Queen of the Highlands Sportive
16 Sep 18
The 3 Pistes Cycle Sportive team and Deeside's King Of The Mountians Sportive are delighted to bring you our new Autumn sportive.
QUEEN OF THE HIGHLANDS - UK's HIGHEST Sportive Start & Finish at Glenshee Ski Centre on A93
Lots of info on the website www.komsportive.co.uk
110 mile circular route starting at the highest point on UK highways, immediately sweeping down into the fast, but quiet rural roads of Angus, then climbing highup and over Cairn O'Mount and its sweeping descent. Experience the stunning landscapes of the Cairngorms National Park, along parts of the Whisky Trail and back along Royal Deeside finishing with the gruelling climb back up the A93 to Glenshee.
Glenshee Ski Centre
Old Military Road, Braemar, Ballater AB35 5XU
On the day
registration will open at 7am
110 mile route start 8am - 9am
You wil be required to keep a minimum pace with cut off times at key locations. More info including feed stations, route maps, climb heights etc are all on the website www.komsportive.co.uk
CAR SHARE / PARKING
The ski centre has plenty of car parking but PLEASE CAR SHARE with your club mates.
We will give you a bowl of hot food at the finish. Might be pasta, might be chilli, might be slop.
You are a grown adult. If you want a medal for finishing go do a 5km run. We don't do bling or tat. You won't get a goodie bag filled with flyers that end up in land fill. However, you will get looked after brilliantly by our team and given some lovely hot grub.
Please note that entries are non-refundable and not transferable.
Entries are not transferable to a third party. Photo ID required at registration.
Entries are non-refundable. Riders may defer to 2019 if email notice is given to the organisers prior to 1st Sept 2018.The event will take place regardless of weather conditions and only be cancelled or the routes modified if in the opinion of the police or the event organisers an entrants reasonable safety is at risk. If the event is cancelled there will no refunds of entry fees.
Sportive entry will include:
Event Insurance, Rider Numbers for person & bike, Timing chip / number for helmet, access to supplies at Feed Stations and a hot beverage and food at the finish.
We don’t do lots of flags or banners or branding, goody bags, medals, free t-shirts, free bidons, in-fact any free promotional crap you don’t need or want. We spend your money giving you a damn good day with great feed stops, lots of assistance and a massive party along the way.