The Iron Mountain Sportive 2012

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EVENT DATE

Saturday 14th July 2012

LOCATION

Abergavenny, Gwent, Wales

EVENT SUMMARY

The Tour of the Black Mountains & Iron Mountain Sportive, team up as part of the Abergavenny festival of cycling. The two sportives are being combined into a two stage event with the Iron Mountain sportive taking place on Saturday 14th July followed by the Tour of the Black Mountains on Sunday 15th July.

ROUTE INFORMATION

A choice of 3 route distances are on offer –

  • 100 miles with 1,908m of ascent
  • 50 miles with 757m of ascent
  • 19 mile leisure route with 172m of ascent

“The Iron Mountain routes follow the best roads through the Brecon Beacons National Park incorporating some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the United Kingdon. This is the closest you will get to the feeling you will get of riding in the Alpes and Pyrenees from the sheer amount of steady climbing you will encounter. The Welsh version of the Etape du Tour!”

EVENT FACILITIES

  • Choice of waymarked routes
  • Electronic chip timing
  • Feed stations
  • Finishers medal & certificate
  • Event photographer
  • First aid support
  • Moto safety marshals
  • Broom wagon
  • Mechanical support
  • Shower facilities

START LOCATION

Bailey Park
Abergavenny
Monmouthshire
Wales
NP7 5TR

Map

ENTRY DETAILS

Website entry – Yes (entry webpage)

ORGANISER’S WEBSITE

Abergavenny Festival of Cycling