Mr. Pickwick goes to Hay in a day

209km cycling event starting from Tewkesbury. Controls at Allensmore Cross, Hay-on-Wye. and Bromyard, plus 3 information controls.

A pretty ride, mainly along the quiet lanes of Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Good quality commercial controls used with hot/cold food & drink availble at all stops.

The first stage heads west from Tewkesbury to cross the Wye valley and a simple stop at Allensmore Cross. Simple navigation into/along the Golden valley to Hay-on-Wye. The return route passes one of the oldest Oak trees in the UK, through sleepy villages to Bromyard for and afternoon tea stop at Flowerdew's Cafe. Final stage gives unusual views of Malvern hills, the ride concludes with a circumnavigation of Bredon Hill and then a drop to arrivee back in Tewkesbury. Instant validation available for this event, so no need for brevet return SAE, if you use GPS - route/track files supplied. Routesheet also supplied electronicly (MS Xls) - so no need for route-return SAE. Or go completely electronic and use Paypal. Free light breakfast at start.

Distance:
209 km   in 13h56
Date:
Saturday 2nd September 2017
Time:
08:00   to finish by 21:56
Starting from:
Tewkesbury
Fee:
£6.00   ( £7.00 when paying via PayPal. )
Closing date:
Entries now closed.

Sunrises:
06:20 BST
Sunsets:
19:57 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map
Facilities:
c f l p r t nm 100
Organiser:
Mark Rigby
Body:
BlackSheep CC
Entries to:
Mark Rigby
(event closed - contact details removed)
Phone:
Speeds:
15-25 kph
ROA:
25000
AAA:
0
Total Climb:
1900m
Event No:
17-259
Category:
BR
Email:


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Route
See outline map below.
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