SUMMIT 65 Penn House, 16th July
Established four years ago, the Summit 65 is among the best loved off-road sportives in the south of England. From 2015 the summit 65 has been part of the Chiltern 100 Cycling Festival and riders will be able to enjoy a fantastic day of events following their ride in the gorgeous grounds of Penn House, Amersham. in the heart of the Chiltern Hills and will include the famous fast single-track of the Summit MTB race course at Lotts Wood. With fully signed and supported routes, feed zones (lotts wood and Wendover woods) and chip timing its a must whatever the level of off road fun you are looking for. 75% off road, Route map and GPX file
The main route will be 65km with a shorter 30km option and is suitable for mountain bikes or cyclo cross bikes looking for some exciting & adventurous riding. The 65km is a challenging endurance event aimed at experienced off road riders, whilst the 30km option is geared for social riders and those under 16 riding with a parent/guardian. New in 2015 is a three-rider (minimum) team event, aimed at clubs and groups of riders competing for the Team Trophy. The time of the third nominated rider to cross the line having completed the full 65km course will score – open to Male , female and mixed teams the fastest of which get a great trophy PLUS Gold standard medals for the first 25 riders on the long route.
The Festival also hosts the competitive Penn House Hill Climb within the grounds so if you want to have a go on your MTB after completing the Summit 65 make sure you enter using the links below.
For all classic MTB fans, if you appreciate the sports origins and humble beginnings to how it eventually revolutionised the cycle industry or just want to dig out that old rock hopper and enjoy the simple thrills of old school mountain biking then this events for you
SUMMIT MTB Go Ride events for Children
A fantastic off-road multiple race event for young riders (aged 6 -16) at Penn House run by qualified coaches in a safe, controlled and supportive environment. They’ll be a fun obstacle course time trial, short-course race and hill climb with prizes for the fastest boy and girl in each age category. There is no online entry for this children’s event as parents and children can come along and register on the day. All young riders should be using a mountain bike or a hybrid in good working order, fitted with gears and treaded tyres.
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