GDBR 100 Mile Route
At 103 miles this is the biggest challange for the Giant Doddington Bike Ride and it includes 2600ft of climbing making it the choice regular sportive riders and cyclists who like a sizeable challenge.
The ride heads out of Doddington Hall on a short section of closed road then turns towards Eagle and Thorpe on The Hill. After crossing the A46 on the new fly over the route heads to Haddington, Thurlby and the Bassingham, Norton Disney and Carlton le Moorland before turning towards Brant Broughton and the msrhalled crossing of the A17. After crossing the A17 riders head through Stragglethorpe and Brandon and up the first climb of the day into Hough On The Hill, before dropping down into Gelston and Hougham and Barston for another little climb on the way back into Hough On The Hill. The next ascent for the riders is Caythorpe this is the 2nd stage of the climb that the 50m route takes in. Taking the left turn at the top riders then head down into Fulbeck before attacking the beautifull tree lined climb of Leadenham.
From Leadenham the route heads towards Welbourn then heads across marshalled junction of the A15 to Digby Timberland, Metheringham and Dunston before heading to Bardney along the infamous causeway, which can be as tough as a climb if the wind isn't in a forgiving mood. Riders then head to Stainfield, Barlings and across the marshalled junction of the A158 to Stainton By Langworth and on to Scothern. Another marshalled junction at the A46 takes the riders towards Hackthorn where they cross the A15 at a marshalled junction before riding along the perimiter of RAF Scampton, the home of the famous Red Arrows Display Team. A short descent in Cammeringham turns the riders towards their final climb in Scampton, rising up the end of the runway the Lancaster Bombers from the Dambusters took off from on their famous mission.
Riders the head down the descent in to North Carlton and to Saxilby where after crossing Saxilby Bridge on the A57 they where they heading towards the finish via Broadholme, Harby, Swinethorpe and a little rise into Eagle back to the finish line at Doddington Hall.
- Free Parking & Toilet Facilities at Start
- Chip Timing
- GPX Route Mapping and Download
- Fully Bespoke Signed Route
- OTE Sports Energy products at feed stations
- Marshals At Major Road Junctions
- Mechanical Support
- Emergency Support & First Aid
- Hot Food and Refreshments at the Finish
- Rider Goody Bag
- Free Sports Massage from Sports Therary Association Therapists
- Event Photography