RBLI cycle to Menin Gate, ride with a veteran 2021

Friday 16th July 2021

Royal British Legion Village: Hll Road, Aylesford, United Kingdom

Cycling


Activities

  • 150 Miles Team Entry - Team Entry (Create or Join a team)
  • 150 Miles Team Entry - Non-riding team captain

Description

Day 1

Friday July 176h 2021: 65 MILES APPROX

Meet for a welcome and event briefing at RBLI headquarters, Aylesford, Kent. Cars can be parked in the car park at RBLI for the duration of the Ride. Set off in your guided groups from Aylesford to Dover. There will be 2 refreshment stops along the way. On arrival at Dover, we board the ferry for the short journey to Calais. Dinner (not included) will be on the ferry before we arrive in Calais. There will be a short ride (approx. 6 miles) to the hotel in Calais once we have disembarked.

 

Day 2

Saturday, July 17th 2021: 78 MILES APPROX (ROUTE TBC)

We have breakfast in the hotel before we head off in our guided groups from Calais to the Menin Gate, Ypres. We will pass through the battlefields area of this historic region in order to arrive at our hotel in time to get showered, changed and to the Last Post at 8pm. After this, we will celebrate our cycling and fundraising achievements over dinner.

 

Day 3 – Sunday July 18th 2021:

There will be time to visit the shops and Museum in the historic town of Ypres. We will then board the coach for our journey to Calais to catch Le Shuttle for the journey back to Aylesford . The bikes will have arrive back separately and be ready for your collection.

Event details and schedule

What’s included:

2 nights bed and breakfast accommodation in twin rooms
1 x evening meals in restaurant in Ypres
2 x refreshment stops each day
2 x lunch
Ferry crossing Dover Calais
Tour leaders / driver and support vehicles
Medic
Coach transfer from Ypres to Aylesford
Transfer of bikes from Ypres to Aylesford
Branded event cycle jersey and certificate

Costs do not include:

Dinner on the Dover Calais ferry
Travel and bike insurance
Personal expenditures such as drinks

Organised by

108 Logistical

MARLEY COTTAGE, HEADCORN ROAD, ASHFORD

Phone: 07712176114

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