HotChillee - A World without Limits
HotChillee is an events company that specialises in providing professional class events to amateurs that are lifetime experiences. HotChillee events include The London-Paris, Alpine Challenge, Cape Rouleur forming the Global Events Series, the Maserati Team Cycle Challenge, OFFRIDING and The Dunkerque-Roubaix.
Focusing on breaking boundaries and being part of a "world without limits" brings together an exciting blend of amateur, professional, celebrity and business people all sharing a common passion and a desire for success and exceptional performance. Previous participants of HotChillee's events include Tour de France winner Stephen Roche, professional GBR cyclists Ben Swift and Geraint Thomas, F1-great Nigel Mansell, Olympian James Cracknell, Paris-Roubaix winner Magnus Backstedt, Vice Captain of the England Cricket Team Matt Prior, former England rugby captain Will Carling , South African Rugby World Cup winner Joel Stransky and seven times winner of Paris-Nice, Sean Kelly.
Corporate Social Responsibility
HotChillee has strong CSR ties and the events have raised vast funds for charity over the last 11 years. Official Charities currently include: UK Youth, DEBRA, Stoke Mandeville Trust, Qhubeka, Elton John Aids Foundation, Lumo Hawk and Help for Heroes.
Development Rider Programme in South Africa
In 2013 HotChillee set up the Development Rider Programme in partnership with ORYX Stainless, The Western Cape Government and local cycling organisations in Cape Town. The initiative supports young South African talent and creates a channel for riders to compete in Europe.
As part of the programme rider Nicholas Dlamini signed his first pro contract. Nicholas was born in one of the largest townships in the Western Cape and joined the HotChillee Development Rider Programme its first year. In January 2015 he joined the feeder team for the South African based MTN-Qhubeka. As part of the programme Nicholas has been mentored by Tour de France winner Stephen Roche, professional cyclist Ben Swift and actress Vanessa Haywood.
HotChillee - A World without Limits
HotChillee specialise in cycling events both on and off the bike. Focused on providing intense and immersive experiences to non professionals that replicate the pro events. HotChillee have over 10 years of experience in organising top level cycling events.
The Global Event Series of top tier multi stage road events include:
- Cape Rouleur (28 February - 3 March 2016)
Dunkerque-Roubaix - A one day Spring Classic (24 April 2016)
OFFRIDING (Amsterdam) - part of our new gravel riding series (11 - 15 May 2016)
Previous unique "one offs" such as the Maserati Team Cycle Challenge, The J9 Fundraising ride with SA rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen, Lands End To John O'Groats Relay World Record, Ride the Volcano up the largest mountain in Spain, Mount Teide and a women's challenge team to the Cape Town Cycle Tour in South Africa. Associated around the major events there are smaller events that provide an all year point of interaction with our community:
- HotChillee Training Ride Series
- HotChillee Racing
Off the bike events include launches and specialist get togethers:
- Beyond the Peloton (Cervelo Test Team)
- VIP finish line hospitality and team party for MTN Qhubeka at 2015 Tour de France
- Insiders Journal
- Stephen Roche book launch
HotChillee Cycling Club
When Sven Thiele and a small group of friends hit the road from London to Paris 14 years ago HotChillee's journey also began. Several years (and many miles) later our events have developed into cult "must do" challenges renowned for their exceptional camaraderie and the legendary HotChillee Ride Captains.
Everyone always refers to the "HotChillee Family" so we're creating HotChillee CC to unite the family! We want our existing riders to benefit from the excellent relationships which HotChillee has fostered in the world of cycling as well as encourage new riders to join us on our journey!
As a HotChillee Cycling Club member you'll benefit from:
Access to exclusive to HotChillee CC events/outings
10% discount on entry to 2017 events - HotChillee Cape Rouleur, HotChillee Dunkerque-Roubaix and HotChillee Alpine Challenge
Guaranteed entry to the HotChillee London-Paris 2017 (limited to the first 100 member entries)
Free limited edition 2016 HotChillee Cycling Club Jersey (worth £75)
15% discount on all LeMarq HotChillee racing kit
Excellent offers from our partners and sponsors
Monthly rides (January - October 2016)
The annual club membership fee is £95
However, sign up this week (1-7 February 2016) and join for £65
NOTE: Members must be +18yrs
HC Cycle Club Outing: Flanders/Roubaix
(max 25 riders)
FRIDAY 22 APRIL:
14.00 - Meet Imber Court, Esher.
