Knights Templar Compasses and Cross


100km cycling event starting from Witham. Controls at Coggeshall and Witham., plus 4 information controls.

The fourth of ACME's Winter 100k Brevet Series. A themed 105k tour of Knights Templar related locations. Again, an opportunity to ECE for some winter points. Ridden all 4 in the Winter Series? Collect a shiny!

The official start & arrivee is The Battesford Court Wetherspoons pub in Newland Street, good location for breakfast before and post ride refreshments. Early lunch or warming tea/coffee & cake at the the Lordship Tea Room in Writtle. Visit the ACME spiritual home for a huffer lunch at The Compasses in Littley Green. Call in to the Cressing Temple Barns for afternoon cake, a location heavily steeped in Knights Templar legend. Passing a Square & Compasses, narrowly missing a second Compasses in 2018 and controlling at a third Compasses gives a full house of compasses pubs on this Essex Mystery tour. There will be car parking available at The Labour Hall, Collingwood Road CM8 2EE. Frequent train services from London and Norwich/Ipswich/Colchester can also get you to Witham with minimum fuss, directions to the start less than 5 minutes away by bike will be provided in the info sheet. **Check railway engineering works** Instant validation of your brevet at Arrivée.

Event Date and Location

100 km (100 km) in 8h20
10:00 to finish by 18:20
Starting from:
£4.00 (£4.50 when paying with PayPal)

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PARENTAL CONSENT is required for entrants under 18 years of age. We are currently unable to accept online entries for non-member riders under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please complete a postal entry. Parents should note the information on the entry form and be aware that this is an individual ride without leaders.

Event Information

12-25 km/h
Audax Club Mid-Essex
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Organiser Information

Grant Huggins

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Download routesheet (.zip) updated 26 01 2020
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Knights Templar Compasses and Cross

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