Marches Grimpeur

100km cycling event starting from Abergavenny. Controls at Tintern, plus 4 information controls.

A ride to capture the many beautiful autumnal shades of the Welsh Borders, providing stunning views of the Black Mountains, the Monnow & Wye Valleys and Vale of Usk along the way.

Starting in of Abergavenny, the ride takes in the sights of the battlefield of Campston Hill, the Monnow Valley, Trelleck Plateau, Lower Wye Valley, Wentwood, Vale of Usk and back through pretty lanes to Abergavenny. Woodlands of every tree species along the way should provide colour a plenty. The Main control is at the fantastic Kingstone Brewery near Tintern but many other pleasant country pubs, shops and cafes are to be found along the route should further refreshment be needed. The entry fee includes A choice of baguette/panini and tea/coffee at The Filling Station Cafe in Tintern.

Distance:
100 km   in 8h00
Date:
Sunday 8th October 2017
Time:
09:00   to finish by 17:00
Starting from:
Abergavenny
Fee:
£10.00   ( £11.00 when paying via PayPal. )
Closing date:
Entries now closed.

Sunrises:
07:23 BST
Sunsets:
18:39 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map
Facilities:
YH F P L T
Organiser:
Jonathan Saville
Body:
Abergavenny RC
Entries to:
Jonathan Saville
(event closed - contact details removed)
Phone:
Speeds:
12.5-25 kph
ROA:
1000
AAA:
2
Total Climb:
1950m
Event No:
17-170
Category:
BP
Email:


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Routesheet:
Download 170r.zip updated 01.10.16
GPS:
Download 170g.zip updated 22.08.16
Route
See outline map below.
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