160km cycling event starting from Shenstone, Staffs. Controls at Froghall, Hetty's Cafe. and BRADBOURNE Village Hall, plus 1 information control. NEW HQ @ Shenstone Village Hall, larger, more parking & toilets. Free DIY breakfast from 7:30. Location map sent to entrants. ON-THE-DAY entry +£2 admin fee. NEW FROGHALL CAFE CONTROL - not Ipstones. 2700M climbing.
Stg.1 Gentle attractive lanes route across the Trent valley. Stg.2 Tough climbs from the start to pass through picturesque Hartington. Long descent to Info. Control at Grangemill X. Then climb and descent to Village Hall Control: new in 2018. Stg.3 flatter scenic lanes to by-pass congested Ashbourne. More attractive lanes across Dove valley and Needwood Forest. DIVERSION HERE TO AVOID ROADWORKS. More direct return through Lichfield to finish.
- 05:18 BST
- 20:50 BST
- G L P R T
- Parking free or reasonably priced, at start
- Toilets at the start
- Left luggage secure(ish) at the start
- Refreshments free or reasonably priced, at start and/or finish
- GPS files available from organiser
- CTC North Birmingham
- Entries to:
- Roy Bishop
88 Millfield Road
- 0121 357 2570
- 12.5-30 kph
- Total Climb:
- Event No:
The following extra information has been provided by the event organiser:
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