Canal Boats & Mountain Roads

159km cycling event starting from Alveston, Bristol. Controls at Pontypool, Abergavenny and Pontypool, plus 3 information controls.

New for 2020 a 160k Severn Bridge Series SILVER GRIMPEUR AAA rated event. ......................................................................................................................... Free finshers Patch

.......................................................................................................................... Head to Pontypool on the back roads to climb the disused railway line to the Blaenavon World Heritage Site and the Big Pit National Mine Museum. Climbing the 200m steadily as it heads north passing through broad-leaf woodland with its splendid old mining and quarrying ruins and offers fantastic views east across the valley of Afon Llwyd. Return home via a 18k section of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal Path. Don't worry non canal path option available. - More details to follow - see plotaroute link below .......................................................................................................................... Mostly quiet lanes and minor with easy navigation .......................................................................................................................... On the line entries 3 surcharge. - Payment by card possible. ....................................................................................................................... Event Medal available for purchase 2.50 ....................................................................................................................... GPS File download - https://www.plotaroute.com/route/971119?units=km

Distance:
159 km   in 10h36
Date:
Sunday 7th June 2020
Time:
08:00   to finish by 18:36
Starting from:
Alveston , Bristol
Fee:
£8.00   ( )
Event entries are now via
the audax.uk website:

Go to audax.uk web page to Login and Enter this event

Sunrises:
04:54 BST
Sunsets:
21:24 BST
Weather:
Metcheck
Start:
Shown on map below.
Start Map

Facilities:
F G L R T P
Organiser:
Oliver Iles
Body:
Audax Cymru
Entries to:
Oliver Iles
(event closed - contact details removed)
Phone:
Speeds:
15-30 kph
AAA:
2.5
Total Climb:
2460m [2265m for AAA]
Event No:
20-854
Category:
BP
Email:


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Website:
www.audaxwales.com
Route
See outline map below.
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