Bronte Sportive 2014

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EVENT DATE

Sunday 20th July 2014

LOCATION

Leeds, West Yorkshire

EVENT SUMMARY

The Bronte Sportive is a well established and challenging sportive in Bronte Country, West Yorkshire.  This year our courses have been altered to encompass as much of the route taken by the Tour de France Grand Depart Yorkshire as possible.

ROUTE INFORMATION

Choice of four route options all starting from Keighley Campus, Leeds City College –

  • 23 miles
  • 55 miles
  • 71 miles
  • 88 miles

“There are four routes that can be taken; these are: 23, 55, 71.4 &
88
mile long.
The longest three routes cover 30 miles of stage 2 Tour, including the
stunning sections through Haworth, Bronte Country, Penistone
Hill,
Cock Hill, and the decent into Hebden Bridge. They also
include
England’s longest constant incline of 6.42 miles up Cragg Vale and
the
stunning decent into Ripponden. Even the 20 mile option takes in
7.4
miles of the route including Haworth, Penistone Hill and Oxenhope.

The 88 mile route includes 21 hill climbs and rises over 10,270
feet
cumulatively.”

EVENT FACILITIES

  • Choice of waymarked routes
  • Chip timing for sportive routes
  • Feed stations
  • Event photographer

START LOCATION

Leeds City College Keighley Campus
Bradford Road
Keighley
West Yorkshire
BD21 4HQ

Map

ENTRY DETAILS

Website entry – Yes (entry webpage)

ENTRY PRICES

  • Sportive Routes – £25.00 per rider or £20.00 per rider early bird entry before 29th June
  • Under 18’s – £10.00 per rider

ORGANISERS WEBSITE

Bronte Sportive