Early Season 50 miles Sunday 17th February 2019- Enter or Help!
With the Watership Down behind us, it is time to look forward to the Early Season 50 miles on Sunday 17th February 2019.
The ride starts and finishes as usual at The Queen’s Head, B2177, Fishers’ Pond, SO50 7HF (SU489 209). It is an undulating route, mainly on minor roads that takes riders through Owslebury, down Gander Down, Ovington, Itchen Stoke, Abbotstone, Candover Valley, Herriard, Lasham, Wield, Alresford, Cheriton, Beauworth, Baybridge and back to Fishers Pond.
Possible coffee stops on route are The Avenue Garden Centre, Lasham (about ¼ mile off route) and Lasham Gliding Club (about 100 yards off route)
The entry fee is £5 and includes free coffee/tea at start.
Entry form (Word or pdf), route sheet (Word or pdf) and gpx are downloadable (see attachments below). You can enter on the day or in advance.
To enter on day: Download form, route sheet and gpx and bring completed form and payment to start.
Note: GPX Download Instructions for Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer etc..
Right click "Download File" and choose "Save target as..." or "Save Link as" - don't just click on the file - you are trying to save the file rather than opening it!.
Workaround for Edge and Internet Explorer: If you are using Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer, you may experience difficulty in downloading the gpx file.
Right click "Download File" and choose "Save target as..."
If you are offered the choice to Save as Type GPX - just save it.
However if the dialog wants you to save it as an xml file then you will need to change this:.
Click in the File Name: box (Not the Save as type: box). It should be editable.
Change the 3 letters after the dot from "xml" to "gpx". No quotation marks. Do not remove the dot.
Do nothing to the Save as type: box.