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GTM King of the Mountains Sportive

17/05/2014 - Cairngorms - Sportive

Rating: 90.6% based on 80 reviews - Rate this Event Now
Previous Years Rating: 87.3% based on 87 reviews

This Years Event Ratings

Rated Event: 90.000%

ArturChodacki wrote:

In overall, great event, well organised, it had routes for all kind of riders.

Rated Event: 91.111%

LiamFinlayson wrote:

Third year I have taken part and i will cetrainly be taking part again next year. Tough ride, but very well orgainised and worth the pain!

Rated Event: 90.000%

KennyMcKen wrote:

Excellent day, weather ideal, did the 100k route, traffic light and patient. My scoring reflects my satisfaction with the day. Special thanks to Sandy Lindsay whose commitment is immense

Rated Event: 87.778%

AlisdairDuncan wrote:

Great event, over a super route. Only minor comment was the signing in process could have been a bit slicker. The alphabetical split wasn't in the best proportion to the entrants names, so one table empty whilst a long queue at the other. Many thanks to the volunteers who were great.

Rated Event: 93.333%

FionaWilkinson wrote:

would have preferred better fuel at the stops that donuts and yum yums. Also, would have preferred ribena to water.

Rated Event: 100.000%

GrahamMillar wrote:

Q 1 & 5 Put 10/10 but Would be N/A if option available.
25 mile. Great route very friendly at start and finish.
Might try 100 k next year.

Rated Event: 93.333%

AllyCoull wrote:

Brilliant, well organised event on an outstanding course. Will be back next year!

Rated Event: 97.778%

GeorgeWimpenny wrote:

My first sportive and thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience

Rated Event: 92.222%

MichaelMacRae wrote:

Excellent Event

Rated Event: 85.556%


Excellent event, we'll organised, fantastic 100k route. Much better last section of route.

Rated Event: 85.556%

RichardSweetnam wrote:

Brilliant. Will be back

Rated Event: 100.000%

BillLeheny wrote:

Very well organised and a great event.

Rated Event: 82.222%

PaulFindlay wrote:

Must be an easier way to register in the morning to avoid large queues, although cant think what that would be ? We missed our planned starting time.
Only other issue was at each feed stop trying to get any water took ages as the taps on dispensors didn't seem to work, or only let a trickle through.

Otherwise it was a great day !

Rated Event: 88.889%

DonaldStewart wrote:

This was my first sportive event, and I'm certain I'll be back for more. The car park was well organised by the marshals there though it'd have been nice to be closer to the start. The course was excellent; very quiet roads and scenery that'd be worth taking a more leisurely ride through.
The event sign on was well run and I experienced no issues with getting my number and timing strip. However, I think that many riders arrived later at registration and had difficulty in getting everything organised for their preferred start time. It might we worth considering either advising riders to register earlier; or to offer an option (even if it's at extra cost) to get a timing strip and race number by post?

Rated Event: 95.556%

HamiltonHuxham wrote:

Very well organised and a good event but 2 points to note:
1) Only used the mid station on the 100 miler but was surprised they only had water rather than enerygy drink so lost a few points here
2) Took along time to get signed in. There was no queue for the N-Z but always a long queue for A-M, so a better split required as there were 109 potentials for the A-M and 57 for the N-Z.

Rated Event: 85.556%

AlanDick wrote:

A superb event, my second year! Returned after the rain and fog of 2013, as I wanted to appreciate the views, enjoy the experience and considerably improve my time

Rated Event: 75.556%

MarkHorn wrote:

A good event well organised. The last feeding station was easy to miss (I never saw it) and neither did my friends.

Rated Event: 100.000%

rodcampbell wrote:

riders friendly. some even waited for me!

Rated Event: 94.444%

BillDallas wrote:

Great event...Only formative feedback would be that the sign on could have been better as most people seemed to be in the 100 miles queue with low alphabet surnames.
Also I was surprised to see people with Tri bars/TT bikes. This is not normally permitted in a road event where bunch riding is standard.

Rated Event: 83.333%

DerekForsyth1 wrote:

Well organised, friendly atmosphere.

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