You and your bike will then be driven to Ghent, Belgium (via Eurotunnel) where we'll stay the night, riders sharing twin rooms (dinner at leisure - not included in package).
SATURDAY 23 APRIL:
10.00 - Club ride 75km to 100km of the famous Flandrian cobbled climbs. (Supported by the HotChillee Ride Captains and support vehicle)
14:00 - Drive to Dunkerque (with a quick stop at the Saint-Sixtus Abbey of Westvleteren for those who want to pick up some of the monks' famous beer) in time to tinker with bikes, join the pre ride dinner and prepare for the HotChillee Dunkerque-Roubaix the following day.
SUNDAY 24 APRIL:
07.00 - HotChillee Dunkerque-Roubaix 2016
Experience an authentic 165km classic with cycling legends
Previous riders include Geraint Thomas, Stephen Roche and Magnus Bäckstedt
Pre-event celebrity dinner
Rolling road closures
Rare access to Roubaix stadium and facilities including the original pro rider showers and pro rider bar
9 pavé sections / 11 km
Outriders, lead cars, service corps and medical support
Timed 14km race section on Paris-Roubaix pavé - best pro, amateur, male and female as well as age category and best team awards
Three speed groups: Race Group (29+ km/h), Ride Group (26+ km/h), Social Group (23+ km/h)
Ride the last 40 km of Paris-Roubaix and finish in the stadium
HotChillee Ride Captains
Professional support crew
Timing and race number
Official finishers medal
Access and use of digital photos
Includes one nights accommodation, parking and transfer back from Roubaix to Dunkerque for rider and bike.
16.00 - Transport back to Imber Court
£375 for entry to the HotChillee Dunkerque-Roubaix (usual individual entry £395)
£30 supplement for Saturday's ride, full round trip from London-Ghent-Dunkerque-London including Eurotunnel (for you and your bike) and accommodation in Ghent on Friday night.
£375 for entry to Dunkerque-Roubaix and you can meet us in Ghent on Saturday at the start of that ride (loop) and follow us to Dunkerque in your own vehicle.
News & Media
Keep up-to-date on all the latest news stories and press releases from within the HotChillee cycling community...
Young and old train with the pros, Track Cycling SATuesday 22nd December 2015
Ben Swift from Team SKY and local cycling hero, Nolan Hoffman, hosted a track training session at the Bellville velodrome on 17 Dec 2015. The session was made possible by Sven Thiele, from Hot Chillee, in co-operation with Western Province cycling.Read More ...
Ride the track with Ben Swift - 2012 World Scratch Race Champion - Presented by HotChilleeWednesday 9th December 2015
Come and join 2012 World Scratch Race Champion, Ben Swift for an educational track session with Q&A at Bellville Velodrome (Cape Town) on Thursday 17 December 2015, 6-8PM.Read More ...
HotChillee Racing - Double Century ride reportThursday 26th November 2015
Find out how the two HotChillee teams did at the Double Century last weekend. Did they manage a 3rd year on the podium? Report amusingly compiled by our very talented Ride Captain Dane Walsh.Read More ...
Developing African cycling talent at the TSOGO Sun Amashova Durban ClassicThursday 15th October 2015
HotChillee today announced that two of its star young development riders will be heading to Durban to take part in the Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic on the 18th October.Read More ...
Alpine Challenge 2015 Stage 3 PhotographsSaturday 12th September 2015
A small selection of pictures from Matt Alexander of the Alpine Challenge 2015 Stage 3Read More ...
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Regus Business Centre (Entrance on Bruton Street,
South Side about 100yds from Berkeley Sq)
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