A cycling sportive for all abilities

NEW DATE: Saturday 14th September 2019

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Online entry available now

Following the Crafted Classique postponement due to poor weather, online entry for the new date of 14th September is now open.

All riders that are already booked onto the event will automatically be transferred over to the new date.

If you are unable to ride please email erin.hooper@ipswich.gov.uk with your name, email address and ride distance and we will organise a refund for you. Refund can be processed up until Wednesday 11th at 10am.

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The Crafted Classique, in association with British Cycling, returns for its sixth year with 55km, 100km and 100mile courses through the picturesque Suffolk countryside. Savour a complimentary coffee and a bacon roll on the start line before taking in fabulous views on this timed event. Reward your efforts with a post-ride massage, delicious gourmet burger and a refreshing beer on the waterfront.

Whether you’re a regular on the sportive scene, looking to take on your first cycling challenge, or just want a day out with the family, this premier cycling sportive of East Anglia has something for everyone

The routes

The three routes of the Crafted Classique take you through some impressive Suffolk landscapes. Explore the coastline, countryside and idyllic villages such as Woodbridge, Orford and Aldeburgh. There are three rest stops on the 100mile route, two on the 100km and one on the 55km ride.

What you get

Expect an established cycling event with quality local produce, a well mapped route and rider support throughout.

Riders will enjoy a range of benefits on the day:

Breakfast at the start

Tea, coffee and bacon rolls at the start

Top ups on the way

Stops with water and food along the routes

Even more at the finish

Burgers, beer and music at the finish

Clear route

Mapped, signed and GPS routes

Individual timing

Start and finish time recorded by timing chip

Help along the way

Mechanical support available

And even more

Dedicated event staff on hand

Quayside start and finish

Support vehicle

Great family-friendly atmosphere

Locally-sourced refreshments

Post-ride massages

The jersey

Presales for the jersey have now finished. A limited number will be available to purchase on the day for £40.

Jersey and Classique entrance for £65

Our charity partner

The Crafted Classique is proud to have Fresh Start – new beginnings as its official charity partner.

Fresh Start – new beginnings works through Suffolk and Norfolk, and was set up to provide a therapeutic service for children and young people who have reported being sexually abused and to offer support for their families.

If you would like to ride on behalf of FSNB please email patsy@fsnb.org.uk

Fresh Start New Beginnings is a registered charity. Charity No. 1149347

Rider times 2018

The times are in! Find your ride times here.

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Make the most of online entry costing just £30 regardless of what distance you choose. Please note, online entry ends on Thursday 12th September at 10am. After this time you can enter at the registration desk on the 13th or on the morning of the 14th for £35.