Monmouthshire Monster

150km cycling event starting from Abergavenny. Controls at Tintern and Grosmont, plus 4 information controls.

An extended high summer tour of the fabulous lanes of Monmouthshire and Herefordshire with even more great views of the surrounding countryside from the Severn Estuary, dramatic river valleys to the Black Mountains.

Starting in the beautiful town of Abergavenny the ride journeys through the Vale of Usk, the Monnow Valley, Wentwood, the lower and middle Wye Valley, the Golden Valley and the edge of the Black Mountains taking in castles, standing stones, a fabulous burial chamber and a famous abbey on the way. Main controls at Tintern, Grosmont, Madley and Bredwardine. In addition to the light lunch at Grosmont, a commercial control will be serving fabulous tea, coffee and snacks in Tintern are several country pubs and shops will be on-route.

Distance:
150 km   in 10h00
Date:
Sunday 1st July 2018
Time:
08:00   to finish by 18:00
Starting from:
Abergavenny
Fee:
£6.00   ( £6.50 when paying via PayPal. )
Closing date:
29 Jun 2018

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Sunrises:
04:56 BST
Sunsets:
21:35 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map

Facilities:
YH F P L T
Organiser:
Jonathan Saville
Body:
Abergavenny RC
Entries to:
Jonathan Saville
9 Trehonddu
Llanvihangel Crucorney
Abergavenny
Monmouthshire
NP7 8DG
Phone:
Speeds:
15-25 kph
ROA:
1000
AAA:
2.5
Total Climb:
2500m
Event No:
18-470
Category:
BP
Email:


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Routesheet:
Download 470r.zip updated 10.05.18
GPS:
Download 470g.zip updated 10.05.18
Route
See outline map below.
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