Event URN:
298598
Start date:
Sun, 6th Apr 2014
Event Type:
Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)
Venue:
Spen Valley Sports College
Roberttown Lane, Liversedge, West Yorkshire, WF15 7LX
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Online Entry FAQs
Event website:
http://www.k-ca.org
Event organiser:
Mr Darren Stringer
07872 927351
rondevancalderdale@hotmail.com
Cheques payable to:
Kirklees Cycling Academy
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Info for Riders:
Start times will commence from 09.30 for the longer ride, staggered at 5 minute intervals.

Start time for the shorter ride will be 10:00.

Entry fees are £12 for the short route and £21 for the long route.

A choice of a 40 mile or 80 mile reliability trial starting from Spen Valley Sports College (Roberttown Lane, Roberttown).

This ride is a local version of the infamous Tour of Flanders and will include numerous cobbled climbs.

The Route will be well signposted before and after each junction along the ride. A map will be available to download before the event if participants wish to print one off beforehand.

RETRO and VINTAGE KIT is welcomed but not mandatory but there will be a special prize for the best dressed rider. Certificates will be given at the end for various finishing times and the money raised will go to Kirklees Cycling Academy.

This is a ride using open roads therefore the highway code must be followed at all times.
Preview Rides:
Date Start Ride name Grade BCG Duration
6 Apr 14 09:30 Long Route --- --- 115km / 72m
6 Apr 14 10:00 Short Route --- --- 55km / 35m

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After riding the 2013 event, British Cycling asked if the Ronde Van Calderdale is the toughest sportive in Britain. If you want to find out, enter the event.

2014will feature two ride lengths. The shorter ride will be 35 miles, with 10 tarmac and cobbled road sections in and around Calderdale with the longer route being 72 miles to test the skills, stamina and endurance with great scenery along the way.

The entry fee will include insurance, feed stations en route and changing facilities at Spen Valley Sport College. Some on-site parking is available, or park nearby and ride to the Sports College. Refreshments will be available before and after the event at extra cost from outside caterers.

The event will be well signposted before and after each junction.

Event Location:

Roberttown Lane,
Liversedge,
West Yorkshire,
WF15 7LX

Ride: Long Route

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Fully Booked
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
6 Apr 14 09:30 115km / 72m --- ---

Ride: Short Route

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Fully Booked
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
6 Apr 14 10:00 55km / 35m --- ---

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