Author Topic: Looks Like a Welsh Dragon 200km - Saturday 13th August - BRISTOL  (Read 173 times)


Back for 2022 is another 200k Severn Bridge Series GOLD GRIMPEUR AAA-rated event.

Free finishers' patch for all riders.

An event for experienced Randonneurs, capable of riding long distances in all conditions, carrying all necessary food, clothing, spares, first aid etc

A very audacious but breath-taking ride into the Brecon Beacons National Park climbing up through the Black Mountain ranges.

Highlights include;

1. Descending the 200m from the top of the disused railway line from Blaenavon World Heritage Site / Big Pit National Mine Museum to Pontypool via the National Cycle Path.

2. Passing South through broad-leaf woodland with its splendid old mining and quarrying ruins and offers fantastic views east across the valley of Afon Llwyd.

3. Exploring the Wye Valley along the Symonds Yat to Monmouth Cycle Path.

4. Climbing the Blorenge Mountain from the little-used Govilon track route.

5. An opportunity to visit Symonds Yat Rock and enjoy the amazing views of the Wye Valley.

6. Cycling past the wonder of Llandegueth Reservoir.

7. Enjoy fine views of the New Severn Bridge as you ride through Shirenewton.

Mostly quiet lanes and minor roads with easy navigation

Event Medal is available for purchase £4.00

See Route Here -

Entry on the Line (EOL) possible - £3 surcharge, payment by card or cash.

This event qualifies as a 200k ride in the Super Rouleur Award - See Details Here -

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Season 1 - 211 AAA Points, 120 Club points,  PBP 72h, ISR, Welsh SR, Easter Arrow, Hyper Rand, AAA Champion, ACB Team and CTC champions