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Cycletta is the UK’s leading series of women-only bike rides, supported by Olympic Gold Medallist Victoria Pendleton, designed for women of all ages and abilities. Cycletta Bedfordshire returns to the stunning Woburn Abbey for a third year, after a hugely successful 2013 event.
AGE REQUIREMENT: Minimum Age 12 at 31 December, 2014 (anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult)
AMAZING EXPERIENCE: • Short, medium and longer routes available • Toilets are available at the start & finish • Start the event with friends or people of the same ability • Advice from Victoria and other experts • Mechanical, medical and treat stops • Cycletta ride rescue crew • Goody bag • Great venues and stunning route • Entertainment for spectators and children • Relax, rejuvenate and revive in the Cycletta Spa by Unlisted • Event memento • And much more
BY CAR: Cycletta Bedfordshire is located at Woburn Abbey which is approximately one hour's drive from London, Oxford, Cambridge and Birmingham.
Follow signs to Woburn Abbey from the M1 junction 12 or 13.
From the A5, follow signs to Woburn village. Woburn Abbey is signposted from here.
Parking and access to the deer park is free on the day of the event for all participants and spectators. You will however have to pay to enter the Abbey and Gardens, but we have secured a great discounted Cycletta day rate.
Woburn Abbey is approximately 15 minutes from Flitwick train station. Please note however that there is no public transport directly available to Woburn Abbey.
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Trains from London arrive at Flitwick at either 7.05 am or 8.05 am. The service is provided by First Capital Connect.
Trains from Bedford arrive at Flitwick at either 7.20 am or 7.58 am. The service is provided by First Capital Connect.
Flitwick train station has a taxi rank.
If you don’t want to transport your bike to and from a Cycletta event or if you simply need a bike to ride on the day, British Bike Hirecan offer two styles of hire bikes for Cycletta events. The 18 speed Racing Bike or, for those not comfortable with a racing bike, the 18 speed light weight Hybrid Bike. All bikes will be delivered to the start of the event where a member of British Bike Hire will be on hand to adjust and explain the workings of the bike. All bikes will be clean and serviced before the event and we will collect the bike at the end. You don't need to worry about getting your bike serviced and cleaned, and this gives you a good opportunity to ride a quality bike during the event. For more information please contact:
Macmillan Cancer Support are here to make sure no one has to face cancer alone. And with your help, no one will. You can make a difference to the lives of people living with cancer by using your Cycletta challenge to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, Cycletta’s official charity partner. There is no minimum fundraising pledge, but £50 is a great initial target to aim for and is really achievable. £50 could pay for a Macmillan nurse for two hours, providing vital practical, medical and emotional support to people living with cancer.
All you have to do is say “yes” to joining Team Macmillan when you register and we will send you a fundraising pack to get you started! For advice on living with cancer click here.
If you’re looking for a way to make your event count, why not raise money for a cause you care about? Head to JustGiving, make a fundraising page in a few simple steps, and share it far and wide by email and social media.
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Enter Cycletta and say “yes” to joining Team Macmillan on your registration.
Macmillan Cancer Support is Cycletta’s official charity partner, and by fundraising as much as you can for them using your Cycletta challenge, you’ll receive a fundraising pack, training guide and bundles of support. Most importantly, you will be ensuring no one has to face cancer alone. To see the difference the money you raise could make, click here.
Woburn Abbey, near Woburn, Bedfordshire, England, is a country house, the seat of the Duke of Bedford and the location of the Woburn Safari Park.