Sun, 11 Sept|
Cafe Marina - Kestrel Court
The Peaky Blinder & Cheeky Grinder
PCC's Annual Sportive. Road, Gravel or Both. It's up to you!
Time & Location
11 Sept 2022, 08:00 – 17:00 BST
Cafe Marina - Kestrel Court, 5 Harbour Rd, Portishead, Bristol BS20 7AN, UK
About the Event
Welcome to the Peaky Blinder & Cheeky Grinder!
UPDATE - THE ROUTES HAVE BEEN RELEASED!
Click here for the route files, or click on the links below
PCC Peaky Blinder 2022 - The road ride
PCC Cheeky Grinder 2022 Route A - Gravel lap 1
PCC Cheeky Grinder 2022 Route B - Gravel lap 2
One event. Pick your route or any combination of routes. The Peaky Blinder takes place on local roads, while the Cheeky Grinder is a gravel ride.
You can ride as many laps of either circuit as you want between 9.00am and 3pm, but you must start your last lap of either route before the 3pm cut-off time.
The Peaky Blinder route (Road) is a 51.8km or 32.4mile road ride
The Cheeky Grinder routes (Gravel) will be around 25 miles long and can be ridden in a figure of eight so that you can use the feed station at the event HQ. The routeswill use our local knowledge to take in the small lanes, bridleways, tracks, drove roads and green lanes. Suitable for Gravel/CX/Adventure bikes, or MTB.
Both routes start and finish from Cafe Marina, Kestel Court. You will find our fantastic feed station here as well as the included drink of your choice and hot food from 12pm onwards when you've called it a day. The social element of the event is part of it's DNA. We are a local cycling club and not a commercial organiser.
Entry costs just £25.00 per rider and includes:
- Rider number
- Fully signed road route (The Blinder)
- The Gravel route (The Grinder) will only be marked at key locations.
- GPX files / Ride with GPS routes will be availavble to download
- Mechanical support
- The legendary feed station - By Sandwi
- Post ride hot food - At Cafe Marina
- 1 complementary soft or alcoholic drink.
Event HQ & Registration
Cafe Marina, Kestrel Court, 5 Harbour Rd, Portishead, Bristol BS20 7AN, UK
When you have parked, please go to the registration area to sign on and collect your rider number from a marshal. Saturday collections will be available if you are local.
There is plenty of free parking available locally. If you need any further information please drop us an email and we'll give you the best option.
Can I bring 2 bikes? If you want to bring a gravel bike and a road bike that’s great. We’ll provide a secure area for safe storage, you can of course use your own lock as well for additional piece of mind.
Youth riders aged 12 to 16 can take part in the event as long as they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Riders over the age of 16 can ride solo, subject to the completion of a parental or guardian consent form.
We recommend you carry two spare inner tubes, tyre levers, a pump and a lightweight folding multi-tool in case of a mechanical. Bring enough fluids and food for a lap and the reload at the feed station. Cycling helmets are mandatory.
If you wake up and simply do not fancy it, refunds are not permitted. However, in exceptional circumstances refunds will be at the discretion of the event organisers.
Registration OpensCafe Marina
Rider BriefingCafe Marina
Peaky Blinder & Cheeky Grinder
https://www.portisheadcycling.com This includes entry to the Peaky Blinder, Cheeky Grinder, or both! Feed station at the Event HQ Hot food from 2pm to 5pm A can of something alcholic or an optional soft drink
Youth Entry (12-16 Years old)
Ride with a parent / guardian. Ticket covers the feed station, hot food and a soft drink
Tandem - Second entrant
This is to cover the cost of the post event food & beverage and the event insurances. Tandem Pilot must pay the full adult price