The routes for the 2019 Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride are now confirmed.
All rides start and finish from Corfe Mullen Recreation Ground Badbury View Road.
The 38 mile ride follows the Stour Valley to Blandford, and then at Winterborne Stickland turns south down the Winterborne Valley to the refreshment stop at Winterborne Kingston. Then continues along the valley to Anderson before crossing the A31 for the return ride around Morden and onto Lytchett Matravers. Start Time 09:30. Standard Entry Fee £15
The 48 mile ride also follows the Stour Valley to Blandford but at Winterborne Stickland it turns north and then takes cyclists to Bulbarrow and Milton Abbas before rejoining the 38 mile ride in Winterborne Whitechurch. Start Time 09:00. Standard Entry Fee £15
The 63 mile ride follows the route of the 48 mile ride to Bulbarrow and then descends to a refeshment stop in Cheselbourne. This popular imporoved ride now takes cyclists through Puddletown then onto Bere Regis and Milbourne St. Andrew before rejoining the 48 mile in Milton Abbas. Start Time 08:30 Standard Entry Fee £25
The Macmillan Dorset 100 ride will consist of just one loop and less confusing dividing points this will mean the ride will go further west. Starting in Corfe Mullen and visiting Wimborne, Blandford, Winterborne Stickland, Bulbarrow, Hazelbury Bryan, Holwell, Yetminster, Chetnole, Glanvilles Wooton, Mappowder, Ansty, Cheselbourne, Puddletown, Bere Regis, Milbourne St. Andrew and Milton Abbas. The route then joins the other longer rides at Winterborne Whitechurch for the same route back to the finish via Winterborne Kingston, Anderson, Bloxworth, Morden and Lytchett Matravers. Please note this ride is for the serious cyclist and fund raiser. We recommend cyclists should be able to average 15 mph if undertaking this ride. Start Time 08:00 only Standard Entry Fee £30