Le Petit Depart: Sportive 2017
04/06/2017 - Skipton, North Yorkshire - Sportive
Weeks to go until event: less than 11 weeks
The Challenge Sportive
This is 80 miles over three climbs & follows much of the 2014 Tour de France stage 1 taking you over 3 climbs and along 6 dales. From the head of Wharfedale the route goes over Kidstones, the first official climb of the Grand Depart. It continues along the Stage 1 route, returning to Skipton via the impressive Ribblehead viaduct, the quaint market town of Settle and the lovely Malhamdale.
The Scenic Sportive
This 38 mile route follows the Grand Depart route up and back down the magnificent Upper Wharfedale valley, stretching right up into the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. It returns via the stunning Bolton Abbey.
Entry costs from £15 for the Recreational ride and from £25 for the Sportive ride.
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