The Hopstock 200

200km cycling event starting from The Compasses, Littley Green. Controls at Jordan’s Mill, Broom, Marston Moretaine, Spoke Cafe, Codicote and The Compasses, Littley Green., plus 2 information controls.

The route is based on the ‘Bricks and Moretaine’ permanent, reversed, with two excellent cafe controls at Jordan’s Mill and Spoke cafe and cycle workshop near Codicote. Pub start and finish.

Celebrate your cycling summer with the Hopstock Beer Festival at the ‘Spiritual Home’ of Audax Club Mid-Essex, the lovely Compasses at Littley Green. Free car parking in a nearby field, a simple breakfast available before the start and BBQ plus maybe a beer or two at the finish – not included in the fee!

The very best of the northern Home Counties at harvest-time. The route heads west to Marston in Bedfordshire, via Jordan’s Mill of breakfast cereal fame. Look out for Captain Sir Tom’s blue postbox in Marston. Returning over the Chilterns via Codicote and the excellent Spoke cafe and cycle workshop.

Key Information

Distance 200km (200km)
Speed 15-30 km/h
Duration 13h 20m
Climb 1201m
AAA Points 0
Category BR
Body Audax Club Mid-Essex
Audax Points 2
Event Number 24-370
GPS files available from organiser? Y
Mudguards Required? Y
Toilets as Start? Y
Shoestring Event, few or no facilities or AUK controllers? Y
Secure(ish) luggage storage at start? Y
Parking at start? Y
Free or reasonably priced refreshments at start and/or finish? Y
eBrevet Available?


Route Detail

Links and Downloads

2024 Event
Please be aware that the final files may not have been uploaded onto the site at time of accessing this page. Prior year files may have been provided for information/planning purposes, these are easily identifiable as the year is include in the filename. The final files are normally available the week before an event – following the route check.
Safety Notice
The organiser may have identified hazards along the route, such as flooding, road closures, potholes etc., and possibly provided alternative routes to avoid them.

Please take time to review the information/routesheet documents.

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