Brevet des Grimpeurs du Sud

   A Local Award for Local People

"the most wanted badge in the South"

The award is available to anybody who completes 5 rides of 100km or over eligible for AAA points starting in the counties of Essex, Herts, Bucks, Surrey, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, West Sussex, East Sussex, Kent and Greater London within the same calendar year (from 1st Jan to 31st Dec; not the AUK calendar year)

AUK membership is not required.

                   Successful Grimpeurs du Sud so far are: 156 riders!

Gary Adams 

Stephen Agnew

Doug Allen 

Rick Ansell 

Tom Bailey

John Barnett

 Kevin Barton

Peter Bell (x2) O

Nicola Bennett B               

Paul Bennett     

Richard Berry

Leiv Boyum R3

Martin Brice

Christopher Breed

Dave Brothers (x2)

Paul Britton (x3)

Anton Brown

Paul Brown

Ludwig Brunagel 

Rob Bullyment   

Jonathan Burt  

Jack Camplin     

Daniele Cassisa (x2) O

Pat Cherry (x5)

Richard Chew

Robert Clarke

Cedric Clemerson

Jonathan Cooper

George Cordal               

Michael Daly O                 

Martin Davey        

Nick Davison

Roger Day

Andy Devlin                      

Tony Dove

Adrian Downie

Bruce Dunbar (x3)

Miles Emery   

Ed Enzor         

Geoff Ericson               

Lars Ericsson

Daniel Ersser

Marco Fabiani

Mark Fairweather (x2)

Kieran Fitzpatrick

Tom Forbes OR

Mark Fosbury

Kevin Gibson

Mark Gladwyn (x3)  

Martin Godwin

Hugh Grainger          

Adam Grassby  

David Gray



Nick Groundwater 

Ray Gunner

Jim Haffey  (X2)       

Will Hayward        

Michael Hilton        

Jeremy Hinks O       

David Howarth (x2) 

Stephen Hodges        

Jillian Holford          

Simon Holford O         

Ed Holt                         

Tony Huntingdon(x3) 

Rob Hyde  

Dmitry Ilchenko

Oliver Iles 

Colin James (x2)

David Jesse

Justin Jones (x2) OF

Les Jones

Justin Keen 

Helen Kellar                     

Nic Ketley

Louise Lancaster (x2)

Richard Lavery

Mike Lee 

Niklas Lindgren 

Pete Lockey O4     

Philip Longman                     

Stephen Longman             

James Ludlow OF   

Graham Lunn    O

Justin Jones (x2) O     

Martin Malins (x17) OR6

Brian Mann 

Ann Marshall (x9) OTR4

Kevin Martin 

Alex Mason 

James Metcalfe                    

Liam Morris             

Dave Morrison (x3) O2

Jeremy Nason (x5) 

Simon Neen O

Robert Norris (x2)

Tom Norris

Jonathan Nunney        

Neil O'Brien

Felix Ormerod 

Paul Outhwaite                   

Brad Owen(x2)

Graham Parks

Gavin Peacock

Andrew Phillips 

Richard Phipps OR (x5)





Mike Plumstead   

Steve Powell  (X2)   

Anthony Powis               

Nigel Pratt

Peter Price   

Andrew Preater (x3)

Matthew Radford

Andrew Register (x4)     

Stacey Rich (x2)

Eric Richardson (x3) OR   

Alessandro Ricevuti   

Louise Rigby          

Stephen Riley   (x3)       

Dan Rough S

Cristina Ruiz-Perez       

Ian Ryall O

Moritz Schick (x2)         

Hilary Searle (x2) ORV2

Alistair Seaton                   

Arup Sen                           

Rocco Sepe

Andy Seviour

Nicola Sibbald

Adam Sharpe                  

Liam Simington

Mark Simmons (x2)

James Skillen ORF

Tim Sollesse

Mike Stoaling (x10) O     

Alan Stewart

Anthony Swain

Julian Sykes

Andy Taylor-Vebel (x6)    

Mark Tearle

Richard Thomas   

Chris Tillapaugh           

Matthew Toms

Chris Tracey (x2)

Andrew Turner (x6)  O2FS

David Vine (x2)          

Joss Wallace

Jonathan Walters(x2)       

Simon Watkyns

Jane Watson      

Colin Weaver (x9) O

William Weir (x5) OS

Werner Wiethege(x5) ORF

Tom Willard ODS

Adam Wilson O

Iain Wilson O

Andrew Woolway      

Oliver Wright ORF

O: Grimpeur d'Or. 10 eligible events ridden in the same year.

R: GdSRTY. 12 eligible events completed in consecutive months.

F: 5 eligible events ridden on fixed-wheel.

S: Super Randonneur (200, 300, 400, 600km) in eligible rides (DS 2 SR series in same year)

V: Grimpeur du Vectis; 5 Isle of Wight eligible rides.

T: 5 eligible rides ridden on tandem

B : 5 rides completed on Bike Shaped Object (eg £79 Halfords bike

Eligible events

         Calendar events:

 Note to organisers; please email your details for this year's qualifying events so they can be updated

       2024 events

Permanent events

Crowborough or Ripe near Lewes, East Sussex - The Reliable 100Km AAA 1.75  

Edenbridge, Kent - Down to Downs 100Km AAA 1.75

East Grinstead, West Sussex - AAA Milne 100Km AAA 1.75

Oxted, Surrey, - Sussexy Beast 160Km AAA 2.75

     Edenbridge, Kent - Around Weald Expedition 200Km AAA 3.5

London. - Cornish Riviera Express 1000km, AAA10

Great Bookham, Surrey Surrey Secrets DIY AAA 2.0

DIY Audaxes in the Chilterns WEST LONDON CYCLING 

Isle of Wight - 100km Randonnee AAA 1.5 (NB: see rule 5)

Romsey Hampshire Sea Lovers 600 600km 8AAA



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Contact Martin Malins:

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