This ride has now passed.
A big well done to everyone who took part in the very first Cardiff & Coast bike ride to raise money for Orchid Cancer charity.. Here is a link to the photos taken on the day:
"Amazing event today guys thank you very much, well done to all the riders who took part, and a big thank you to all the people who helped me finish the ride, big love massive thanks!" A.I
"Our first event yesterday at Cardiff and Coast. Well signposted, plenty of feed stations, friendly marshals. We had a great time." S.M
"A big thank you to everyone who helped with the organising of the Cardiff and coast, what a great ride.See you next year." R.W
Starting and finishing in Sophia Gardens in the heart of Cardiff (close to the SWALEC Stadium) the ride heads west into the Vale of Glamorgan. Both routes pass through Gwern-Y-Steeple with the 60 mile route continuing in a loop through through Cowbridge, Southerndown and Llantwit Major, while the 30 mile splits off west of Gwern-Y-Steeple to meet the returning 60 mile route near Llancarfan. All riders then head east through Wenvoe to cross the Cardiff Bay Barrage, finishing back at Sophia Gardens.
ON THE DAY REGISTRATION AVAILABLE - just come along to Sophia Gardens between 8 & 10am. ON THE DAY FEE - £19.00
|Start||Sophia Gardens, Sophia Walk, Cardiff CF11 9XR|
|Finish||Sophia Gardens, Sophia Walk, Cardiff CF11 9XR|
|Distance||60 miles and 30 miles - mileages approximate|
|Challenge Rating||Long route
Short route |
|Getting There: Car||From M5/M50 Southbound, take the M4 westbound exit at junction 29.
From West Wales: Take the M4 Eastbound and exit junction 33
Pay and Display Car Park adjacent to Start. 8 to 12 hrs: £8.00
|Getting There: Train||Cardiff Central station is less than 1 mile from the start.
National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484 950
|Start Times||8.00am - 10.00am at a time to suit you|
|Other Info||Minimum age is 14 years on 30 mile route, 16 years on 60 mile route.
Riders under 16 must be accompanied by an adult over 18.
SORRY, NO GPX FILES OF THE ROUTE AVAILABLE
Road bike / hybrid / mountain bike suitable.
All riders are required to wear a helmet. A selection of helmets will be available for purchase on the day.
** We recommend that all riders have both bike and personal liability insurances as we cannot be held responsible for damage, loss or theft of your bike or personal items or personal liability.**
|Pricing||Entry Pack (£18.50)|
Team Entry (6 or more, per person) (£18.00)
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