Sunday 12th August 2018Thirsk Racecourse Station Road Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 1QL
When: Sunday 12th August 2018
Registration Opens: 7:40am
Start Time: 7:45am – 9:30am
Where: Thirsk Racecourse Station Road Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 1QL
3 x Routes Available : Epic 102 Miles Standard 80 Miles Short 38 Miles This route explores the best cycling Yorkshire has to offer — including many of the roads used for the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart — linked together via quiet scenic lanes. The route is a real mix of Yorkshire cycling routes, taking in quiet undulating roads to long slogs up to the high, exposed moors that deliver dramatic views across stunning landscapes. Your very own Tour de Yorkshire Sportive Starting out from Thirsk Racecourse you will start by heading north for the first section of endless rolling roads before diving back south through Leeming Bar. Shortly after the Standard and Epic riders will push on west and head for the Moors! Once you have dropped down into Leyburn on your first swoop of Wensleydale, you will head back north east, linking with the Tour de France route for the first time. As you begin to climb back out of Wensleydale, Epic riders will peel off cut directly through Bellerby Ranges, with its incredible views, before dropping down to Swaledale to cross the magical river swale for the first time. After passing through Reeth, riders will hop back over the river Swale for a second time, before leaving the tour route. Next is the challenging climb up onto Summer Lodge Moor, passing some of the Dales disused mines on the way. When on top of the moor the landscape unfolds, before the technical descent into Askrigg, to rejoin the Tour Route. Now back in Wensleydale we will follow the River Ure before crossing at the Stunning Aysgarth Falls, to then head East at Leyburn for the final quick stretch back to Thirsk. Event Includes Online certificates Finisher gift Bespoke medal On site catering Pick-up wagons Bike wash facilities Photos by SportivePhoto Six Physio Massage@Events
All riders will receive well stocked feed stations, a well signed course, mechanical and medical support, with a high quality medal and t-shirt for finishing the course. The event village includes facilities and parking, bike washing facilities, and on site catering. Riders also receive online certificates, and electronic chip timing.
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