Cannon Hill Extreme - Strong Plus

Sunday 24th March at 9.00am This is what time the ride will set off. It’s best to get to the starting point at least 15 minutes beforehand to avoid missing the start.

Starting Point & Postcode
Outside of M.A.C. building in Cannon Hill Park off Edgbaston Road B12 9QH
Overall Duration On a long ride, it’s sometimes good to have a little break in the middle, or maybe a catch up at the beginning or end to keep it sociable. This means that the overall ride duration may be longer than the actual cycling time.
3 hours 0 mins  (2 hours 20 mins cycling)
Bike Type You probably don’t want to drag your road bike across bumpy trails. Maybe you want to make the most of the suspension on your mountain bike. This helps you match your ride to your bike.
Road 
Suitable for Child Trailers
No 
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Challenging rides on the road for adults onlyIf you’ve been riding a road bike for a while, and perhaps been thinking about joining a cycling club, these rides – brand new for 2012 – are for you. The prospect of a speedy pace over twenty to fifty miles, and the strong likelihood of some hills thrown in along the way, means our Ride Strong Plus rides are not for the faint-hearted.

This 30 mile ride has a bit of everything and will satisfy the more committed cyclist looking for a challenge. The ride starts and finishes at Cannon Hill Park, just off Edgbaston Road. Once out of the city, the leafy lanes and complete tree canopy make the miles go by effortlessly, you'll have to try not to stop to take in the beautiful scenery! You will encounter wide roads, narrow roads, long straights, hairpin bends, sharp climbs with fun descents. This is a perfect Strong Plus route.  Are you up for the challenge? Come on lets go!

If you've already tried one of our Ride Strong Plus rides and you're ready for the next challenge, why not try a British Cycling Sportive?

Additional Information

As these are adult only rides, designed for cyclists progressing from the standard Ride Strong level, the pace of the ride could increase to 15mph at the discretion of the Ride Leader.

Helmets must be worn by all under 18's regardless of ride level.
Please bring equipment with you to repair punctures, Ride Leaders are there to help but are not responsible for your bike.
All rides leave at the time stated you must arrive early Ride Leaders will not wait.

Car Parking
Yes, at Off Edgbaston road, on street charges apply
Nearest Train Station
University approximately 1.5 miles away. 
Toilet Facilities Available?
Yes, at Midlands Arts Centre and Cannon Hill Park  

Meet the Ride Leaders

    To be confirmed

Rider Comments on the Route

  1. andrew cowan Monday 21st July
  2. andrew cowan Monday 21st July
  3. Michael Morton Wednesday 16th July
  4. Paul Balfe Sunday 21st April
    very good ride with good company and all the riders were of the same ability which makes the ride more interesting

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