15th annual Easter Classic sportive


Start/Finish: Fairlop Outdoor Activity Centre IG63HN (near the Redbridge Cycling Centre (a.k.a Hog Hill)

Event Type: Sportive. The event is timed. The short road route option is suitable for riders of all proficiency levels, with reasonable general fitness. The long road route and gravel route require a more advanced level of fitness.

Route Options: Road long (113k); road short (54k); gravel (70k). Road routes will take you through quiet, flat and green country lanes of Essex.The gravel route is mostly bridleways or single track.The routes are NOT arrowed – .gpx files will be available for download.

Amenities: Bar/restaurant/toilets at start/finish. De-luxe feed station with homebaked goods, the usual supplies and toilets on the long road route only. Pop-up feed station with water, bars, bananas etc. (sorry no toilets) on the long road, short road and gravel routes. Neutral car service and broom wagon. Results published on the web, with optional print-at-home completion certificates.

Entry Fee: £15 for online bookings ( £1 BC booking fee), £20 for on-the-day entries (contactless payment preferred).

The event is usually a sell-out because of the great routes, the relaxed ambience and the homemade baked goods, so it’s worth registering early, at: https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/…/The-London-Phoenix…

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01 Apr 2024


8:00 am - 6:00 pm




Fairlop Waters in Essex, IG6 3HN
Fairlop Waters in Essex, IG6 3HN


Dieter Stein