THE BURGESS HILL SPRINGTIME CLASSIC CYCLOSPORTIVE 2023
CLASSIC ROUTE 72 miles
The Classic is the hardest and longest of the three rides on the Burgess Hill Springtime Classic Cyclosportive.
An excellent event to prepare for the cycling season ahead. The course is hard for this time of the year and should only be attempted by experienced cyclists able to ride for four or more hours over hilly terrain.
With a distance of 72 miles (114km) and 5469 ft (1667 meters) of climbing the route will test riders climbing ability and endurance.
There are four feed stations on this route to help riders around the course which has many hills like Pillow Mounds Hill, Kidds Hill, Groombridge hill, and the infamous 20% Cobb Lane hill.
Riders will also have the chance to relish the many descents this testing course offers.
Pillow Mounds Hill
Hill starts at 16.1 miles into the route
Hill starts at 21,0 miles into the route
Hill starts at 29.1 miles into the route
Hill starts at 58.1 miles into the route
There are four feedstop on the Classic Route, they are :-
Danehill Village Hall @ 12.3 miles
Hever Village Hall @ 40.5 miles
All Classic Route Riders must log in here with their timing Chip.
Forest Row Community Centre 51.2 miles
Ardingly St Peter’s Church Centre 59.2 miles
This is the last feed stop with 15 miles to the finish.