The 10th edition of the Taunton Flyer Sportive returns to Smeatharpe Airfield near Honiton for 2023.

The event supports SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity and is themed around the wartime airfields of East Devon and Somerset, with routes that pass RAF Exeter (Exeter Airport), RAF DunkeswellRAF Upottery (Smeatharpe), RAF CulmheadRAF Merryfield, and RAF Westonzoyland

This popular early season sportive offers a mixture of open, flowing, flat roads combined with a couple of testing climbs in the Blackdown Hills (an area of outstanding natural beauty). 

The Taunton Flyer offers you a choice of three routes, the Spitfire (37 miles), the Dakota (63 miles) or the Wellington (101 miles). All routes are fully signed and supported with quality feed stations, outriders, mechanics and medics.

Entry includes:

  • Quality Feed stations
  • RFID chip timing
  • Medals for all finishers
  • Gold, Silver & Bronze standards
  • Event t-shirt for all
  • Live online results
  • Free event photos
  • Mechanical support & broom wagon
  • Rider Recovery Service
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • Professional First Aid Cover
  • HQ with toilets, parking & food
At a Glance
  • 30 Apr 2023 8:00am
  • Tickets On Sale
  • Taunton FlyerTaunton FlyerHoniton, Devon, UK
  • Up to 163 km (101 miles)
  • From 32.00 GBP
  • 700 Riders