The ACME Grand

1000km cycling event starting from Witham, Essex. Controls at Buntingford, St Neots, Towcester, Banbury, Tewkesbury, Chepstow, Pontypridd, Barry, Tonypandy, Llandovery, Neath, Barry, Chepstow, Pershore, Wellesbourne, Towcester, St Neots and Buntingford.

We're just going over to see the neighbours! An X-rated event for experienced randonneurs. Arrange your own accommodation [recommendations on the information sheet] and schedule. Postal finish.

Uses the 'Gavin and Stacey' 400km permanent route to South Wales, taking in the Cotswolds, Forest of Dean and Welsh Valleys. From a base at Barry, loops 200km up the Rhondda and over to Llandovery, back via the Black Mountain. Route returns via Cardiff and Newport, the Forest of Dean and the Vale of Evesham to rejoin the outbound route at Towcester. Several 'budget hotels' located at strategic points on or near the route.

Distance:
1000 km   in 75h00
Date:
Thursday 28th June 2018
Time:
11:00   to finish by + 14:00
Starting from:
Witham , Essex
Fee:
£4.00   ( £5.00 when paying via PayPal. )
Closing date:
21 Jun 2018

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Sunrises:
04:40 BST
Sunsets:
21:20 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map
Facilities:
X M C G 21/06
Organiser:
Thomas Deakins
Body:
Audax Club Mid-Essex
Entries to:
Thomas Deakins
31 The Causeway
Great Dunmow
Essex
CM6 2AA
Phone:
Speeds:
13.3-30 kph
ROA:
10000
AAA:
0
Total Climb:
7551m
Event No:
18-132
Category:
BRM
Email:


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Routesheet:
Download 132r.zip updated 14.11.17