Dragon Ride

Cycle Sportive , PORT TALBOT – Sunday, 09 Jun 2013

Registered Sportive
Supported by Welsh Cycling

Event Summary

Event Overview

The UK’s most prestigious Sportive, the Wiggle Dragon Ride, will return for its 10th year on Sunday 9th June 2013. The South Wales event will once again start from the picturesque Margam Park, Port Talbot, having moved there successfully in 2012.

The 2012 Grand Fondo (206km) and Medio Fondo (125km) routes made for the most challenging event to date and will remain the same in 2013; allowing returning participants the chance to compare their year on year times. The iconic Grand Fondo will take in approximately 3350m of climbing, passing through the beautiful Brecon Beacons and the Medio Fondo approximately 1875m.

A new addition is the introduction of a WomenOnly Cycletta, which will replace the previous Corto distance. Cycletta is the UK’s leading series of women only bike rides, supported by Olympic Gold Medallist Victoria Pendleton. This will be the first time the series will visit Wales.

Event Details

Event URN:

252154

Start Date:

Sun, 9th Jun 2013

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Margam Country Park, Margam, Port Talbot, SA13 2TJ
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Event Website:

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Reports

Sun shines on Wiggle Dragon Ride celebrates a decade

Posted 11/06/2013 - British Cycling

Sportive celebrates a decade of events

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About the Event

The Rides

Grand Fondo Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 09/06/13 07:00 08 hr / 216km / 134 miles 3750
Entry: Online: (£55.00)
Sun 09/06/13 – 07:00
Est. Field Size: 3750
08 hr / 216km / 134 miles
Medio Fondo Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 09/06/13 08:00 06 hr / 125km / 78 miles 1000
Entry: Online: (£55.00)
Sun 09/06/13 – 08:00
Est. Field Size: 1000
06 hr / 125km / 78 miles
Cycletta at The Wiggle Dragon Ride Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 09/06/13 09:30 02 hr / 40km / 25 miles 250
Entry: Online: (£35.00)
Sun 09/06/13 – 09:30
Est. Field Size: 250
02 hr / 40km / 25 miles

Event Summary

Event Overview

The UK’s most prestigious Sportive, the Wiggle Dragon Ride, will return for its 10th year on Sunday 9th June 2013. The South Wales event will once again start from the picturesque Margam Park, Port Talbot, having moved there successfully in 2012.

The 2012 Grand Fondo (206km) and Medio Fondo (125km) routes made for the most challenging event to date and will remain the same in 2013; allowing returning participants the chance to compare their year on year times. The iconic Grand Fondo will take in approximately 3350m of climbing, passing through the beautiful Brecon Beacons and the Medio Fondo approximately 1875m.

A new addition is the introduction of a WomenOnly Cycletta, which will replace the previous Corto distance. Cycletta is the UK’s leading series of women only bike rides, supported by Olympic Gold Medallist Victoria Pendleton. This will be the first time the series will visit Wales.

Event Details

Event URN:

252154

Start Date:

Sun, 9th Jun 2013

Event Type:

Cycle Sportive (Non-Competitive)

Venue:

Margam Country Park, Margam, Port Talbot, SA13 2TJ
View map

Event Website:

Visit Website

Reports

Sun shines on Wiggle Dragon Ride celebrates a decade

Posted 11/06/2013 - British Cycling

Sportive celebrates a decade of events

View Full Report

About the Event

The Rides

Grand Fondo Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 09/06/13 07:00 08 hr / 216km / 134 miles 3750
Entry: Online: (£55.00)
Sun 09/06/13 – 07:00
Est. Field Size: 3750
08 hr / 216km / 134 miles
Medio Fondo Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 09/06/13 08:00 06 hr / 125km / 78 miles 1000
Entry: Online: (£55.00)
Sun 09/06/13 – 08:00
Est. Field Size: 1000
06 hr / 125km / 78 miles
Cycletta at The Wiggle Dragon Ride Ride
Date Start Distance Est. Field Size
Sun 09/06/13 09:30 02 hr / 40km / 25 miles 250
Entry: Online: (£35.00)
Sun 09/06/13 – 09:30
Est. Field Size: 250
02 hr / 40km / 25 miles

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