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NEWSFLASH!! BRAND SPANKING NEW ‘Ride On Nelly’ Cycle Jersey!

IMPORTANT NEWSFLASH!! STILL A FEW LEFT – EMAIL YOUR ORDER THROUGH ASAP. PLEASE BRING CASH OR CHEQUE ON THE DAY. We’re really stoked to launch the brand spanking new ‘Ride On Nelly’ 2014 cycle jersey, in collaboration with CALM and VANS. Hope you like it, we’re really chuffed with it! We are doing a LIMITED

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IMPORTANT! Enter now, last 50 places for ONLINE ENTRY!!

Hello there! IMPORTANT NEWS. As of today (Thu 14th August) we are down to our last 50 ONLINE ENRTY places. If you want to guarantee your place on the ride PLEASE enter NOW, there will only be very limited spaces available on the day. http://nelsonstourdetestvalley.co.uk/online-entry/ We will also be launching a NEW CYCLE JERSEY in

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IMPORTANT NEWS: 2014 Event latest

Hello there! Just a quick few bits of important news. It’s crazy how time flies, we’re only 8 weeks until the second Nelson’s Tour de Test Valley sportive rolls out of Hampshire, we can’t wait to welcome you back to the stunning Test Valley and hopefully give you another cracking day in the saddle. A

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2013 video highlights & rider testimonials

Hello there… If you haven’t seen it already, and you need any convincing to enter Nelson’s Tour de Test Valley – have a gander at this video from last year. Hopefully it inspires you to reach for your bike, get entered in the ride and join us on September 20th. If this isn’t enough to

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Enter 2014 Nelson’s Tour de Test Valley now!

Hello there! Hope this mail finds you really well and gearing up for a good Christmas, and with the sore legs and backsides of Nelson’s Tour de Test Valley back in Sept a distant – but hopefully good memory! It was a truly amazing day and together you helped us raise an incredible £60,000 for

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THANK YOU + your ride times and VANS prizes!!

I can’t quite do it justice in this little box BUT A STONKING THANK YOU for everyone that came and pedalled their hearts out at the first Nelson’s Tour de Test Valley. It was a truly epic day only made possible by all the help I had, most importantly from Chris, Nigel & Edie Pratt

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GPS Files for all routes

Hi there everyone, Please find all GPS routes as gpx files ready to be downloaded for all routes on Saturday. CHICKEN CURRY – 40K (right click, save as…) SPAG BOL – 80K (right click, save as…) THE FULL MONTY – 120K (right click, save as…) There may be a couple of little changes on the

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RIDERS BRIEF: All details for the day…

RIDERS DETAILS:  Firstly a massive and sincere thank you for entering our inaugural sportive in loving memory of Hampshire resident Nelson Pratt – Nelson’s Tour de Test Valley. The lanes and climbs you will be riding on the day were his absolute favourite place to be on a bike and he would be truly honoured

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Great piece in Cycling Weekly on our sportive!

A huge thanks to Cycling Weekly and Chris Sidwells for the piece he wrote on our sportive. It was a bit of a murky morning when we did the pictures but Chris really captured what we’re trying to achieve with the sportive – both remember our great friend Nelly but give you guys a cracking

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NEWSFLASH – Entries to be limited to 500 riders.

LYCRAFLASH – Bit of really important news on Nelson’s Tour de Test Valley. We’ve been amazed by the amount of entries for Nelson’s sportive, with so many people pre-registered we’ve decided it’s best to limit the event to 500 riders – this is to ensure this first year the event runs as slickly and safely

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