||Date: 17 July 2011|
|Location: West Yorkshire|
|Distance: 4.8, 24, 43, 65 & 88 miles|
|Registration fee: £20 & £25|
The inaugural Bronte BIG K CyKlesportive was held 2010 and was instantly hailed as a classic ride to match any in the country by the majority of the field. The 2011 event promises to be even better!
The event, jointly organised by SportKeighley raises funds for Sue Ryder– Manorlands Hospice.
- Registration at the Keighley Campus of Leeds City College.
- Bronte BIGK Memento
- Timing via chips attatched to bikes/riders for CyKlesportive.
- Refreshments available at various points on routes 2-5. feed stations kindly sponsored by All Terrain Cycles Bike Store.
- Something for all abilities.
- “Race the train” hand-timed in traditional way.
Scenic routes which pass many places and features such as Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, Timothy Taylors Brewery, Penistone Hill Country Park, Saltaire, Ilkley Moor and Otley Chevin.
Choice of five routes all starting from Keighley Campus, Leeds City College
Route 1-Traditional Race the Train-4.8 Miles-1 Hill- or junior option which starts at Lees School, Crossroads and is 1.8 miles. (0 Hills!)£5.00
The CyKlesportive routes 2-5 are priced at £20/£10 Juniors
(The £20 entry fee applies to entries received before 1st July, after this date entry will be £25)
Route 2-CyKlesportive-24 Miles-4 Hills
As route 1, but also including Leeming, Cullingworth, Harecroft, Wilsden, Black Hills, Stonely Ridge and Saltaire before heading back to Keighley.
Route 3- CyKlesportive-43 Miles-12 Hills
As route 2 but with added legs to include Haworth, Oakworth, Goose Eye, Laycock, Slippery Ford, Scar Top and Stanbury, before following the route 2 course over to Saltaire and back to Keighley.
Route 4-CyKlesportive-65 Miles-15 Hills
Similar to route 3 but additional leg from Saltaire taking riders to Baildon, Hawkesworth, Guiseley, Carlton, Otley, Ilkley and East Morton, before returning to Keighley.
Route 5-CyKlesportive-88 Miles-21 Hills
This route follows the same course as Route 4 but includes an additional leg through Silsden, Cononley, Cowling, Sutton and Steeton before finally returning to Keighley.
Camp and Ride! For 2011 we have teamed up with local tourist attraction East Riddlesden Hall as part of the National Trust Cycling Festival are putting on free camping and a “pasta-que” on the evening before the event. To book in for camping and the “pasta-que”, please contact Andrew Wood on the details given below.
|Date||17 July 2011|
Race the Train-Mass Start-9.40am
|Activity type||Sports & Leisure Events, Challenge, Family Events, Cycling|
|Location||Keighley and District (Bronte Country)|