Lyon, Lawers and Moors

Description

209km cycling event starting from Dunblane. Controls at Crieff, Aberfeldy, Bridge Of Balgie, Comrie and Victoria Halls, Dunblane.

Starting in Dunblane, a beautiful route through some of Perthshire's finest scenery, including a trip up Glen Lyon to the famous Bridge of Balgie tearoom, ascent of Ben Lawers, and crossing of Comrie Moor to finish.

Be amongst the first to experience a new audax route that has all the ingredients to become a regular classic on the calendar. Hosted by Stirling Bike Club, the ride starts and finishes in Dunblane and takes in some of the finest parts of Highland Perthshire. Heading north along a series of quiet, rural roads, you make your way towards Crieff via Kinkell Bridge. From there, the stunning Sma’ Glen takes you to Aberfeldy for a brief stop. You’ll then head to Dull and turn left towards Fortingall, where yew’ll head up Glen Lyon. Described by Sir Walter Scott as “the longest, loneliest and loveliest glen in Scotland”, the reward at the end of this section comes at the fine café in Bridge of Balgie. You’ll then be met with the climb over Ben Lawers, where, as you crest the top you are rewarded with sweeping views over the majestic Loch Tay. You next ride through Killin and into Glen Ogle, where you can enjoy the fast descent south into Lochearnhead. The south Loch Earn road then takes you to Comrie and the final control of the ride. The route home over Comrie Moor provides more spectacular scenery, and from Braco you only have about 12 km back to Dunblane for some well-earned refreshments. We anticipate that your legs will be tired but your spirit will be soaring after one of the most scenic rides Perthshire has to offer.

Event Date and Location

Distance:
200 km (209 km) in 13h56
Time:
08:00 to finish by 21:56
Starting from:
Dunblane
Fee:
£8.00
Closing Date:
Sat 22 Aug 2020
Entries close at:
70 riders

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:
2562m
AAA:
2.5
Category:
BR
Body:
Stirling Bike Club
Audax Points:
2
Event No:
20-744

Organiser Information

Organiser:
David Lindsay
Email:
LyonLawersMoors@gmail.com

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Routesheet:
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GPS:
Download GPS (.zip) updated 4 02 2020

Facilities

GPS files available from organiser
GPS files available from organiser
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Secur(ish) luggage storage at start
Parking at start
Parking at start

Event Weather Information

Start Location

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Route Map

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