On Sunday, August 20, the first of three BikeWales cyclo-sportif events gets underway at Bailey Park, Abergavenny. They are sponsored by The Welsh Assembly Government and Welsh Cycling and organised by The Events Group.
Three alternative distances are on offer, 25, 50 and 100 miles with the big one starting at 9:00 and taking in three tough climbs of The Tumble, Llangynidr and Talgarth. The events are chip timed, have refreshment, mechanical and medical support and will also take late entries on the day.
The second BikeWales event will start and finish at the Events Arena, Rhyl in North Wales on Sunday 10th September. This will again offer the three distances and skirt the scenic roads around Snowdonia.
The final BikeWales event will start and finish at the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea on Sunday 1st October and take in a course based on Carmarthenshire, West Wales.
Entry for the final two BikeWales events are via www.bikewales.org