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Invicta Phoenix 400km Audax

Saturday 11 May 2019 @ 9am

The organisers of the Oasts and Coasts 300km are pleased to introduce The Invicta Phoenix 400km Paris Brest Paris qualifying ride out and back across The Weald and up The Downs to the finish. The ride refers to our experiences of former West Kent CTC Invicta series events.

The GPX files

Please ensure you download the correct file for your navigation device and test it before the ride starts. Newer Garmin Edge and Wahoo devices should use the TCX file. Olders Garmins should use the GPX track file. Some older units have a trackpoint limit, hence the 500 track point file below. The files below are zip files that need unpacking to reveal the GPX file.

Phoenix 400k

GPX track (6631 trackpoints)

TCX file (6631 trackpoints)

GPX track (500 trackpoints)

There is additional information about the route in the organiser's notes and routesheet, including cautions and food outlets between the controls. It is your responsibility to familiarise yourself with the route and any reported hazards before you start, especially as none of this information is included in the GPS files!

The routecheck 04/05/2019 highlighted that the level crossing at Battle will be closed from 1am on Sunday morning. There is a separate GPX file included and notes in the routesheet to divert. states Road closure - delivering and collecting rails and sundries and on/off tracking of road/rail vehicles and heavy plant for track maintenance works. From 01.00 Sunday 12/05/19 to 04.00 Monday 13/05/19. Please familiarise yourself with these changes.

The GPX files have waypoints loaded to indicate control points. There are NO INFO CONTROLS. In this audax there are two types of control:
- Proof of passage - obtain a timed and dated receipt showing the control town name.
- Manned control - a member of the organiser's team will stamp your brevet card.


40kmEdenbridge. Proof of passage - Tesco Express, Waitrose or Cashpoints
92kmRudgwick. Manned control - The Milk Churn Cafe
165kmWinchester. Proof of passage - Tesco Extra, Tesco fuel station or Cashpoints
196kmPetersfield. Proof of passage - McDonald's, Wild Bean Cafe or shop in town centre
285kmLewes. Proof of passage - Tesco Extra, Tesco fuel station, BP fuel station or Cashpoints
346kmRye. Manned control - Rye Scout Hall. Hot food provided.
426kmCyclopark. Proof of passage - Shell garage with Subway outlet.
Cyclopark. Manned control after 8am.

Read about the routecheck November 2018.

Entries are now closed for 2019

This event is a BRM (Brevet de Randonneurs Mondiaux) PBP (Paris Brest Paris) 2019 qualifier.

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