SUMMER Reliability

Date: Sunday 16th July 2023

Time: 8am - 4:30pm

Venue: Meet and start from Stonham Barns Park. Suffolk CycleFest IP14 6AT

Finish at Stonham Barns Park. Join in the fun at Suffolk CycleFest and enjoy some food at the end of your ride.

Distance: 48, 100km & 160km routes
Cycling ability: All catered for.
Entry fee: £7.50 for SDCC Members. £12 for non members
Open to: All cyclists
How do I enter: Entry on the day. Pay your entry fee with cash or card on the day 

Summary: There will be 3 routes (48, 100 and 160km) so there is something to suit every age and ability. See links below for gpx exports. Groups will be split according to expected average speed. 

160km group leaves at 8:00am

100km group leaves at 9:00am

48k group leaves at 10:00am

What is a Reliability Ride?
A reliability ride is an organised ride but not a race. It is open to riders of all abilities and speeds. Routes are planned in advance, and all entrants given a map and route instructions. There are no signs on the route. There is usually a choice of three routes. SDCC routes are planned for  78km (48 miles), 100km (62 miles) and the full 160km (100 miles). Entrants decide which route they would like to take, and then leave the venue in groups according to expected riding speed. For example, there may be a 16mph, 18mph, and 20mph group. Departure times are planned so that all riders end back at the start/finish venue at the same time. There will be no more than 15 people per group. Each group will tend to stick together for the bulk of the ride. If it is a big group it may split into two. Towards the end of the ride, faster riders may decide to pull away slightly, but there is no clock running. This is not a race, and there are no places allocated.

48k route is here

100k route is here

160km route is here