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.

Distance:
200 km   in 13h20
Date:
Sunday 16th June 2019
Time:
08:00   to finish by 21:20
Starting from:
Lichfield , The Acorn Inn
Fee:
£5.00   ( £5.75 when paying via PayPal. )
Closing date:
12 Jun 2019

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Sunrises:
04:43 BST
Sunsets:
21:33 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map

Facilities:
G R P T
Organiser:
Roy Bishop
Body:
Entries to:
Roy Bishop
88 Millfield Road
Handsworth Wood
Birmingham
B20 1EB
Phone:
0121 357 2570
Speeds:
15-30 kph
ROA:
3000
AAA:
0
Total Climb:
1850m
Event No:
19-964
Category:
BR
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