Tour of the Borders and Galloway

Description

611km cycling event starting from Ponteland. Controls at Alnwick, Morebattle, Moffat, Biggar, Lockerbie Truck Stop, Dumfries, Colvend, Dumfries, Longtown and Ponteland., plus 6 information controls.

The route loops through Northumberland, Scottish Borders then Dumfries and Galloway before returning along Hadrians Wall.

A very scenic route which also passes the Cheviot Hills, St Mary's Loch, Devil's Beef Tub and Loch Ken. Most of the climbs are gradual and on good, generally quiet roads. There are 24hr facilities and commercial sleeping options in Lockerbie Truck Stop 311km, Dumfries 335 and 473km. There will be food and a Village Hall with floor space and some airbeds available at Colvend 365km. Entries for this event are limited and may close before the closing date. If entries are not full at the closing date there may only be a limited number of late entries available if any. If you intend to enter and ride this event then early entry is encouraged to secure a place. For entry updates see Facebook Page 'Tyneside Vagabonds Audax Events'.

Event Date and Location

Distance:
600 km (611 km) in 40h00
Time:
07:00 to finish by + 23:00
Starting from:
Ponteland
Fee:
£18.00

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PARENTAL CONSENT is required for entrants under 18 years of age. We are currently unable to accept online entries for non-member riders under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please complete a postal entry. Parents should note the information on the entry form and be aware that this is an individual ride without leaders.

Event Information

Speed:
15-30 km/h
Climb:
5723m
AAA:
0
Category:
BRM
Body:
Tyneside Vagabonds
Audax Points:
6
Event No:
20-557

Organiser Information

Organiser:
Andy Berne
Email:
andy@dixonberne.plus.com
Phone:
07875224229
Website:

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Routesheet:
Download routesheet (.pdf) updated 7 10 2018
GPS:
No Route GPS file uploaded

Facilities

Food and/or drink may be available en route
Food and/or drink may be available en route
GPS files available from organiser
GPS files available from organiser
Parking at start
Parking at start

Event Weather Information

Start Location

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Route Map

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