Route 66 2019 - Reviews

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Comments from some of our 2018 riders

A small selection of the many amazing comments we received following the event on 12th May 2018.

Kudos to all the organisers, Marshalls and helpers of todays Route 66. Many many thanks for the hard work you have already put in.

Mark Sheridan

On behalf of the Newport CC Kids that road the 33 (well 40 with the cafe detour), I would like to thank Nova Raiders for a fabulous event today. The Route 33 was extremely well supported with very friendly volunteers and riders.

Matt Bramford-Hale

On behalf of NSCC's satellite club, 'Breaking Chains', I would like to say a huge thank you to the fantastic team and organisers of yesterday's Route 66 - always a brilliant event! You all made us feel so welcome. Completing this well-organised and challenging ride has given the guys in the club a massive boost of confidence and sense of achievement. Simply getting to the start line of something like this would have been unimaginable a year ago for these guys...never mind completing it with a smile on their face!

The road to recovery from addiction is always going to be tough. By giving us the chance to take part in a truly wonderful local event, surrounded by warm and friendly people in stunning scenery, you have all just made the journey that little bit more manageable. THANK YOU!

Ollie Aitken

Awesome ride yesterday ....route 66 sportive .......must Amit hard day but worth it....... thank you Nova raiders fantastic support all way around and finish....your club is awesome....made my day

David Money

Thank you Nova for a brilliant day with a well organised event. See you next year!

Mark Winston

Thanks for a great, really well organised event. Very enjoyable! Hopefully I'll bring along a load of Moseley Missiles next year

Rob Alexander

Just want to thank everyone for a warm welcome today ... great event... well organised... see you next year for sure... great ride....

Dez Jones

Fabulous ride out on Route 66 today, great organisation, marshalling, signage, water stations, weather & fab medal - great to have hot food at the end - other sportive's could learn from this ! - thank you Raiders and everyone that made this such a great event

Fliss Connor

Great ride
Great day
Great event
Very well organised
Cheers NOVA

Bruce Heath

Thank you for an absolutely brilliant Sportive. I was not fully prepared for cycling to both Everest and K2 base camps but it was fantastic! The food stations were brilliant and the staff manning them were wonderful. Brilliant route, a lot of Sportives could learn from yours. Thanks!

I've never wished to join a cycling club, however, if you were closer I would without doubt want to.

Steve Harris

To all the organisers of Route 66 and volunteers on road junctions and feed stations (you all know who you are) a big big thank you - all the hard work and support keep us all going and all your back room preparation definitely paid off xx

Julie Byrd

Quick note to offer my congratulations and thanks to all involved in organising what was a great event on Saturday. Really lovely vibe throughout. Looking forward to joining you again next year and, after sampling the beer, have a keen eye on the September event. Best of luck, Sean

Sean Sullivan

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