Granny's Cotswolds Telegram

164km cycling event starting from Frenchay, Bristol. Controls at Brimscombe and Northleach, plus 2 information controls.

Remember your granny, you are going to need it! An outing into the Cotswolds; big hills, little hills and more hills with chocolate box villages interspersed. You may use my name in vain.

An end of season Imperial Century Grimpeur showcasing the Cotswolds. Starting from Gary Harris Cycles 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. Turn and climb up again into the Cotswolds to Northleach; here a BBQ awaits in aid of the local swimming club. Then 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. 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:
164 km   in 13h07
Date:
Saturday 22nd September 2018
Time:
07:45   to finish by 20:52
Starting from:
Frenchay , Bristol
Fee:
£6.50   ( )
Closing date:
19 Sep 2018

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Sunrises:
06:54 BST
Sunsets:
19:12 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map

Facilities:
P R T (100) (19/9)
Organiser:
Body:
Audax Club Bristol
Entries to:
(please enter online)
Phone:
Speeds:
12.5-25 kph
ROA:
1000
AAA:
2
Total Climb:
2110m [2025m for AAA]
Event No:
18-757
Category:
BP
Email:


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Website:
www.facebook.com/GWRaudax/
Route
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