Welcome to The Boxford Tornado information page

Entries for the 2020 boxford tornado open at midnight on the 31st of december

Organisers email: secretary@boxfordbikeclub.co.uk

Date: Sunday April 26th 2020         

Start Location: The Pavilion, Boxford Playingfields, Boxford, Suffolk, CO10 5PB

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Boxford Tornado Sportive Headquarters

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Refreshments following ride - donations to local charity.

Sorry but online entries only this year.

Details: 3 routes are available, a 20mile, 40mile and 60 mile. The routes use predominantly quiet rural roads and travel through the beautiful rolling, tranquil Suffolk countryside.

The routes take in many picturesque Suffolk villages including Boxford, Kersey, Chelsworth and Woolpit. Each of the routes will be fully signposted.

Click here to visit the 'Tornado sportive group ' on Strava.

gpx / tcx files, cue sheets and maps can be downloaded by following the links below. 

60 mile .tcx file60 mile cue sheet and map

40 mile .tcx file40 mile cue sheet and map

20 mile .tcx file 20 mile cue sheet and map

60 mile .gpx file

40 mile .gpx file

20 mile .gpx file

Sign on from 8.00am

60 mile off at 9.30am

40 mile off at 10.00am

20 mile off at 10.30am

More information, rules and regs.

Riders are reminded that this is a non-competitive event and riders participate entirely at their own risk. No responsibility can be attached to the organiser or club helpers.

It is essential that road laws and the highway code are followed at all times, in particular stop and warning signs. At all junctions always ensure it is safe to proceed.

The routes cross main roads in several places - do not take any risks at these points. You must ride respectfully and considerately to all road user. The route uses some minor roads which in places are in poor condition with holes, water and surface debris.

All participants under the age of 18 must have a consent form completed by their

parent/guardian. Parental consent forms are available for download

here

Riders under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

We hope riders of all abilities and experience will take part, so please...  

 CALL OUT DIRECTIONS & HAZARDS EARLY & CLEARLY.

 BE PATIENT.

 OFFER ENCOURAGEMENT, ADVICE & SUPPORT WHEN APPROPRIATE.

Although direction signs have been put up at turn points, these may have been tampered with, so familiarise yourself with the route in advance and use the route map and directions you will be given to stay on course.

Who was the Boxford Tornado?

Click here to find out...

http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/416360/Curious-tale-of-the-Wall-of-Death-hero-who-buried-his-lion-sidekick-outside-a-rustic-villa

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