Tour of the Pennines Sportive

Tour of the Pennines Sportive

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

TOUR OF THE PENNINES

TOUR OF THE PENNINES SPORTIVE 2014
SEPT 7th

NEWS

Photographs available on Chris Meads Website
http://chrismeadsphotography.zenfolio.com/






Our next event is on October 19th Jodrell Bank Autumn Sportive 

www.jodrellbankautumnsportive.blogspot.co.uk


 
 TOUR OF THE PENNINES







Welcome to the Tour of the Pennines Cyclosportive organised by Team Torelli Cycling Club. This year we have two routes to choose from.  Once again we will be starting at the Radclyffe Athletics Centre in Chadderton, Oldham. The routes takes the riders around the Saddleworth Moors passing through Delph the setting for the film Brass starring Ewan McGregor, Dobcross the setting for Yanks film starring Richard Gere, it also passes through Last of the Summer Wine Country. There are fantastic views, Challenging Climbs, Fast Descents, Winding Valley roads and some Stunning Scenery.







HEAD QUARTERS
Radclyffe Athletic Centre
Hunt Lane
Chadderton
OL9 0LS

ENTRY FEES
ONLINE IN ADVANCE
Short Route 50 Miles 25.00
Long Route 75 Miles 25.00
Under 16`s Free when accompanied by a responsible adult

ENTRIES ON THE DAY
We are one of the few sportive organisers that take entries on the day. All we ask is that if you are entering on the day you download an entry form &route map and get there early to help us get you through registration as quickly as possible.

Short Route 50 Miles 30.00
Long Route 75 Miles 30.00

Under 16`s Free when accompanied by a responsible adult
Under 16's need to enter on the day in registration


ENTRIES NOW OPEN

Click on Link below

https://www.sientries.co.uk/event.php?event_id=1215

REGISTRATION
Registration will open at 8.00 am

START
Start times
9.00 am 75 miles / 117K
9.00 am 50 miles / 80K
 


EVENT FEATURES

* ELECTRONIC TIMING
* FEED STATION HIGH 5 PRODUCTS
* SUPPORT VEHICLES
* WELL SIGNED ROUTES
* GPS DOWNLOADS
* ROUTE MAPS
* STUNNING SCENERY
* CHANGING ROOMS
* SHOWERS
* FREE CAR PARKING
* FREE CUSTOM SPORTS DRINKS BOTTLE
* FREE HOT DRINKS
* FREE POST EVENT FOOD
* FRIENDLY EVENT CREW
* 3 GREAT ROUTES
* CHALLENGING CLIMBS
* BREATH TAKING VIEWS
* FAST DESCENTS
* PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER
* GOLD, SILVER & BRONZE STANDARDS
* EVENT COMMENTATOR

 

ELECTRONIC TIMING
We will be timing the event with an Electronic Timing System. Times will be posted on the Tuesdyy following the event.

GOLD, SILVER & BRONZE STANDARDS
As with all our events this year we have Gold, Silver and Bronze Standards based on your overall average speed. Details and times will be available shortl

50 Mile Route 80K Short Route
Gold Standard
Silver Standard
Bronze Standard

75 mile Route 117K Long Route
Gold Standard
Silver Standard
Bronze Standard




FEEDING STATIONS
Once again we will have HIGH 5 products Energy Gels and Sports Drinks at our feeding stations along with the old favourites Bananas, Flap Jacks and Fresh Drinking Water.

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERWe will have a professional photographer on the event to take pisctures which will be available to purchase after the event.

POST EVENT FOOD
Post Event food will be Hot Dogs and our famuos Fruit Cake.

DRINKS
Free Tea and Coffee at the start and finish

PARKING
There is plenty of free parking at the Athletic Stadium. Please keep the noise down to a minimum so as not to upset the people living near the stadium. This is a great venue we do not want to lose it.

SIGNAGE
We use a Black Arrow on a Florescent Yellow background to sign the route. We also mark the roads with a RED arrow using temporary spray. The Route signs are put out just before the events and are checked on the morning of the event. We also have a vehicle that proceeds the riders making sure the signs are still in place.

REFUNDS
Along with most other sportive events we do not do refunds. We do allow you to transfer to one of our other events if you are unable to ride. You must inform us before the online closing date for the event

Events are organised by Team Torelli Cycling Club.

Organisers contact
torellisport@aol.com