Tour of the Borders and Galloway

Description

610km cycling event starting from Ponteland. Controls at Alnwick, Morebattle, Moffat, Biggar, Lockerbie Truck Stop, Dumfries, Colvend, Dumfries, Longtown and Ponteland., plus 6 information controls.

The route loops through Northumberland, Scottish Borders then Dumfries and Galloway before returning along Hadrians Wall.

A very scenic route which also passes the Cheviot Hills, St Mary's Loch, Devil's Beef Tub and Loch Ken. Most of the climbs are gradual and on good, generally quiet roads. There are 24hr facilities and commercial sleeping options in Lockerbie Truck Stop 311km, Dumfries 335 and 473km. There will be food and a Village Hall with floor space and some airbeds available at Colvend 365km.

Event Date and Location

Distance:
600 km (610 km) in 40h00
Time:
08:00 to finish by + 00:00
Starting from:
Ponteland
Fee:
£16.00

This event is now closed

PARENTAL CONSENT is required for entrants under 18 years of age. We are currently unable to accept online entries for non-member riders under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please complete a postal entry. Parents should note the information on the entry form and be aware that this is an individual ride without leaders.

Event Information

Speed:
15-30 km/h
Climb:
5730m
AAA:
0
Category:
BRM [PBP]
Body:
Tyneside Vagabonds
Audax Points:
6
Event No:
19-557

Organiser Information

Organiser:
Andy Berne
Email:
andy@dixonberne.plus.com
Phone:
07875224229
Website:

The following extra information has been provided by the event organiser

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Routesheet:
Download routesheet (.pdf) updated 7 10 2018
GPS:
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Facilities

No facilities indicated.

Event Weather Information

Start Location

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Route Map

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