The Border Raid

600km cycling event starting from Kirkley Cafe, Ponteland. Controls at Dumfries, Newton Stewart, Girvan, Darlrymple, Kirkconnel, Lockerbie Lorry Park, Melrose and Alnwick, plus 1 information control.

A popular ride in 2018 with hostel accommodation or camping at start and finish. The scenic route starts along the military road beside Hadrians wall then follows quiet roads through Galloway and the Scottish Borders

Well graded climbs, a visit to sea-side Girvan, with views of Ailsa Craig gives this ride an objective. At Kirkconnel - 330K we provide hot food beds & bag drop. Additional accomodation and bag drop - 390K LLP control. The final 100Km after Kelso has some climbs, Advisory route distance as ridden 611Km. Ideal Pre PBP shakedown or just a nice 600.

Distance:
600 km   in 40h00
Date:
Saturday 20th July 2019
Time:
06:00   to finish by + 22:00
Starting from:
Kirkley Cafe , Ponteland
Fee:
£22.00   ( £23.00 when paying via PayPal. )
Closing date:
6 Jul 2019

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Sunrises:
04:53 BST
Sunsets:
21:33 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map

Facilities:
C F G L P R T Z(60)
Organiser:
Body:
VC 167
Entries to:
Aidan Hedley
16 The Close
Lanchester
Durham
DH7 0PX
Phone:
Speeds:
15-30 kph
ROA:
5000
AAA:
0
Total Climb:
5000m
Event No:
19-8
Category:
BRM
Email:


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Website:
northern-audax.org.uk
Routesheet:
View & Download 8r.pdf updated 12.11.18
GPS:
Download 8g.zip updated 05.01.18
Route
See outline map below.
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