|SALISBURY CHALLENGE ENDURO - Rough rides|
|Format: 2001: The 10th
Salisbury Plain Challenge - one of Britain's biggest off road cycle events.
Ride over the Army training grounds for charity
Over 1000 turned up in 1999 and 2001 and raised money for childrens' charitys.
It comprises a 50 km enduro race (All Categories), and a 50, 38 and 25 km leisure rides.
|WHEN||Late December/early Jan||This is my bike after a really clean year on the Salisbury plain, a good year!|
MAP OS ref: 402600,155480
|START TIME||50 km (32
miles) event - 9.50 am
38k and 25k and Schools trophy - 10.30 am
They halt the traffic to start the ride on the road, so don't turn up late! ...you will sit in the car as riders race past you.
|ENTRY COSTS||£13 add £2 on the
38Km £10, 25Km £8, U12's free
catagories, Team race, Tandem class
|ENTRY INCLUDES||Free mud and lots of it, 4x4 support, free bananas from Delmote. Free
little evidence of feed stations
Km Enduro, 38/25 Leisure
You have 5 hours to get back to your car!
2001 fastboys doing it in 2.5 hrs (conditions; frozen ground)
|CLIMBING||2700ft of it, Stunning scenery|
grassy hills and lots of mud
some very exposed areas if windy. ALL is south of the start area
|WEB SITE||Now fully operational from 2003|
|ENTRY FORM||Postal is best option (queue's on the day can be huge)|
|Closing date||Entry on Day avail - closes at 9am. (not recomended see above)|
|POSTAl ENTRY||SAE to Salisbury Plain Challenge||
|Ledge Hill Market Lavington|
|Wiltshire SN10 4NW|
|PAST RESULTS||99 - Oli Beckinsale/ Rachel Pickett|
|99 - Tandem Graham Pentley & Ed Mair (nice one Ed) Team Mad cow|
|99 Team - Xtreme, Hargroves|
|99 Junior - Ryan Bevis|
|Dec 2001 results thanks to microtime.com|
|Jan 2003 results From Spambiking|
|USEFULL LINKS||. S.I.S Drinks|
The site used for SAMS events at Erlestoke, 5 miles south of
Erlestoke parade ground, on the B3098 between Erlestoke and Little Cheverell, opposite a prison.(see map) well signposted from main roads.