Entries for THE EX 2018 will open on the 1st April 2018 at 9am.

Only riders who have pre-registered will have the chance to enter on the 1st April at 9am. If places should be still available 48hour later – then the entry will go public on the 3rd April at 9am.

Please email ride@the-ex.co.uk to pre-register.

The entry to THE EX 2017 presented by DMRBIKES sold out in just 3 minutes.

Riders on the pre-registration list will receive an email with further instructions to the email address they provided.

Entry to THE EX is £300 per rider. This includes race entry, food and drink, camping, uplifts, mid-ride feed stops, evening entertainment, an expo area and – of course – a 120+km mountain bike adventure with up to 8 timed stages per day.

There are two ways to enter
THE EX presented by DMRBIKES.

1.) Our secure online entry (a small service charge will be added at the end of the entry process)
2.) Good old paper and cheque entry

Please keep in mind when entering the event that the first 80 entries that will reach up (by post or online) will fill up the event. So choose wisely which entry form you will go for.

Paper entry

Download your entry form here (coming soon).

Please fill the form in and send it together with your cheque(s) (made payable to Bristol Bikefest) to the address below:

Bikefest Ltd / THE EX
Attn: Paul Newman
13 Calcott Road
Tel: 07834 005835

Once we have received both entry form and fee(s) we will send you confirmation by email or phone call.

Online entry

You can enter and pay via our secure online entry facility.

Click here to enter online (coming soon).

Please be aware that a small service charge might be added at the end of your transaction. You can pay with credit or debit cards.

If you are unsure about the online entry or if you have any problems please email: ride@the-ex.co.uk.

Cancellation policy:

If you cancel up to a month before the event your entry fee minus £50 (handling fee) will be returned.

Alternatively, you can transfer your entry to another rider providing you will be able to let us know their details at least a month before the start of the event. If you have to cancel in the month leading up to the event then we will not be able to pay your entry fee back or transfer your entry to another person.

For further details, email: ride@the-ex.co.uk

Entry Agreement:

By entering the event you agree to the following:

I confirm that I will ride and behave responsibly throughout the event, giving way to vehicles that I may encounter on the course.

I will wear a helmet and appropriate protection at all times when on the course, will ride on the left and observe signage & direction given to me by official event stewards.

I will not cross any course boundary tape.

I understand that this event involves a high level of exertion and that it is a strenuous endurance event. I am of sound body and mind and able to ride in such an event and under such conditions.

I will not hold Bikefest Ltd or anyone involved in the organisation, or the land-owners, responsible for any material or personal damage, howsoever caused, before, during or after the event.