Slaughtered in the Cotswolds

201km cycling event starting from Frenchay, Bristol. Controls at Brimscombe, Toddington and Northleach, plus 2 information controls.

An outing into the Cotswolds; big hills, little hills and more hills with chocolate box villages interspersed leading you to The Slaughters. You may use my name in vain. AAA being calculated.

Welcome to this inaugraul end of season grimpeur showcasing the Cotswolds. Starting from Bristol Cycle Centre north of Bristol you'll make a beeline to Wootton-under-Edge where the fun begins! Dropping down into old mill towns and climbing back out again you make your way north to Cheltenham and beyond stopping at The Flag and Whistle on the Gloucestershire and Worcestershire Steam Railway. Keep going and climb up again into the Cotswolds turning at Chipping Campden to cruise (well almost) through picturesque countryside and villages before entering the valleys and mill towns again for a visit to Dursley Heritage Centre. Hold onto your hats and engage low gear for the final steep one before a quick return. To utilise the hills fully a few busier roads have been used in places but there is a good selection of beautiful lanes too. Parking is available from 06:30 at the start free of charge and the gates will reamin open till 21:00. The finish is a short distance away at a pub and will be serving food all afternoon.

Distance:
201 km   in 13h24
Date:
Saturday 30th September 2017
Time:
07:00   to finish by 20:24
Starting from:
Frenchay , Bristol
Fee:
£7.50   ( £7.50 when paying via PayPal. )
Closing date:
27 Sep 2017

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Sunrises:
07:07 BST
Sunsets:
18:53 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map
Facilities:
P R T (100) (27/9)
Organiser:
Will Pomeroy
Body:
Audax Club Bristol
Entries to:
(please enter online)
Phone:
Speeds:
15-30 kph
AAA:
2.75
Total Climb:
2750m [2685m for AAA]
Event No:
17-756
Category:
BR
Email:


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Website:
www.facebook.com/GWRaudax/
Route
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