Canal Boats & Mountain Roads

Description

159km cycling event starting from Alveston, Bristol. Controls at Pontypool, Abergavenny, Pontypool and Alveston., plus 3 information controls.

New for 2020 a 160k Severn Bridge Series SILVER GRIMPEUR AAA rated event. ......................................................................................................................... Free finshers Patch

.......................................................................................................................... Head to Pontypool on the back roads to climb the disused railway line to the Blaenavon World Heritage Site and the Big Pit National Mine Museum. Climbing the 200m steadily as it heads north passing through broad-leaf woodland with its splendid old mining and quarrying ruins and offers fantastic views east across the valley of Afon Llwyd. Return home via a 18k section of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal Path. Don't worry non canal path option available. - More details to follow - see plotaroute link below .......................................................................................................................... Mostly quiet lanes and minor with easy navigation .......................................................................................................................... On the line entries £3 surcharge. - Payment by card possible. ....................................................................................................................... Event Medal available for purchase £2.50 ....................................................................................................................... GPS File download - https://www.plotaroute.com/route/971119?units=km

Event Date and Location

Distance:
150 km (159 km) in 10h36
Time:
08:00 to finish by 18:36
Starting from:
Alveston, Bristol
Fee:
£8.00
Closing Date:
Sat 06 Jun 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:
2460m
AAA:
2.5
Category:
BP
Body:
Audax Cymru
Audax Points:
0
Event No:
20-854

Organiser Information

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

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Routesheet:
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GPS:
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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
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Parking at start
Parking at start

Event Weather Information

Start Location

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Route Map

Canal Boats & Mountain Roads

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