Riccarton Line

Description

100km cycling event starting from Hawick. Controls at Newcastleton, Kielder Forest Park and Hawick., plus 1 information control.

A circular route through the hills and moors of the southern Scottish Borders on quiet roads with a visit to Kielder Forrest Park just over the border for a cafe stop.

The route meanders south from Hawick towards Newcastleton following the route of the old Waverley line passing the forrest track that leads to the ruins of Riccarton Junction. Here are a couple of climbs between Hawick and Newcastleton. The cyclist friendly Copshaw Kitchen is the first checkpoint with bike parking round the back. The route retraces for about a mile from Newcastleton before heading over rolling countryside for Kielder Forrest Park which is a mountain biking centre with a cafe, inn and bike shop. There are a couple of climbs on the return from Kielder to Hawick.

Event Date and Location

Distance:
100 km (100 km) in 6h40
Time:
10:00 to finish by 16:40
Starting from:
Hawick
Fee:
£10.00
Closing Date:
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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:
1078m
AAA:
0
Category:
BP
Body:
Hawick Cycling Club
Audax Points:
0
Event No:
20-727

Organiser Information

Organiser:
David Killean
Email:
David.Killean@btinternet.com
Phone:
n/a
Website:

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Routesheet:
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GPS:
No Route GPS file uploaded

Facilities

GPS files available from organiser
GPS files available from organiser
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Mudguards not required
Mudguards not required
Parking at start
Parking at start

Event Weather Information

Start Location

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Route Map

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