Valleys Velo

Cycle Sportive , Aberdare – Sunday, 28 Sep 2014

Registered Sportive
Supported by Welsh Cycling

Event Summary

Event Overview

This  end of season sportive brings together, spectacular rolling mountain scenery, with  classic climbs, brilliant  views and fast testing descents as it threads its way through the ex mining landscape of the South Wales Valleys.

There are two routes - Standard 65k and a Epic 95k route. While the Epic route only be 95km long but there are a total of six major hills with almost 6000ft of climbing which yes includes the epic climbs of the Bwlch, Rhigos and Maerdy but also many more hidden gems a waiting to challenge you. Early Bird Entry Fee for 2014 is £25 plus a small admin fee and will include a special Valleys Velo / Craft Tee for the first 300 entrants, We recommend you enter this event as early as possible after the success of last years event. Spaces ar Limited to 500 Riders

Event Details

Event URN:

312179

Start Date:

Sun, 28th Sep 2014

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Dare Valley Country Park, Cwmdare, Aberdare, CF44 7PT
View map

Cheques payable to:

-

Event promoted by:

Bike Doctor (website)

Event Website:

Visit Website

About the Event

Info for Riders

"Valleys Velo Sportive is back for the second time after rave reviews in 2013" This end of season sportive brings together, spectacular rolling mountain scenery, with classic climbs, brilliant views and fast testing descents as it threads its way through the ex industrial landscape of the South Wales Valleys. There are two routes a 65k and a longer 95k route. While the longer route may only be 95km long, there are a total of six major hills with almost 6000ft of climbing which include the epic climbs of the Bwlch, Rhigos and Maerdy but also many more hidden gems a waiting to challenge you. To find out who the Kings and Queens of the mountains really are, this year the event will have 2 personal timed sections on the climbs of Penrhys and Graigwen. "Lee from Sportrct said: We wanted to develop an event which was different from others on the market whilst showcasing some of the finest road climbs in Wales and at the same time inspiring local people to get on their bikes."

The Rides

valleys velo epic Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 28/09/14 08:00 95km / 59 miles ---
Entry: Online: (£26.50 + £1.00 Application fee)
Sun 28/09/14 – 08:00
95km / 59 miles
valleys velo Standard Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 28/09/14 08:00 66km / 41 miles ---
Entry: Online: (£26.50 + £1.00 Application fee)
Sun 28/09/14 – 08:00
66km / 41 miles

Event Summary

Event Overview

This  end of season sportive brings together, spectacular rolling mountain scenery, with  classic climbs, brilliant  views and fast testing descents as it threads its way through the ex mining landscape of the South Wales Valleys.

There are two routes - Standard 65k and a Epic 95k route. While the Epic route only be 95km long but there are a total of six major hills with almost 6000ft of climbing which yes includes the epic climbs of the Bwlch, Rhigos and Maerdy but also many more hidden gems a waiting to challenge you. Early Bird Entry Fee for 2014 is £25 plus a small admin fee and will include a special Valleys Velo / Craft Tee for the first 300 entrants, We recommend you enter this event as early as possible after the success of last years event. Spaces ar Limited to 500 Riders

Event Details

Event URN:

312179

Start Date:

Sun, 28th Sep 2014

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Dare Valley Country Park, Cwmdare, Aberdare, CF44 7PT
View map

Cheques payable to:

-

Event promoted by:

Bike Doctor (website)

Event Website:

Visit Website

About the Event

Info for Riders

"Valleys Velo Sportive is back for the second time after rave reviews in 2013" This end of season sportive brings together, spectacular rolling mountain scenery, with classic climbs, brilliant views and fast testing descents as it threads its way through the ex industrial landscape of the South Wales Valleys. There are two routes a 65k and a longer 95k route. While the longer route may only be 95km long, there are a total of six major hills with almost 6000ft of climbing which include the epic climbs of the Bwlch, Rhigos and Maerdy but also many more hidden gems a waiting to challenge you. To find out who the Kings and Queens of the mountains really are, this year the event will have 2 personal timed sections on the climbs of Penrhys and Graigwen. "Lee from Sportrct said: We wanted to develop an event which was different from others on the market whilst showcasing some of the finest road climbs in Wales and at the same time inspiring local people to get on their bikes."

The Rides

valleys velo epic Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 28/09/14 08:00 95km / 59 miles ---
Entry: Online: (£26.50 + £1.00 Application fee)
Sun 28/09/14 – 08:00
95km / 59 miles
valleys velo Standard Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 28/09/14 08:00 66km / 41 miles ---
Entry: Online: (£26.50 + £1.00 Application fee)
Sun 28/09/14 – 08:00
66km / 41 miles

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