Ards Cycling Club 'Tour of Strangford' Charity Cycle Sportive - 80 / 50 mile routes
10 Sep 17
Event: 'Tour of Strangford' Charity Cycle Sportive
Promoted by: Ards Cycling Club
Date: Sunday 10th September 2017
Sign on: Ards Bowling Club - 70 South St, Newtownards BT23 4JU - Parking is available. Visit www.ardscc.co.uk for details.
Time: Sign on from 8am. Riders on the 80 mile route depart from 9am. Riders on the 50 mile route depart from 9:30am.
Cost: The pre-entry fee for the event is £15 for those who hold a current Cycling Ireland licence. Anyone without a Cycling Ireland licence must pay an extra £5 at sign on for a compulsory event licence, which provides third party and personal accident insurance cover for the day.
Pre-entry for the event will close on Saturday 9th September at 6pm. On the day the entry fee will be £20.
** LICENCE HOLDERS ARE REQUIRED TO SHOW THEIR LICENCE AT THE SIGN ON! **
Choice of 2 routes.
Route 1: 80 miles
The 80 mile route travels south from Newtownards along the west shore of the lough to Strangford, then a short hop by ferry to Portaferry where lunch will be available. Inland route back up the Peninsula to finish in Newtownards
GPX file for 80 mile route. https://www.strava.com/routes/6171972
Route 2: 50 miles.
The 50 mile route stays on the Ards Peninsula before returning to Newtownards after lunch in Portaferry.
GPX file for 50 mile route. https://www.strava.com/routes/6441515
Refreshments will be provided at the finish in the bowling club.
The routes will be marked with road markings ‘ToS’ and signage. GPS files will be on the club website before the event.
More information: If you would like more information about the event please see the club’s website www.ardscc.co.uk and the club’s Facebook page: Ards-cycling-club. Should you require any further information please feel free to contact the club chairman John Carty by .
- Helmets must be worn by all riders.
- Vehicle Support and Mechanic Support will be available.
- Come prepared with suitable clothing, spare tubes, a pump, snack bars and / or fruit.
- All distances are approximate.