Velos' Indian summer secret
200km cycling event starting from Llanfallteg. Controls at Llandovery, Tregaron and New Quay. A challenging ride in the Towy and Teifi valleys interspersed with wild spectacular deserted Cambrian mountain, seaside fish and chips, experienced audax controls and lots of rolling climbing on quiet roads
Second running of a classic Welsh audax taking advantage of the fine weather that often persists into autumn in the far West. The route takes in quiet rural Carmarthenshire roads to Carmarthen before meandering up the Towy to Llandovery. From here the road goes upwards through the deserted Cambrian mountains eventually to Tregaron, thence on the Brevet Cymru route to New Quay. Some hard ups and downs lead back to the Teifi and back to the start. This challenging mountainous 200 should see in autumn in style. Numerous accommodation options are available for those wishing to stay longer in Welsh cycling nirvana. There are decent rail connections with Whitland, Clunderwen and Narberth stations all nearby, as well as Irish ferry ports in Fishguard and Pembroke Dock, giving easy access from the East or West.
- 06:38 BST
- 19:55 BST
- C F G NM P R T
- No Mudguards required
- Parking free or reasonably priced, at start
- Camping at or near start
- Toilets at the start
- Refreshments free or reasonably priced, at start and/or finish
- Food some free food and/or drink provided on the ride
- GPS files available from organiser
- Pembrokeshire Velo
- Entries to:
- Richard Coomer
Cotts Equine Hospital
- 15-30 kph
- Total Climb:
- Event No:
The following extra information has been provided by the event organiser:
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- Download 614r.zip updated 06.09.18
- See outline map below.