Solo Colossus

Date: 15th October 2016

Start: Falmouth | Finish: London

Distance: 497km (309 miles)

Elevation Gain: 5,892m

Solo Colossus is a 24 hour, non-stop, individual challenge starting at Pendennis Point, Falmouth and finishing in London. The route is just under 312 miles (500km) long, and follows the route of Britannia, Conqueror and Victory combined.

Event Information:


  • Event name: Solo Colossus
  • Date: Saturday 15th October 2016
  • Start time: c07.30*
  • Start location: Pendennis Point, Falmouth
  • Finish location: London*
  • Event Type: Solo Endurance Ride, on open roads including riding through the night. following the same designated route as Britannia, Conqueror and Victory. The ride is just under 500KMs long and riders are required to complete the route in under 24 hours. Riders should also expect to ride throughout the night. however some changes have been required for safety reasons.
  • Event registration: Falmouth*. Ride information packs will be available for collection from 18:00 on Friday 14th October 2016
  • There will be a rider briefing for all Colossus riders on Friday 16th October 2015, in Falmouth from 18.30*
  • Event overview: At just under 500KM long, starting at Pendennis Point, Falmouth the route broadly follows the route of 1805,
  • Age requirement: Age 18-68 on or before 15th October 2016

Costs:


  • No entries will be taken on the day

What is included:


  • Pre ride briefing on Friday 14th October in Falmouth*
  • Mechanical support
  • Medical support
  • Use of the 3 feed stations on the routes of Britannia, Conqueror and Victory. The locations of the feed stations will be advised in your ride information pack with 1 hot meals available during Britannia, Conqueror and Victory sections*
  • Sweep vehicle for those who can’t complete the route. Riders will be taken to the next rendezvous location
  • Electronic tracking to allow friends and family to track your progress
  • Water proof maps for each section - in case any route signage is missed or removed
  • Finishers medal
  • Post ride breakfast in London*
  • VAT & 6.5% Registration system charge
  • Bag transfer to Exeter, Salisbury and London only. Please note high value good should not be packed in your transfer bag.

What else?


  • GPS files of the route, in various formats, will be available to download the week before the event.
  • Should you plan to stay in Falmouth the night before consider visiting Visit Falmouth here
  • * exact details will be notified to riders no later than 4 weeks before the event

Route Information: