3 Pistes Cycle Sportive 2016

Cycle Sportive , Pitlochry – Sunday, 29 May 2016

Event Summary

Event Overview

Sunday 29th May 2016 – 3rd edition of the UK’s Highest Cycle Sportive

Entry opens Sunday 13th December 8pm

102miles or 165km

2960m of climbing

Pitlochry - Glenshee - The Lecht - Cairngorm

The Three Pistes Cycle Sportive takes you past 3 ski centres, over the UK's 2 highest roads, through some of the UK’s most remote countryside, ascending eight categorised climbs (4 of which have gradients of 20%) – and finishes by climbing the UK's 4th highest road to Cairngorm Ski Centre in the heart of the UK’s only Arctic plateau.

Once you have cycled all 102miles all riders will enjoy a party and  big bowl of pasta in the sun or the warmth of the ski centre base station.

After all of that… jump on one of our buses taking you back to the start in Pitlochry.

Alternatively, in the morning buses will also be available to take riders and bikes from Aviemore to the start at Pitlochry. 

Also our vans will take kit bags from Start to Finish.


www.3pistescycle.co.uk



Event Details

Event URN:

388838

Start Date:

Sun, 29th May 2016

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Pitlochry High School, East Moulin Road, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5ET
View map

Cheques payable to:

-

Event Website:

Visit Website

About the Event

Info for Riders

Please do not treat your entry lightly, remember to respect the challenge. The 3 Pistes Cycle Sportive route is a difficult ride and requires high level of fitness. It takes in the major climbs of the Grampian Mountains and that means steep and technical descents as well. The course has good signage but you should be aware of the route and terrain. Make sure you have adequate clothing and your equipment is in perfect order, a bottom gear of 39 x 25-28 minimum is recommended. We will have mobile mechanics and marshals, as well as static mechanics at the ski centres. However punctures are your responsibility. Please be prepared for multiple punctures on such a ride. Safety is our priority and so tri-bars are not permitted and approved cycle helmets are compulsory. If you purchase Sportive Only Entry, but subsequently require coach transfer there will be an additional administration charge of £10.00 plus the price difference between original fee paid and Sportive plus Coach fee at time of request.

The Rides

3 Pistes Cycle Sportive Entry only Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 29/05/16 07:00 1 laps / 164km / 102 miles 500
Sun 29/05/16 – 07:00
Est. Field Size: 500
1 laps / 164km / 102 miles
3 Pistes Cycle Sportive - Coach transfer from Aviemore to start Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 29/05/16 06:00 164km / 102 miles 500
Sun 29/05/16 – 06:00
3 Pistes Cycle Sportive - Coach transfer from finish to Pitlochry Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 29/05/16 07:00 164km / 102 miles 500
Sun 29/05/16 – 07:00
ADD ON: Coach Transfer only Aviemore to Start Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 29/05/16 06:00 ---
Sun 29/05/16 – 06:00
ADD ON: Coach Transfer only Finish to Pitlochry Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 29/05/16 07:00 ---
Sun 29/05/16 – 07:00

Event Summary

Event Overview

Sunday 29th May 2016 – 3rd edition of the UK’s Highest Cycle Sportive

Entry opens Sunday 13th December 8pm

102miles or 165km

2960m of climbing

Pitlochry - Glenshee - The Lecht - Cairngorm

The Three Pistes Cycle Sportive takes you past 3 ski centres, over the UK's 2 highest roads, through some of the UK’s most remote countryside, ascending eight categorised climbs (4 of which have gradients of 20%) – and finishes by climbing the UK's 4th highest road to Cairngorm Ski Centre in the heart of the UK’s only Arctic plateau.

Once you have cycled all 102miles all riders will enjoy a party and  big bowl of pasta in the sun or the warmth of the ski centre base station.

After all of that… jump on one of our buses taking you back to the start in Pitlochry.

Alternatively, in the morning buses will also be available to take riders and bikes from Aviemore to the start at Pitlochry. 

Also our vans will take kit bags from Start to Finish.


www.3pistescycle.co.uk



Event Details

Event URN:

388838

Start Date:

Sun, 29th May 2016

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Pitlochry High School, East Moulin Road, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5ET
View map

Cheques payable to:

-

Event Website:

Visit Website

About the Event

Info for Riders

Please do not treat your entry lightly, remember to respect the challenge. The 3 Pistes Cycle Sportive route is a difficult ride and requires high level of fitness. It takes in the major climbs of the Grampian Mountains and that means steep and technical descents as well. The course has good signage but you should be aware of the route and terrain. Make sure you have adequate clothing and your equipment is in perfect order, a bottom gear of 39 x 25-28 minimum is recommended. We will have mobile mechanics and marshals, as well as static mechanics at the ski centres. However punctures are your responsibility. Please be prepared for multiple punctures on such a ride. Safety is our priority and so tri-bars are not permitted and approved cycle helmets are compulsory. If you purchase Sportive Only Entry, but subsequently require coach transfer there will be an additional administration charge of £10.00 plus the price difference between original fee paid and Sportive plus Coach fee at time of request.

The Rides

3 Pistes Cycle Sportive Entry only Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 29/05/16 07:00 1 laps / 164km / 102 miles 500
Sun 29/05/16 – 07:00
Est. Field Size: 500
1 laps / 164km / 102 miles
3 Pistes Cycle Sportive - Coach transfer from Aviemore to start Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 29/05/16 06:00 164km / 102 miles 500
Sun 29/05/16 – 06:00
3 Pistes Cycle Sportive - Coach transfer from finish to Pitlochry Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 29/05/16 07:00 164km / 102 miles 500
Sun 29/05/16 – 07:00
ADD ON: Coach Transfer only Aviemore to Start Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 29/05/16 06:00 ---
Sun 29/05/16 – 06:00
ADD ON: Coach Transfer only Finish to Pitlochry Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 29/05/16 07:00 ---
Sun 29/05/16 – 07:00

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