Three training routes have been linked together to create this 100km Gran Fondo type ride, the route starts at Christchurch park and passes through the villages of Tuddenham St Martin, Otley, Helmingham, Gosbeck , Crowfield, Coddenham and Needham market before climbing through barking and barking tye, descending through Willisham, Somersham and Little Blakenham, the route then passes through sproughton, Washbrook, Great Wenham, Little Wenham, Capel St Mary, Bentley and Tattingstone.
Alton Water Reservior passes on the left then the Royal Hospital School on the right then through Lower Holbrook, Harkstead, Erwarton, Shotley, Chelmondiston, Wolverstone and freston before descending and passing under the iconic Orwell Bridge alongside the river orwell back into ipswich to finish the ride at the cult cafe and the possibility of a well deserved drink to finish the event.
A Self supported Grand Fondo Type Ride around the suffolk countryside, named Gunpowder, Treason and plot for it's proximity to the 5th of november...Guy Fawkes.
Using Country lanes, Rural roads including some busier sections
stopping along the way to refuel at one of suffolks many lovely cafes... or maybe two......or a pub lol.
helmets are compulsary, riders should be self supported with tools and tubes , drinks, energy products, money/card for refreshments.waterproof jacket
We never leave anyone behind