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Valleys Velo

29/09/2013 - Dare Valley Country Park Aberdare Mid Glamorgan - Sportive

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"New for 2013 Valleys Velo Road Sportive will bring together, spectacular rolling mountain scenery, classic climbs with amazing views and fast descents as it threads its way through the ex mining landscape of the Welsh Valleys. The route already steeped in a pedigree which arcs back to the 'Milk Race' of the 80's and more recent the 'Tour of Britain'.

New event for 2013 the 'Valleys Velo Sportive' is an end of season sportive that brings together, spectacular rolling mountain scenery, with  classic climbs, brilliant  views and fast testing descents as it threads its way through the ex mining landscape of the South Wales Valleys.

The area and route already steeped history and a cycling pedigree which arcs back to the famous 'Linton Brothers' of the 1900's and more recent 'Milk Race' of the 80's  and even more recent 'Tour of Britain', which passes through only a week before.

There's two routes a 70k and 95k longest route of Valleys Velo may only be 95km long but there are a total of six major hills with almost 6000ft of climbing which yes includes the epic climbs of the Bwlch, Rhigos and Maerdy but also many more hidden gems a waiting to challenge you.

Entry Fee
£20 per person and free T Shirt for entries before Sept 8th

Minimum age:18

All enquiries regarding entries to Event Organiser Email:

HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 Dare Valley Country Park
Address Line 2 Aberdare
Town Aberdare
County Mid Glamorgan
Postcode CF44 7RG
Event Facilities
Adequate Car Parking Facilities Adequate Car Parking Facilities
Changing Rooms Changing Rooms
Showers Showers
Food & Drink (Pre/Post Event) Food & Drink (Pre/Post Event)
Sign-on at HQ Sign-on at HQ

Support for Participants
Route card with emergency contact details Route card with emergency contact details
SAG wagon following laster rider(s) SAG wagon following laster rider(s)

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