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One hundred mile route added to E.ON Great Notts Bike Ride on July 15

One hundred mile route added to E.ON Great Notts Bike Ride on July 15

Organisers of the E.ON Great Notts Bike Ride have unveiled a new 100-mile route for 2012 to run alongside the 48, 19 and three miles courses on Sunday July 15.

E.ON Great Notts Bike RideThe 100-mile sportive, which starts from Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment, showcases the county’s undulating landscape, with no less than six feed stations.

Chris Simon from event organisers Perfect Motion said: “There is something for everyone this year, no matter what your age, ability or level of fitness is. We hope that by including a more challenging and scenic sportive route, packed with rolling hills and glorious countryside, we will attract more experienced cyclists from further afield.

“The 100-mile ride will offer serious riders a challenging yet charming route to remember, while offering a tough but enjoyable ride for those looking to step their cycling up a gear by taking on a longer distance.”

The event is part of the E.ON Cycle Live festival on July 13-15, with a programme which includes the Nottingham Grand Prix and three British Cycling licensed circuit races.

“E.ON Cycle Live will give cycling enthusiasts the chance to make a weekend of it with three days of cycling events and activities all taking place from one central location in Nottingham,” added Simon.

Entry for the 100-mile sportive costs £26. For more information head to www.cyclelivenottingham.co.uk

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