- Event URN:
- Start date:
- Sun, 16th Mar 2014
- Event Type:
- Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)
- Minsterley Village Hall Minsterley, Minsterley, Shropshire, SY5 0BA ( View map )
- Online Entry FAQs
- Info for Riders:
- We will be emailing out the final riders briefing 10 days before the event. This will contain important information about the event, please ensure you read it.
We will also have the riders briefing on the event page on our website if you need to download a copy.
- Preview Rides:
Date Start Ride name Grade BCG Duration 16 Mar 14 09:00 Shropshire Devil Long Route --- --- 136km / 85m 16 Mar 14 09:00 Shropshire Devil Short Route --- --- 88km / 55m
Based from Minsterley Village Hall, Minsterley, Near Shrewsbury
We will be using a computer system for the timing and the final rider times will be emailed out to all riders within 24 hours of the finish, the times will also be added to the Cyclosport website.
There are 55 mile and 85 mile route options. The 55 mile route has been designed to be fairly flat and has a total of 709 vertical metres of climbing. The 85 mile route is much hillier with a total of 2840 vertical metres of climbing. The routes will be taking in the gorgeous scenery of the Shropshire hills. The area is superb for cycling, quiet roads, stunning views. Both routes will use the quite roads of Shropshire and Welsh borders, with stunning scenery.
We will have one food stop for the 55 route and two for the 85 mile route. Both food stops will be in village halls, and will have sweet, savoury, energy drinks as well as tea and coffee.
The long route takes in the climbs of the Burway, Stiperstones and Long Mountain.
Muc-Off will have their excellent lube and bike care products at the feed stations as well as at the event HQ.