working red rear light.
All aid stations will have water or energy drink to fill up your bottles. There will also be a fantastic range of sweet and savoury snacks!
100 mile – 32 miles (Itchen Abbas Village Hall), 55 miles (Longparish Village Hall), 81.5 miles (Itchen Abbas Village Hall).
82 mile – 32 miles (Itchen Abbas Village Hall), 63 miles (Itchen Abbas Village Hall)
51 mile – 32 miles (Itchen Abbas Village Hall)
34 mile – Unfortunately we can’t facilitate an aid station for you but we will have the same snacks available at the start for you to take with you.
100 mile and 82 mile riders, you must reach the course split (32 miles, Aid Station 1) by 11:15am (Average speed just under 12mph). Anyone arriving after this time will join the 51 mile route.
100 mile riders must reach Stockbridge course split (45 miles) by 12:15pm. Anyone arriving after this time will follow the 82 mile route back.
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