Dartmoor Ghost

154km cycling event starting from Bovey Tracey, Devon. Controls at Whiddon Down and Yelverton, plus 3 information controls.

Under the ethereal light of the almost full moon, experience the wonder of the open Dartmoor roads, & visit numerous 'haunted' locations on your way. Full English breakfast at the finish included in your entry fee.

The best ghost spotting sites are at Jay's Grave, Okehampton Castle, Lydford village and The Hairy Hands! The moon will rise at 9.34pm, it will set at 7.06am after reaching 98.7% of maximum luminescence and ascending to 22.6 degrees above the horizon. There are a mixture of lanes, main roads, and optional cycle tracks (including a tunnel), and few street lights, so good reliable lights are essential. Ghost themed decoration and costume are however optional. The only shop open on the route is at 40km, so you will need to be self-sufficient, there will also be a hall control with food at 95km.

Distance:
154 km   in 12h19
Date:
Saturday 28th July 2018
Time:
22:30   to finish by 10:49
Starting from:
Bovey Tracey , Devon
Fee:
£13.50   ( £14.25 when paying via PayPal. )
Closing date:
Enter soon as entries may close early if event is full.

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A This is an AAA-adjusted event - the AAA points assessment has been revised, relative to the Audax UK hardcopy Calendar.
This does NOT necessarily imply that the route has changed.
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Sunrises:
05:31 BST
Sunsets:
21:08 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map

Facilities:
FGLRT(21st July)
Organiser:
Kevin Presland
Body:
CTC Devon
Entries to:
Kevin Presland
Hind Street House
Hind Street
Bovey Tracey
Devon
TQ13 9HT
Phone:
01626 833 749
Speeds:
12.5-25 kph
ROA:
4000
AAA:
2.5
Total Climb:
2550m
Event No:
18-220
Category:
BP
Email:


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Website:
www.facebook.com/groups/145966842243926/
Routesheet:
View & Download 220r.pdf updated 30.05.18
GPS:
Download 220g.zip updated 30.05.17