M

The Etape du Dales 2018

Cycle Sportive , Grassington – Sunday, 20 May 2018

British Cycling Grading

M
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Multiple

Event Summary

Event Overview

In a new twist on a classic the 2018 Etape du Dales will run in a clockwise direction,with the finishing climb being the north side of Fleet Moss.

Covering 110 miles in the Yorkshire Dales the Etape du Dales sportive starts and finishes in Threshfield, near Grassington.

Due to popular demand, this year we will also be running a shorter event. So, if you don't feel up to the full distance, or want to try out what the Dales has to offer before commiting to the challenge of the main event, this could be just the ride for you!

Event Details

Event URN:

414010

Start Date:

Sun, 20th May 2018

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Wharfedale Rugby Club, -, Grassington, BD23 5BS
View map

Cheques payable to:

enter online at British Cycling

Event promoted by:

Dave Rayner Fund (website)

Event Website:

Visit Website

Event Organiser:

Nigel Bishop
etapedudales@live.co.uk

British Cycling Grading:

This event has been graded using data collected by British Cycling Mapping

About the Event

Info for Riders

The Etape du Dales sportive starts and finishes in Threshfield near Grassington. The Etape du Dales route is an extremely difficult ride and requires an excellent level of fitness. It takes in the major climbs in the Yorkshire Dales 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. 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.

Please do not treat your entry lightly, remember to respect the challenge. 

The Rides

5
Etape du Dales Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 20/05/18 07:00 180km / 112 miles 516 1000
Sun 20/05/18 – 07:00
5
British Cycling Grading: 516 | Est. Field Size: 1000
180km / 112 miles
2
Mini Etape Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 20/05/18 08:30 98km / 61 miles 119 400
Sun 20/05/18 – 08:30
2
British Cycling Grading: 119 | Est. Field Size: 400
98km / 61 miles

Event Summary

Event Overview

In a new twist on a classic the 2018 Etape du Dales will run in a clockwise direction,with the finishing climb being the north side of Fleet Moss.

Covering 110 miles in the Yorkshire Dales the Etape du Dales sportive starts and finishes in Threshfield, near Grassington.

Due to popular demand, this year we will also be running a shorter event. So, if you don't feel up to the full distance, or want to try out what the Dales has to offer before commiting to the challenge of the main event, this could be just the ride for you!

Event Details

Event URN:

414010

Start Date:

Sun, 20th May 2018

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Wharfedale Rugby Club, -, Grassington, BD23 5BS
View map

Cheques payable to:

enter online at British Cycling

Event promoted by:

Dave Rayner Fund (website)

Event Website:

Visit Website

Event Organiser:

Nigel Bishop
etapedudales@live.co.uk

British Cycling Grading:

This event has been graded using data collected by British Cycling Mapping

About the Event

Info for Riders

The Etape du Dales sportive starts and finishes in Threshfield near Grassington. The Etape du Dales route is an extremely difficult ride and requires an excellent level of fitness. It takes in the major climbs in the Yorkshire Dales 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. 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.

Please do not treat your entry lightly, remember to respect the challenge. 

The Rides

5
Etape du Dales Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 20/05/18 07:00 180km / 112 miles 516 1000
Sun 20/05/18 – 07:00
5
British Cycling Grading: 516 | Est. Field Size: 1000
180km / 112 miles
2
Mini Etape Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 20/05/18 08:30 98km / 61 miles 119 400
Sun 20/05/18 – 08:30
2
British Cycling Grading: 119 | Est. Field Size: 400
98km / 61 miles

British Cycling Grading

M
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Multiple

British Cycling Grading

M
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Multiple

Disclaimer: This event listing has been supplied by a registered event organiser. The views and statements expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the views of British Cycling or its associated federations. British Cycling does not warrant the accuracy, reliability, currency or completeness of those views or statements and does not accept any legal liability whatsoever arising from any reliance on the views, statements and subject matter of the event listing. This content may include hyperlinks to other web sites that are not owned or controlled by British Cycling. British Cycling has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. All content of communications between event organisers and entrants should adhere to our acceptable usage policy https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/acceptableuse. If you believe any content to be inappropriate please report it to events@britishcycling.org.uk