News & Updates

All the latest from the Criterium & Cyclefest

Thanks for the support!

Thank you to everyone who joined us on 11th June for another fantastic day of racing and family fun! We have recieved so many kind words from those of you who came along on the day from Criterium riders to young families enjoying what the Cyclefest and Abbey Gardens...

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Event Video!

We're pleased to share with you some highlights of Winchester Criterium & Cyclefest 2017 through our event video! The excitement of the event and huge crowds that visited Winchester have all been captured – we hope you enjoy! [video width="640" height="360"...

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View & Buy Photos!

New for this year, photos are available to purchase from the event photographer Grant Pritchard. Check out the action - CycleFest fun in the Broadway & Abbey Gardens as well as the unique experience of the South Downs National Park Family Ride, and of course all...

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Provisional results

(this pic, courtesy Eamonn Deane) Thanks all for coming today - official photos and results coming shortly. For now, check out the provisional results on our Facebook or twitter pages - where we'll also post updates. Thank you all for coming!...

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Live to web timing!

(Pic, Eamon Deane) This year you'll be able to track how the Criterium riders are doing - and who's chasing the Hargroves Cycles and British Cycling U16 Fastest Laps - via a simple online link. Bookmark this page which has the riders already listed, and to follow the...

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CycleFest – what’s on?

The final few bits of the jigsaw are in place! It's a great line-up in CycleFest this year with something for all the family. Check out Hargroves Cycles Demo area and have a go at Roller racing - there's also a GoPro on offer so all well worth a visit! Make sure you...

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Race schedule

After the Family Ride from 10am till 11am, we're off with the Under 8s and 10s! You can follow the laps as they're raced via our live-to-web timing link all day, while you soak up the atmosphere by the circuit, and listen to Marty on the mic. First three over the line...

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Abbey Gardens – a family hub

New for 2017, you can Discover the South Downs National Park in Abbey Gardens for the day. Remember, we're going 'Green' for the day so wear green if you're signed up to the Family Ride and then stay around to enjoy your day. Get your bike checked out with Winchester...

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Fastest lap.. for Youth Riders

Having already announced that Hargroves Cycles will be providing a £50 voucher for the fastest lap in the men's and women's Elite races, we are delighted that British Cycling South Region will sponsor the U16 events. Fastest around the event circuit this year in the...

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Travel options

If you're coming to spectate, Winchester train station is a 10 minute walk from the Start/Finish area and a 15 minute walk to the Broadway and Abbey Gardens. Do check with train operators about bringing bikes on trains as some restrictions may apply. Thanks to...

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