The Hopstock 50

50km cycling event starting from The Compasses, Littley Green. Controls at The Blue Egg, Great Bardfield and The Compasses, Littley Green., plus 3 information controls.

An easy ride to the legendary Blue Egg cyclists’ cafe, with a generous six hours for the ride. Hopstock beer festival breakfast at the start, with food and beer at the finish, not included in the entry fee!

Key Information

Distance 50km (50km)
Speed 8.3-25 km/h
Duration 6h 00m
Climb 255
AAA Points 0
Category BP
Body Audax Club Mid-Essex
Audax Points 0
Event Number 24-375
GPS files available from organiser? Yes
Mudguards Required? Yes
Toilets as Start? Yes
Shoestring Event, few or no facilities or AUK controllers?
Secure(ish) luggage storage at start? Yes
Parking at start? Yes
Free or reasonably priced refreshments at start and/or finish? Yes
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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