214km cycling event starting from Shenstone, Staffs. Controls at Ipstones Memorial Hall, Castelton2Hope: Free choice of Control and Bradbourne Village Hall, plus 1 information control. ON-THE-DAY entry = +£2 admin. Free DIY breakfast from 7:30 am. 2700M climbing in the White Peak. New 3rd Control misses Ashbourne traffic and gains more lanes and views of Carsington Water. Refreshments at finish.
1st stage rolling roads with a sting in the tail. Great views of The White Peak. Stages 2 & 3: variety of climbs and descents. Stage 4: flatter scenic lanes across Dove valley and Needwood Forest. Then more direct return to finish. Two village hall Controls, 1 Info and free choice mid-ride, (2 recommended cafes in Hope).
- 05:42 BST
- 20:28 BST
- G L P R T
- Parking free or reasonably priced, at start
- Toilets at the start
- Left luggage secure(ish) at the start
- Refreshments free or reasonably priced, at start and/or finish
- GPS files available from organiser
- CTC North Birmingham
- Entries to:
- Roy Bishop
88 Millfield Road
- 0121 357 2570
- 15-30 kph
- Total Climb:
- 2700m [2400m for AAA]
- Event No:
The following extra information has been provided by the event organiser:
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