Wiggle Ashdown Forest sportive

Old_Cranky Posts: 18
I've registered for this event and am looking forward to (hopefully) a good, fast ride but I'm unsure what bike from my collection to use.
Has anyone done the event previously or know the local hills on the route? I'm wondering whether I will have any difficulty using a 39-23 setup, or whether I should swap the cassette for a bigger pizza or maybe even use my bike fitted with a compact.

Any constructive advice, tips for the ride welcomed.


  • 4700 feet of climbing, not much over 5% but plenty of it for 68 miles. Personally I'd struggle with a 39/23.