All that Glitters isn't Gold - Century Ride

Description

160km cycling event starting from Abbeywood, Filton, Bristol. Controls at Pontypool, Pontypool and Stoke Gifford., plus 3 information controls.

Back for 2022 a 160k Century Ride - Severn Bridge Series BRONZE GRIMPEUR AAA event.

Free finishers' patch for all riders.

An event for experienced Randonneurs, capable of riding long distances in all conditions, carrying all necessary food, clothing, spares, first aid etc

A very audacious but breathtaking ride into the Southern Edges of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Highlights include;

1. 22% Climb in Wentwood.

2. Canalside Coffee Stop in Pontypool on the Monmouthshire Canal.

3. Amazing views of the New Severn Bridge from Shirenewton.

4. Climb the 200m from Pontypool to the top of the disused railway line in Blaenavon World Heritage Site / Big Pit National Mine Museum via the National Cycle Path.

5. Passing North through broad-leaf woodland with its splendid old mining and quarrying ruins and offers fantastic views east across the valley of Afon Llwyd.

6. Ride past Garn Lakes & its Nature Reserve within the world heritage site.

7. Enjoy the off road National Cycle Network Paths to Brynmawr and Abertillery.


See Route Here - https://www.plotaroute.com/route/1623234?units=km

Mostly quiet lanes and minor roads with easy navigation.

Event Medal is available for purchase £4.00

Entry on the Line (EOL) possible - £3 surcharge, payment by card or cash.

This event qualifies as a 150k ride in the Super Rouleur Award - See Details Here - www.audaxwales.com/super-rouleur-award/

FULL EVENT DETAILS AT www.audaxwales.com/events/all-that-glitters-isnt-gold-century-ride/

Event Date and Location

Distance:
150 km (160 km) in 10h40
Time:
08:00 to finish by 18:40
Starting from:
Abbeywood, Filton, Bristol
Fee:
£9.00
Closing Date:
Enter soon as entries may close early if event is full

NON-MEMBERS are welcome but need to register first. This is free - we ask you to do this so we can verify your contact details. You only need to register once and can then enter multiple events or in future convert to paid membership.

PARENTAL CONSENT is required for entrants under 18 years of age. This can be declared by the parent/guardian making an online entry on behalf of the under 18 rider. Otherwise, although an entry can be made online, the parent/guardian should complete and sign the parental consent form available here. More information about event entry terms related to under 18 year olds is here.

Event Information

Speed:
15-30 km/h
Climb:
2209m
AAA:
2.25
Category:
BP
Body:
Audax Cymru
Audax Points:
0
Event No:
22-847

Organiser Information

Organiser:
Oliver Iles
Email:
oliveriles@gmx.com
Phone:
07503541573
Website:

The following extra information has been provided by the event organiser

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Routesheet:
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GPS:
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Facilities

GPS files available from organiser
GPS files available from organiser
Free or reasonably priced refreshments at start &/or finish
Free or reasonably priced refreshments at start &/or finish
Toilets at Start
Toilets at Start
'shoestring' event, few or no facilities or AUK controllers
'shoestring' event, few or no facilities or AUK controllers

Start Location

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Route Map

All that Glitters isn't Gold - Century Ride

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