HomeHome  CalendarCalendar  FAQFAQ  Log in  RegisterRegister  

Share | 
 

 Friday 18th September Cardiff-Swansea overnight

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
ransos



Location : Bedminster
Posts : 197
Join date : 2013-01-10
Age : 39

PostSubject: Friday 18th September Cardiff-Swansea overnight   Mon Jul 20, 2015 4:22 pm

Hi All

I'm organising a night ride, which is part of a regular series of Friday Night Rides to the Coast:

We depart the Millenium Centre in Cardiff at midnight (meeting 11.30pm latest), fortified by local encouragement, and head up to the A48 as far as Bonvilston. We then hit quiet lanes and gentle climbs on to Llantwit Major, and if we’re lucky we’ll see the moon shimmering on the sea as we pass by, gently wafted by the prevailing easterly breeze.

After the stop at Ogmore-by-Sea we have a few more hills, but regular Fridays note that there’s nothing to compare with the set piece climbs of Turner’s Hill or Ditchling Beacon.

The end of the journey is – in many people’s estimation - the finest finish of any Fridays route: the path round Swansea Bay to Monaco Mumbles, taking breakfast by the pier. About 65 miles in total.

This an official FNRttC: expect a convivial pace, waymarkers, Tail End Charlies and a 3am stop for food and a brew. We re-group every few miles and no-one gets left behind. Experienced riders are on hand to deal with mechanicals and Minty!, and make sure you don’t get lost. Stuff you need to know

Trains back east are plentiful with mainline trains having space for six bikes. Take the opportunity for some post-breakfast re-hydration so we don’t all go to the station at once.

Want to sign up? Of course you do. Email me at [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] (no email, no ride), giving:

Name

CTC membership number

Phone number

Confirmation that you have visited here and have read and understood “the basics”

If you’re not a CTC member, then you can join as an affiliate for just £18. Visit the CTC's website using code 90044140

I’ll recce the route in advance and post back on this thread with any updates.
Back to top Go down
ransos



Location : Bedminster
Posts : 197
Join date : 2013-01-10
Age : 39

PostSubject: Re: Friday 18th September Cardiff-Swansea overnight   Thu Sep 03, 2015 5:59 pm

Bump. 39 signed up so far, midway and breakfast stops sorted. I'm checking the route on Saturday, but it looks like a good'un.
Back to top Go down
 
Friday 18th September Cardiff-Swansea overnight
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Ulster Vs Cardiff Blues Friday 28th September k/o 7.05
» Wales vs Italy September 5th Cardiff
» Kerry vs Dublin Sept 18th
» Friday 14th September - Tour of Britain
» Glasgow Warriors vs Connacht Rugby, Scotstoun Stadium k.o. 7.35 Friday 21st Sept

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
 :: Topics :: Weekday Evening rides-
Jump to: