Mr. Pickwick goes to Hay in a day
209km cycling event starting from Tewkesbury. Controls at Allensmore Cross, Hay-on-Wye. and Bromyard, plus 3 information controls. A pretty ride, mainly along the quiet lanes of Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Good quality commercial controls used with hot/cold food & drink availble at all stops.
The first stage heads west from Tewkesbury to cross the Wye valley and a simple stop at Allensmore Cross. Simple navigation into/along the Golden valley to Hay-on-Wye. The return route passes one of the oldest Oak trees in the UK, through sleepy villages to Bromyard for and afternoon tea stop at Flowerdew's Cafe. Final stage gives unusual views of Malvern hills, the ride concludes with a circumnavigation of Bredon Hill and then a drop to arrivee back in Tewkesbury. Instant validation available for this event, so no need for brevet return SAE, if you use GPS - route/track files supplied. Routesheet also supplied electronicly (MS Xls) - so no need for route-return SAE. Or go completely electronic and use Paypal. Free light breakfast at start.
- 06:28 BST
- 19:45 BST
- c f l p r t nm 100
- No Mudguards required
- Parking free or reasonably priced, at start
- Camping at or near start
- Toilets at the start
- Left luggage secure(ish) at the start
- Refreshments free or reasonably priced, at start and/or finish
- Food some free food and/or drink provided on the ride
- BlackSheep CC
- Entries to:
- Mark Rigby
c/o Maggs Day Centre
- 15-25 kph
- Total Climb:
- Event No:
The following extra information has been provided by the event organiser:
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