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thank you to all those that attended the Alton Bike challenge 2017

Congratulations to our winning teams:
Adult - Team Watts
Family - Team Littons
Under 11s - Team F1X

Lookout for us again next year!

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Welcome to the Alton Bike Challenge mini site. See below for details of this exciting event. Use the menu links above for tickets and further information.

Alton Bike Challenge (ABC) is a fun biking orienteering event taking place on Saturday 20th May 2017 around Alton, Hampshire. Open to all ages and abilities, family groups, adult teams, scout teams, solo riders and everything in between.


 All proceeds will go to Rotherfield Scouts in aid of the Kandersteg 2017 expedition to Switzerland. Young people going on this exciting trip will be helping on the day. There will also be hot drinks and cakes available for a small donation.

Event Outline

Alton Bike Quest

The aim of the day will be to visit as many control points as possible and return to base within 3 hours. The further away the control, the more points your team will earn for visiting it. Prizes will be awarded to the highest scoring teams in each rider category.

The event will start and finish at The Den (3rd Alton Scout Hut) on Chawton Park Road, Alton (see here).

Registration will open at 0930, earliest start time 1000. Latest starting time 1300.

Control points will be placed mainly in off-road positions on public access tracks. The course will be suitable for most mountain, childrens, hyrbid etc. bikes. The area covered will be to the north of Alton and controls will be accessed by a combination of track and B-class roads. Where crossing of main roads is required, marshals will be on hand.

separate under 11s course will be available in Chawton Park Woods (all off-road). Teams with majority of riders under aged 11 will be allowed to register for this course & prizes for this will be awarded separately.

Prizes will be awarded to winners in each rider category. Those categories will be:


Full rules available here.


Tickets are per rider, maximum team size of 6. Under 5s free.

Advance (until 13th May) - £5 per rider

On the day - £7 per rider

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Look forward to seeing you there!

Alton Bike Challenge Team

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