Thunderer

Date: 15th October 2016

Start: Exeter | Finish: London

Distance: 322km (200 miles)

Elevation Gain: 3,286m

  • Trafalgar Way signpost
  • Cycle along a small section of road in Axminster was renamed The Trafalgar Way in 2005

At just over 195 miles long, starting at Exeter University the ride includes the Jurassic coastline (a World Heritage Site), past the Hardy Monument and then the cathedral city of Salisbury. From here the ride heads towards and into the City of Westminster finishing with a ride along Whitehall to the Admiralty.

Event Information:


  • Event name: #TrafalgarWay Thunderer
  • Date: Saturday 15th October 2016
  • Start time: c13.00*
  • Start location: Exeter University*
  • Finish location: The Admiralty, London and then onwards to finish location*
  • Event Type: Ride on open roads following a designated route
  • Event registration: Exeter University*. Ride information packs will be available for collection from 10:00 on Saturday 15th October 2016
  • Event overview: At just over 195 miles long, starting at Exeter University the ride then heads towards Honiton, Axminster, Bridport, along the Jurassic coastline (a World Heritage Site), past the Hardy Monument, Dorchester, Blandford Forum and then into the cathedral city of Salisbury. From here it is onto Andover, Whitchurch, Overton, Basingstoke, Hartley Wintney, Staines and in the London Boroughs of Hounslow, Kennsington and into the City of Westminster to ride along Whitehall to the Admiralty.
  • Use the free of charge bag transfer to Exeter. Please note we do not recommend that high value goods are placed in the back. Using this service is at the owners risk.
  • Age requirement: Age 18+ on or before 15th October 2016

Cost:


  • No entries will be taken on the day

What is included:


  • Mechanical support
  • Medical support
  • 6 feed stations along the route and small warm meal at the finish*
  • Finisher medal
  • Sweep vehicle for those who can’t complete the route. Riders will be taken to in a forwards direction to Salisbury or London
  • Electronic Track to allow family and friends to track your progress
  • VAT and 6.5% Registration system charge
  • Bag/ruck sack transfer to Exeter and then onto Salisbury

Riders will have access to this bag at Salisbury and in London

What else?


  • As Thunderer is an A to B ride, rather than a loop, we advise that riders bring a small lockable kit bag/ruck sack with dry kit in.
  • 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 here

* exact details will be notified to riders no later than 4 weeks before the event

Route Information: