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Ronde Van Calderdale 2021

Cycle Sportive , Liversedge – Sunday, 13 Jun 2021

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Event Summary

Event Overview

June 13th 2021 is the re-arranged date to run the Ronde Van Calderdale (RVC). Everone entered last year that did not ride in September 2020 that wants to ride on June 13th 2021 will have their entry carried across. Please DO NOT ENTER here if you were a 2020 entrant, other than you rode the September 2020 lockdown event and want to pay to ride again in 2021.

This is a cobbled climb classic around the Calderdale and Kirklees districts with a great combination of  dramatic scenery, fast road sections and the added dimension of many different profiles of cobbled climbs. 

Our website www.rondevancalderdale.org offers a wealth of information about the event.

The 2021 event will feature distances providing all levels of ability with the opportunity to enjoy this unique event. For those looking to challenge the cobbles but not overdo it, select the medium distance which is about 54 miles (often takes 4+ hours), for everyone else, select the long route of circa 74 miles (often takes 5.5-6.0 hours for most riders), with the course record being around 4.5 hours. 

Both ride distances test the skills, stamina and endurance of every rider entering, and its great to see so many of you coming back each year as part of your season opening entries. Our team are made up of decent folk all dedicated to cycling, ensuring you have a memorable day with great support and the funds raised are directly helping young riders at Kirklees Cycling Academy, of which two made it onto Team GB in Summer 2018 and two are now semi-professional race teams in the UK and abroad.

The entry fee will include a fully signed route, three main feed stations en route with plenty of choice.

Registration will be outside at HQ and whilst we have toilet facilities they are limited due to Covid-19 and we have no access to changing rooms in the Spen Valley High School. We have over 200 on-site parking spaces available, and additional parking is available nearby. Many local riders are able to arrive on bikes given the central nature of the route in Calderdale and Kirklees. Catering options will be limited so please bring supplies for the start and end of your ride.

The event will have around 300 signs to keep people en-route, before and after each junction and we have new signs for the main 14 named climbs.

We look forward to greeting you on June 13th and updating you via both the British Cycling email system, www.rondevancalderdale.org and via our Facebook page, Ronde Van Calderdale.

See you soon - Happy safe cycling everyone.....

 

Please note, we do not offer refunds as the administration is a pain, we have allowed people to defer a place to a following year, or pass a place to a club mate etc with prior approval. This has worked so far as all funds go the club and everyone involved is a volunteer, giving their time as cyclists, for cyclists and we have up front costs for gifts, food and premises to pay for that we cannot get back either.

Our team of RVC volunteers look forward to welcoming you, supporting you and looking after you throughout the day.

A unique RVC gift and a bottle of RVC celebration ale will be provided to every rider on the day upon completion.

Event Details

Event URN:

484431

Start Date:

Sun, 13th Jun 2021

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Spen Valley Sports College, Roberttown Lane, Liversedge, West Yorkshire, WF15 7LX

View map

Cheques payable to:

Kirklees Cycling Academy

Entry close date

Sun, 6th Jun 2021

Event promoted by:

Kirklees Cycling Academy (website)

Event Website:

Visit Website

Event Organiser:

Darren Stringer
07976 401144
daz.stringer@gmail.com

Safeguarding lead:

Darren Stringer
darren@wicresoft.com

British Cycling Grading:

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

About the Event

Info for Riders

Start times will commence from 09:00 staggered at 2 minute intervals. The entry fee remains unchanged at £25. Your entry includes 3 x well manned feed stations a unique Ronde Van Calderdale gift and some special ale. Starting from Spen Valley High School (Roberttown Lane, Roberttown). This ride is a local version of the infamous Tour of Flanders and will include up to 14 cobbled climbs. The Route will be well signposted before and after each junction along the ride. A garmin file will be available to download before the event for those needing one on www.rondevancalderdale.org. Please note, we sometimes need to undertake minor re-routing due to local road works, so please use the file as a guide and follow the RVC signs on the day. This is a ride using open roads therefore the highway code must be followed at all times.

The Rides

4
RVC Long Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 13/06/21 09:00 122km / 76 miles 377 400
Entry: On Day: (£30.00)
Sun 13/06/21 – 09:00
4
British Cycling Grading: 377 | Est. Field Size: 400
122km / 76 miles
3
RVC Medium Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 13/06/21 09:15 80km / 50 miles 200 100
Entry: On Day: (£30.00)
Sun 13/06/21 – 09:15
3
British Cycling Grading: 200 | Est. Field Size: 100
80km / 50 miles

Event Summary

Event Overview

June 13th 2021 is the re-arranged date to run the Ronde Van Calderdale (RVC). Everone entered last year that did not ride in September 2020 that wants to ride on June 13th 2021 will have their entry carried across. Please DO NOT ENTER here if you were a 2020 entrant, other than you rode the September 2020 lockdown event and want to pay to ride again in 2021.

This is a cobbled climb classic around the Calderdale and Kirklees districts with a great combination of  dramatic scenery, fast road sections and the added dimension of many different profiles of cobbled climbs. 

Our website www.rondevancalderdale.org offers a wealth of information about the event.

The 2021 event will feature distances providing all levels of ability with the opportunity to enjoy this unique event. For those looking to challenge the cobbles but not overdo it, select the medium distance which is about 54 miles (often takes 4+ hours), for everyone else, select the long route of circa 74 miles (often takes 5.5-6.0 hours for most riders), with the course record being around 4.5 hours. 

Both ride distances test the skills, stamina and endurance of every rider entering, and its great to see so many of you coming back each year as part of your season opening entries. Our team are made up of decent folk all dedicated to cycling, ensuring you have a memorable day with great support and the funds raised are directly helping young riders at Kirklees Cycling Academy, of which two made it onto Team GB in Summer 2018 and two are now semi-professional race teams in the UK and abroad.

The entry fee will include a fully signed route, three main feed stations en route with plenty of choice.

Registration will be outside at HQ and whilst we have toilet facilities they are limited due to Covid-19 and we have no access to changing rooms in the Spen Valley High School. We have over 200 on-site parking spaces available, and additional parking is available nearby. Many local riders are able to arrive on bikes given the central nature of the route in Calderdale and Kirklees. Catering options will be limited so please bring supplies for the start and end of your ride.

The event will have around 300 signs to keep people en-route, before and after each junction and we have new signs for the main 14 named climbs.

We look forward to greeting you on June 13th and updating you via both the British Cycling email system, www.rondevancalderdale.org and via our Facebook page, Ronde Van Calderdale.

See you soon - Happy safe cycling everyone.....

 

Please note, we do not offer refunds as the administration is a pain, we have allowed people to defer a place to a following year, or pass a place to a club mate etc with prior approval. This has worked so far as all funds go the club and everyone involved is a volunteer, giving their time as cyclists, for cyclists and we have up front costs for gifts, food and premises to pay for that we cannot get back either.

Our team of RVC volunteers look forward to welcoming you, supporting you and looking after you throughout the day.

A unique RVC gift and a bottle of RVC celebration ale will be provided to every rider on the day upon completion.

Event Details

Event URN:

484431

Start Date:

Sun, 13th Jun 2021

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Spen Valley Sports College, Roberttown Lane, Liversedge, West Yorkshire, WF15 7LX

View map

Cheques payable to:

Kirklees Cycling Academy

Entry close date

Sun, 6th Jun 2021

Event promoted by:

Kirklees Cycling Academy (website)

Event Website:

Visit Website

Event Organiser:

Darren Stringer
07976 401144
daz.stringer@gmail.com

Safeguarding lead:

Darren Stringer
darren@wicresoft.com

British Cycling Grading:

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

About the Event

Info for Riders

Start times will commence from 09:00 staggered at 2 minute intervals. The entry fee remains unchanged at £25. Your entry includes 3 x well manned feed stations a unique Ronde Van Calderdale gift and some special ale. Starting from Spen Valley High School (Roberttown Lane, Roberttown). This ride is a local version of the infamous Tour of Flanders and will include up to 14 cobbled climbs. The Route will be well signposted before and after each junction along the ride. A garmin file will be available to download before the event for those needing one on www.rondevancalderdale.org. Please note, we sometimes need to undertake minor re-routing due to local road works, so please use the file as a guide and follow the RVC signs on the day. This is a ride using open roads therefore the highway code must be followed at all times.

The Rides

4
RVC Long Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 13/06/21 09:00 122km / 76 miles 377 400
Entry: On Day: (£30.00)
Sun 13/06/21 – 09:00
4
British Cycling Grading: 377 | Est. Field Size: 400
122km / 76 miles
3
RVC Medium Ride
Date Start Distance BCG Est. Field Size
Sun 13/06/21 09:15 80km / 50 miles 200 100
Entry: On Day: (£30.00)
Sun 13/06/21 – 09:15
3
British Cycling Grading: 200 | Est. Field Size: 100
80km / 50 miles

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