Ronde Van Calderdale 2014

Cycle Sportive , Liversedge – Sunday, 06 Apr 2014

Event Details

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Start Date:

Sun, 6th Apr 2014

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)


Spen Valley Sports College, Roberttown Lane, Liversedge, West Yorkshire, WF15 7LX
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Cheques payable to:

Kirklees Cycling Academy

Event Overview

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.

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.

The Rides

Date Start Ride name Ride length
6/04/14 09:30 Long Route - 115 km 115km / 71 miles
6/04/14 10:00 Short Route - 55 km 55km / 34 miles

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Enter a Ride

Ride Long Route
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 06/04/14 09:30 0 laps / 115km / 72m ---
Entry: On Day: (£25.00)
Ride Long Route
Sun 06/04/14 - 09:30
115km / 72 miles
Entry: On Day: (£25.00)
Ride Short Route
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 06/04/14 10:00 0 laps / 55km / 35m ---
Entry: On Day: (£15.00)
Ride Short Route
Sun 06/04/14 - 10:00
55km / 35 miles
Entry: On Day: (£15.00)

Report: Ronde Van Calderdale

Posted 09/04/2014 - British Cycling

Riders challenged by 13 cobbled sections View Full Report

Exclusive: The roads of the Ronde Van Calderdale

Posted 01/04/2014 - British Cycling

Gallery of the challenges over 76 miles View Full Report

Exclusive: Ronde Van Calderdale 2014 entries open

Posted 20/11/2013 - British Cycling

Entries for Ronde Van Calderdale live View Full Report

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