23rd AUGUST 2015
THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED
Know as the big brother of the Springtime Classic cyclosportive which is held every year in March, the Burgess Hill Rumble Cyclosportive held in August uses similar routes to the Springtime Classic but all routes are longer.
Three excellent routes available on this cyclosportive which travel over some of the most beautiful parts of Ashdown Forest and the Weald.
The longest route called the Classic Route is extremely hard and should only be considered by the strongest of cyclosporitve riders.
The Classic Route is regarded by many as the hardest Cyclosportive route in the Southeast.
Thankfully the other 2 routes should cater to all other abilities.
With great signage ensuring you don't get lost and excellent feed stations no wonder this ride has been so popular now for 8 years.
If you rode the Springtime Classic event in March or have ridden this route before, you will know that the Classic route has many local iconic climbs and descents to test riders ability.
Notably the the longest route called the "Classic route" on the Rumble also has Yorks Hill and Toys Hill as well as Pillow Mounds Hill, Kidds Hill, Groombridge Hill and the infamous short but steep Cob Lane Hill. It's a real hill & descent fest, set in some really lovely countryside.
We make sure all the feed stop have plenty of food and drink to so that you can power your way around the course.
Please take note of the massive saving to be made with the group discount.
15/04/15 - 20/08/15 GROUP DISCOUNT £26 15/04/15 - 09/08/15 STANDARD INDIVIDUAL £33 10/08/15 - 20/08/15 LATE ENTRY PRICE £35 23/08/15 - ON THE DAY PRICE CASH ONLY £40 15/04/15 - 09/08/15 CORPORATE PRICE £100 15/04/15 - 09/08/15 BRITISH CYCLING £27
Free Secret training bottle for
every rider that takes part.
Plus Secret training gel and energy powder.
There are some noteable climbs and descents on the Burgess Hill Rumble.
Photo above of the top of Kidds Hill. Riders will hopefully see the light at the end of the tunnel on this harsh climb.
Photo above: the Start of Groombridge Hill
Photo above: Yorks Hill a winding steep climb used a lot by many cycling clubs for a hill climb.
Photo above the start of the cleat breaking Cob Lane Hill. The hill is short but at 20% this does catch a few riders out.
What goes up must come down!
The climbs on the Rumble will test your fitness no matter what level rider you are. There are some tough hills on all the routes but we think the descents make up for the suffering against gravity.
The two main long descents are :-
Colemans Hatch Road Descent
This descent is probably the most scenic on route travelling through Ashdown Forest. It has some great views of the surrounding countryside.
Photo: The views as you descend Colemans Hatch road.
Blackdown Hill Road Descent
This road goes down for 3 miles before an incline and then another drop of about a mile or more. It's a lovely descent and surrounded by some really picturesque parts of Ashdown Forest. It takes fast riders over 12 minutes to descend. It's a real treat. Use it to take a few swigs from your water bottle.
For more information about these major hills and descents on the Springtime Classic Cyclosportive go to the Riders Page. Click here
Once you have signed up for the ride you can use the "Entry Pack" page which gives you all the important information you need to take part in the event.
CORPORATE ENTRY TO THE
Corporate entry to the Springtime Classic is available offering an extra special element to the day. Excellent goody bag from Sponsors Continental and others there is free sports massage and food and that all important complimentary beer if you needed it after the ride. See the entry page for more details.
- Fast signing on in the morning at Cyprus Hall
- Start time from 8.00am, last rider off at 9.30am
- 4 feeding stations
- Toilets available at feed stations
- All feed stations have free savory foods and energy drink
- Mechanical support available on route.
- Event timing by SPORTident
- All riders will receive a Continental inner tube on the day
- Emergency medical assistance
- Certificates downloadable from the SPORTident
- Complimentary snack meal after the ride available free to all entrants.
- Avelo Images Event Photographers on course photos available online after the event at a reduced rate.
- SRS Events on-line loyalty scheme ensures that all SI entries on-line entrants will be entitled to a 10% discount subsequent events.
- Comprehensive route markings for all routes.
- All riders will be entered into a draw to win a ORRO bike worth £2000
* The loyalty scheme discount does not apply to early bird discount. Early bird discounts are always lower than the loyalty discount price.
Support a charity with this event.
You can set up a just giving page to raise some funds for a good cause while you enjoy the event. Go to the entry page to find out more Click Here.