View of Belvoir
200km cycling event starting from Lichfield, The Acorn Inn. Controls at Stonehurst Farm, Mountsorrel, Colsterworth receipt eg. (A1 Services, Co-op, White Lion or alt). and Park Rd./ A6004 Lough'ough. Wetherspoon PH HQ open from 7:00 am, free drink @ start. Food inc. breakfast & drinks on sale all day.
Revised 2nd stage now passes alternative refreshment stop before Colsterworth where a receipt is still required.
Change of title to reflect modified route. Relatively fast roads mostly quiet lanes & B class. The first control at Stonehurst Farm (CTC listed) is a haven for local cyclists. Stage 2. by-passes Melton Mowbray congestion via attractive villages on quiet lanes. 2019 route passes Wymondham Windmill cafe and on to Colsterworth Control options where a receipt required from Co-op convenience store, White Lion or A1 Services etc. Return through more lanes and villages to 3rd Control just south of Loughborough. Choice of Italian cafe (brilliant food, open until 10:00 pm), McDonald's or for those in a hurry Petrol station shop & convenience stores . Then back over Charnwood Forest ridge to rural Staffordshire lanes. No on-the-day entries.
- 04:43 BST
- 21:33 BST
- G R P T
- Parking free or reasonably priced, at start
- Toilets at the start
- Refreshments free or reasonably priced, at start and/or finish
- GPS files available from organiser
- Entries to:
- Roy Bishop
88 Millfield Road
- 0121 357 2570
- 15-30 kph
- Total Climb:
- Event No: