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Description

615km cycling event starting from Chalfont St Peter. Controls at Buckingham: Tesco Superstore, Draycote Water: Waterside Cafe, Ashby-De-La-Zouch: The Shoulder Of Mutton Ph, Buxton: The Wye Bridge Ph, Egmanton Village Hall, Lincoln: 24Hr Macdonalds, Boston: The Moon On The Water Ph, Whittlesey: The George Ph, Hitchin: Bp Garage and Chalfont St Peter.

***STOP PRESS*** To entry online via the audax.uk website, use the 'Enter by Post' button.

A ride of contrasts taking in the beauty of the Peak District and the empty expanses of the Fens. A ride of two halves, with an officially hilly (AAA points!) rolling route outbound culminating in a gentle traverse of the Peak District. Once past the halfway point though, all of that is behind you and it's mostly flat all the way home. The route includes two off-road sections, the Monsal Trail out of Buxton and then after the night control at Egmanton Village Hall, the NCR647, both converted railwail lines (flat!). Road surfaces on the off road sections are rideable on road tyres, about half and half compacted gravel and blacktop. HQ is Chalfont St Peter Community Centre where we will provide our internationally renowned 'No-Mod-Cons' accomodation for those who fancy a lie in before the depart on Saturday morning. Entry also includes accommodation on Sunday night with breakfast and Supper, and R&R options at Egmanton Village Hall (340k). If the route appeals but you'd like a more leisurely ride than a 40 hour BRM 600km allows, checkout the BBC LONDON GRAND TOUR which is validated as an AUK BR with a time limit of 43h hours.

Event Date and Location

Distance:
600 km (615 km) in 40h00
Time:
06:00 to finish by + 22:00
Starting from:
Chalfont St Peter
Fee:
£23.00
Closing Date:
Wed 19 Aug 2020
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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:
5350m
AAA:
3
Category:
BRM
Body:
Audax Club DuBois
Audax Points:
6
Event No:
20-236

Organiser Information

Organiser:
Paul Stewart
Email:
paudax@gmail.com

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Routesheet:
Download routesheet (.zip) updated 11 09 2019
GPS:
Download GPS (.zip) updated 13 09 2019

Facilities

No facilities indicated.

Event Weather Information

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Route Map

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